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Google launches GPU support for its Cloud Platform

Three months ago, Google announced it would in early 2017 launch support for high-end graphics processing units (GPUs) for machine learning and other specialized workloads. It’s now early 2017 and, true to its word, Google today officially made GPUs on the Google Cloud Platform available to developers. As expected, these are Nvidia Tesla…

Dropbox reaches the 100 million users mark

Dropbox, the cloud-storage provider, announced earlier today that it has exceeded the 100 million users mark. This milestone comes after the massive influx of users the company experienced this year, with Dropbox quadrupling its number of users during 2012. It’s still nowhere near the number the company would like to…

The Pirate Bay Moving to the Cloud

File sharing website The Pirate Bay has made a drastic change to its infrastructure, moving all operations to the Cloud. Instead of physical servers located mainly in Sweden, the site will now use several cloud hosting providers scattered across several continents around the world, which should make it virtually invulnerable…

Google Wallet Overview

Google Wallet is a virtual wallet that stores your credit and debit cards, offers, and rewards cards. Your Google Wallet is always with you, on your phone and on your computer, for shopping in-store and online. It adds up to more speed, savings and security. In this “popup wallet” video,…

Word Art by Wordle

Wordle is a toy for generating “word clouds” from text that you provide. The clouds give greater prominence to words that appear more frequently in the source text. You can tweak your clouds with different fonts, layouts, and color schemes. The images you create with Wordle are yours to use…