Joyent to Buy Open-source Google App Engine Competitor (PC World via Yahoo! News)

Wednesday, January 14th, 2009

Cloud-computing platform vendor Joyent said Wednesday it is buying startup Reasonably Smart, a maker of a “direct, open-source competitor” to Google’s App Engine framework for quickly building and deploying Web applications that run on Google’s infrastructure.

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Google patches Android security flaw (CNET via Yahoo! News)

Sunday, November 2nd, 2008

Google has begun distributing a patch to its Android mobile phone operating system, an early test for how nimbly the company can respond and how well the infrastructure works to distribute and install updates.

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Google CapEx Falls, Temporarily (New York Times)

Friday, October 17th, 2008

Google spent just $452 million on equipment for its data centers, networks and other infrastructure in the third quarter, the lo

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