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Oracle looks to cloud silver lining

Even as its license sales are depressed by SaaS take-up, CEO Larry Ellison suggests cloud will – eventually – prove more lucrative for it than on-premise software.

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Inside Equinix's European cloud exchange point

Datacenter operator Equinix wants enterprises to think of its facilities as exchange points for connecting to cloud service providers. Its recently opened AM3 datacenter is built with cloud computing in mind.

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Open necked for open data at the G8

Overshadowed by arguments about Syria and the vexed but all important 'tie or open necked' question for the photo calls, the leaders of the G8 countries did good this week with the signing of the Open Data Charter (ODC). But let's make it stick in practice.

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CIO cloud disruptions - Sina Moatamed Q & A

Sina Moatamed has written a series of provocative posts on the cloudy enterprise, most recently The Office of the Cloud CIO. But what about the day-to-day predicaments of IT executives? And how does his visionary take clash with the real word uncertainties provoked by PRISM? There was only one way to find out.

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Digital economies driven by global open data

Europe is following the US lead on open data in a digital government age with the European Parliament implementing new rules designed to ensure that non-personal information hoarded by governments can be accessed cheaply and used to make new applications.

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Driving digital Down Under

It's clearly a week for dusting down those old digital nation strategies and giving them a lick of paint. Australia's national government - with an eye to forthcoming elections - has beefed up its own policies. But to what effect?

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Starved for attention? Try Slideshare

If you're looking for technology adoption then you're into change. But what might you do to gain attention and then entice people to get interested in what you have to say? Slideshare could be the place to start finding ideas.