Amazon Partners with Nintendo Wii U to Allow Streaming of 140,000 Videos

Amazon has announced its Instant Video App for the Nintendo Wii U, which allows gamers to stream more than 140,000 movies & TV episodes. Anthony Bay, Vice President of Worldwide Digital Video for Amazon.com said: “We’re constantly working to create the best streaming video experience for our customers, and to do that it’s essential to … Read more Amazon Partners with Nintendo Wii U to Allow Streaming of 140,000 Videos

Rackspace Fourth Quarter Revenues $283 million

The NYSE listed hosting company Rackspace, have announced fourth quarter revenues of $283 million. Billed to customers as the “Rolls-Royce of hosting”, the company now has 79,805 servers and 172,510 customers. Net income in the fourth quarter of 2011 was $25 million, up 25.3% from the previous quarter and 85% from the fourth quarter of … Read more Rackspace Fourth Quarter Revenues $283 million

Amazon Opens Datacentres in Brazil

Amazon has opened a number of new datacentres in Brazil – marking the eight geographical region to become part of the “burstable” cloud hosting platform marketed by the company. Rather than build their own datacentres, businesses are being encouraged to use flexible bandwidth packages which share the data load across several thousand servers at Amazon. … Read more Amazon Opens Datacentres in Brazil

Computers: Apple Launches the iPad 2

The Apple iPad 2 was released on March 2nd 2011 by Steve Jobs, the CEO of Apple, who said: “With more than 15 million iPads sold, iPad has defined an entirely new category of mobile devices. While others have been scrambling to copy the first generation iPad, we’re launching iPad 2, which moves the bar … Read more Computers: Apple Launches the iPad 2