Do We Truly Own Anything in the Age of the Internet of Things?

Articles like the one in the Washington Post and other sites about the Garadget owner banning a customer from using it’s IoT garage door opener after some questionable behavior have to cause people to start paying attention to this age where you are paying for a physical product that is tied to a service hosted in the cloud.  The lines have been blurred when you truly own something free and clear and when a company … Read more

Amazon Announces New AWS M4 and T2 Virtual Server Options

New virtual server options from Amazon Web Services (AWS) can handle bigger memory, processing, networking, and database workloads than ever before. Running on Intel’s Xeon E5-2676 v3 Haswell processors, which operate at a base speed of 2.4 GHz and turbo speeds as high as 3.0GHz, the five new M4 EC2 instances are a large, general-purpose instances. They range in size from 8.6GB of system memory and two virtual CPUs to 40 virtual CPUs with 172GB … Read more