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Not content with speeding up web browsing and hosting federal data, Amazon Web Services are now helping in the fight against disease. Bezos' crew is donating a chunk of free cloud storage to the 1000 Genomes project, which aims to make it easier for scientists to search for genetic variations linked...

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March 31, 2012 at 9:07AM
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We were hardly shocked to see Fujitsu atop the most recent list of the world's fastest supercomputers, but perhaps more surprising is the fact that Amazon cracked the top 50, as well. Turns out, the company's Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) servers are powered by a Linux-based, 240-teraflop beast tha...

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Amazon continues to push the boundaries of web services and people's tolerance for clever branding with its recently launched "Elastic Compute Cloud", offering easily scalable computing on demand to developers. The service works in conjunction with Amazon's Simple Storage Service (otherwise known as...

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