Cloud 12 hours ago

Facebook unveils cloud games streaming service Facebook has launched its own cloud-based games streaming service which will allow users to play video games from within the Facebook app or in a web browser. Streaming games from the cloud is becoming increasingly popular, with a number of other companies including Google and Xbox creating their own platforms to allow gamers to play...

Data Centre 13 hours ago

AMD snaps up fellow chipmaker Xilinx for £26.8bn AMD is buying Xilinx for 35 billion dollars (£26.8 billion) in an all-stock deal that will combine the two Silicon Valley chip makers. The deal puts AMD in a place it wants to be – competing more fiercely with Intel.

Cloud 1 day ago

Oracle rolls out two more UK cloud regions Oracle is expanding its Government Cloud for UK public sector organisations with the launch of an interconnected dual-region in London and Wales. The database-giant-come-cloud-provider launched the dedicated Government Cloud Region in 2017 to help public sector organisations move sensitive to the cloud in accordance with National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) cloud security guidelines.