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BI group partners with AWS in Ireland, answering to European NSA concerns

Cloud-based business intelligence leader, Birst, has announced a partnership with Amazon Web Services in Ireland, boosting its European public cloud offering. Reports suggest that the move stems from Birst’s efforts to appease European concern about hosting data on US soil, prompted by Edward Snowden’s revelations about the NSA. EU expansion is a growing trend among SaaS… Read More

The impact of the Snowden leaks on the broader cloud computing industry

The aftermath of the Edward Snowden revelations about spying by the National Security Agency (NSA) will mark a key evolution in the wider cloud computing market, says Gary Kim in a recent TechZone360 post. He suggests that, amongst other ramifications brought about by the scandal, we will witness a shift of market interest from US… Read More

An eavesdropping lamp that livetweets private conversations – the art of provocation, but is it art?

Wired reports that two artists in the US have built what they call Conversnitch, a device that looks like a lamp but is in fact listening to nearby conversations, which can be transcribed and snippets of those conversations posted to Twitter. Why? To raise questions about the nature of public and private spaces in an… Read More