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Aereo Takes on Broadcast TV Titans in Supreme Court Today

Aereo Takes on Broadcast TV Titans in Supreme Court Today

TheStreet (Apr. 22, 2014) Aereo heads to the Supreme Court today to fight for its right to stream broadcast TV over the Internet -- against broadcasters who say the start-up infringes upon copyright law. TheStreet Deputy Managing Editor Leon Lazaroff explains the importance of the case in the TV industry and details what the outcome of it could mean for broadcasters and for cloud storage services -- as Aereo allows its subscribers to not just watch live TV shows but also store content to a DVR in the cloud. Video provided by TheStreet
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IBM: Why Our Mainframes Are Really 'I/O Supercomputers'

IBM: Why Our Mainframes Are Really 'I/O Supercomputers'

TheStreet (Apr. 9, 2014) Hot on the heels of IBM's promise not to exit hardware, executive Steve Mills highlights the capabilities of the company's mainframe technology, which he describes as an I/O (Input/Output) supercomputer. The challenge in commercial workloads, he explains, tends to be less about computer, but more about moving the data quickly, enabling mainframes to deliver better cost of ownership to users. With the mainframe celebrating its 50th birthday, Mills also looks to the future. Video provided by TheStreet
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Jim Cramer: Best Tech Stocks Are Social, Mobile, and Cloud Based

Jim Cramer: Best Tech Stocks Are Social, Mobile, and Cloud Based

TheStreet (Feb. 5, 2014) TheStreet's Action Alerts PLUS Co-Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer says Google, Facebook, and Salesforce are the best technology names because the businesses are social, mobile and understand the cloud. Cramer points out how well these companies have fared despite the recent market decline. The primary reason these names are Cramer's "go-to" stocks is because they understand technology trends. Video provided by TheStreet
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Microsoft's Cloud Boss to Be Next CEO?

Microsoft's Cloud Boss to Be Next CEO?

Newsy (Jan. 31, 2014) A new report indicates Microsoft has likely chosen its next CEO, cloud guru Satya Nadella. And could Bill Gates be stepping down too? Video provided by Newsy
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