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Microsoft online services hit by major failure

Office 365 Microsoft’s cloud computing suite Office 365 went offline briefly, along with Hotmail and Skydrive

Google Docs Goes Dark In Evening Cloud Outage

Google Docs, Google’s cloud-based suite of productivity applications, suffered a brief outage on Wednesday night, with some Google Docs cloud services going down for roughly an hour.

Amazon Web Services suffers another outage as Irish datacentre woes continue

Amazon Web Services (AWS) customers suffered more problems overnight after technical problems with the firm’s Elastic Cloud Compute platform led to outages for big name web firms including Reddit, Quora, Foursquare and Hootsuite. […] The outage has now been resolved, but comes just a day after AWS customers in Europe were affected by a lightning strike on the cloud computing firm’s Dublin datacentre.

VMware to raise prices in Europe, Australia and New Zealand by 10% starting Sep. 2

The official motivation for this notable change is the high currency volatility in Europe. Anyway it’s worth to note that VMware always required its worldwide distributors to pay all prices in US Dollars.

Except for US, Citrix to Raise Prices 10 Percent

Citrix Systems will raise prices across all of its product lines by 10 percent worldwide except for the U.S., a promised move that reflects increasing business costs caused by the lower U.S. dollar, the vendor said Monday.

Google Raises App Engine Prices, Developers Furious

A few months back, in May, the Mountain View based tech giant publicly announced for the first time that it would introduce some changes in the pricing scheme of the App Engine. App Engine happens to be Google’s massively popular platform, aimed at the purpose of service offering. […] However, after the company introduced to the users a way to calculate the new rates and their detailed comparison with the older ones, developers start comprehending the fact that their expenditures could take a steady up turn after the pricing changes are deployed.

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