Google Boosts Data Center Spending


Google is building again. After several years of muted investment in its data center infrastructure, Google reported capital expenditures of $476 million in the second quarter of 2010, more than doubling its spending from the previous quarter. Read More

Google: How We’re Making the Web Faster

Urs Holzle, Google, speaks on decreasing Web page load and increasing user experience and site revenue.

Google is stepping up its efforts to make the Internet faster, using its software, servers and infrastructure to provide tools to help web site owners build speedier sites. Google’s Urs Holzle outlined the company’s efforts in his Keynote at the Velocity 2010 conference. Read More

Google Patents ‘Tower of Containers’

An image from a just-issued Google patent depicting a stack of data center containers.

Google has been awarded a patent on data center layouts that stack containers up to four high, and others featuring rows of containers attached to a central power spine or distributed in girds organized along shared power and cooling lines. Read More

Tech Titans in Buying Mode

It’s hard to miss the signs of confidence in recent investments by major technology companies, including tech titans Google (GOOG), Apple (AAPL) , HP (HPQ) and Intel (INTC). Read More

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