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Infrastructure Opportunities, The Return

In 2007 I wrote a quick post about infrastructure opportunities. I’ve also wondered previously about opportunities with cheap electricity, seems The Google and other huge server farms are spending more on electricity than on hardware, hello Hydro Québec joint venture? Found this in September 2011: The facility will run on geothermal and hydroelectric power – […]

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New Amazon.ca

Well well well, Amazon finally updated their Canadian website, there were at least 2 versions of the US shop since .ca last matched it. How the hell it doesn’t follow, I’ll never get.

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Warner agrees to use MP3 format

Warner Music Group is making its music available for US downloads from Amazon in MP3 format without copy protection.—Warner agrees to use MP3 format

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Cheaper in Canada

Yes! Just switched from amazon.com .ca to wislist a book and realized, that, finally, books are sold and listed as cheaper here than in the US!

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European S3

I’ve mentioned before that some have issues with storing data on Amazon servers in the US. Well now Amazon are offering a european version of S3 which could cover that problem although I’m not quite sure, since Amazon itself is still an american company so maybe the data is still covered under the patriot act.

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