Microsoft says it has spent $1 billion on data centers and other cloud-computing infrastructure in Europe during the past year and pledged to keep investing there, more evidence of the escalating arms race with Amazon.com and others to build a worldwide network of on-demand computing tools. Microsoft and Amazon are each spending billions of dollars a year to build, buy and lease giant warehouses full of servers to rent out processing power and data storage. Amazon’s Web Services (AWS), an early innovator in cloud computing, dominates that business, but Microsoft ...
Immediate construction of a $900,000 store building near Valley North Shopping Center to accommodate a Kmart department and garden store is in the works following approval by the Wenatchee Planning Commission on Oct. 18, 1972. Bob West, principal partner in Rainier Development Co. of Yakima, explains the project to city officials. The ambitious plan would help add to Wenatchee’s reputation as “the principal shopping city for North Central Washington.” (Business World file photo)
I've been frantically blending and bottling last year's wine to make room for the new grape crop that will likely be ready to harvest by the time you read this. Yes, I could have — and should have — done this months ago. But why do now what you can put off until later? Later came early in September when last year's wine had to finally be bottled to free up space and carboys for the new wine.
Many people erroneously believe they are “covered,” through their group disability insurance provided by their employer. But simply having coverage is not the same as being truly covered, or understanding what you actually have.