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Daily Dose: Amazon Web Services To Offer Free Data Transfers July 1

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Effective tomorrow (July 1), Amazon will stop charging for data transfers into Amazon Web Service-based cloud environments. Amazon previously charged ten cents per gigabyte, but have altered their pricing scale according to petabytes. Amazon has also reduced rates on CloudFront, its content delivery network.

Click here to get all the information about Amazon's new prices.

Microsoft Makes Three Patent Deals In A Week

Microsoft has made their third Android-related patent deal in a week, most recently with the Onkyo Corporation, who will be paying Microsoft royalties for devices that utilize the open source Android OS. Onkyo manufactures several tablets, including the SlatePad TA117. Microsoft had made intellectual property deals earlier this week with General Dynamics Itronix and Velocity Micro.

AddThis: Online Content Sharing For Mobile App Developers

AddThis, the online content sharing platform by Clearspring, has been made available in mobile formats on iOS and Android to cater to mobile app developers. The SDKs will come with built in analytics to help users keep tabs on the end results of what they share, so they can see what drives clicks and builds influence.

Click here to learn more. 

dotjs: A Script Installer For JavaScript

dotjs is a Chrome extension for OSX that allows you to carry out locally placed JavaScript
files when you travel to specific websites. dotjs is an ideal tool those who want to
write and run scripts without the added chore of  publishing and updating them.

Click here to learn more.

Link Of The Day

Why PHP Is (so much) Better Than Ruby?

Thanks to user bastienlabelle.fr for the link of the day!

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