If you missed some of the cloud news that came out near the end of the week ending October 4, 2013, here are three stories I don’t think you should miss:
MongoDB Now King of NYC Startups With $1.2 Billion Valuation (via Bloomberg)
- MongoDB raised $150 million in funding on Friday for its NoSQL database, making it the most valuable NYC startup.
NSA and GCHQ target Tor network that protects anonymity of web users (via The Guardian)
- The NSA has made repeaed attempts to attack people using Tor, a tool designed to protect online anonymity, according to new documents leaked by whistleblower Edward Snowden.
- The massive $10 billion cloud computing project is in limbo with the US federal government shutdown.