High technology: How IT is fueling the budding cannabis industry

The cannabis industry is growing up, and it would be tough to imagine more convincing proof than Microsoft’s recent announcement that it’s getting involved. Though the software giant will stay very much in the background — its role will focus primarily on providing Azure cloud services for a compliance-focused software push — the move is […] Read more »

Cannabis as a Service: The cloud goes up in smoke

Every day I get literally dozens of pitches from companies who are selling or using cloud services. But this one stuck out. iStockphoto The subject line was “Cloud technology merging with marijuana could mean big changes.” The pitch: an online cannabis website is taking advantage of cloud computing services. Read on: eCann, Inc. is a […] Read more »