This is a great video on the importance of cloud computing. It's 5 minutes long, and well worth it. Obviously, I would argue that your best bet for Cloud Computing services is from the company I work for, but otherwise I highly recommend this.
Over at The Motley Fool, there is this article, The Big Losers in the Cloud Pricing Wars , that talks about recent price drops for services at Amazon and Google and how these price drops will affect the cloud computing business. Anyone interested in cloud computing should check it out.