- Is Tumblr to Yahoo as YouTube is to Google?
And so it came to be, Yahoo now owns the ultra hip social networking site Tumblr making David Karp one of, if not, the most successful high school drop out in the history of civilization.
Some analysts see very little to no financial sense in the deal. After all, <a title=”Tumblr starts selling ads […]
- Walmart Uses Big Data For its Mobile Marketing Strategy
Walmart is using its big datacollection to inform customers of their choices as a mobile marketing strategy. It rationalizes that since its consumers have made their mobile devices as indispensable, the retail company can make use of this information […]
- Why Mobile Coupons Are Becoming More Popular
The last holiday shopping season saw an increase of mobile commerce from 3% to 11%. This percentage is estimated to be worth around $18 billion, excluding purchases related to travel. Thus, we can see the birth of fresh merchandising trendslike mobile […]
- Cloud Computing Around the World: Greece
Currently, Greece’s government is placing a lot of administrative burden on the country’s economy, affecting the local entrepreneurs’ ability to cut costs and increase value of their products and services. The onus of improvement is on the shoulders of both the State and the companies, in order to ensure that a new model of […]
- Kaspersky Lab: Hackers Increasingly Attack Android Phones
Being the operating system of most smartphones, Android is now the target of malwares. Kaspersky Lab stated that almost all the mobile malware discovered during Q1 of this year are designed to target Android phones. According to Mashable, the most common Trojan […]
- IBM to Acquire SoftLayer
Today, IBM, one of the world’s largest cloud computing vendors, is announcing an agreement to acquire SoftLayer, the world’s largest privately held cloud infrastructure provider.
CloudTimes has been covering Softlayer over the last years. For recent articles see here.
This acquisition will:
Speed IBM’s ongoing focus to provide cloud services for the Fortune […]
- Cisco Announces Intent to Acquire JouleX
Cisco announced last week its intent to acquire privately held JouleX, a leader in enterprise IT energy management for network-attached and data center assets. JouleX, with headquarters in Atlanta, GA, complements Cisco’s existing services portfolio by using the capabilities of the network to gain visibility into and control energy usage across global […]
- Salesforce Grabs Government Business Opportunities with Mobile Solutions
Mobile technology has been widely used by the people, but the Government is subject to the bitter legacy systems. According to research by Gartner, half of the world’s companies will seek from their workers to individually provide devices for work by 2017.
Keeping an eye on mobile revolution, Customer Relationship Management (CRM) cloud […]
- News Digest June 2, 2013
Google Release a Major Upgrade of Google MapsGoogle Maps is, perhaps, one of its most influential and groundbreaking services developed by Google. It’s up there with search and email. Suddenly, the world knew where to go without having to roll up their window to ask someone for direction.
In true Google fashion, […]