A Forrester report revealed that when it comes to enterprise cloud devs, the industry leader is still Amazon Web Services, which isn’t surprising to say the least, as Amazon has consistently been on top of their game. What’s surprising is there’s a close second that’s been building momentum: Windows Azure.

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There’s no denying that cloud computing technology is one of the most beneficial technologies that have been developed in recent years, as it provides benefits in terms of capability and cost-efficiency, while also negating the limitations that geographical locations used to bear on IT. However, adoption has been slower than expected, mainly [...]

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When Google first unveiled key details about their Google BigQuery early last year, it shook up the search engine industry from the perspective of businesses who rely on the search engine giant for their traffic, and industry experts whose jobs it is to anticipate and optimize their clients’ [...]

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If you’ve been a regular consumer of information on the Internet, chances are you’re used to seeing large digital content providers constantly try to get a good grip of the market, only to fail. The main reason is that they are still working under the rules [...]

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When it comes to cloud technology, one of the most brought up benefits is cost-efficiency, and it remains true even in the military. The sequester has had a significant effect on military budgets, resulting in every branch of the service resorting to cost-cutting measures. The measures even trickle [...]

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Crowd-sourcing as a concept is not new, and even its modern online iteration has been around for a while now, but as far as its uses are concerned, it was only taken advantage of by the entertainment sector, where fledgeling creators have used it to soften the risks associated with starting a [...]

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One of the more prominent buzzwords we’re hearing these days is the so-called Internet of Things, which basically refers to the concept of every gadget and appliance we own being interconnected via the Internet. It is by no means a new thing, as it was originally proposed as far back as [...]

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A year ago, Amazon’s data centers went through a voltage spike that brought down some of their servers, resulting in high profile companies on their cloud (such as Netflix, Instagram, and Pinterest) being unavailable for a while. A few months afterwards, Microsoft’s cloud platform Windows Azure went through a 12-hour outage [...]

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Startup in Focus: Diffbot

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One of the criticisms being levied at the current state of e-commerce these days is the disconnect between the information that is available and the lack of an API that can understand and extract data from e-commerce sites effectively. This results in search engine algorithms that have trouble providing relevant information [...]

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The Search Engine industry has changed a lot since Google and Yahoo first started their rivalry (a rivalry that ultimately saw Google becoming the dominant search engine), and much of the changes come not from the search engines themselves, but from the side of the users.

According to a recent [...]

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It’s been recently confirmed that two of the world’s largest advertising agencies, Publicis and Omnicom, will be merging. The announcement came via an 8 am ET conference call made on Sunday, July 28, by Omnicom CEO John Wren and Publicis Groupe Chair and CEO Maurice Levy. They will both serve as co-CEOs [...]

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Objective Logistics, which is one of the leaders in Talent Optimization technology, has recently raised $5.3M in series A funding via a round led by Atlas Venture, alongside Google Ventures and Next View Ventures. The main goal of the funding is to scale operations in order to meet customer demand, [...]

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The wine and the cloud computing industry don’t exactly belong on the same sentence as they have very little to do with each other, but recent announcement by NetSuite Inc. brings both industries to the forefront, as the aforementioned Netsuite and eWinery Solutions have entered into a partnership that will [...]

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Regardless of whether it’s accurate or unfair, China has always had a poor reputation in the West when it comes to protection of Intellectual Property, as the country is usually associated with knockoffs of patented designs and rampant piracy. To make matters worse, the Chinese government always seemed to have bigger fish [...]

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In an effort to strengthen their position in the market for business-targeted computing services delivered over the internet, IBM has agreed to buy the cloud computing company SoftLayer Technologies. The exact purchase price was not disclosed, but a source who refused to be named (due to his lack of authority to speak [...]

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Microsoft is not exactly a company that’s hurting for exposure to businesses, as it has long enjoyed dominance on several sectors, and even their soon to be discontinued Windows XP is still used by many companies all over the world. However, it seems that the company’s top management is not content, and [...]

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