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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, as well [...]

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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 see the [...]

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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 to fry [...]

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Lew Moorman of Rackspace has announced in a blog post Tuesday night that he is stepping down as president of the company. He, however, announced that he still intends to hold a board of director position for the company’s hosting and cloud computing services, which he has been an important contributor since 2000.

Moorman [...]

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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 publicly about [...]

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Amazon Web Services (AWS) made an appeal with a US federal court last Wednesday and filed a complaint against the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). The move is to get the court’s approval to have the cloud service agreement between the two agencies to push through, which was put on hold [...]

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79% of CIOs Are Concerned About Hidden Costs of Cloud Computing

Cloud computing has gained leverage over the last decade as businesses are compelled to migrate to this new platform. Virtualization has capitalized on cost efficiency as its main strength for any industry. However, recent revelations has uncovered that there may be hidden [...]

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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 is now [...]

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Cloud computing technology has long been bandied about as a technology that’s beneficial to just about every sector that has something to do with IT, and while it is by no means a magic bullet, it has proven itself worthy of all the praise it is getting, by making organizations more productive and efficient. [...]

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After three months of closed testing since April 23 for its alpha version, BitTorrent Sync has now reached beta version. The decentralized file-synchronization tool released last week its beta version with its additional enhancements called the SyncArchive, and its new feature that allows mobile device access and support.

The Sync software from BitTorrent is [...]

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By Francois Bondiguel

The battle to dominate the mPOS space continues. With more than $3.6 trillion in credit and debit card transactions processed annually in the US alone, the race to get the biggest portion of this extremely profitable pie is definitely on.

The three major contenders right now are PayPal, Square, and Groupon, with [...]

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Open-Xchange to Expand its Cloud Offerings

Open-Xchange has been in the market for more than 10 years, since it began its operations in 2005. The company was one of the pioneers of SaaS(software-as-a-service) that provided innovative, open-source and cost effective means of business management and cloud solutions. Since then, email [...]

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Open-Xchange has been in the market for more than 10 years, since it began its operations in 2005. The company was one of the pioneers of SaaS (software-as-a-service) that provided innovative, open-source and cost effective means of business management and cloud solutions. Since then, email handling and other web-based communication, document [...]

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Typically batch in nature, big data analytics allows an organization to organize and analyze vast amounts of structured and unstructured information to facilitate the detection of rogue employees, partners, or criminal or collusive rings of fraudulent or abusive activity, says Gartner analysts. A critical ingredient for success is the ability to quickly and easily [...]

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For several years since the rift began, Microsoft’s Bill Gates and Oracle’s Larry Ellison always land on the news saying loathsome words to each other, and they never miss a chance to pick a “word fight” on the headlines. But recent developments have turned the tables 180 degrees when they both finally realized that [...]

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The sixth annual Online Measurement and Strategy Report, carried out by Econsultancy in association with web analytics consultancy Lynchpin, find comprehensive analysis of issues affecting the web analytics industry and industry insight into the use of analytics and business intelligence tools.

According to the report, more than half of the companies rely solely [...]

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Cloud marketing has the ability to drastically change the ways in which they reach and engage their audience, particularly with regard to distributing and storing mission-critical data. READ MORE
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The software industry is undergoing major changes by trends such as cloud, SaaS, mobile technology and the “consumerization of IT”. READ MORE
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