Huawei Device Co Ltd announced on Wednesday the launch of its first mobile phone which offers a cloud-based service. Other Chinese companies have made the move in the past to apply cloud computing technology in smartphones including Alibaba Group Holding Ltd and Baidu Inc.

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On Monday Apple released  the beta version of iCloud and made it  available to users enrolled in the Apple Development Program. The beta version features web-based versions of Mail, Contacts, Calendar, Find my iPhone and iWork. All Apple users will receive 5 gigabytes (GB) of free online data storage for free. The [...]

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Big data and Platform-as-a-Service offerings have recently gained momentum, indicating a shift in enterprise IT practices around application development and analytics.

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The second-quarter kicked off with Amazon Web Services cloud computing outage – the biggest networking issue that affected Platform-as-a-Service offering. These architectural flaws – AWS outage, Sony’s PlayStation Network [...]

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The new technology trend next year will be about strong connections between various electronic gadgets, PC’s and post-PC devices. It will be about the cloud dominion using shared interfaces, wireless communications, cloud-based database storage, which will highlight connections without using cords.

This is what Google mobile apps is all about with the [...]

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As competition increases in the cloud media streaming market, Amazon made a move Wednesday to get ahead of Apple’s launch in fall of its new iCloud service and announced that Cloud Drive and Player are now available for people to store and retrieve unlimited amounts of music files for $20 a year. [...]

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The Alibaba Cloud Computing unit of the Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. is soon to come out with its own cloud-operated system for mobile phone gadgets. Alibaba will have it released by the third quarter of this year according to an unofficial source. As other companies are battling for cloud software services for [...]

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It is becoming apparent with the recent developments in the vehicle industry that the opportunity in the mobility space is increasing. This year could be the year cars leverage a major platform for apps.

Automakers are pairing with Internet companies, such as BMW’s support for Apple’s iPod Out and the arrival of [...]

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Almost everyone is hopping aboard the cloud. New effective web development articles usually contain references to cloud technology. It is clear that cloud-based computing systems will be here to stay and dominate the common computer application programs.

The move from mainframe architecture to personal computing marks the change towards offloading certain facets [...]

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Forrester Research projected that by 2020, the cloud computing business will be worth $241 billion dollars! Both SaaS and cloud computing platforms have promised to cut the costs by doing away with the huge software licenses.

There are at least 25 cloud vendors who are brawling for the big chunk of the [...]

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If a large percentage of your digital music library was acquired from sources other than iTunes, such as burning CDs (as is the case for most people), and you haven’t manually and painstakingly entered metadata (track name, artist, etc.), then there are going to be some bumps in the road syncing with [...]

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Apple just released over 100 session videos from WWDC 2011 earlier this month. You will need to be a Registered Apple Developer, however you can apply easily on Apple’s website. You can download the video on iTunes and have also access to presentation slides.

Here is the list of available [...]

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The cloud is revolutionizing computing as businesses and organizations shift from client-server model to cloud computing. In the next years, technology experts and users expect to ‘live mostly in the cloud’ as they work through cyberspace-based applications accessed from networked devices.

GigaOM Pro’s research releases new opportunities in the cloud, new architectures [...]

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Best Buy Co., the world’s largest consumer-electronics retailer, is expanding its U.K. online music platform to the U.S. in an attempt to challenge the cloud-based offerings from Amazon and Apple.

California based Catch Media Chief Executive Officer Yaacov Ben-Yaacov said today in a phone interview with Bloomberg that Best Buy’s U.S. Music [...]

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Apple’s recent news on its upcoming iCloud initiative highlights the momentum and excitement behind cloud services and is sure to usher in a new round of cloud offerings from others, in addition to putting focus on existing services. While many cloud services appear to offer similar functionality, it is likely that each [...]

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Pandora, which lets users create their own web personalized “stations” and then makes recommendations based on users’ tastes, traded on the stock market today for the first time. With an IPO price of $16 a share and a $2.6 Billion valuation, Pandora’s stock opened today at $20 and then immediately soared to [...]

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World Street Fundamentals released today its industry report which highlights Microsoft Corporation and Apple Inc.

The report states that Systems Software spending will start to increase due to the growing interest in cloud computing. Thus far the Systems Software index has declined 2.6% year-to-date, while the S&P increased by 6.3%. Analysts [...]

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