With just a little over a year into mobile advertising, Facebook is expected to at least corner 30% of the mobile display market this 2013. According to eMarketer, a market research organization, the social networking site can earn about $1 [...]

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Now that cloud computing technology has already gone past the infancy stages, many industries have already realized the benefits it provides, and have already started adopting and integrating the technology to their businesses. One key sector that stands to benefit a lot [...]

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Many people are under the misconception that cloud computing is only directly beneficial as a technology to IT professionals and CTOs, while artists and musicians only have use of it as peripheries that can be replaced by other tools or ignored entirely. However, the truth is that the cloud has actually been [...]

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The ever-changing Cloud Market is teeming with new solutions that add insight, expand reach, and improve performance for evidence-based marketing professionals. However, there’s just way too many of them coming out on a daily basis, and you really need to make an effort to weed the chaff in order to get [...]

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It turns out that Oracle’s buying spree is not yet over, as the database giant has recently announced plans to purchase social marketing services specialist Vitrue. The terms for the purchase were not disclosed, but a statement announcing the planned acquisition specified the usual cloud and SaaS checkmark items. According to the [...]

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German enterprise software maker SAP will buy cloud-based provider of software for business e-commerce, Ariba, for $45.00 per share or about $4.3 billion in a deal that will further boost SAP’s cloud offerings.

The acquisition is unanimously approved by the Board of Directors of Ariba, but yet to get green light from [...]

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Intuit, the leading software provider of accounting and business-oriented software, announced the purchase of Demandforce, which is engaged in the development of SaaS-solutions for the automation of internet marketing and communications business. Intuit has agreed to pay $423.5 million in cash to Demandforce for the acquisition. The acquisition is expected [...]

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CloudTimes is proud to feature some of the leading experts in Cloud Computing as our Guest Authors. We have now published a listing with the most prominent ones – SEE HERE. Guest authors come from a wide range of cloud companies, like: CloudPassage, Rackspace, IBM, Chart.io, Wipro, PuppetLabs or Rainstor. Many [...]

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IT experts around the world have almost the same predictions that cloud computing will continue to create thousands of jobs in the coming years. A research study was commissioned by Microsoft, which was conducted by IDC in India, Canada and South Africa to determine how many jobs will be available in these [...]

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The statement to work on the cloud may previously mean to daydream or to fantasize over something. This may have worked for creative jobs like writing and designing, but today to work on the cloud has a whole new meaning. In fact, a latest survey released by IBM stated that more and [...]

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US Technology Company AEC Partners and Videocon have placed their combined investment funding of $21 million for Nivio, a Palo Alto cloud computing company.

Nivio is expected to use this funding to leverage their cloud services in Europe, India, Australia and West Asia. These services will provide cloud solutions for individuals, small [...]

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Modern businesses used to operate their own technology infrastructure with the help of IT experts who manage in-house data center, security protocol and other complex business IT solutions. Today, however, that trend is shifting towards a new paradigm on cloud computing. The new technology improvements rapidly demand that businesses keep abreast with [...]

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Cloud computing is taking a pace that is faster than anyone in the IT industry has ever imagined. That is why it now requires quicker issue response time and flexible options to handle new opportunities and manage adoption issues.

In the IT industry, what turn out to be successful are enterprises that [...]

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Joyent recently bagged $85 million of funding from several investors headed by major participant’s Accelero Capital and Weather Investment II Group. Other funding are also expected from Telefonica Digital plus existing support from Intel Capital, Liberty Global, Epic Ventures, El Dorado Ventures and Greycroft Partners.

The series of funding will leverage Joyent’s [...]

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Everyone in the IT industry is wondering where the cloud services will be heading to after the issues on the strike hit recently.

The American media industry and the FBI had been very open with their attack to MegaUpload, which was culminated with the arrest of Kim ‘Dotcom’ Schmitz in New Zealand. [...]

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Businesses are nearly reaching IT tipping point as businesses and enterprises become dependent with workers and staff from the cloud and mobile platforms. The cloud and mobile business solutions are clearly making great waves that are way beyond expectations and what business owners have expected. The bigger question to ask is where [...]

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