By Lori MacVittie

Of late there have been a lot of articles and columns discussing the lamentably small percentage of women who are entering STEM fields. All posit potential causes for the decline noted over the past couple of decades, and some even offer advice on hiring practices or changes in the work environment [...]

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The LAUNCH Festival 2014 Hackathon is February 21-23 in San Francisco. LAUNCH Hackathon #3 is offering grand prizes of $2M investment or $10k cash, awesome food, massages, and additional prizes from API partners. The best part? It’s free! Find out more info and apply to participate (limited to 800 participants): http://hackathon.launch.co.

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By Adam Stern

Nearly everyone agrees on the key benefits of virtual servers — scalability, improved resource utilization, reduced operational costs, instant provisioning, and the ability to quickly expand the server base.  But there is no “one size fits all” consensus around private vs. public cloud servers.

The selection of a public [...]

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By Jieming Zhu

According to industry research firm Gartner, the worldwide market for cloud computing will grow 18.5 percent this year to $131 billion. One of the leading areas of adoption among companies of all sizes is file share and sync services such as Box, Dropbox, etc. These services are being used by [...]

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By Brian King

Business has never before been so reliant on a stable Internet connection; the cloud has now displaced a huge amount of historically on-premise solutions, from accounting software through to CRM systems. It’s mobile; it’s always on and readily available. But this raises the question, just what happens when the faithful [...]

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There is a new disturbance building up in the cloud as a new wave of computing trends rise to popularity. One of them is the rising audience and user market for Docker. Here is a peek of what to expect in the complicated arena of cloud computing in 2014.

Amazon Web Services [...]

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Cloud computing continues to evolve as fast as the different seasons experienced nowadays. But the challenging issue all businesses are facing is the skills gap between cloud projects and the technology requirements needed in accomplishing the task. The lack of appropriate skills creates an imbalance for enterprises that in the end can [...]

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by Moazzam Adnan

If you’re looking to improve your business and increase your revenue, something that all experts and industry analysts will tell you to do is improve your SEO ranking for your company’s website. SEO (or search engine optimization) allows people to find your website more easily when browsing the search [...]

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by Mark Walker, VP, Technical Resources, Scribe Software (@markatscribe)

With no need for infrastructure support, the proliferation of cloud applications has made it easy for Line-of-Business (LOB) managers to implement functional systems without input from IT, swiping a credit card to embrace the promise of immediate process efficiencies. The dark side, [...]

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Amazon Web Services (AWS) third quarter revenue report continues to soar marking its climb towards its $1 Billion revenue mark.  AWS, the unmatched ruler of the public cloud moves steadily on its third quarter sales. This was the prediction released by Technology Business Research, Incorporated (TBRI).

According to the research firm, AWS’s [...]

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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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How Cloud Providers Earn Customer Trust

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. [...]

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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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CloudTimes Continues Partnership with GSMA for Mobile World Congress 2014

CloudTimes will continue its media partnership with GSMA for the 2014 Mobile World Congress. It will be held 24-27 February 2014 at Fira Gran Via in Barcelona, Spain.

The Mobile World Congress is the cornerstone of the Mobile World [...]

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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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Verizon has finally made public in the New York Interop Show the details of its new business cloud service, the Verizon Cloud. The company fearlessly announced last October 3 that the new IaaS offering will be more performance user friendly over other cloud providers, which obviously everybody knows pertain to [...]

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Hottest IT Skills in 2013 – Cloud, Mobile and BI
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How Cloud Computing Influences Digital Marketing
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