Apple CEO Steve Jobs will show off several new products today at the company’s WWDC conference in San Francisco, including Mac OS X 10.7 “Lion,” iOS 5, and “iCloud,” a new cloud-based service. We had reported extensively.

The keynote begins at 1 p.m. ET, 10 a.m. PT. Join us for a [...]

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Lots of rumors are going on about the iCloud announcement on Monday. One of the most exciting ones is the integration of iCloud, Apple’s new Cloud Service into Mac OS X Lion.

CEO Steve Jobs is expected to officially present the, Lion, Mac OS X’s eight and latest version on Monday, [...]

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If a survey will be conducted on the most glorified technology trends of the year, there are only two answers most people will say; it’s either cloud computing or smartphones and tablets. It’s everywhere on wall discussions of most IT forums and communities. While some vendors are busy slapping these products, the [...]

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Rumors suggest that at this year’s Apple Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco iPhone news won’t be as prominent as last year, instead attendees will sit through discussions on software; including iOS 5 and Apple’s upcoming desktop-based operating system, Mac OS X Lion.
Apple hasn’t released specific details on what it [...]

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Cloud-based computing is shaping up to be a major battleground.

In line with the growth of cloud storage options, technology is getting closer to the mainstream. This is creating confusion due to a wide array of choices, and the lack of mainstream education about the advantages and disadvantages of the technology.

According [...]

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Cloud Sherpas, a large reseller and integrator of Google Apps, has acquired Omnetic, a San Francisco-based integrator.

The acquisition highlights how the Google Apps ecosystem is growing. With Omnetic, Cloud Sherpas will have more Google Apps deployment specialists than any company outside of the search giant.

“This is a decisive move by [...]

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Both cloud and mobile computing create a major impact in businesses these days. Each of them appears as a major source of revenue for market vendors who wish to capitalize on products that are popular among users. But, the numbers game states that mobile computing gets all the money and only 1 [...]

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Mobile cloud computing is gaining stream.  According to the latest study from Juniper Research, the number of mobile cloud computing subscribers is expected to grow rapidly in the next five years. Cloud-based mobile market will generate annual revenue of $9.5 billion in 2014 from $400 million in 2009, at an average annual [...]

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Apple’s plan to launch a new streaming music service has created a massive amount of speculation. According to a Bloomberg report, Apple’s upcoming cloud music service will have the ability to scan your hard drive and then mirror the users’ music collection on its own servers.

Apple’s new product will have several [...]

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Google is on a deadlock with Microsoft for the next possible Internet-driven revenue. Both of them are wooing companies to subscribe to their hosted versions of vital communications and office software.

Computer science students of the University of Washington heard at a conference last spring what Ballmer’s vision is for Microsoft.

He [...]

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Microsoft recently announced its deal with San Francisco that the City and County of San Francisco is upgrading to Microsoft’s Cloud solution. This deal will see its multiple citywide email systems, used by more than 23,000 employee, move to Microsoft’s cloud email system.

San Francisco had apparently deliberate Lotus Notes and Google [...]

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With enterprise IT departments coming under greater pressure to reduce infrastructure costs and manage capital expenditures—while also providing higher and more sophisticated levels of service and support—cloud computing is being explored as a flexible and efficient way to deliver applications to end users. But companies are still crafting their strategies and testing [...]

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LinkedIn (LNKD: NYSE) and its investors are selling $352.8 million worth of stock in its IPO, marking the Facebook-for-work as the biggest U.S. Internet IPO since Google. According to data provider Capital IQ, the amount of money LinkedIn is raising makes it the fifth-biggest-ever U.S. IPO in the Internet software and services [...]

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Microsoft Skype P2P Isn’t a Threat to Google Voice

Most experts would think that Microsoft’s 8.5 billion dollar deal of VoIP provider Skype is a threat to Google Voice cloud calling system. Google Voice is known to have only a few million clients, whereas Microsoft would nearly own the VoIP [...]

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Almost everything that Google publicized for its I/O developer conference held in San Francisco last week focused on one significant thing: Google’s faith and certainty with the Cloud.

For the last few weeks, there have been reports stating that cloud isn’t doing well perhaps due to Amazon’s current issues. It was not [...]

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CloudTimes has done some deep analysis to identify cloud service offerings which are going to be the 10 most important ones in 2011.

Here is our take on the current trends and the information available today that allows to see a bit into future and say what would be going strong a [...]

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