Being application developer is not always the most exciting job. Especially when you have to devote time to implement functions or personally identify data analysis. To make life earier for mobile developers, Amazon Web Services introduced several new features that allow software developers to create and deploy mobile applications and expand [...]

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Users spend most of their digital lives on smartphones and tablet mobile platforms thus making it an increasingly attractive target for cybercriminals. According to IDC, mobile devices are overtaking PCs as the preferred access point to the Internet and over the next four years, the number of people using their computer [...]

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The news came out last February 4 as he addressed the employees as the new CEO in the presence of outgoing officer, Steve Ballmer and company founder Bill Gates. The event took place in their office in Redmond, Washington.

Nadella said in his first announcement as CEO  that he has his mind [...]

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Apps World North America, the leading show for the apps and mobile world, smashed targets this week with another record-breaking show. CloudTimes is proud to be a media sponsor of Apps World. London coming up.

Held at the Moscone Center West in San Francisco from February 5-6 Apps [...]

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McAfee Labs expects that in 2014 the majority of the innovation in the field of cyber threats will focus on mobile platforms. Thus, the range of ransomware – malware files on a computer hostage by encrypting them – would sharply increase for mobile devices this year.

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Monthly use of data via Wi-Fi and mobile networks is 44 percent higher on smartphones with a screen larger than 4.5 inches compared to smartphones with a smaller screen. Data usage over Wi-Fi on smartphones with screens larger than 4.5 inch is up an average of 7.2 gigabytes per month compared to [...]

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Every time someone says, “There’s an app for that,” there must also be, behind the scenes, an API for
that. Today, APIs have become the most attractive properties in many companies’ digital portfolios. With the dominance of the mobile web and the corresponding shift of website traffic to API or “web services” traffic, [...]

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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 Capital, which will be hosted in Barcelona from 2013 to 2018. The [...]

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By Andi Mann

Accelerated software development has become a consistent refrain among many IT organizations. This is especially true for those leveraging next-generation technologies, such as mobility, big data, and cloud. Many organizations are making it happen, thanks to focused teams who have a number of application development tools at their disposal [...]

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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 [...]

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Forrester released the data of its annual survey on IT spending worldwide and detects areas with higher spending, including apps and tablets.

Forrester Research annual report on worldwide IT spending split the amount of 2.06 trillion dollars spent this year from businesses and governments between hardware, software and services related to [...]

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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 [...]

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The future is mobile and Facebook is doing everything not to miss the boat in the triumph of tablets and smartphones. First the company introduced Facebook Home and later they introduced Facebook Phone. Last week, for example, Facebook had introduced hashtags to facilitate the search of themes and messages.

Now, Facebook [...]

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By Vic Nyman

“Cloud Computing!”  Is it the savior of IT or the bane of our existence?  Cloud computing has extreme potential, especially for achieving operational efficiencies and cost savings.  Unfortunately, with that potential is the potential for business disaster – outages in places you can’t control impacting customer satisfaction or even [...]

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First came the changes for the desktop. After just a few days, Google+ rolled out the changes for the mobile web. In its official page, the social networking site announced that posts are now easier to read as they are shown as a stream of cards. With this new change, posts are [...]

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Walmart is using its big data collection to inform customers of their choices as a mobile marketing strategy. It rationalizes that since its consumers have made their mobile devices as indispensable, the retail company can make use of [...]

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