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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CloudTimes is happy to announce that we closed a media partnership for the Mobilize 2011 conference, on September 26 & 27 in San Francisco, CA. This comes is in continuation to the successful partnership for GigaOM’s Structure event in [...]

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Zynga recently filed an initial public offering (IPO) which we have reported about earlier. This move is a result of Zynga’s business partnership with Facebook and their popular games such as FarmVille and CityVille. It is expected that the company value will increase from [...]

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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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Some telling acquisitions will define 2011. Savvis and Terremark were bought by telcos, which are positioned with assets and operating structures that enable them to potentially do one thing very well: deliver computing as a utility service. We talk with Bob Toohey, the man at Verizon leading the division that will supply [...]

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Cloud computing continues to gain more mainstream adoption as more companies move into the cloud. This article focuses on where the cloud space stands in the market and the future driving trends in these five specific areas: Infrastructure as a Service, Platform as a Service, Software as a Service, Cloud Storage and [...]

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LongJump is introducing two new services today: LongJump Javelin and LongJump Relay, which bolster its cloud platform aimed at helping companies turn their data into customizable cloud-based business apps that can go mobile in minutes. CloudTimes had the chance to interview LongJump’s Founder and CEO, Pankaj Malviya, about LongJump’s mission [...]

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Maxthon released yesterday Maxthon Mobile for Androids Tablets. Maxthon Mobile provides Android Tablets with a new browser which delivers increased speed and more efficient use of memory  for  an improved web experience.

The new benefits include: Fast rendering of web pages, great memory management of any Android browser and free cloud services [...]

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CloudTimes launched its Cloud App Store today in cooperation with GetApp. Cloud Apps is a marketplace for Business Applications buyers and providers. CloudTimes readers can find, compare and choose from a wide range of enterprise applications. All of these are efficiently organized and categorized for easy viewing, helping our [...]

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Action In The Cloud

The market for cloud computing infrastructure and services is growing rapidly and a wide variety of players—some old, some new—are rushing in to grab a share of the opportunity.

To thrive in the cloud market, they must establish and solidify their positions as value-adding players. Otherwise, they risk being [...]

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Layer 7 Technologies unveiled today its new API Portal technology, a solution that provides companies and service providers with a secure, turn-key way to manage developers creating applications against their application programming interfaces (APIs). The API portal is part of Layer 7’s API management suite which includes the Enterprise Service [...]

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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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Apple announced today to introduce its new Cloud Service Offering iCloud on June 6th. If you look at the current URL iCloud.com, you will see that it is currently used by Xcerion’s CloudMe software and sitting on some prime real estate.

In a short release, Apple confirmed the [...]

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Facebook has agreed to acquire London based Israeli  startup, Snaptu, that makes apps for feature phones, for an estimated $70 million. Snaptu offers a service that makes social networks such as Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn easily available on regular,  non-smartphones, that make up more than 80 per cent of handsets sold globally. According [...]

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