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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Renaud Larsen, Chief Architect for Cloud at Juniper Networks said in a statement recently, “The mobile ecosystem has to traverse many complex layers, each of which adds network latency and transmission delay. In addition, the cloud allows users to swap devices and retain access to information—this is a disruptive development, and means [...]

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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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If a large percentage of your digital music library was acquired from sources other than iTunes, such as burning CDs (as is the case for most people), and you haven’t manually and painstakingly entered metadata (track name, artist, etc.), then there are going to be some bumps in the road syncing with [...]

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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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The power shifted a bit in favor of publishers last week on Monday when Apple made an unannounced change on its earlier policies. Apple made a huge move when it made a 360 degree turn on the controversial rules it previously made requiring publishers to sell content in iPad and iPhone apps [...]

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Yesterday Microsoft promoted on its blog SkyDrive which is a free cloud service that gives users access up to 25GB storage of documents, photos, and videos through the web. This news comes just after Apple introduced “iCloud” this week at the WWDC in San Francisco. iCloud is a new cloud backup, [...]

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Square’s new payment application recently registered 1 million card reader transactions, 500,000 mobile payments and $3 million daily payment processing last May. Jack Dorsey, CEO announced that more is coming up with the new generation of Square. Square Register is next in line, a key sales application that is seen to replace [...]

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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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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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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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Intel Corporation’s venture capital arm, Intel Capital, announced recently their new ventures in 4 new companies whose focal point is cloud computing and more advanced mobile phone technology. This new undertaking will entail an additional investment of $24.5 million from the company bringing their total investments for the last 20 years up [...]

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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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