Oracle Introduces Big Data Appliance Applications

Available this May, Oracle has announced the release of new applications which will put the company in close competition with SAP. Taking advantage of in-memory computing, applications available next month include Oracle [...]

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What’s Next for Facebook?

Facebook seems to have two different timeline layouts now. My professional FB account has all the updates on the right and the basic info on the left. My personal account still uses the very controversial two column timeline. I am not sure what exactly is going [...]

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by Jim Morin

Software-defined networking (SDN) is getting a lot of publicity as the latest technology for intelligent networking. With SDN poised to have a major impact on the future of networking, there are specific measures that can be taken today to get a better connection to the cloud.

You can achieve [...]

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Twitter Enhances Its Cards Feature to Support Mobile Apps

In a recent gathering of developers, Twitter announced its updated iPhone and Android applications which will support its newly launched Twitter Cards. The cards introduce new contents like photo galleries, product information, applications which can be contained in expanded tweets. Aside [...]

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by Erik Grueter

What if your software could detect when it was under attack? What if files reported when, where and by whom they were opened?

Intelligent digital assets are behind an agile new security style called Information Based Security.  Developed in response to an increased use of file sharing services, personal devices, and [...]

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Now that cloud computing technology has already gone past the infancy stages, many industries have already realized the benefits it provides, and have already started adopting and integrating the technology to their businesses. One key sector that stands to benefit a lot [...]

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New Android Malware Hits Tibetan Activists’ Mobile Phones

According to Kapersky Lab researchers Denis Maslennikov, Kurt Baumgartner, and Costin Raiu, this is the first time that there has been a target Android malware attack against mobile phones. Furthermore, people at Kapersky [...]

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MIT-backed DBSeer Improves Cloud Computing Performance by 95%

DBSeer, a software system developed by MIT researchers, can improve cloud computing performance as well as reduce hardware requirements by 95%. It makes use of techniques in order to create more accurate models of resource demands and performance in database-driven [...]

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There’s one more addition to Europe’s growing number of mobile payment providers. Aside from local startup companies, Intuit recently launched its mobile credit card payment system known as Intuit Pay. It was initially launched in the United Kingdom, ahead of PayPal which first announced launching its own mobile payment [...]

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The State of Cloud Computing Around the World: Israel

Israel has always had a great reputation as one of the best hubs of software innovation in the world, and so it is not a surprise that Israeli companies are also some of the early entrants into the cloud computing space. [...]

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Israel has always had a great reputation as one of the best hubs of software innovation in the world, and so it is not a surprise that Israeli companies are also some of the early entrants into the cloud computing space. The cloud computing scene in Israel is made up of traditional [...]

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Originally founded in 2011 by Paul Biggar and Allen Rohner, CircleCI offers continuous integration (the CI in their name) as well as CTaaS, or Code Testing as a Service. The two founders even jokingly refer to their company as “Heroku for code testing” (Heroku being Salesforce.com’s PaaS platform). The biggest [...]

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Tagattitude Introduces Mobile Banking for Rural Areas

At a recent Mobile World Congress held in Barcelona, Spain, the old and obsolete Nokia mobile phone took center stage. A small French firm explained that this type of cellular phone is being used for Continue Reading

At a recent Mobile World Congress held in Barcelona, Spain, the old and obsolete Nokia mobile phone took center stage. A small French firm explained that this type of cellular phone is being used for mobile banking [...]

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What You Shouldn’t Miss at SXSW – 6 Major Trends

Scheduled March 8-12, the 2013 SXSW Interactive Festivalwill feature five days of compelling presentations from the brightest minds in emerging technology, scores of exciting networking events hosted by industry leaders, the SXSW Trade Show and an unbeatable lineup [...]

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Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), a non-profit industry organization that promotes the protection techniques in the cloud, has recently updated its list of the top threats of cloud in the report entitled “The Notorious Nine Cloud Computing Top Threats in 2013”.

CSA indicates that the report reflects the consensus of the experts [...]

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Hottest IT Skills in 2013 – Cloud, Mobile and BI
In 2012, more than 1.7 million jobs in the field of cloud computing remained unoccupied, according to analysts firm IDC. READ MORE
How Cloud Computing Influences Digital Marketing
Cloud marketing has the ability to drastically change the ways in which they reach and engage their audience, particularly with regard to distributing and storing mission-critical data. READ MORE
Gartner: BYOD to Take Center Stage For Mobile App Use by 2017
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Maturity in the Cloud: Start Thinking Like a Grown-Up
Despite the inclination to wait until all of the cloud’s kinks have been worked out, holding off on cloud initiatives until the industry matures won’t guarantee success. READ MORE
PwC: Cloud, SaaS and Mobile Are Changing Software Industry
The software industry is undergoing major changes by trends such as cloud, SaaS, mobile technology and the “consumerization of IT”. READ MORE
10 Cloud Computing Game Changers
Here are the ten most influential cloud computing companies, and the reason why. READ MORE