Several happenings marked Microsoft’s week as they unveiled their new Windows 8 App store. Other than this a revamp of Xbox Live Dashboard took place and a new four-year partnership agreement with HP was also recently signed.

The new business solutions will be the integration of Microsoft’s cloud products that include Lync [...]

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Gartner predicts cloud computing will rise as the most influential factor in terms of technology and economy. It will continue to be about applications and cloud services in 2012. Experts say that the cloud’s leasing scheme of digitized IT services, assets and business solutions will boost small to large business enterprises. This [...]

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For a decade now, Marc Benioff had to deal with the comments that his company Salesforce.com had been fired with. Recently, however, Salesforce received a sincere flattery from its rivals when most of these companies started to acquire more firms to set up their own cloud platform, which is a pioneer strategy [...]

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Some of the cloud predictions for 2012 include huge cloud computing pullouts, IT skills shortage and government control and regulation for social media and networking.

2011 was a year to reckon for the IT industry because of the huge effect of cloud computing in most business solutions. This even became unprecedented because [...]

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Yesterday Salesforce.com, the software-as-a-service  provider,  agreed to purchase consulting services concern and partner Model Metrics for an undisclosed sum. The acquisition is inline with the company’s goals for padding its mobile, social and cloud-computing portfolio.

Model Metrics advises companies on the deployment of mobile and [...]

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Last week Labor Secretary Hilda Solis announced a partnership with Facebook designed to facilitate employment for America’s jobless through the use of social networks.

The Social Jobs Partnership will launch a central Page on Facebook that hosts resources, and content designed to help job seekers and employers (facebook.com/socialjobs). Facebook will [...]

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The largest Television Cable provider in UK, Virgin Media have decided recently to explore other income generating potential for the company. It will use its current fiber optic cable network as its leverage to venture into a cloud-based data center business.

The vision for the cloud will be shared with business partner [...]

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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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Google announced today on the official Google blog a new rival to Facebook under the name: Google+. The project is under the motto: “Real-life sharing, rethought for the web”. It was announced by Vic Gundotra, Senior Vice President, Engineering, and is definitely a major step for Google. There were lots [...]

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Apple just released over 100 session videos from WWDC 2011 earlier this month. You will need to be a Registered Apple Developer, however you can apply easily on Apple’s website. You can download the video on iTunes and have also access to presentation slides.

Here is the list of available [...]

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We’ll be attending tonight’s SF New Tech Show: The Grand Cru, the Best of the French Tech Tour! We’ll be attending tonight’s SF New Tech Show: The Grand Cru, the Best of the French Tech Tour! With Appoke, NTX Research, BkRender, Ateme, Continue Reading

VMware (VMW) announced recently their acquisition of Socialcast, a leading social collaboration solutions for the cloud provider. Socialcast will be delivered as a hosted service, private cloud computing or via a physical computer solution as is now used by some of the world’s key enterprises. This move is to continue VMware’s vision of [...]

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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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IBM announced yesterday as set of cloud services and offerings, called SmartCloud, to students and researchers at schools, colleges and universities.

By using SmartCloud, educational institutions will be able to leverage predictive analytics to get real-time insight on the performance of students. Schools can analyze their own data using tools running in [...]

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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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