- Yahoo Rediscovers Mobile – Will it Work This Time?
With Yahoo’s new plan to focus on mobile, we can expect the company to close some of its online services like the local events calendar and a coupon site as told by its Chief Executive Officer Marissa Mayer. Yahoo! Kids and Yahoo! Deals and […]
- Microsoft to Launch Touch-Screen Devices
Microsoftis set to launch Windows-powered touch-screen devices which will directly compete with Amazon Kindle Fire and iPad Mini. According to Chief Financial Officer Peter Klein, the devices will be offered at competitive prices soon. Microsoft is known to struggle with its software […]
- The Evolution of a Data Center to the Cloud – Infographic
A “Data Center Without Walls” combines geographically distributed enterprise and provider data centers into one virtual pool of resources to address any magnitude of workload demand from anywhere across that geography.
Great infographic by Ciena – see below. Also read the recent guest article by Ciena’s Jim Morin: “3 Crucial Areas […]
- Samsung is Testing ‘Brain-Control’ for Smartphones
Teaming up with a University of Texas engineering professor, Samsungstarts working on allowing the brain to control a tablet or smartphone. In a MIT Technology Review by Susan Young, the electroencephalography cap being developed can start an application, pick a song from a […]
- GE Invests $105 Million in Pivotal: Possible Game Changer for Big Data and Internet of Things
Pivotal, which recently become independent of its mother companies EMC and VMware, recently announced that they will be improving the speed of cloud-based industrial software applications, and they’re not doing it on their own, though, as General Electric will be backing them to the tune of a $105 million investment.
- Microsoft Windows Azure Cloud Joins One Billion Dollar Club
The exclusive club of billionaires cloud has a new member in its ranks: Microsoft. Windows Azure, one of the four professional cloud services from Microsoft (with Office 365, Dynamics CRM Online, and Windows Intune), have over the last 12 months reached the symbolic first billion dollars in revenue.
According to Microsoft, for the last […]
- News Digest May 5, 2013
RightScale Sees Increase in Multi-Cloud Use and AdoptionCloud computing is catching on in business, but not all alike, as recent reports say. For example, the firm RightScale that mediates between users and public cloud servicesannounced the latest analysis on the issue and found that 75 percent of respondents are using […]