Vendor lock-in is a major concern for enterprises, which may want to migrate from SAP to Oracle or use several software solutions simultaneously.
stories by Eric Blattberg
Health care providers are laden with antiquated technological infrastructures and are afraid to bring them online for fear of violating HIPAA or other industry regulatory requirements. While there’s reason to tread carefully, with old tech comes new opportunity.
Business software maker Intuit wants to be the go-to destination for entrepreneurs and small businesses — and it just scooped up yet another startup to help round out its small business division.
Hey, you, shouting into your phone about last night’s drunken escapades: Please stop. Everyone else is trying to work — and we are annoyed.
Systems in Motion , a provider of technology consulting and solutions for enterprises, sees Claritics’ big data offering as a valuable proposition for its customers.
Data backup and protection firm Acronis is launching an official research and development wing.
After an 18-month preview period, Google’s Compute Engine is finally ready for prime time.
Ailing smartphone maker BlackBerry is officially taking down its “for sale” sign.
DigitalOcean’s data center footprint is growing quickly.
Samsung may soon include an impressive new camera in its flagship mobile devices.
It might be time for that LASIK eye surgery: Dell’s about to jam a whole mess of pixels really, really close together.
Guest Post I’ve promoted cloud computing since the very early days of my career — nearly ten years. While I still have a passion for the cloud, the technology’s value proposition has changed drastically over time.
Editor’s Pick Some might call it good parenting. Others, snooping. But how much can a Chrome extension tell you about your kid, anyway?
Go big or go home. That’s the message we’re hearing from electronics giant Samsung, which today unveiled another oversized device to add to its large-screen smartphone lineup.
Ailing smartphone maker BlackBerry announced a slew of management changes on Monday morning.
Online shopping startup Sift, which just closed a $2 million seed round, simultaneously snubs and relies on retail marketing emails.
Cloud storage service Dropbox looks a bit different on iPhone and iPad today.
“Oh my god, how cute is Dennis, right?” squawks the woman three feet from your ear for the fourth consecutive hour as you sit, captive, constructing a sound obfuscation chamber out of airplane pillows and blankets.
Multichannel, which manages and tracks marketing efforts across (shocker) multiple channels, just raised a $3 million seed round from angel investors in Europe and Asia to bolster its engineering efforts.
Every person on Facebook — all 1.2 billion of you — sees a unique homepage every time they visit the social network. But storing, fetching, and analyzing the hundreds of petabytes of data to generate those pages in real time is no easy task.
Microsoft’s cloud storage service just got a major overhaul on iOS.
Guest Post It’s not just about hardware costs versus renting servers. Today you can rewrite the app mixing and matching pieces of the grand IT buffet. Cloud services, open source libraries, APIs, and mobile apps can all come together to make jobs less complex and so much cheaper.
Cloud storage provider Box is raising a $100 million round, according to a public document filed last month.
Building the next generation of enterprise apps is important, but so is bringing enterprises’ past efforts into the future — because they spent a lot of money back then.
Guest Post Today marks the 15th anniversary of the first component of the International Space Station being sent into orbit — the beginning of one of the most complex and ambitious engineering projects ever attempted.
Cloud storage companies are sucking up investor money at a furious rate as they gird themselves to compete. And, naturally, not all of them will emerge victorious.
In Salesforce’s vision of the future, everything is connected — and everything is a marketing tool. But it remains to be seen if customers really want that.
Editor's Pick Coy Christmas has come to expect a healthy dose of skepticism when he pitches his startup’s file-sharing technology.
Aria Systems has some new capital to process.
In July, YouSendIt got a new name: Hightail. It reflects a change in focus for the company.
Cloudconnect cofounder and CEO Adam Gross is back in the Salesforce family.
Mobile device management (MDM) is not equivalent to mobile security.
Guest Post How long will it be before we hear about an even younger social media platform that has millions of teenagers flocking to use its service over Snapchat’s?
“This effort is a culmination of everything we’ve learned over the past few years about the mobile world,” Salesforce’s Al Falcione told VentureBeat.
Guest Post Did Facebook just have an ‘aha!’ moment?
Guest Post This idea doesn’t do justice to the wonders of the human mind, nor to the amazing potential of contemporary technology.
The PlayStation 4 is flying off store shelves.
Apple’s much-rumored iTV (and other iGadgets) could be getting Kinect-like motion sensing tech.
Guest Post In stepping forward, BlackBerry doesn’t actually have a leg to stand on.
Hideo Kojima, the director of Kojima Productions, has a treat for PlayStation owners who plan on picking up Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes.