Juniper released its top 10 tech trends for 2014 today. And if the research firm is right, our cities are going to get smarter, our money is going digital, and we’ll be printing a lot more products at home.
IBM researchers have cooked up technology to move data across clouds confidentially. The announcement suggests Big Blue clearly has a lot of goals in mind for its cloud strategy.
Amazon’s public cloud is still the one to beat, but because it can come with technical issues and high costs are possible, it’s not always ideal for startups. Another one called TestingBot just defected.
Twitter launched retargeted advertising today in mobile via an ad product the company calls “tailored audiences.” The product had been in private beta for three months, but is now available globally to any advertisers.
On Nov. 5, BitTorrent Sync, the free “private cloud” solution to syncing files between your desktop, laptop, and mobile devices, hit one million users. Today, the company announced that it has hit two million users.
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.
Systems in Motion , a provider of technology consulting and solutions for enterprises, sees Claritics’ big data offering as a valuable proposition for its customers.
Our DataBeat/Data Science Summit takes place tomorrow and Thursday in Redwood City, and there are only 20 seats remaining!
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.
DigitalOcean’s data center footprint is growing quickly.
61 percent of us have heard of digital wallets, but only 11 percent of us have used one, according to a new survey by Forrester. Interestingly, most would rather trust PayPal with their mobile money — rather than their bank or credit card company.
Telefonica, the European telephone giant that is the fifth largest carrier in the world, said it will shut down its VoIP unit, Jajah, on January 31, 2014 – another sign of serious trouble in the VoIP industry.
Editor’s Pick Wolfram gave me a glimpse under the hood in an hour-long conversation. And I have to say, what I saw was amazing.
Guest Post Will Price is CEO of SaaS ad platform company Flite
Ark OS, the private cloud crowdfunding project that aims to enable you to provide all your cloud services right in the comfort — and security — of your home, has beaten its funding goal of $45,000.
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.
Shockingly, people seem to get upset when you spy on them.
HealthCare.gov’s role is changing, as customers will soon have the chance to enroll in subsidized insurance through federally licensed commercial insurance exchanges — potentially shifting much of the activity to the private sector.
CEO Meg Whitman finally has a positive earnings report to talk about.
We have many of the leading lights of data science attending our DataBeat event next week. If you’re looking to use Big Data to get ahead in your business, you need to be there.
Sponsored Post The cloud focus is new for VMware, which has long dominated server virtualization within data centers but hasn’t ventured into the booming cloud territory — until now.
Now you can relive your childhood home movies on your iPhone with YesVideo’s new app.
Cloud storage service Dropbox looks a bit different on iPhone and iPad today.
Guest Post But is cloud gaming for Android even possible?
The winner of Salesforce’s $1 million hackathon extravaganza: An application called Upshot, which helps sales people create and edit reports on the go.
Intel is becoming a new kind of company, but it isn’t going to toss out its old business.
Making a sustainable business in the Web 3.0 era means incorporating feedback loops into the basic design of every product and service.
The explosion of internet connectivity is requiring more servers to serve the web to new devices.
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.
Hotels will be able to make money from their in-room movie boxes by letting LeoNovus use them for data center processing.
Cloud storage provider Box is raising a $100 million round, according to a public document filed last month.
While it might seem unfair to those of us poking along at a few tens of megabits per second, Kansas City residents are getting a second chance to sign up for Google Fiber, the company posted today.
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.
CenturyLink, which lays claim to being the third-largest telecommunications provider in the U.S., has scooped up enterprise cloud services provider Tier 3.
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.
Guest Post Virtualization, perhaps more than any other technology, is powering tremendous growth in cloud-based services.
Editor's Pick Coy Christmas has come to expect a healthy dose of skepticism when he pitches his startup’s file-sharing technology.