One aspect of the new Xbox One really gets me fired up: Game developers should now be able to use Microsoft Azure's cloud computing platform to make games more powerful than ever.
Verizon is the largest wireless telecommunications provider in the U.S., and the company is using its extensive network and resources to impact health care.
Leading corporate performance management (CPM) company Adaptive Planning has raised a massive $45 million in its fourth and final round of funding with a goal to further dominate the CPM space.
Who needs SQL? In fact, who needs databases?
Despite the obvious flexibility and cost savings of cloud technologies, health care providers are treading carefully -- largely because of security concerns.
Radiology images and lab results are traditionally moved using paper, CD-Roms, or USBs. Surescripts, a leading platform for electronic prescriptions, is leveraging its network of 500K physicians to modernize this area of health care.
Meet Satya Nadella, president of Microsoft’s server and tools division, a division that builds and runs the company’s computing platforms, developer tools and cloud services. Nadella leads a team of over 10,000 employees, and his group alone makes $19 billion in annual revenue – which is more than the combined revenues of Facebook, Yahoo, LinkedIn, Zynga, Netflix, and a few others in the Valley.
In Douglas Adams' book The Hitchhikers' Guide to the Galaxy, a vast computer named Deep Thought spends several eons constructing an answer to Life, the Universe, and Everything.
Education is a notoriously slow adopter of technology, but Google Apps is growing quickly, if not virally, doubling over the last two years.
The biggest web company on the planet just added support for the most widely used programming language on the planet.
Google used 400 custom-built data-sensing "motes" to collect 150 million database records during Google I/O. Here's how the team built the devices and collected the data.
Data visualization company Tableau Software has raised the price range of its initial public offering to $31 per share.
is more than doubling its commitment to the SAP HANA Real Time Fund, going from $155 million to $405 million, to support innovation surrounding real-time applications and big data.
MicroVentures has reached $16 million in investments today, and claims to have surpassed any other equity-based crowdfunding platform.
"Azure is a billion-dollar business," Laderman says. "Azure is Microsoft's best-kept secret in the enterprise."
While Google already added sending cash via Gmail, it has also debuted new "quick action" buttons in Gmail that let you RSVP to events and more -- all without leaving the inbox.
Who needs a second screen when you can use one screen to watch, share, and see what others are saying about life television entertainment? Today SimulTV launched a new online TV-viewing app that integrates social, eliminating the need for two screens.