The next-generation supercomputers will combine IBM processors and Nvidia GPUs.
“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.
Left out of the secret negotiations for this global pact is an important question: How might this agreement affect startups, which generate a huge amount of economic value worldwide?
Google finally released its Google Play Music app for iOS today, with unlimited songs, custom radio stations, no skip limits, smart recommendations based on the music you like and listen too, and more.
Customer relationship management software helps salespeople keep track of leads, meetings, marketing efforts — anything relevant to retaining old customers and signing new ones. But even powerful CRM systems like Salesforce.com are useless if salespeople don’t want (or remember) to use them.
Amazon Web Services today announced some fancy new instances to bolster its already massive collection of instance types.
Mainframe2 envisions a future where you can use computationally demanding applications right in your web browser. That future is closer than you might think — in fact, it’s seconds away from happening.
A new, free productivity app for iPad enables you to create and edit Microsoft Word and Excel documents with a gorgeous user interface rebuilt for the iPad. It’s the app Microsoft wishes it built — but it’s actually from a small, publicly traded company called HopTo.
Editor’s Pick Prezi has raised over $14 million in venture capital to grow its business. However, despite rocket-stick growth and a massive user-base that just passed 30 million, the company has not used a single dime.
Which doesn’t mean the company won’t, of course.
A new Apple patent details how Siri, the company’s digital assistant, could use crowdsourcing to provide smarter, human-powered answers in the future. The patent, however, sounds almost exactly like what existing crowdsourced search engine ChaCha is doing today.
IBM just snapped up another company — its eighth in 18 months — to replace its poorly regarded mobile device management offering.
Amazon Web Services continued its march forward in the cloud today with a new GPU-powered service for processing data and streaming it to mobile devices for seamless experiences.
Dropbox presented a completely rebuilt, re-imagined Dropbox for business product today that aims to make it easier for people to switch between their work and personal accounts from one central place.
There’s a new challenger in the desktop virtualization space.
Editor's Pick Karma. Anyone who has spent too much time in Excel spreadsheets needs some.
As apps on Amazon Web Services (AWS) become increasingly complex and integrated, AWS API calls come from more places and people. It can get confusing — and tracking all that information can be valuable for compliance aid, security analytics, operational troubleshooting, and resource life cycle tracking.
Sponsored Post When it comes to the great mobile app development debate, the split between native and web sometimes takes on almost religious zeal.
Selligy, a customer relationship management app for iPhone, aims to make salespeople more effective by automating much of the sales process. And Salesforce.com, the CRM giant, appears to like it.
Mainframe2 promises to run graphically intensive Windows software right in your web browser. To do that reliably, it’s getting a little help from Amazon.
Amazon’s cloud now hosts a lot more data about clouds.
FoundationDB thinks you don’t need to sacrifice consistency to achieve scalability.
AMD is announcing a new software ecosystem for its heterogenous system architecture. But Intel and Nvidia aren’t members so far.
Cloud storage startup Bitcasa has closed a new $11 million round of funding, the company announced today.
Project Flare is a new way to create cloud-based games, replacing consoles with virtual supercomputers. Square Enix believes it can provide completely new experiences for players.
The stakes are huge in the ongoing battle to power the government cloud, with billions of dollars up for grabs for the best cloud providers. So we imagine IBM’s cloud team is pretty happy today.
Somewhat stealthy startup Domo provides various managers and teams inside an organization a unique, easily accessible dashboard tool to check the metrics that matter to them.
Sponsored Post Let’s say you just got a spiffy new smartphone, which means that the line between your personal life and your work life just got erased. But the universe often seeks balance, so making your work life easier could make the IT department’s more difficult.
Coresystems powers mobile technology that helps enterprise organizations to manage their field operations. It makes important business information available to sales and service reps when they are on site and helps make operations more efficient.
Editor’s Pick After Facebook released its Presto querying engine into open-source today, Hadoop distribution vendors pointed out how existing tools already let business analysts sift quickly through huge amounts of data.
Customer retention is the difference between life and death for subscription businesses. Gainsight has closed $20 million in funding to help businesses keep their customers.
Ecommerce optimization company Granify has raised $1.5 million in seed funding to reduce shopping cart abandonment on big retailers’ sites.
Guest Post Of course, the most common answer is, “It depends,” but I thought it might be helpful to outline some of the advantages and challenges of building on Force.com.
Sponsored Post It used to be that troubleshooting your application simply involved tracking down that syntax error or looking at the server logs.
Jawbone’s significant share of a growing market gives it quite a lot of data to mine. According to vice president of data Monica Rogati, the company collects the equivalent of 60 years of sleep data every night.
Editor’s Pick 15 examples of technology that will roster your faith in humanity, or is just plain cool!
Here’s why Stream Nation isn’t scared of big media companies…
Currently, you can listen to music in Spotify. Or iTunes. Or YouTube, Soundcloud, Rdio, and any of a dozen other places. Listn, however, is aiming to aggregate all those musical silos into one simplified place to enjoy music — and chat about it.
With its widespread data center infrastructure, the game industry wonders if Amazon can make cloud gaming work.
Apple released an internal report of government information requests today, saying that countries around the world have asked Apple for private user data on about 2,219 accounts and precisely 36,464 devices between January 1, 2013, and June 30.
In the tech world, 17 years is an awfully long time to operate without receiving a single penny of institutional investment.