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.
If you’re like me, when you think of Adobe you think of Photoshop, Acrobat, Illustrator, and InDesign. That’s still Adobe, but it’s old-school Adobe. The company’s fastest-growing division is Adobe Marketing Cloud, expanding each of the past few quarters at 20-25 percent year-over-year, and taking a massive bite out of the retail analytics sector.
Microsoft wants you to use its Dynamics CRM (customer relationship management) software to manage customers everywhere. And we mean everywhere.
With the launch of Cisco’s software-defined networking startup Insieme expected tomorrow, our industry is about to hear a lot about “application-centric” everything. So what does “application-centric infrastructure” mean?
Sponsored Post Gone are the days when developers, working in traditional “waterfall” development chains, worked on a predictable, monolithic stack of technology.
BitTorrent Sync, the way to sync your files without Dropbox, without the cloud, and without the risk of the NSA snooping through your private data, just hit the million-user mark.
Lob has built an API that powers printing and mailing, to make it easier for organizations of all sizes to set up enterprise-scale printing infrastructure. This Y Combinator backed company is already profitable, and has raised a hefty $2.4 million seed round.
It turns out the universe’s second most-common element is also the key to bigger hard drives.
These are the end days for IBM’s legacy cloud platform.
Sometimes execution is more important than originality. For an example, look to 6Wunderkinder, which just raised $30 million in a funding round led by Sequoia Capital.
There’s big money in cloud security — but exactly how much remains up for debate.
A new broadband technology with roots in the U.S. space program will soon facilitate blazing fast Internet connections in your home.
Salesforce is offering a private version of its AppExchange marketplace that enables managers to create a custom storefront for their company.
It’s been a good year for the Israeli tech industry.
Editor’s Pick There are over four billion street lights in the world. Almost all of them are high-intensity discharge lights that use mercury vapor or some other toxic substance to create light. All of them are powered, and most burn out every two years.
Now what if all these could become nodes on a sensor network spanning the entire globe?
A high-profile legal battle over a $600 million spy agency contract has finally come to an end.
Corporate performance management (CPM) company Adaptive Planning just got some valuable market validation.
Editor’s Pick The Strata + Hadoop World conference attracts the biggest names in big data, but it also gives some smaller, emerging players a chance to shine. Here are six promising startups we met at Strata.
Networking startup Pertino thinks there’s a hunger in the market for cloud-based networking services — but not just its own.
Twitch will livestream many of the event’s 80-plus speakers to a new GamesBeat channel.
Cloudera is embracing the cloud in a big way.
Guest Post Finding a document, email, or contact within all your apps is hard, if not downright impossible. Welcome to the dark side of the cloud.
Paxata wants to help data scientists avoid getting bogged down in prep work and move right to analysis.
Sponsored Post Cloud Mafia has 2400+ members, 16 events, and averaging about 100 attendees with tons of great sponsors and speaker.
Guest Post Expect to see Mom and Pop shops using the same cloud-based tools that Walmart uses for everything from marketing and Salesforce automation, CRM, and big data analysis to automated accounting and payroll, signing contracts, and much more.
The Ouya’s future looks cloudy — and may come in a variety of consoles.
An early entrant in the enterprise social network market, Jive Software is broadening its offerings and integrating them with a bevy of other social networks and applications.
The company develops APIs for custom analytics. Today it announced locking up $2.35 million in financing to cement its foothold in current verticals, which includes ad tech, gaming, and the Internet of Things, and go after other verticals.
Founded by the former CTO of E*Trade, Sharewave makes it easier for private companies to communicate with their shareholders.
The U.S. hosts nearly half of the world’s 100,000 most-visited websites, but do you know which city leads the pack?
When it comes to cloud services, Oracle is majorly behind companies like Amazon, Google, and Salesforce – so rather than build most competing technologies in-house, the company has scooped up a bevy of cloud companies over the last two years.
The business analytics software from SAS is about to get a lot faster.
Apple’s iWork and iLife apps are getting a refresh for both Mac and iOS 7 devices.
Wellbe is developing technology that gives patients greater awareness and control over the entire surgical process, and helps hospitals improve the care experience. The health-tech startup has raised $1.4 million to build out its Patient Guidance System (PGS) and suite of “Guided CarePath” solutions.
Year-old FounderFuel graduate Openera, which I called “the Passbook of files” when it launched in November of 2012, has been bought by LiveQoS, a company focused on data stream compression and management for improved delivery of real-time applications to mobile devices over third-party networks.
Seagate’s Kinetic Open Storage cuts out the storage server tier so that storage itself becomes the platform.
It’s a sad fact of life in Silicon Valley that the people who work the hardest are paid the least — and, for the most part, are completely invisible.
Updated at 9:10 PM PT with additional details about the contract