This morning San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee is unveiling a new “entrepreneur-in-residence” program in collaboration with the White House, to bring the innovative energy of startups to bear on a massive underserved market: the $142 billion public sector.
It may sound like a wonkish debate, but it’s a serious one.
Here are six of the unsung heroes of cloud-based video that are making a name in the world of online media.
Editor's Pick San Francisco company Cloudscaling today unveiled a roadmap that says is best designed to co-opt Amazon’s lead in the cloud: by mimicking the Amazon AWS APIs more closely than ever.
Guest Post Subscription billing service Zuora announced a $50 million funding round today. That’s just the latest confirmation that online subscription services are thriving.
Editor’s Pick Microsoft claims its cloud will make games better. We figure out how.
VMware and Cisco Systems are partners, not competitors. At least that’s the line both companies kept pushing at last week’s VMworld conference.
Guest Post Pricing for cloud computing of Amazon is inflated. The general impression that Amazon’s cloud margins are low and kept low by constant price cuts is far from the truth.
Last night Evernote released the long-awaited Evernote 5 for Windows. And the forget-nothing company is taking design cues from Apple.
Guest Post It took a while for the market to get comfortable with the concept of SaaS, but now the acronym is practically a household term – like cloud or IT. Will the same be said for PaaS a year, two years from now?
Guest Post Since hybrid cloud has already been declared victorious the next and perhaps even more relevant topic becomes a discussion of whose hybrid cloud will win.
If you’re interested in enterprise cloud technologies, there’s only one event that you need to be at: CloudBeat 2013.
“Plus, being in the Google Hangouts ecosystem you can mix us with other apps,” Lahoutifard told me. “You can activate a prepared logo, namebar, and presentation title, or you can show a PowerPoint.”
Pokémon Bank costs $5 a year and is for players who have a lot of characters.
Guest Post A digital agency called Canvas is using Platform as a Service (PaaS) tools for competitive advantage, not just as a way to increase uptime. Here’s how.
Guest Post Cloudpaging may be the way to deliver remote services without a huge cloud footprint.
We were blown away by the quality of the 200 plus cloud startup applicants to the CloudBeat 2013 Innovation Showdown, one of the highlights of our third annual cloud adoption event (September 9-10 in San Francisco).
Guest Post Has VMworld become too big for the startup ecosystem from where it came?
Editor’s Pick Microsoft has equipped its tablets with software from eClinical that helps tracks injuries and head trauma.
Guest Post APIs are fueling a revolution in the ways consumers and businesses handle products.
Guest Post CIOs and technology managers say that cloud infrastructure is their top IT investment for 2013 and for the long-term — but their concerns about the cloud have matured as well.
Guest Post In today’s world, having a strong API strategy isn’t just good software practice; it’s a powerful business practice.
Disney’s hybrid cloud solution includes a fully-functional CloudStack private cloud, tightly integrated with a highly capable object storage from Swift, as offered by a company called SwiftStack.
VMware will need to beat out a number of fast-growing storage upstarts, or it could lose its grip on the virtualization market.
Editor’s Pick Did you know that Azure is one of the most popular tools around? It’s also one of the most disliked. The undisputed favorite among devs is Github, with Heroku and New Relic coming in a distant second and third.
Microsoft has done a lot to make Office 365 a strong value for consumers and businesses. Now it’s giving Office 365 and Exchange Online email storage a significant bump.
Xbox One’s low-power mode enables remote downloads.
There’s still a good argument for having a dedicated navigation system inside your car.
Backend as a Service (BaaS) is a hot trend, because it’s simplifying the lives of thousands of developers who don’t want to deal with complicated server, database, and messaging technology.
It wasn’t too long ago that charismatic Box CEO Aaron Levie would mercilessly make fun of Microsoft. Now he’s getting closer to the company than ever.
VentureBeat’s upcoming CloudBeat conference, Sept. 9-10 in San Francisco, just added speakers from LinkedIn, Salesforce, and Dell Boomi, to explain how LinkedIn is harnessing cloud tech to provide a “magical” sales dashboard.
Unity makes moves to make itself indispensable to mobile developers.
Couchbase, a startup selling NoSQL, just raised $25 million to expand internationally and aggressively build new products.
The NY Times could have protected itself by having what is called a “registry lock” in place, which prevents domain transfers or changes to the DNS details. In fact, having that lock in place is likely the only thing that prevented Twitter.com from suffering the same fate as the NY Times.
GameBrain plans to attract small developers by offering a variety of tools without locking down the studios to exclusive agreements.
Editor's Pick VMware has announced a barrage of new products all designed to help retain its leadership in enterprise infrastructure.
“Robocoin is a bitcoin ATM machine,” he told me today. “We make Bitcoin grandma friendly, so anyone can go and buy and sell Bitcoin.”
If you purchase, evaluate, develop, or invest in enterprise technology, then you need to be at CloudBeat 2013, Sept. 9-Sept. 10 in San Francisco.
Here are six smart alternatives to GoToMeeting and WebEx that can help you survive online conferences and webinars.
“Sync skips the cloud to deliver files faster and safer,” BitTorrent says.