Vivek Wadhwa is a fellow at Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford University.

Why India shouldn’t be succeeding — but is about to experience an innovation boom

When I started researching India’s engineering education in 2005, my first conclusion was that Indian I.T. was doomed. The country was barely graduating enough engineers to staff this growing industry. The quality of engineers that India’s universities graduated was also inconsistent, and most were unemployable.

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Your app’s Vital Ratio: Just how important is your app to your users?

You might insist that a feature is vital, but you need to substantiate these claims with real user data before you can make those assumptions. An app usage analysis can give you your app’s Vital Ratio. Location data is key to this.

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5 reasons to consider adopting IMC

In-Memory Computing (IMC) is no longer limited to exotic financial and telecom applications. It’s quickly becoming a must for processing and making sense of massive amounts of data.

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The DevOps journey has just begun

Those of us involved in DevOps are able to help companies realize their true potential by being an enabler, not the roadblock. And we are just getting started.

Werner Vogels, Amazon's chief technology officer, announces Lambda at the Amazon Web Services re:Invent conference in Las Vegas on Nov. 13.

Why Amazon’s new Lambda cloud service is a huge deal for devs — and the cloud market

At Amazon Web Services’ big annual user conference in Las Vegas this week, executives from the market-leading public cloud made all the moves that spectators were expecting: a few new products, a new generation of server chips for running applications, some customer wins, and greater support for Docker. But one announcement has elicited a rare mix of excitement, curiosity, and even outright confusion from analysts.

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Game analytics 3.0: This time, it’s personal

Analytics 3.0 enables game designers to personalize the gaming experience to individual players based on player engagement and playing style — and keep the entire range of players engaged, from novice to expert.

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Avoiding launch day disasters: How AAA games deliver the goods

Server issues at launch can kill the momentum of even the most prominent flagship releases. Because buying acres of server space is hardly the most efficient strategy, more game publishers are relying on cloud computing companies to be a buffer when rolling out their online offerings.

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Microsoft debuts Visual Studio 2015 and .NET 2015 previews, free Visual Studio Community 2013

In addition to announcing that .NET is going open source and cross-platform, Microsoft today unleashed a torrent of Visual Studio news at its Connect() developer event in New York City. The company released Visual Studio 2015 Preview and .NET 2015 Preview, a new free Visual Studio Community 2013 offering, Visual Studio 2013 Update 4, a Visual Studio Online expansion, and a slew of smaller related updates.