Apple wants to see its devices everywhere: in Fortune 500 companies, hospitals, even schools. JAMF Software helps make that happen.
Over the last few years, cloud-based services like Google Drive and Evernote have changed the way people create and collaborate on documents. But it’s doubtful a major government agency, health care vendor, or financial institution would endorse those products as secure.
Only 14 states in the U.S. currently permit tough computer science courses to count toward graduation requirements for math and science. Meanwhile, some surveys say that 570,000 jobs are going unfilled in computing — and that the demand for software engineers is four times higher than the national average.
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ObserveIT lets you know who did what, when. The startup compares its software to security cameras, watching everyone who accesses your servers.
Guest Post What does 2014 hold for enterprise software and enterprise technology? We’ve heard (and started to implement) a few consistent things businesses are asking for. Here are a few of our favorites.
Vendor lock-in is a major concern for enterprises, which may want to migrate from SAP to Oracle or use several software solutions simultaneously.
Apple’s recent product launches and the Thanksgiving/Christmas shopping season may be coming together in one giant perfect storm — the good kind. Cantor Fitzgerald analyst Brian White says the company’s sales performance in November was very likely the strongest in history.
HootSuite announced this morning that it is partnering with IBM to integrate with big blue’s Connections product suite, which IBM calls “a leading social software platform” which makes “everything social.”
Tomorrow a Silicon Valley startup named Knightscope will unveil the K5, a 5-foot tall, 300-pound robot that just might take away the traditional security guard job in America.
Our DataBeat/Data Science Summit takes place tomorrow and Thursday in Redwood City, and there are only 20 seats remaining!
We tend to have certain paradigms about the “developed world” and the “developing world.” Including, of course, media-fed images of Africa as a place of almost irredeemable poverty, deprivation, and pain.
Apple just bought social media analytics company Topsy for over $200 million. Sources have confirmed the purchase to VentureBeat and added that the Topsy team officially started work at Apple today.
Ailing smartphone maker BlackBerry is officially taking down its “for sale” sign.
Companies looking to connect with customers on one of the most popular blogging platforms in the world now have a new tool: sponsored trending blogs on Tumblr’s mobile apps.
Shockingly, people seem to get upset when you spy on them.
HP’s boss puts a highlight on touchscreen convertibles as a hot category in PCs and tablets.
A new report from corporate watchdog Essential Information titled “Spooky Business” details how American corporations such as Wal-Mart, Coca-Cola, Bank of America, McDonalds, and Shell are allegedly spying on nonprofits in the environmental, consumer safety, pesticide control, gun control, and animal rights areas.
Ailing smartphone maker BlackBerry announced a slew of management changes on Monday morning.
The latest startup to capitalize on the “big data” trend is Alpine Data Labs, a San Francisco-based startup that just raised $16 million in venture funding.
92 of the world’s top 100 brands have at least one app on Apple’s app store. 75 have at least one app on Google Play. But only 26 have an app in Amazon’s upstart app store.
The explosion of internet connectivity is requiring more servers to serve the web to new devices.
Email is somewhat of a lost cause in the eyes of many people who get far too many messages to sort through on a computer screen in a single day. However, that could be because we’re just using the wrong device.
Twitter is the new customer service, to the surprise of no one who’s been paying attention. But few companies are taking it as far as Dutch airline KLM, which is now displaying live wait times on its Twitter account.
Building the next generation of enterprise apps is important, but so is bringing enterprises’ past efforts into the future — because they spent a lot of money back then.
The debate actually precedes the first app store to hit volume.
Cloud storage companies are sucking up investor money at a furious rate as they gird themselves to compete. And, naturally, not all of them will emerge victorious.
Using a smartphone camera, the technology captures images of your eye and creates a template with information about blood vessels, vein patterns, and other descriptors.
In his final speech as CEO at a Microsoft shareholder meeting, outgoing CEO Steve Ballmer fired a shot across the bow of those who are rumored to be thinking of splitting the company into component parts and selling some of them.
In Salesforce’s vision of the future, everything is connected — and everything is a marketing tool. But it remains to be seen if customers really want that.
Guest Post Virtualization, perhaps more than any other technology, is powering tremendous growth in cloud-based services.
Aria Systems has some new capital to process.
Mobile payments via NFC from a digital wallet on a smartphone might be the sexiest area of payments right now, but the space that is actually seeing traction and adoption is contactless cards — which will hit 250 million in 2014.
In July, YouSendIt got a new name: Hightail. It reflects a change in focus for the company.
Sponsored Post User communities are typically seen as a necessity rather than a key asset, but they’re gaining much more attention as organizations realize they can be a long-term value generator.
New York ad startup BiScience’s new product, AdClarity, monitors 5.1 million ads in over two million campaigns from over 300,000 advertisers on over 7,000 publishers’ sites.
Former Google ad manager Michelle Morris has joined Facebook to help car companies sell more vehicles on Facebook, the company announced this morning.
“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.
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.
Guest Post Big data can be harnessed, but you need to lay the groundwork.