Xbox One’s low-power mode enables remote downloads.
GameBrain plans to attract small developers by offering a variety of tools without locking down the studios to exclusive agreements.
Zendesk is hoping to expand its global footprint with a new office in São Paulo, Brazil, its first in South America.
These front-end and back-end developer tools are showing strong signs of momentum, according to Mattermark.
The flash memory company today filed for a public offering of up to $172.5 million in common stock.
Ford will partner with a Russian university to study the communications models of robots in space. The goal is to provide the next generation of drivers with insights about how to avoid traffic accidents.
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The e-commerce firm has spent $13.9 billion on new facilities since 2010.
For several years, press have been speculating about Atlassian Software’s inevitable IPO. With this announcement, the company is adding further fuel to the rumors.
SugarCRM has secured $40 million in equity investment from Goldman Sachs, a sure sign that it intends to go public in the next few years.
It’s no secret that investors love cloud companies. Today proved that. Half of the technology companies funded today have some footing in the cloud industry.
Standard Treasury, Apptimize, and StatusPage are among the highlights at Y Combinator’s demo day.
Birst recently got a new feather in its cap, as well; Gartner named the company as a Challenger in its 2013 Magic Quadrant for business intelligence and analytics.
You might think that the NSA and other shadowy three-letter agencies are the world’s biggest cloud cheerleaders: all your data, all the time, in the cloud where Prism and XKeyscore can, apparently, access it.
VentureBeat asked some of the most well-known cloud investors what technologies they are most excited about. Here’s what they said.
Editor’s Pick The company just added a further $9 million to its $20 million series B round to vanquish ‘walking dead’ and ‘dinosaurs’ of health IT.
Guest Post The truth of the matter is that only the Facebooks and Googles of the world have or need big data. For the rest of us, ‘big data’ is just marketing hype, sales talk, and jargon.
The technology is still in its alpha phase, but is being used by a handful of large corporate customers. In a nutshell, it helps companies connect employees who would work well together.
Box believes it can help create “more modern classrooms” by introducing schools to its file-sharing technology.
The company launched last year, but claims to already have over 35,000 developer customers, who have developed 340,000 virtual servers. IA Ventures, the firm that led the round, invested off the back of this growth.
Guest Post We’re in the midst of a substantial hype cycle: cloud computing. And as soon as the hype died down, we can get around to a new peak of productivity.
ClearDATA focuses on making secure, HIPPA-, HITECH Act-, and ePHI-compliant cloud software for healthcare professionals and organizations. Its platform is designed to cut costs while improving productivity and regulatory compliance.
Guest Post With the flurry of recent large SaaS acquisitions, you might wonder if the era of independent SaaS companies will be a footnote in the annals of software. Are we witnessing the continued consolidation of business software?
Dropcam may be known for its surveillance cameras, but investors just as interested in the cloud infrastructure that supports it.
IDrive has created easy cloud-based backup for businesses. Now it’s launching IDrive Express to do the same thing for consumers.
Guest Post The biggest problem lies in what people think they know, but actually don’t.
Guest Post On occasion I encounter the argument that Google App Engine is a proprietary platform, which implies lock-in, which many developers consider a Bad Thing. I’d like to address that complaint.
IBM and Pivotal have teamed up to further promote Cloud Foundry, the open source project for developers to more easily deploy and scale applications.
Today, the company held a press conference to unveil its “Tableau online” product, a cloud-based version of its data analysis software.
For years, developers asked Google to enable PHP on App Engine. In May of this year Google finally relented, and the most-requested language for Google App Engine is becoming one of the most popular languages on Google cloud offerings.
In these days of NSA snooping and built-in backdoors, do you really want your entire digital life in the cloud?
Cloudpaging tech lets software users get started after just a small number of bits have been downloaded. It is an “onramp to the cloud economy.”
CloudOn CEO Milind Gadekar noticed that it’s both “interesting and nonintuitive” that people regularly create full documents on their smartphone.
There is a very definite price war in cloud services going on right now.
Seculert believes the cloud is the best way to get the realtime information about infections in your system.
In literally two clicks, you can start a development project in the cloud, see its code, and start playing with an app on Google’s App Engine, Compute Engine, or Datastore. That’s exactly what I just did.
“It’s like a giant game of Risk,” Prince says as he talks about trying to put servers in Turkey, which is hard, and settling for Bulgaria, which is the gateway to the country.
With apps on just about every platform, Evernote knows a thing or two about app development. Here’s some wisdom from the company’s CTO.
There wasn’t a huge number of deals today, but the ones that there were, were big.
A new study by by cloud optimization company Newvem checked 61,545 Amazon Web Services instances which total a yearly spend of over $157 million. The good news is that cloud users are getting much more savvy about security, utilization, and optimization.
But there’s still room to improve — a lot of room.