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Businesses are now focusing on Mobile Search Visibility. The increased consumption of Smartphones and other mobile devices make mobile search an important medium to reach the targeted consumers. In the last decade, we have witnessed the phenomenal growth of the internet and the number...
A slip by Samsung’s lawyer gave Apple the chance to introduce evidence into the patent infringement trial in San Francisco that Samsung wanted suppressed, evidence culled from Samsung’s own documents that Apple hinted it had before the trial began last week. According to an internal ...
Sharp has taken a license to Microsoft’s latest Extended File Allocation Table (exFAT) for use in products including its Android smartphones popular in Japan. Unusually Microsoft says nothing about the pact being royalty-bearing – or that it got anything in return – which is not to s...
Apple is in talks to acquire Pinterest rival, The Fancy, according to Business Insider. The fast-growing social e-commerce site is backed by Twitter creator and Square co-founder Jack Dorsey and Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes. The 20-man start-up calls itself “part store, blog, ma...
Birst has finally solved a problem the Royal Bank of Canada posed seven years ago. It’s figured out a way to analyze data regardless of where it is without moving or replicating it. It calls the widgetry Distributed Business Analytics. The trick is to keep all the data in one place,...
Fusion-io Wednesday trotted out a piece of software called ION Data Accelerator that All Things Digital says means that a server fitted with flash can replace a storage array. It also says that “servers that run in the cloud are going all-flash” starting with the boxes in Facebook’s ...
Microsoft has reworked its browser-based Hotmail into a free, socialized, Facebook-friendly service it’s calling Outlook.com, borrowing the name from its Office e-mail client. The idea is to stop Google’s Gmail from eating into its turf. With 324 million users Hotmail is the larges...
Actuate Corporation (NASDAQ: BIRT), The BIRT Company - delivering more insights to more people than all BI companies combined, on Monday provided additional details of the $30 million share repurchase program first announced on August 2nd, 2012. “Our hybrid open source enterprise mode...
“We launched our next Cloud Test Lab with Eucalyptus, Atrato and Arista. We consider it a very important tool for the European market,” stated Jelle Frank van der Zwet, Manager Cloud Segment at Interxion, in this SYS-CON.tv interview with Cloud Expo Conference Chair Jeremy Geelan at th...
"We're a user experience agency. We focus on researching, designing, and developing applications and digital products," stated Ken Guiberson, CTO at EffectiveUI, in this SYS-CON.tv interview with Cloud Expo Conference Chair Jeremy Geelan at the 10th International Cloud Expo, held June ...
Symform on Thursday announced it has joined the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA). The CSA is a not-for-profit organization with a mission to promote the use of best practices for providing security assurance within cloud computing, and to provide education on the uses of cloud computing t...
TwinStrata earned top marks in Info-Tech Research Group’s new report “Vendor Landscape: Cloud Backup Gateways.” TwinStrata was given Best Overall Value award for “coupling its impressive product with an appealing price,” said the Info-Tech Research Group Research Document. TwinStrata...
I distinctly remember marveling that a bankrupt Chinese company dragging around at least $400 million in debt owed to Chinese banks was able to afford lawyers to sue Apple when it lodged a short-lived suit against Apple in America. Well, according to a Google translation of a Chinese...
Facebook spent a record amount on lobbying expenses — dropping close to $1 million — during the second quarter of 2012 in yet another sign of the social network’s growing focus on Beltway politics. Meanwhile, Google maintained its lobbying march in Washington, having spent $9 million i...
Recently Microsoft conducted research [1] [2] indicating that a delay of 1 second in page load time means a loss of revenue of 2.8%. Obviously, faster websites lead to huge revenue benefits for ecommerce companies, hence why speed is the dominant industry trend today. That said, improv...
Scott Thompson, the Yahoo CEO who left in May after four months in the job because it was discovered that he gave himself an undergraduate degree in computer science, has gotten another job. He’s now CEO of ShopRunner, a start-up that gives members two-day shipping from some retail si...
Microsoft has never reported a loss in its 26 years as a public company until Thursday when a gargantuan $6.19 billion write-down on aQuantative, the online ad agency it acquired in 2007 for $6.3 billion to compete against Google, plus $540 million in deferred revenue on Windows 8 nomi...
"Our customers are very varied - we have customers in over 150 countries - and for the software companies we provide the Infrastructure as a Service. I like to work with the customers one-on-one to tailor solutions for them," stated Mike Carpenter, VP of Business Development at CARI.ne...
Emerging economies are ripe markets for cloud computing services - including paid services - the Business Software Alliance reported today. BSA President and CEO Robert Holleyman noted that "we're seeing a leapfrog effect. A lot of recent adopters of computers and information technol...
Cisco’s biz dev chief Hilton Romanski said in a blog posting Monday that Cisco has acquired a pre-launch stealth start-up called Virtuata that got started in 2010 and is supposed to be good at virtual machine security. Thus armed, customer deployments of multi-tenant multi-hypervisor...
Oh, geez, not again. The European Commission is investigating Microsoft for not complying with an antitrust settlement and threatening “severe” sanctions. Microsoft is the only company ever to be fined for defying the EC and the regulator now thinks that the company didn’t follow t...
Marissa Mayer, Yahoo’s newly hired CEO, is pregnant with her first child and due to have the baby, a boy, in three months. The due date is October 7. Ms Mayer credits the Yahoo board with “evolved thinking” for not eliminating her when it was told of her condition. We would just po...
Google is reportedly close to paying a $22.5 million fine to settle charges that it secretly bypassed the privacy settings of millions of Apple users. According to the Wall Street Journal, “the charges involve Google’s use of a special computer code to trick Apple’s Safari web-browsi...
Yahoo and Facebook agreed to drop their mutual patents suits and cut a new advertising exchange and content distribution deal. They will cross-license parts of each other’s patent portfolios (Facebook bought patents off of IBM and Microsoft after Yahoo filed suit). Facebook users w...
Yahoo’s going with another plainspoken blonde. After the market closed Monday Yahoo’s board named Marissa Mayer, one of Google’s first employees and long-time protector of the stripped-down look of Google’s homepage, CEO replacing interim CEO Ross Levinsohn. The Yahoo board is taki...
Elazon™, the world’s only Electronic Message Response and Remediation System, mitigates all forms of unwanted electronic messages and behavioral advertising and facilitates good computing for both consumers and businesses. Elazon™ reduces the profitability of sending unwanted electroni...
The social media revolution, with Facebook at its vanguard, has led to changes in behaviors not just for users, but for the sites and applications that benefit from such platforms. It represents a new frontier for developers, and new frontiers require fresh approaches to new challenges...
Google is evidently planning on competing with Amazon and simply annoying Apple with the $199 Google-brand Nexus 7 tablet that it announced at its annual I/O developers conference in California Wednesday. Asus is making and co-branding the seven-inch Android dingus. Google will sell ...
Apparently the world is standing by waiting for Google to copy Amazon and wheel out an EC2 imitator this week at the Google I/O developer conference in San Francisco. Google already has the platform-as-a-service App Engine and the S3-like Google Cloud Storage but the money is in IaaS...
When the performance of a web application starts to degrade, often IT managers jump to the conclusion that more hardware is required. This increased infrastructure can be expensive and may not even solve the underlying problem. Let’s talk about tuning as a solution to higher scalabilit...
Apple has been fined $2.25 million in Australian money or $2.28 million in American greenbacks by an Australian court for running advertising about its new iPad that implied the widget with Wi-Fi and 4G was compatible with Telstra’s local 4G LTE mobile data network when it’s not. The...
WikiLeaker Julian Assange turned drama queen Tuesday and jumped bail turning up at the Ecuadorian embassy in the chi-chi London neighborhood of Knightsbridge near Harrods seeking political asylum. He claims he is being prosecuted. London police are at the embassy armed with an arre...
IT departments are experiencing storage capacity needs doubling every 12-18 months, 50x the amount of information and 75x the number of files. IT managers are dealing with growing constraints on space, power and costs to manage their data center infrastructure. Intel is helping busines...
RPost, the Los Angeles inventor of Registered Email services, has gotten a patent on the little invisible web bugs – also called web beacons or pixel tags – that companies – in this case service companies – use to see if their e-mails are opened to measure the success of their marketin...
How can organizations use enterprise/private cloud capabilities and Big Data analytics to improve information-sharing? In his session at the 10th International Cloud Expo, Ira A. (Gus) Hunt, Chief Technology Officer for the Chief Information Officer in the CIA, will discuss how the I...
The combined effect of trends in the consumerization of IT services, BYOD policies and mobile work forces are having transforming effects on both Enterprise storage administrators and service providers alike. In his session at the 10th International Cloud Expo, Brian Olson, Cloud Bus...
In his Day 4 Morning Keynote on June 14 at the 10th International Cloud Expo, Marvin Wheeler, Open Data Center Alliance Chairman, will discuss the success the organization has had in charting the requirements for broad-scale enterprise adoption of the cloud and how 2012 is forecast to ...
Next week I’ll be speaking at Cloud Expo in New York City, one of the premier cloud industry events in the U.S. Of the 150+ sessions that will take place over the four-day conference, a handful appears to address an essential element of the cloud: the network. The importance of an ent...
Ruing the day it ever heard of Facebook, much less courted it, the Nasdaq is moving toward compensating investors burned by the technical glitches they encountered when the social media giant went public on May 18. The Wall Street Journal said late Tuesday that the exchange may have ...
OutSystems, provider of the industry-leading Agile Platform application development tool, announced on Tuesday the participation of two company executives at the Cloud Expo New York. OutSystems’ vice president and general manager, North America, Jeff Newlin, will join a CEO Power Panel...