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Yesterday’s announcement of Apple’s fourth quarter result for 2011 was astounding to say the least. Growth from a year-ago quarter was 118%. Sales for the quarter at $46.3 Billion yielded profit of $13.1B. Wow – that profit is more than 3 times what General Electric earned in its most ...
"Hadoop is an enormous opportunity in big data and cloud computing as companies today need to store and analyze massive amounts of structured and unstructured data," stated Shawn Price, President of Zuora, as it was announced that he has joined Datameer's Board of Directors. Founded...
Once you give a website your information, it’s sometimes difficult to know where it lives online. New privacy laws proposed by the European Commission look to change that. If the rules are approved, users can request that online services like Facebook and Google delete their informatio...
Trimble introduced on Tuesday cloud-based data management for its SiteFID Gas Monitoring solution used in the environmental services market – the Trimble Connected Community – Environmental. The Connected Community - Environmental provides real-time management and deployment of SiteFID...
Yahoo is reportedly considering cutting its 40% stake in China’s leading e-commerce site Alibaba to ~15% and cashing in its entire 35% position in publicly traded Yahoo Japan, which is majority owned by Softbank, for a combined $17 billion-$18 billion. The deal would apparently repla...
As organizations consider the benefits of bringing high-quality search to the workplace, it’s critical to assess the various factors influencing the ROI they seek. Google search solutions can add to your ROI and boost your bottom line when searching intranets, content systems and appli...
Microsoft has signed an NDA with Yahoo so it can look at its books, the New York Times reported Wednesday citing a person briefed on the matter. The move could translate into Redmond making a bid for the dysfunctional portal. Microsoft apparently got around Yahoo’s “no crosstalk” st...
Wyse Technology, a provider of cloud client computing, on Tuesday announced its response to escalating enterprise demand for its mobile cloud app, Wyse PocketCloud Pro for Android. Wyse has launched its volume purchase program in Japan and this initiative marks Wyse PocketCloud's integ...
Microsoft might take another whack at buying Yahoo. Having been saved by happenstance from overpaying for the joint in 2008, the Wall Street Journal reported late Wednesday that Microsoft, private equity house Silver Lake Partners and the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, one of ...
Intel and Google on Tuesday announced a development cooperation deal. This is Intel's latest efforts after it broke into the prosperous smart phone market. The two companies will collaborate to optimize the future version of the Android mobile software for Intel's Atom processor in. Th...
According to the recent report of Frbiz.com in order to attract more government agencies to be its customers, Amazon is working to improve the security and access control features of its cloud services. The company recently released the Administrative Amazon Web Services cloud. The ser...
Sitecore announced on Tuesday an online marketplace of on-demand applications, services, and integration solutions developed for Sitecore's Customer Engagement Platform. The Sitecore App Center adds value to Web Content Management and digital marketing initiatives by delivering pre-int...
Google has confirmed in a regulatory filing that the Federal Trade Commission means to investigate its search and advertising business for abusing its dominance like the European Commission is doing. It got the subpoena last Thursday, the day the Wall Street Journal reported that the...
Google’s been sued in Paris for anti-competitive behavior by 1plusV, a French specialty search firm that also complained to the European Commission last year and again this year about the search giant’s alleged habit of blocking rivals and depriving them ad revenues by manipulating sea...
Opera founder Jon von Tetzchner is leaving the company because of differences with the board. He wrote in an e-mail to Opera staff that “It has become clear that the board, management and I do not share the same values and we do not have the same opinions on how to keep evolving Oper...
The shoe that’s been dangling at the end of Washington’s toe for ever so long has finally dropped, according to the Wall Street Journal. The Federal Trade Commission is reportedly ready to serve Google with civil subpoenas, kicking off what the paper says will be a “wide-ranging, for...
Try searching for “The capital of Oman”. What do you expect to see? Couple of sponsored link followed by ten resultant pages – right? When did Google introduce this feature? It was done quietly. There is a news item on 23rd March, 2011 in Realwebseo talking about this feature. When d...
Any new technology adoption happens because of one of the three reasons: Capability: It allows us to do something which was not feasible earlier Convenience: It simplifies Cost: It significantly reduces cost of doing something What is our expectation from cloud computin...
Those who are into search engine optimization typically do a lot of activities to enhance the web visibility of the client’s website. They will change the meta tags, particularly the title, description, keywords, and the alt tags. They will change the HTML coding of the page to make it...
SMEStorage, the Open Cloud Platform Vendor, have updated their Cloud File manager product for Android to version 2.1. The SMEStorage Android Cloud File Manager enables the management of multiple storage clouds in one single Cloud File System. The 2.1 update is a substantial update th...
IDC analysts predict that by 2020 there will be 15 quintillion files in existence. That kind of volume has brought us to a point where we are using a term like “exabyte” (and quintillion!) to describe how much data exists. How much of that data will your organization own and how will y...
The Federal Trade Commission is going ahead with an antitrust investigation of Google, according to Bloomberg. The wire service reports talking to three people “familiar with the matter” who said that the FTC has told “hi-tech companies to gather information for the probe.” The sto...
Microsoft filed a formal complaint with the European Commission Thursday charging Google with unfair practices in search, online advertising and smartphone software, a broader raft of charges against the search giant than the EC is believed to be currently investigating. It is the fi...
Baidu, China’s dominant version of Google, is building its own Chrome OS-like lightweight mobile operating system, the Financial Times said Tuesday after a chat with Baidu’s CEO Robin Li. It appears to want Baidu to open a “web search box” within a second of turning on a smartphone o...
A few weeks’ back I wrote about Amazon CloudFormation and how it is similar to Kaavo’s approach.  Earlier this week at the Microsoft Management Summit 2011 in Las Vegas, Microsoft announced what they are calling “a new innovation” to be released in the Virt...
Social Media plays an important role in how people use the Web these days. That is already affecting the way many people work, into their personal lives. In 2014, eMarketer estimates that 65% of all U.S. Internet users use social networks. We know that Google now uses the algorithm of ...
We all remember the Internet bubble back in 1999-2000 era. Start-ups were getting huge valuations. The joke then was – if you are 27 years old and not a millionaire, then you are a failure. All you needed was a sign-board saying “new internet company” and stand on Sand Hill Road. Sever...
No doubt by now you would have heard of the black hat search engine optimization (SEO) tactics JCPenney’s pursued in order to be ranked well for various search terms particularly in planning for the 2010 holiday season. The news was uncovered by the New York Times in quite a bit of det...
Google is trying to sweet talk the European Commission out of declaring Google an abusive monopolist but has yet to put a concrete proposal on the table according to Reuters. The EC has been investigating the company since three European concerns, including a Microsoft subsidiary, fi...
Inspired by the recent list of who got the most US patents last year, patent watcher Florian Mueller did a flyover of Google’s patents. It was a short trip. Google only holds 576 US patents altogether, 282 gotten just last year – in a world where IBM is now doing better than 5,000 ...
This morning I was able to catch up with SAP Mentor Bryan Whitmarsh for an interview. I conducted a video interview with Bryan last year at Sapphire which you can watch here. Bryan works for Sybase's product management team and reports to Tony Kueh, who I interviewed last week. Brya...
SEO is the most required thing for your web site. It brings traffic and potential customers to your online business. Do you want to open new horizons in SEO? Read more here. The web is the greatest as well as the most effective way to increase your data. On the internet you can get vi...
Yes, mobile computing is moving like an elephant and mowing down whatever comes in its path and there are many statistical indicators to support that hypothesis – as a result mobile channel is becoming must have rather than nice to have option. Hidden among this growth story is also a ...
Apache Software Foundation left the JCP Executive Committee. This step caused turmoil in the Java community. Java developers started take sides.  How do you take sides these days? You twit, you blog, you facebook. Some die hard folks sent emails. Why won’t I take a side too...
Europe’s antitrust chief Joaquin Almunia told the European Parliament Tuesday that the Google investigation is likely to be a “difficult case,” Bloomberg said, and apparently one that absorbs a lot of resources. The European Commission couldn’t say whether Google will be forced to tell...
If you want to know what impression your brand is making, there is no need to send out thousands of students armed with clipboards – just simply Google yourself. You are who Google says you are after all. This has been known in the B2C environment for sometime as brands fight to contro...
Virident Systems, Inc., a provider PCI Express Solid-state Storage Solutions, on Tuesday announced that it has closed a new round of funding led by Sequoia Capital, the leading Silicon Valley venture capital firm, known for investments in high-quality, growth-oriented companies. The Se...
Adobe on Monday announced Adobe AIR 2.5 software for televisions, tablets, smartphones and desktop operating systems. A key element of the Adobe Flash® Platform, AIR enables developers to leverage existing code to create and deliver standalone applications across devices and platforms....
Adobe on Monday announced the Adobe Digital Publishing Suite, providing publishers a set of turnkey hosted services and viewer technology to create, publish, optimize and sell digital content direct to consumers, through content retailers or leading mobile marketplaces. Built on the fo...
I recently began reflecting on where I was four years ago when I first started building our social media marketing team and strategy and thought it would useful to share. There were a few experts in the field that I listened too and others which offered very little value so I had to fi...