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Coral Springs, FL, March 08, 2010 Premonix, (www.premonix.com), a unique Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) provider of cloud-based Web Analytics, today announced general availability of its updated product range. Founder and CEO Arjan de Raaf commented: “Today, Premonix is well-place...
The European Commission figures over 100 million (doubtlessly utterly confused) European Windows users will be exposed to the browser-bearing Ballot Screen that Microsoft is being made to circulate offering alternatives to Internet Explorer to settle the EC’s latest antitrust action. ...
Microsoft has done unto Google what Google and its CEO Eric Schmidt did unto Microsoft – in fact Eric did it at least twice – before Google he was CEO of Novell – and that’s to complain to the regulators – sometimes unsolicited, sometimes because it was asked. Google’s public respons...
VeriSign, a provider of Internet infrastructure for the networked world, continues to gain traction with customers in driving the adoption of mobile phone-based security for online access. The VeriSign Identity Protection (VIP) Authentication Service is a cloud-based authentication ser...
There were a couple of things that I will remember from my time at the Parallels Summit ’10 which wrapped up in Miami last week. The first was that the Summit’s venue – the Fontainebleau Resort – has a rich movie and music heritage, with its beautiful grounds providing the back drop f...
In my last post I explained that before you embark on using social media for your business, you need to first determine your objectives and define your strategy. And this strategic planning does not and probably should not involve any specific social media channel at the outset. A g...
Intellimon has just released a new software program, XCommentPro, which provides easy-to-use tools for commenting, rating and visitor interaction on websites. Designed for maximum control and functionality, XCommentPro is compatible with Dreamweaver, FrontPage, ExpressionWeb, XSitePro...
Flimp Media today announced the integration of Google Analytics with its web video marketing platform, giving marketers and advertisers a comprehensive solution for Web video marketing analytics. The combination of Google and Flimp analytics improves measurement of web video marketi...
Acumen Solutions, a business and technology consulting firm that specializes in bringing cloud computing solutions to government agencies and large enterprises, has been selected to provide a cloud-computing CRM and Project Management solution to the US Department of Health & Human Ser...
Quickoffice announces Quickoffice Connect, allowing on-the-go mobile users access to content anywhere, anytime. Quickoffice Connect is part of the company's vision to deliver mobile cloud services across the major mobile operating system platforms. Quickoffice partnered with multiple p...
ACCESS, a global provider of advanced software technologies to the mobile, beyond-PC and digital TV markets, on Monday announced that its NetFront series technologies will now support the Android platform. The announcement comes as part of the company's strategy to extend NetFront capa...
At first glance, these services may seem the same. And there are certainly similarities; after all, both create a drive on your desktop that is actually connected to the cloud. However, there are some important differences. These differences give
Risking the fire-breathing wrath of Apple, Opera plans to preview an unsanctioned version of its browser for the iPhone at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona next week. Cautiously, it’s not going to show it off to just anybody, only partners and the press. How Apple will react in d...
If you’re a new business owner, you’re probably familiar with search engine optimization (SEO). But you may not yet be convinced that search engine optimization is critical to the success of your business, or that it’s in your best interest to hire an SEO professional to take care of t...
As the IT industry enters 2010, Panorama Software is celebrating its fifteenth anniversary of excellence in the business intelligence community. From Panorama’s first generation OLAP product (acquired by Microsoft) through the sixth generation NovaView, the first BI solution to work in...
Charlie Leadbeater has a terrific post on the threats posed by the fact that The Cloud (as in “cloud computing”) too often actually is a recentralizing of the Net by profit-seeking companies. The easiest example cited by Charlie is Google Books, which provides a tremendous service ...
Social media marketing is hot hot hot. While the disjointed components have risen and fallien with the VC tide for some time now, a coherent roadmap is emerging for marketing a brand, product or service via social media. No longer just a fad for college kids or a way to virally promote...
Google reportedly called up the black ops National Security Agency (NSA) after the Chinese – perhaps the Chinese military – broke into its computers apparently to steal its secrets for their Great Leap Forward. Google wants help improving its, well, security, according to the Washingto...
Google Storage is shared between Gmail, Picasa Web Albums and Google Docs, all of which have web interfaces to use and share with friends. For the desktop PC UI interface, you have client side GUI tools such as Google Picasa, Gladinet Cloud Desktop or Memeo Connect to connect your Go...
SAN DIEGO - February 4, 2010 - Websense, Inc. (NASDAQ: WBSN) today revealed the findings from its bi-annual research report Websense Security Labs, State of Internet Security, Q3-Q4 2009. The full report can be downloaded at http://www.websense.com/threatreport. Major findings from the...
Two news items have caught the attention this week, and both brought the John Lennon and Paul McCartney penned Beatles classic “The Fool on the Hill” to mind (more specifically the line “Well on his way, his head in a cloud”). One piece compares data centers with rock stars and the ...
Gladinet Cloud Desktop provides a mapped network drive interface to Google Docs making GDrive accessible through a local drive letter, like G: or any other one that is available. This enables users to access and manage files in Google Storage exactly as they would on their desktop. And...
I’m proud to consider myself an upper middle class American . Why am I so proud about it? Because I haven’t been born in an upper middle class American family. I came to the USA 18 years ago with $200 in my pocket on a visitor’s visa. Don’t rush reporting on me to the Immigration autho...
"The wisdom’s in the room. Make a concerted effort to learn from those around you," said Butch Ward from Poynter Institute in St. Petersburg, FL, as he spoke with a crowd of public relations professionals at the January 2010 Social Media Café. Butch and three fellow experts shared new...
In the name of liquidity and asset diversification, Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin are each going to sell five million shares of Class B stock in the company over the next five years, a move that should ultimately reduce their combined voting rights from 59% to 48%. CEO Eri...
Netsize previews survey results at M-Days mobile conference and trade show in Munich, GermanyMunich, Germany, January 28, 2010 -- Netsize, a leading mobile commerce and communications enabler, today revealed the first results of the Mobile Trends Survey 2010. Drawing from an online sur...
Apple users are nothing if not dedicated. The landmark form factor and user interface innovations the company has ushered in over the last 25 years have created a fiercely dedicated customer base. There are Mac clubs, iPhone fan sites, and even online photo collections of Apple logo ta...
I’ve been asked from time to time by businesses about how to educate employees on using Social Media – from two perspectives. One perspective is simply as part of a broader Internet use policy, to help employees stay safe and protect information assets. Another perspective is to encour...
If I have documents sitting in a cloud storage such as Google Docs, why do I need to back it up to a different cloud storage such as Azure Storage? Maybe because I need the peace of mind that I can access it the moment I need to. Or in some countries, access to one may be blocked such ...
A short paper I read recently speculates that it would be good for the U.S. Government to provide seed money to cloud-based industries just being developed. The argument there is that government should promote low-interest capital or R&D funds to the cloud to keep us (meaning Ameri...
I bet you thought that Los Angeles’ deal to use Google Gmail was big news. No; the biggest cloud deal yet is between Panasonic, the electronics giant, and IBM. According to a story about the cloud-computing deal that I read, Panasonic will stop using Microsoft Exchange, messaging an...
The European Commission said Tuesday that it could have a decision on the Microsoft-Yahoo deal by February 19. Microsoft is supposed to get effective control of Yahoo’s search engine business. The deal was announced last July. And to ensure it doesn’t have any problems with the EC, Mic...
Maxthon announced its browser already has in place technology that blocks zero-day "Aurora" hacking attacks such as the one that broke into computers run by 20 companies, including Google, Adobe, and Juniper Networks, making away with intellectual property.
In five days, more than 300,000 Zynga game players purchased $1.5 million in virtual social goods to support relief efforts in Haiti. Through Zynga’s top four games, users from 47 countries donated to U.N. World Food Programme (WFP) by buying limited edition items in FarmVille, FishVil...
The Apache Software Foundation (ASF) has announced the graduation of Apache Pivot as a Top-Level Project (TLP), signifying that the Project's community and products have been well-governed under the ASF's meritocratic process and principles. In addition, the Project announced the relea...
Pundits talking about how Windows 7 is all about Microsoft competing against Apple, recovering with Vista consumer adoption disaster, or getting people off of XP, are missing one other – extremely important – part of the Windows 7 story. Windows 7 and its server counterpart – Windows S...
Progress Software announced today the acquisition of Savvion, a privately held business enterprise software company based in Santa Clara, California, for approximately $49 million, net of cash acquired. Savvion is a provider of Business Process Management (BPM) technology with 15 years...
A new Jeff Kagan Report & Comment discusses Google and its first wireless phone, Nexus One and Android: how it may change the wireless industry and how it compares to and competes with the Apple iPhone. This report also looks at how Google and Apple will impact others like RIM, Palm, S...
Here at Layer 7 we get asked a lot about our support for REST. We actually have a lot to offer to secure, monitor and manage REST-style transactions. The truth is, although we really like SOAP and XML here at Layer 7, we also really like REST and alternative data encapsulations like JS...
QlikTech has announced its QlikView analytics application will soon be available on the Android operating system. QlikView for Android leverages fully interactive drill down functionality to explore information, not just static reports that traditional BI mobile offerings are limited t...