Category Archives: Cloud Computing

Cybercrime Gang Targets Execs Using Hotel Internet

Cybercrime Gang Targets Execs Using Hotel Internet

Executives traveling across Asia have been targeted by cyber criminals through hotel internet networks in an ongoing and sophisticated attack, a Russian cybersecurity company said Monday. Read the source article at WSJ Blogs

How To Define The Internet of Things – Security First

How To Define The Internet of Things – Security First

Define The Internet of Things Given the amount of prose dedicated to the internet of things, it would hardly be foolish to assume that the term is well-defined and well-understood. In reality the opposite is true – professors, tech companies, the media, and individual blogs all disagree on what exactly falls under the umbrella of…

The Who to launch virtual reality app for Facebook’s Oculus Rift

The Who to launch virtual reality app for Facebook’s Oculus Rift

Fly-through app will celebrate bands 50th anniversary, alongside 3D retrospective apps for Android and iOS Id always hoped Id fly through a virtual reality environment on a Lambretta listening to some of The Whos greatest hits before I got old. Now I have, courtesy of an official app being developed for Facebooks Oculus Rift headset.…

How Home Depot and JP Morgan could have avoided the worst

How Home Depot and JP Morgan could have avoided the worst

Rather than relying on the detection of known signatures, the fight against today’s sophisticated attackers is about leveraging big data techniques, self-learning and expertise in collaborative cybersecurity – generally in the cloud. Read the source article at Information Age

Smart Cities: Market Opportunities Worth USD 1.5 trillion By 2020

Smart Cities: Market Opportunities Worth USD 1.5 trillion By 2020

Smart Cities: Market Opportunities Worth USD 1.5 trillion By 2020 SINGAPORE, Nov. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — By 2025, it is expected that approximately 58% of the world’s population – or 4.6 billion people will be living in urban areas. The process of urbanization has become so important that it has become a catalyst in the transformation…

Frost & Sullivan: Customer Acquisition Strategies of ‘Retailers’ Drives Uptake of Big Data Analytics

Frost & Sullivan: Customer Acquisition Strategies of ‘Retailers’ Drives Uptake of Big Data Analytics

This requirement has thrown the spotlight on big data analytics due to its ability to analyse large volumes of unstructured and structured data from a variety of sources. New analysis from Frost & Sullivan, Big Data in Retail, finds that analytics will be applied in front-end as well as back-end applications in retail. “Omni-channel retail…

The Lighter Side Of The Cloud – Super Cookie

The Lighter Side Of The Cloud – Super Cookie

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Is Big Data Risky?

Is Big Data Risky?

Before you jump on the big data bandwagon, make sure you’re prepared for the big risk that comes with it, says consultant Glenn Kapetansky. Read the source article at cnbc.com

Genomics Moves to the Cloud

Genomics Moves to the Cloud

For $25 a year, Google will keep a copy of any genome in the cloud. Google is approaching hospitals and universities with a new pitch. Have genomes? Store them with us. The search giant’s first product for the DNA age is Google Genomics, a cloud computing service that it launched last March but went mostly unnoticed…

Pinup: Lunacloud Shows Promise

Pinup: Lunacloud Shows Promise

The Next Cloud Contender? Lunacloud is a European cloud computing provider and a major player in the IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) market. Founded in 2011, it has rapidly expanded into this dynamic industry and become a prominent competitor. Most people in the industry were unaware of Lunacloud until December of 2012, when a CloudSpecs…

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