Category Archives: Mobile

Microsoft Acquires SwiftKey Smart Predictive Keyboard Technology

Microsoft Acquires SwiftKey Smart Predictive Keyboard Technology

Microsoft Acquires SwiftKey After a day of rumors, Microsoft has now confirmed that it has acquired SwiftKey, the London-based company behind the popular predictive keyboard app of the same name. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but according to a Financial Times report yesterday, Microsoft was looking to pay in the region of $250…

V2V Communications – Driverless Cars To Impact Lives

V2V Communications – Driverless Cars To Impact Lives

Driverless Cars To Impact Lives Today’s vehicles come pre-equipped with tons of new technology that help us connect our lives in many ways. It can connect our phones, our homes, and now it can connect us to other cars on the roadways. Car-to-Car Communication Basics Car to car communication, also known as V2V communication, is…

Key Insights: The Future of Mobile Commerce

Key Insights: The Future of Mobile Commerce

The Future of Mobile Commerce Today, mobile is ingrained into our daily lifestyles. From communication to commerce, transactions are instantaneous – and continue to become even more convenient. Here, we’ll take a look at the latest mobile innovations as well as predictions for where mobile is headed in years to come. M-Commerce in 2016 Mobile…

Drones: Unlimited Possibilities Await Us – Good And Bad

Drones: Unlimited Possibilities Await Us – Good And Bad

Drones: Unlimited Possibilities I have written two recent posts here on CloudTweaks about drones. The first, ‘The Pizza Delivery Drone’, was a somewhat comical look at what possibly is to come with future drones. The second was a look at the more immediately possible concept of a modular drone.  Modular drones are capable of supporting…

Employment Trends: Cloud Technology Leads The Way

Employment Trends: Cloud Technology Leads The Way

Employment Trends: Cloud Technology World Economic Forum’s Future of Jobs report, developed in collaboration with the Global Agenda Council, uses the dataset of a survey of CHROs and other senior talent and strategy executives examining 371 leading global employers that represent over 13 million employees. It predicts that the rapidly evolving employment landscape will force…

The Soft-Edged Cloud: A Security Challenge

The Soft-Edged Cloud: A Security Challenge

The Cloud Security Challenge The use of the term “cloud” to describe global, offsite, computing and storage technology is apt for a number of reasons; not all of them good. The metaphor succeeds largely when people visualize their data hovering over their heads, no longer tied to a single location, and consequently easy to access…

CES: Google Project Tango Phone

CES: Google Project Tango Phone

Getting around Vegas during CES can be a maddening experience. Casinos are vast and built to be confusing. Where’s my meeting room again? Usually you’d have to rely on signs and people pointing you in the right direction. But Project Tango, a Google platform that utilizes an array of sensors and cameras to detect where…

5 Early CES 2016 Announcements Placing The Cloud Front And Center

5 Early CES 2016 Announcements Placing The Cloud Front And Center

5 Early CES 2016 Announcements The annual Consumer Electronics Showcase (CES) kicks off in Las Vegas this morning, and already there are a slew of high profile, cloud-related announcements from a wide variety of companies. From big names like BMW and Samsung to startups trying to break into the public eye, it’s clear that the…

The Importance Of Cloud Password Management

The Importance Of Cloud Password Management

Cloud Password Management A very obvious trend over the past few years has been organizations moving their business applications to the cloud. This trend has been talked about over and over again, including the benefits, drawbacks, implementation hurdles, etc. So what is the next step or advancement in cloud hosted applications? The next step is…

Cloud Startups And The Importance Of Optimizing For Site Loading Times

Cloud Startups And The Importance Of Optimizing For Site Loading Times

Optimizing For Site Loading Times When the Internet was first introduced to the world, it was nothing more than a selection of webpages containing basic information, with access normally being given over a dial-up connection. This process is now seen as something from a bygone era, especially with the introduction of lightning-fast Internet connections and…

5 Signs Your Company Is Ready For A New ERP System

5 Signs Your Company Is Ready For A New ERP System

New ERP System STERLING, VA–(Marketwired – December 28, 2015) – As your company evolves, the systems you use to facilitate operations will have to adapt. In the early stages of a business’ growth, it’s possible to get away with using spreadsheets or siloed software to manage each functional area of the business. But at a…

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