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Travel Industry – Flying High With Mobile Technologies

Travel Industry – Flying High With Mobile Technologies

Online Travel Providers Evolve As Users Move To Mobile A recent study by Google found that more and more people are searching for travel destinations via their mobile devices. The study found that over the past year there were 50% more searches about holiday destinations executed via mobile. Digging deeper into the study revealed that…

Apple Receives $548 Million In Samsung Patent Dispute

Apple Receives $548 Million In Samsung Patent Dispute

Samsung has agreed to pay Apple $548m (£362m) as part of a deal to settle a long-running patent dispute. The arrangement was revealed in papers filed to a California court by both companies on Thursday. The dispute began in 2011 when Apple said Samsung was using some of its patented technologies without permission. The payment does not…

Black Friday Cloud Specials: Who’s Offering What?

Black Friday Cloud Specials: Who’s Offering What?

Black Friday Cloud Specials From its rather humble beginnings in the early 1960s to the global shopping phenomenon it has become today, Black Friday has become a vital date in the calendar of most retailers, whether big or small. The story goes that the name was a nickname that the Philadelphia police gave to the…

Google Serious About Combined Cloud Platform Business Model

Google Serious About Combined Cloud Platform Business Model

Combined Cloud Platform Business Model Diane Greene, VMware founder and former CEO, has been tapped from the Google Board of Directors to serve as the head of its cloud unit, CEO Sundar Pichai announced on Thursday, November 19. “We’re excited that Diane Greene will lead a new team combining all our cloud businesses, including Google…

Dropbox Focuses On Enterprise Tools

Dropbox Focuses On Enterprise Tools

Dropbox CEO Drew Houston and his lieutenants took the stage today to give their big enterprise pitch to customers. Houston, of course, has to answer questions that a lot of critics have for the company. Can it be a force in the enterprise? Is it worth $10 billion? Will it hold that valuation as online storage…

The End To Windows 7 In October 2016

The End To Windows 7 In October 2016

It’s finally happened. Microsoft has updated its Windows lifecycle fact sheet that outlines the product sales periods for all its desktop operating systems. It has set a date of 31st October for Windows 7 to be completely killed off. This raises a critical issue too if you buy a new PC next year – if…