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The Power of the API: How Plugging Data Brings Extraordinary Services to the Public

The Power of the API: How Plugging Data Brings Extraordinary Services to the Public

Painting With APIs APIs or application programming interfaces of popular services are used by numerous startups to bring valuable services to the general public. API websites such as ProgrammableWeb is one of the more popular sites offering a variety of plugins and mashup examples. Companies such as Facebook, Foursquare and the Google’s API explorer share data with programmers, data that becomes all but the fabric of apps which can do some pretty amazing things. By…

Potential Security Flaws Detected With Medical Devices

Potential Security Flaws Detected With Medical Devices

Potential Security Flaws Detected There have always been concerns when it comes to security and the cloud. It is especially troubling when it involves the security of medical devices.  As reported by news agency Reuters. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is investigating about two dozen cases of suspected cybersecurity flaws in medical devices and hospital equipment that officials fear could be exploited by hackers, a senior official at the agency told Reuters. These threats…

New Funding For Acumatica ERP Cloud Business – $13 Million Invested

New Funding For Acumatica ERP Cloud Business – $13 Million Invested

Acumatica ERP Cloud Business Acumatica, a well known ERP cloud services company has raised over $13 millions in new funding led by Bain Capital Owned-MYOB. This is exciting news for the company and demonstrates the high level of adoption and commitment by their clients and partners. This investment validates the market acceptance of the Acumatica solution,” said CEO Jon Roskill. “The investment will allow us to implement aggressive growth plans in three areas: Broadening our product line;…

Cloud Infographic – Wearable Tech And Preventative Healthcare

Cloud Infographic – Wearable Tech And Preventative Healthcare

Wearable Tech And Preventative Healthcare There are so many exciting new opportunities available to utilize wearable technology in the future.  Areas such as nanotechnology disease monitoring, crowdfunding to wearable accessories are some excellent examples of the potential. Estimates vary, but appear to suggest that the market will produce between $14-50 Billion over the next few years. Included below is an infographic provided by TechnologyAdvice which takes a closer look at Wearable Technology and Preventative Healthcare. Some of the biggest findings…

SingleHop Unveils Enterprise-Class Virtual Private Cloud for Businesses of All Sizes

SingleHop Unveils Enterprise-Class Virtual Private Cloud for Businesses of All Sizes

SingleHop Unveils Enterprise-Class Virtual Private Cloud Cloud Infrastructure Provider Leverages Wide Range of Technologies to Deliver a Dynamic Virtual Private Cloud Solution to All Enterprises CHICAGO, IL–(Marketwired – Oct 21, 2014) – SingleHop, a leading provider of cloud-enabled managed hosting, today announced the launch of its new Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) offering. Built on a range of enterprise technologies from VMware, Veeam, EMC, and many others, and fully integrated with SingleHop’s global cloud automation and…

Are Wearables Bad For Your Health?

Are Wearables Bad For Your Health?

Are Wearables Bad For Your Health? Wearables are supposed to be good for your health. Fitness bands, gym accessories and biometric monitors can measure everything from heart-rate to body hydration, and should theoretically be used to help owners improve their bodies. So why does new research claim that wearables are, in fact, bad for your health? The short answer is that doctors and scientists have claimed devices such as internet-connected glasses, smart watches and health…

IBM Stumbles Amid Earnings Concerns

IBM Stumbles Amid Earnings Concerns

IBM Stumbles Amid Earnings Concerns Last week, IBM and SAP shook the cloud computing world with the announcement that they would be embarking on a massive strategic partnership. The partnership was designed “to offer a more holistic service to their clients,”. The shock waves from this announcement were so strong that other firms were reportedly adjusting their strategies to compensate for the change, and some feared that they would be outcompeted by the new IBM-SAP…