General Electric’s Predix Cloud – Building IoT Applications

General Electric’s Predix Cloud – Building IoT Applications

General Electric’s Predix Cloud This week, General Electric has launched its first hosted cloud service. Designed for building applications for the Internet of Things, GE has differentiated itself from market-dominating services such as Amazon’s AWS by targeting the industrial market, and will be focusing on applications related to medical equipment, jet engines, wind turbines, and…

Infrastructure Management

Infrastructure Management

Blade Server Strategies: Optimizing the Data Center Modern blade solutions are the heart of flexible, cost-effective infrastructures… Beyond the Bond: Advancing the Alignment Between the CMO and CIO Much has been written about the need for partnership and alignment between.. The Essentials of CIO’s – Free Kit Download this kit to learn everything you need…

Infrastructure Management

Infrastructure Management

Blade Server Strategies: Optimizing the Data Center Modern blade solutions are the heart of flexible, cost-effective infrastructures… Beyond the Bond: Advancing the Alignment Between the CMO and CIO Much has been written about the need for partnership and alignment between.. The Essentials of CIO’s – Free Kit Download this kit to learn everything you need…

MOOC: Massive Open Online Course

MOOC: Massive Open Online Course

MOOC: Massive Open Online Course The advent of new information and communication technologies such as Web 2.0, Learning 2.0, cloud-based learning tools, open content and open source learning tools have transformed the world of education in an unprecedented way. Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) as an emerging method of education is considered as one of…

Raising Arizona cash bait for CSR

Wireless pioneer CSR reveals that Arizona-based Microchip Technology Incorporated is likely to pay cash if a deal is struck to acquire the Cambridge UK business. Read more… Read the source article at Business Weekly

Raising Arizona cash bait for CSR

Wireless pioneer CSR reveals that Arizona-based Microchip Technology Incorporated is likely to pay cash if a deal is struck to acquire the Cambridge UK business. Read more… Read the source article at Business Weekly

China Queries Microsoft

China Queries Microsoft

A Chinese antimonopoly agency said Microsoft Corp. should issue a written explanation covering what it called compatibility and bundling issues with Windows and Office software. Read the source article at online.wsj.com

China Queries Microsoft

China Queries Microsoft

A Chinese antimonopoly agency said Microsoft Corp. should issue a written explanation covering what it called compatibility and bundling issues with Windows and Office software. Read the source article at online.wsj.com

EU Questions Facebook, WhatsApp Rivals Over Deal

EU Questions Facebook, WhatsApp Rivals Over Deal

European Union antitrust officials have sent a detailed questionnaire to competitors and customers of Facebook and message service WhatsApp as they probe the proposed $19 billion acquisition of the latter by the California-based tech giant. Read the source article at online.wsj.com

Research and Markets: Global E-Prescribing Market Analysis Report 2014-2019 – Significant Growth Led by Government …

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/jq5npd/eprescribing) has announced the addition of the “E-Prescribing Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 – 2019” report to their offering. The global E-Prescribing market was valued at USD 250.2 million in 2013 and is likely to grow at a CAGR of 23.5% from … Read…

EU Questions Facebook, WhatsApp Rivals Over Deal

EU Questions Facebook, WhatsApp Rivals Over Deal

European Union antitrust officials have sent a detailed questionnaire to competitors and customers of Facebook and message service WhatsApp as they probe the proposed $19 billion acquisition of the latter by the California-based tech giant. Read the source article at online.wsj.com

Research and Markets: Global E-Prescribing Market Analysis Report 2014-2019 – Significant Growth Led by Government …

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/jq5npd/eprescribing) has announced the addition of the “E-Prescribing Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 – 2019” report to their offering. The global E-Prescribing market was valued at USD 250.2 million in 2013 and is likely to grow at a CAGR of 23.5% from … Read…

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The Open Performance Grid: Utopia Comes To Tech

The Open Performance Grid: Utopia Comes To Tech

The Open Performance Grid “For what greater wealth can there be than cheerfulness, peace of mind, and freedom from anxiety?” So wrote the English author and philosopher Sir Thomas More in his novel, Utopia, almost 500 years ago. More’s utopian dreams continue to thrive in one guise or another to the present day; in the…

Cloud Computing: On The Fringe or Mainstream?

Cloud Computing: On The Fringe or Mainstream?

Cloud Computing Revenue Numbers Imagine that your viewpoint is shared by 5% of people. You’d be in a fringe political party, perhaps, or share a fondness for some obscure sport or hobby. Or you’d be a proponent of Cloud Computing. Because the reality is that after many years of technical development, entrepreneurial freneticism, and big-company marketing,…

Four Reasons Why CIOs Must Transform IT Into ITaaS To Survive

Four Reasons Why CIOs Must Transform IT Into ITaaS To Survive

CIOs Must Transform IT The emergence of the Cloud and its three delivery models of Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Software as a Service (SaaS) and Platform as a Service (PaaS) has dramatically impacted and forever changed the delivery of IT services. Cloud services have pierced the veil of IT by challenging traditional method’s dominance…

From Illusion To Reality: Up Personal On Cloud Computing Privacy

From Illusion To Reality: Up Personal On Cloud Computing Privacy

Cloud Computing Privacy We are under an illusion around the cloud computing. Without a doubt the benefits are incredible. However, cloud impacts personal user privacy and potentially exposes their private data in ways they may not have anticipated. Given that users don’t usually read the terms of service and privacy policies, it is unclear how…

How The Cloud Is Changing Disaster Recovery

How The Cloud Is Changing Disaster Recovery

How the Cloud is Changing Disaster Recovery Anyone who is a regular reader of this site will know about the cloud’s numerous benefits. Using the cloud can provide businesses with cost-effective resource usage, rapid provisioning, easy scalability and flexible elasticity – benefits that simply don’t exist when using local on-site servers and services. One of…

Surprising Facts and Stats About The Big Data Industry

Surprising Facts and Stats About The Big Data Industry

Facts and Stats About The Big Data Industry If you start talking about big data to someone who is not in the industry, they immediately conjure up images of giant warehouses full of servers, staff poring over page after page of numbers and statistics, and some big brother-esque official sat in a huge government building…

Cloud Infographic: Cloud Public, Private & Hybrid Differences

Cloud Infographic: Cloud Public, Private & Hybrid Differences

Cloud Public, Private & Hybrid Differences Many people have heard of cloud computing. There is however a tremendous number of people who still cannot differentiate between Public, Private & Hybrid cloud offerings.  Here is an excellent infographic provided by the group at iWeb which goes into greater detail on this subject. Infographic source: iWeb

5 Ways The Internet of Things Will Drive Cloud Growth

5 Ways The Internet of Things Will Drive Cloud Growth

5 Ways The Internet of Things Will Drive Cloud Growth The Internet of Things is the latest term to describe the interconnectivity of all our devices and home appliances. The goal of the internet of things is to create universal applications that are connected to all of the lights, TVs, door locks, air conditioning, and…

Opera Software Partnership Reaches 5 Million Readers In Africa via Mobile Phones

Opera Software Partnership Reaches 5 Million Readers In Africa via Mobile Phones

Worldreader and Opera Software Partnership Public Literacy Categories Include Health, Sports, and Love Across 25,000 Book Titles Worldreader, a global nonprofit dedicated to improving literacy in the developing world through digital books, today announces a new partnership with Opera Software that has provided 5 million readers in Africa access to 25,000 free digital book titles,…

Wearable Tech News: Google Android Wear Now Works With iPhone

Wearable Tech News: Google Android Wear Now Works With iPhone

When you wear something every day, you want to be sure it really works for you. That’s why Android Wear offers countless design choices, so you can find the watch that fits your style. Want a round watch with a more classic look? Feel like a new watch band? How about changing things up every…

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