Africa: Cloud Computing’s Secret Weapon

Africa: Cloud Computing’s Secret Weapon Cloud computing’s best opportunity for unparalleled progress and worldwide relevance lies in how deeply and effectively it penetrates the African information technology community. Point blank. Why is this so? Simply because the massive continent remains in the dark ages of technology of all sorts, a condition which has fostered as

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Cloud 2012: What to Expect in the Latter Six Months

Cloud 2012: What to Expect in the Latter Six Months Don’t blink — it’s already mid-June. Indeed, 2012 has flown by, but not without cloud computing extending its reach and fame, both in the IT community and with the general public. The increased ease with which cloud is regarded by businesses and everyday folk from

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No Smartphone? Never Fear – Apps For All Are (Hopefully Soon) Here

No Smartphone? Never Fear – Apps For All Are (Hopefully Soon) Here Explicating the trendiness and popularity of intelligent mobile devices these days, smartphones such as the iPhone and Android smack of technological superiority. They flaunt generously sized display touch screens; only they are entitled to the Internet-surfing speed and power of the 4G network;

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I Like the Way You Move: A Boom in the Mobile Cloud

I Like the Way You Move: A Boom in the Mobile Cloud Surmounting the economic challenges of 2011, cloud computing emerged as a new technological force to be reckoned with. The New Year has already announced additional strength for the cloud, particularly in the mobile phone sector. Several major tech junkets predicted cloud computing’s push

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Apps for Africa: Mobile Cloud Computing to Accelerate Innovation

Part 2: Apps for Africa: Mobile Cloud Computing to Accelerate Innovation Continued From Part 1 Every cloud has a silver lining, a lining that emits beams of hope onto the continent it traverses. Africa’s horizon has seen many clouds that have only passed on to deliver rains to the rest of the world.  However, one

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Movirtu, The Cloud Phone™ Company Raises $5.5 Million

Series A Investment will Support International Expansion and Extension of the Cloud Phone™ Product Portfolio LONDON, UK November 11, 2010 – Movirtu, the Cloud Phone™ company and supplier of innovative network infrastructure solutions for mobile operators servicing rural poor communities located in Africa and South Asia, today announced it has raised US$5.5 million Series A

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Save $100 and join CloudTweaks at All About Mobile

Save $100 and join CloudTweaks at All About Mobile, the ISV conference for mobile business, produced by the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) and taking place November 16-17, 2010 in San Jose, California. ISVs large and small have already begun to transition software and cloud-based applications for use on mobile devices. In fact, in

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Lawsuit may signal era of Oracle, Google tensions

Leading Web search provider Google Inc and No 2 business software maker Oracle Corp are not usually viewed as business rivals. But a patent dispute between the two technology companies suggests they see each other as exactly that. Oracle, led by its brash Chief Executive Larry Ellison, filed a lawsuit on Thursday that accuses Google’s increasingly

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