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The last several days have been pretty interesting with tech giants Dell and HP trying to outbid each other for the data storage technology company 3Par . After Dell made its intention to grab 3PAR ‘s virtualization goodies public, HP did not waste much time to initiate a steep coun...
Oracle Corp has updated the Sun Ray Client product line geared for displaying server-hosted Windows, Linux and Oracle Solaris desktops with a new version Oracle Sun Ray 3 Plus Client that operates on its Oracle Virtual Desktop Infrastructure software. They all stack up nicely with with...
RIM is making moves to acquire Ottawa-based QNX Software Systems from Audio equipment maker Harman International. QNX produces a Linux based operating system, aimed primarily at the embedded systems market. While RIM already possesses its own mobile platform and a developer ecosystem t...
IBM has launched a new service that lets outside enterprises indulge in software development and testing on its Cloud Platform. IBM currently hosts services on the web like Lotus Live along with a Private cloud option that it launched in 2009. Since then it has steadily expanded its cl...
Google search gets pushed out of Motorola’s Chinese phones. Will Bing be taken more seriously after this? Even as Google is in talks with the Chinese government that will decide its fate in the country, Motorola has decided not to take any chances and go with Microsoft’s B...
Microsoft has sold 90 million copies of Windows 7 to date and no doubt makes the most popular operating system in history. But the past few years the media buzz has been all about radical innovators like Google and Apple who have made exciting headways in terms of fresh new product lin...
It is interesting to see how Open source rivals Red Hat and Novell have transferred their Linux warfare to the cloud. As both companies seek to use their open source history to advantage on the web platform by spouting standard mantras about avoiding vendor lock-ins and low cost, they ...
Many people have wondered what has taken Microsoft so long to update its lackluster Windows Mobile platform. It finally did it! At the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Microsoft introduced the Windows Phone 7 Series, its latest operating system for phones. The Software giant’s...
Many people have wondered what has taken Microsoft so long to update its lackluster Windows Mobile platform. It finally did it! At the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Microsoft introduced the Windows Phone 7 Series, its latest operating system for phones. The Software giant’s...
According to Market research firm Juniper Research, the number of Long Term Evolution (LTE) networks, otherwise known as 4G, is set to grow significantly with the number of subscribers exceeding 100 million by 2014. The LTE network is the next-generation, high-performance air interface...
The Finnish company touts Ovi Maps as better than Google’s Mobile Maps Service, releases new free, updated version of Ovi Maps for Nokia phones. In the face of acute competition from Google’s Android devices, Nokia is looking for avenues to up its game. It has decided to s...
The Finnish company touts Ovi Maps as better than Google’s Mobile Maps Service, releases new free, updated version of Ovi Maps for Nokia phones. In the face of acute competition from Google’s Android devices, Nokia is looking for avenues to up its game. It has decided to s...
The Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this year was grandiose and overwhelming as always. As my colleague Jeff Shelmire and I represented ChannelVission Inc to scope out the latest in tech madness, we were assaulted by a sensory overload of 3-D screen enablers, perceptive sensors,...
The Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this year was grandiose and overwhelming as always. As my colleague Jeff Shelmire and I represented ChannelVission Inc to scope out the latest in tech madness, we were assaulted by a sensory overload of 3-D screen enablers, perceptive sensors,...
Microsoft and Hewlett-Packard have teamed up on a three-year $250 million partnership to bring about the “next generation computing platform” called HP private cloud. They will be working towards a combined cost effective IT solution encompassing varying levels of hardware,...
Microsoft and Hewlett-Packard have teamed up on a three-year $250 million partnership to bring about the “next generation computing platform” called HP private cloud. They will be working towards a combined cost effective IT solution encompassing varying levels of hardware, software, a...
The BlackBerry maker plans to change all that and retain it’s still strong following of business users with the launch of a $200 gadget called the BlackBerry Presenter that it is demonstrating at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this week. When you plug the device into a big...
Toronto-based Opalis Software which provides IT process automation tools for data centers has been acquired by Microsoft. Microsoft will be integrating the acquisition into its System Center product line. As Microsoft ventures into cloud adventures and invests more and more in gigantic...
Responding to user demand, Amazon has expanded its on-demand computing EC2 offerings. It is auctioning off unused EC2 capacity through Spot Instances which enable you to make a bid for computing time. Bidders provide info on the instance family, size and region, number of Spot Instance...
Rimm along with other Smartphone makers like Palm have had to sit on the sidelines as Google led Android smartphones seem to have caught the imagination of gadget lovers. The recent media frenzy over Google’s much anticipated Nexus One phone probably has not helped much either. ...
Rimm along with other Smartphone makers like Palm have had to sit on the sidelines as Google led Android smartphones seem to have caught the imagination of gadget lovers. The recent media frenzy over Google’s much anticipated Nexus One phone probably has not helped much either. ...
Google will be acquiring AdMob, a network for ads on mobile gadgets for $750 million broadening its advertising reach to include mobile advertising. Omar Hamoui, CEO of Admob launched the company 4 year ago and has been a pioneer in the way he has maneuvered the controls imposed by wir...
Google will be acquiring AdMob, a network for ads on mobile gadgets for $750 million broadening its advertising reach to include mobile advertising. Omar Hamoui, CEO of Admob launched the company 4 year ago and has been a pioneer in the way he has maneuvered the controls imposed by wir...
Seattle based Amazon, the online retailer who is more talked about these days for its Web Services aka Amazon EC2 cloud computing, had a massive outage last week due to hardware failures triggered by power loss. As the whole world seems to be operating from the cloud these days, the Am...
Seattle based Amazon, the online retailer who is more talked about these days for its Web Services aka Amazon EC2 cloud computing, had a massive outage last week due to hardware failures triggered by power loss. As the whole world seems to be operating from the cloud these days, the Am...
Toronto-based Opalis Software which provides IT process automation tools for data centers has been acquired by Microsoft. Microsoft will be integrating the acquisition into its System Center product line. As Microsoft ventures into cloud adventures and invests more and more in gigantic...
Toronto-based Opalis Software which provides IT process automation tools for data centers has been acquired by Microsoft. Microsoft will be integrating the acquisition into its System Center product line. As Microsoft ventures into cloud adventures and invests more and more in gigantic...
Responding to user demand, Amazon has expanded its on-demand computing EC2 offerings. It is auctioning off unused EC2 capacity through Spot Instances which enable you to make a bid for computing time. Bidders provide info on the instance family, size and region, number of Spot Instance...
Responding to user demand, Amazon has expanded its on-demand computing EC2 offerings. It is auctioning off unused EC2 capacity through Spot Instances which enable you to make a bid for computing time. Bidders provide info on the instance family, size and region, number of Spot Instance...
Most high tech companies consider indirect sales practices after exhausting all avenues in their direct sales strategies. But with the advent of the recession, companies have had to re-evaluate their priorities and stretch themselves outside their comfort zone or at the very least take...
Microsoft has merged its cloud operating system, Azure, that lets developers create new Microsoft-compatible tools and applications in a cloud-based environment with its Server and tools group. The two groups will be operating under one division tagged Server & Cloud Division (SCD)...
Microsoft has merged its cloud operating system, Azure, that lets developers create new Microsoft-compatible tools and applications in a cloud-based environment with its Server and tools group. The two groups will be operating under one division tagged Server & Cloud Division (SCD)...
BlackBerry maker RIM  will be contributing to developing a wireless charging standard called Qi as a part of the Wireless Power Consortium. Interestingly Qi is pronounced "chee" and means "vital energy" in Chinese philosophy. The goal is to make Qi become to wireless charging what...
Most of us are probably focused on using micro blogging site Twitter to make money for ourselves. But is Twitter making money for itself? Twitter has become a veritable cultural phenomenon and one of the most talked about social internet companies. As Tod Maffin points out in his Techv...
There is a huge initiative among companies like Google, IBM, Cisco and so many other smaller smart grid players to make the grid more modernized using cutting edge digital technology and  tackle environmental issues, cost reduction  and energy conservation. The common smart g...