US vs UK: Music Cloud Storms Brew Over Fees, Licensing for Spotify and Pandora

Cherr Aira | March 30th

The music cloud market is getting more crowded with each passing day, as several applications and services seem to appear from every corner of the world. Competition is getting tougher as companies are adamant about hopping on...»

Google To Sell Self-Branded Tablet

Mellisa Tolentino | March 30th

Today’s mobile roundup features Google’s plan on selling their own tablet, Apple's $15 refund for the iPhone 4 antennagate, and more. The Google Tablet There are a lot of OEMs running on Google’s Android platform.  Google doesn’t...»

Facebook Timeline Becomes an Institution Today, But is it an Asset for Brands?

Saroj Kar | March 30th

“Your life will no longer be the same,” said Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg in September last year at the f8 developer conference. There he presented Facebook's new Timeline, which will be going live for...»

3 Ways APIs are Changing IT Consulting

Klint Finley | March 29th

In a time when entrepreneurs and VCs are the new rock stars, cloud computing, big data and consumerization have made even enterprise startups like Box, Cloudera and Yammer sexy. And now thanks to EMC's acquisition of...»

Tax Team Up in the Cloud: Automation Across SAP, QuickBooks to Start

Maria Deutscher | March 29th

Mulesoft offers a hosted integration platform which it refers to as the Mule iON integration platform as a service (iPaaS,) and the solution sports a line-up of applications that make up its ecosystem. The...»

1DollarScan Launches Fine Tune Digital Service for Mobile Devices

Saroj Kar | March 29th

1DollarScan, the digital scanning service that lets you digitize your books, documents, greeting cards, photos, etc. for just one dollar, is ramping up its product line as digital publishing gains traction (Pottermore, anyone?)  Today...»

NoOps, AppOps and DevOps and your Business. How do They Apply for You?

Klint Finley | March 29th

[The following is a guest post by New Relic Lead Developer of Cloud Services Adron Hall- KF] Before diving straight into what NoOps, AppOps, and DevOps are let’s first give platform-as-a-service (PaaS) some context. There are three...»

Can Big Data Tackle Data Center Efficiency?

Matt Weinberger | March 29th

"As we grow old, the beauty steals inward," or so Ralph Waldo Emerson once wrote. I doubt he was talking about big data. But as it matures, can big data be used to provide the same...»

Big Things Planned for Microsoft’s Kinect for Windows 1.5

Kyt Dotson | March 29th

May 2012 will see the release of a new version of the Kinect software for Windows and this week Microsoft’s Craig Eisler published a sneak peek into what we can expect from this update. Looking at...»

Cloud Accounts for 35 Percent of SMB Primary Backup

Maria Deutscher | March 29th

While storage titan EMC, HP and IBM are racing towards a competitive edge in the never-ending enterprise hardware wars, cloud backup providers are also seeing their market expand – and competition is growing as...»