Bill Gates Advocated Skype Takeover as Microsoft’s Shadow Looms Over Mobile

Kyt Dotson | May 18th

Like the Cylon’s from Battlestar Galactica, Microsoft obviously has a plan and the software giant has probably been scheming ever since they laid down a cool $8.5 billion to purchase Internet calling software company Skype....»

New Media Minute: How to Do Social Media – The Top Three Do’s and Don’ts

Daisy Whitney | May 18th

What are the rules for engagement in the social Web? How often should you post on Facebook? How should you handle customer complaints on Twitter? Daisy Whitney asked social media expert Scott Meldrum of Pollin8 for his top...»

Tabbedout Keeps Consumer Data Safety a Focal Point throughout Expansion

Kristen Nicole | May 18th

In the days of growing concern over consumer safety and data protection, mobile apps, especially those associated with location-oriented services, are front and center.  Whether for scrutiny or praise, location-based apps are pioneering a new
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Social Media Valuations Frothy As LinkedIn IPO Approaches

Michael Trager | May 18th

As the impending IPO for LinkedIn, whose shares will be traded under the ticker symbol LNKD on the New York Stock Exchange beginning tomorrow, May 19, approaches, further signs of bubble-like valuations in the privately...»

Cisco Strengthens Tie with Microsoft by Expanding Support Portfolio

Maria Deutscher | May 18th

Cisco announced new data center solutions for customers who want to run Microsoft enterprise applications on Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS.) This launch is a part of the networking giant’s recovery

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Dell Profit, Margins Up

Michael Trager | May 18th

In contrast to Hewlett Packards's (ticker HPQ) recently reported financial results, things are looking up for Dell (ticker DELL). The financial results for their most recent fiscal quarter were announced yesterday and show marked...»

HP Lands New Storage Client, Builds Up Cloud Services

Maria Deutscher | May 18th

Hardware and aspiring software giant Hewlett-Packard broke the news that it has landed a major storage customer, a company which apparently benefited quite a bit from the transition, according to an official release.

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Is Big Data Prepared For the Challenges of the Cloud?

Cherr Aira | May 18th

Falling in love with Big Data already? Great! But, just as any relationship requires, you have to also deal with the downside, even as you enjoy all good stuff. The Big Data explosion and...»

SAP Simplifies Application Integration with NetWeaver Gateway

Jeffrey Kelly | May 18th

SAP customers have long wanted an easy way to connect SAP applications to outside environments. Now they have one. SAP today announced SAP NetWeaver Gateway, a new framework that greatly simplifies the task of connecting SAP ERP, CRM, BI...»

NetApp Follows VMware-Shavlik Deal with Microsoft Partnership

Maria Deutscher | May 17th

VMware and NetApp made a couple of milestone announcements, starting with the former’s acquisition of Shavlik. VMware said in a press release it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the develop

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