IBM announced today that it will be building quantum computing systems and making them available for commercial use. The computing service, which will be delivered via IBM’s cloud platform, will allow users to connect to IBM’s quantum processor, enabling...
Microsoft has a lot riding on Skype. With the Redmond giant staying focused on the office collaboration market, meeting solutions such as messaging, video/voice calling and conferencing play a critical role in the workplace, and Skype is Microsoft's solution to...
The cloud is beckoning big business. Companies such as Netflix, Instagram, Capital One, and Ancestry.com are now in the cloud, and their platform of choice is Amazon Web Services (AWS).AWS has a significant influence in the cloud computing world, leading...
Google Cloud Platform has doubled down on its container service and announced the launch of Google Cloud Container Builder, a tool that allows users to build container images irrespective of the deployment environment.The new tool aims to complement to...
Microsoft took a huge step this week in strengthening its position in the office collaboration market by making Microsoft Teams available in 181 markets around the world. Microsoft Teams, a chat based workspace in Office 365, was available in...
Most people don't think of a Chromebook as a serious laptop. From a user perspective it's neither a full-fledged laptop nor does it have the flexibility of a hybrid tablet. Chromebooks users are, of course, the most reliable source...
While everyone is busy talking about Amazon agreeing to acquire Whole Foods Market for a whopping $13.7 billion, there's something else going on in the background on the cloud computing side of things. Whole Foods just happens to be...
In what is a first in the restaurant industry, Dallas-based Wingstop Inc. has created an Alexa skill that will give Amazon Alexa on Echo devices access to full-menu voice-activated customized ordering from any of the company's 949 restaurants across America.Amazon...
Amazon Web Services announced today that they have signed up Dunkin' Brands Group as their client. Amazon says that the migration of Dunkin' Brands' online assets is complete, which includes its mobile applications, e-commerce websites, and key corporate IT infrastructure...
IBM's focus on hybrid cloud infrastructure solutions has finally paid off. Tech market research firm Frost & Sullivan has bestowed the Cloud Company of the Year Award for 2016 on the 105-year-old Armonk, New York-based technology giant for its "market leadership...
Flipkart, one of India's leading e-commerce companies, raised $1.4 billion from a recent funding round that took the company's valuation to $11.6 billion. But the interesting part was that Microsoft was one of the investors.The investment is not just a...
A while ago, there was some confusion about the Windows 10 HomeHub feature when Windows Central first reported it. The cited resource links pointed to a LinkedIn profile update by one of Microsoft's Level II software engineers in China, Guangjun...
Whether you're an extrovert or a more private person, Google Photos now has a new feature for you. Self-Tagging If you want to let the world know where you are and who you're with, you can now do that on Google...
There are two big reasons why Microsoft Windows failed in the mobile arena the first time around. They were late to realize that Apple had stepped up the smartphone game by several notches, and they tried to compete with Google’s Android...
As the race at the top of the cloud computing industry heats up, Amazon and Microsoft are both making subtle moves that have all the necessary ingredients to shake up the industry in the near future. Until now, Amazon...