Lots of folks have complained about being forced to download and install Windows 10, and lots of others have complained that it doesn’t work quite as well as everyone had hoped. Now, Microsoft is giving users a chance to...
Google’s next version of the Android operating system hasn’t been officially named yet, so we’re sticking with “Android N” until the official announcement comes along. This week Google released more exciting news answering the “age-old” question about pushing security...
For the first time in thirteen years, Apple, Inc. has recorded a decline in revenue. This puts an end to an incredible growth streak that the world’s largest listed company has enjoyed beginning in 2004 when the iPod was...
Shares of Amazon (AMZN) soared Thursday to surprisingly strong profits during the first quarter of 2016, due mostly to its fast-growing Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud business. Strong North American e-commerce sales also helped. Share prices reacted positively, soaring...
It’s been announced this week that IBM has finally put Power8-based systems onto its SoftLayer cloud. Way back in June 2013, Big Blue said it had plans to double the footprint of the SoftLayer cloud and make Power iron...
The Organized Cyberspace Crimes Unit of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards has accused Facebook’s Instagram of working with Kim Kardashian-West to corrupt Iranian women. The report is making headline news in the Muslim world and a spokesman for the OCCU...
It’s been almost a year since Microsoft Windows 10 was announced. Technical writers generally gave it positive reviews but some users are not quite so sure. A reader from The New York Times called it a "nightmare" after her...
Google has just launched a few new virtual reality products at this year’s Google I/O Developers Conference being held this week in San Francisco. Among the offerings is an update for the YouTube iOS application that allows a user...
The Cloud Wars Have Begun. Who Will Emerge Victorious?Ever since the advent of the Cloud concept, a slew of technology majors have been clawing their way upward, hoping to dominate what could soon be the most omnipresent component in...
Rackspace is out of the cloud race because it moved too slow when it had the opportunity. But it's not making the same mistake again. This time it has found a weak spot in the enemy's armor and is going...
Do you know how popular Office 365 is compared to Google Apps for Work? You'll be surprised! Microsoft's sales strategy for Office 365 has been aggressive and controversial, but it has been extremely effective. The ball is now in Google's court....
Google only woke up to cloud late last year. Can it catch up to the three giants already way ahead in Cloud Infrastructure-as-a-Service?What are the missing pieces of Google Cloud Platform's success puzzle? And when will it start picking...
India announces 100% foreign direct investment allowance in the online marketplace segment. This is a red carpet for international players to tap into what will be a $55 billion market in the next three years. Of significance is the possible entrance...
AWS is currently the highest net income earner for Amazon and continues to deliver double-digit net income. Over the past three years, it has shown tremendous growth and profitability, and has been a support unit for Amazon's overall profitability. AWS is...
Strong cloud growth for Oracle signals a shift in revenue stream structuring. With software and hardware losing ground, the company still has a long way to go for cloud revenue to adequately support losses elsewhere. Rather than going heavily into the...
A few days ago I was contacted by IBM's (NYSE:IBM) corporate communications department and asked if I wanted to meet with some of their executives to learn more about specific areas of business, acquisition plans, strategies and key partnerships...
IBM's rich acquisition history has now taken on two specific directions, and it's clear where Rometty intends to take the business over the next few years. These two segments are IBM's biggest growth opportunities, and I see them catapulting the...
IBM's slow movement in the cloud space allowed Amazon to take the first-mover advantage and the lead in this segment. The company's infrastructure and business relationships are its strongest points in this area, but it needs to take control of...
Domination of the Cloud space will give that company an edge over every other technology company. One has already emerged as a clear leader; another has the strong leadership and scalability to offer stiff competition. Here's why it's a good idea...