Microsoft's annual Build conference concluded last month with hints about the company’s overall strategic thinking for the next year or so about their Universal Windows Platform and the ecosystem it will drive. For the enterprise, the obvious announcement to...
Google has announced at their annual developers’ conference that before the end of the year, Android users will be able to log in to services using something other than a password. The news confirms earlier rumors that a combination...
Apple has announced that its latest operating system version is expected to be in June as a full upgrade, rather than the update that El Capitan (10.11) was in relation to Yosemite (10.10).According to various rumors, a new feature...
Amazon's latest and greatest e-reader, the Kindle Oasis, has just been announced, but reviewers are complaining about the price. It seems that even though Kindles have historically settled around $50 to $100, the new Oasis costs almost $300.Now Amazon...
At Moogfest 2016 this past week, IBM described a number of new developments that IBM Watson is now featuring. According to IBM Watson team spokesperson Ally Schneider, Watson now features a number of AI improvements including 30 open-source APIs...
Some four months after dropping subscription fees, WhatsApp is again making news as parent company Facebook has announced that there is now a full desktop version. WhatsApp was purchased by Facebook in 2014 and has become the most popular...
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...