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Facebook’s WhatsApp Delivers Desktop Version

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...
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Microsoft Adds Feedback Hub to Windows 10

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...

​Google Releases New Android N Preview

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...
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Where are Apple’s iPhone Sales Going?

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...
Prime Video launching original programming in India

Amazon Web Services (AWS) Helps Push Amazon Sales Up 28%

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....

IBM SoftLayer Cloud Finally Gets Power8 Machines

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...
Kim Kardashian-West

Facebook’s Instagram Accused of “Un-Islamic” Crimes

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...

Microsoft Windows 10 Birthday Approaches, Roll-back Feature Should Help Avoid User Panic

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...

New YouTube App for iOS, Now with Google Cardboard VR Support

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...
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The Cloud Wars Have Begun. Who Will Emerge Victorious?

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...

Rackspace Elbows Its Way Back Into The Cloud

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...

Microsoft High On Office 365 Success

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...

Alphabet’s Google Weak On Cloud Numbers

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...

India Rolls Out Red Carpet For Marketplace E-Retailers, But With Riders

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...
Prime Video launching original programming in India

Amazon Web Services holding profitability bag for Amazon

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...
Oracle Cloud Platform

Oracle’s Cloud Service Fights To Compensate For Weakening Software And Hardware

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...

Seekingalpha IBM Exclusive Interview Series 1: Inhi Cho Suh On The Future Of Analytics...

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...

IBM: 2 Important Verticals To Watch

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...

IBM Cloud: Can It Save Second Place?

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...

Cloud Investing: Buy The Space, Not One Company

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...