Approximately 60 percent of apps in Google Play are said to be now using the service at a rate of 17 billion messages sent per day.
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Aruba is looking to combine its enterprise Wi-Fi technology with Meridian's location services to provide context about users and devices.
Reporting its first quarter earnings five days earlier than expected, Dell reported a dismal first quarter as a result of the continued crumbling of the PC market.
Google product managers describe how digital photo company Shutterfly is a case study example of turning big data into business without massive hardware and software investments.
Timothy Jordan, senior developer advocate at Google for Project Glass, noted new developer tools as it builds the Google Glass ecosystem on the fly.
The joint collaboration project from Hewlett-Packard and SAP effectively triples the amount of memory on a single server designed for processing big data.
Cisco CEO John Chambers said "we are dramatically better positioned than the traditional data center players such as HP, Dell, and IBM."
The very factor that decimated BlackBerry over the past five years is now becoming one of the most important catalysts in its turnaround.
SAP chairman and co-founder Hasso Plattner takes the stage to bust myths about HANA, its in-memory database technology. Live from the Sapphire Now conference in Orlando.
There's no end in sight to the Google-Apple duopoly in the smartphone market, but Microsoft's Windows Phone software has taken third place, overtaking BlackBerry, thanks to Nokia's help.