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A little confused about what's what with Cloud Foundry, OpenStack and Mesos? Let the Linux Foundation help you with its new guide to open-source cloud technologies.
SAP provided its five year outlook and sees its cloud business reaching parity with software in 2018 and delivering better profits in 2020. Is a five year outlook in technology reliable?
The mid market is well positioned to adopt cloud, mobility, and big data as part of business operations, Hewlett-Packard's Raj Thakur told ZDNet.
An investigation by the Serious Fraud Office into the sale of Autonomy has been brought to a close.
Riverbed Technology's Ian Raper practices what he preaches when it comes down to his unique management style.
Oracle has a cloud arsenal, solid growth and momentum. Here's a look at what Oracle customers and IT buyers need to know.
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The plain English takeaway is that faster training of neural networks will now be widely available via open source project Torch.
Amid a spate of recent database investment, Neo Technology, the company behind the leading Neo4j graph database, has unveiled its own multimillion injection.
Tata Consultancy Services has reported that strong growth in industries has contributed to an increase in profit, revenue, and income for the third quarter of the 2015 financial year.
With the availability of open-source MaxScale, database firm MariaDB thinks the middleware will have a big impact on developers and database admins.
Samsung and BlackBerry may not be an item yet, but there are a lot of reasons why the case for a merger is stronger than ever.
MYOB has announced that of the 1.2 million businesses actively using MYOB SME solutions, more than 500,000 are regular paying customers.
Should your enterprise own its data center? Would it be better to use the services of a hosting or collocation company? Does the emergence of cloud computing make this decision easier?
Facebook would like to be your workplace social network with Facebook for Work. Would you use it? Would you trust it?
It's no longer fashionable to criticize enterprise IT as it once was. That's because the Internet has definitively won the competition and is leading the way in tech innovation. But for proactive organizations, it doesn't have to be that way.
Adaptive Insights, a cloud-based corporate performance management vendor, has a new CEO. Tom Bogan comes from a lengthy finance career - something that could be of value as the company (and the sector) continues to experience growth.
After years of talk about the Linux desktop becoming important, it finally is. But thanks to Chromebooks and Android PCs, it's not the Linux desktop we expected.
Valentine's Day is here again, and love is in the air. Couples flirting, courting, forming relationships. Sometimes those relationships result in marriage. Marriages occur in the tech world, too. Corporate mergers can result in the two parts being stronger than the whole, or they can end in utter disaster.
We have a look at some hot products which did not live up to the hype after launching at CES. Some were simply far ahead of their time.
From hardware to smart baby monitors, CES 2014 did showcase a number of gems.
What are the most awesome technology creations that have changed the world that we live in? Let's start with these.
And now, for your reading pleasure, the very worst from the tech world in 2013.
The most tech-savvy U.S. president to date, Barack Obama uses the best devices and technology for the job, in and outside of the White House. Here's a look at some of the devices, platforms and technology he uses to carry out his day-to-day presidential duties.
I want a few things from my tech gadgets and providers. Here are my top desires.
Ten years ago we could have foreseen choppy waters in the not so distant future. But little could we envisage some of the horrors that we face today. Here are 13 of the scariest, most terrifying tech trends of the 21st century, all in the name of the Halloween spirit.
Google is 15 years old today. Here, we take a trip back in time and watch the Google home page -- and logo evolve.
Stephen Elop is to get $25 million in salary and stock in the Microsoft - Nokia deal. These execs got the biggest bonuses in the tech sector for staying in their jobs last year.
The limited edition security themed playing cards from Firehost handed out at Black Hat USA have hackers as jokers, and more hidden surprises in the artwork than you'd expect.
Most of the leading enterprise collaboration platforms have mobile clients as well as social networking features. Here's a list of the leaders as well as a look at their mobile clients.
If you're using Outlook.com or any of the Office 2013 applications, you'll find the new SharePoint 2013 user interface familiar. Here's a tour of Microsoft's updated document management/collaboration server.
While the big data buzz is making the headlines, it's also fast-becoming a genuine force in deriving strategic insight and actionable business intelligence from social media, as we see in each of these compelling case examples.
At the Supernova Conference in San Francisco, Amazon Chief Technology Officer Werner Vogels broadly outlines the benefits of a cloud-based infrastructure. He says Web services offer businesses the ability to lower costs, increase agility, and run a more secure platform within their organizations.
Tired of wondering when your ride will arrive? ZDNet correspondent Sumi Das explains how the Eyestop could forever change that waiting game for the better. A mix of smooth steel, clear curved glass and technology, this artful creation from the minds at MIT Media Lab could make your ride a little easier by telling you how many minutes until you can board, the fastest route to your destination and more.
At Dreamforce Global Gathering 2009 in San Francisco, Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff and Kraig Swensrud, senior vice president of product marketing, show attendees the company's new customer service software, Service Cloud 2. The new tool helps businesses connect their traditional call center technologies with social media applications through a cloud computing infrastructure.
At Dreamforce Global Gathering 2009 in San Francisco, Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff and technology head Parker Harris show attendees Chatter, a new collaboration and social media tool built for the enterprise. Benioff says the new tool will leverage social-networking models and bring them into a secure and private cloud where people, content, and applications will have profile feeds and groups.
At the NewTeeVee Live conference in San Francisco, Adobe CTO Kevin Lynch talks about how the company’s Flash software is coming to new devices such as game consoles, smartphones, and TVs. Lynch says Adobe is working with chip vendors and TV manufacturers on a variety of different television platforms to bring more interactivity to the living room.
ZDNet correspondent Sumi Das and senior editor Sam Diaz discuss the new Droid phone set to release in early November. Diaz also previews the upcoming Salesforce.com conference and weighs in on whether consumers will buy Windows 7 during the holiday season.
At the Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco, GE Chief Executive Jeff Immelt introduces a handheld ultrasound gadget called Vscan. Immelt believes that the new device will be make it easier for clinicians to monitor the human body in a variety of settings, including countries where medical professionals cannot afford larger imaging systems. Immelt also reveals new electronic medical-records software on which the company is working.
At Oracle's OpenWorld conference in San Francisco, CEO Larry Ellison previews the company's Exadata Version 2 computer. He says the new database computer is designed for online transaction processing and data warehousing. He adds that Exadata 2 can do faster processing at a much lower cost than can its biggest competitor, IBM.
Shadman Zafar, CIO of Verizon Telecom, talks about how focusing on the growth of the company acts as a great incentive for employees to innovatively come up with ideas and create new business cases around those ideas.
At a Churchhill Club event, Oracle CEO Larry Ellison talks to former Sun Microsystems President Ed Zander about Oracle's recent acquisition of Sun Microsystems. He says he’d like to pattern the new Oracle after T.J. Watson Jr.'s IBM, combining both hardware and software systems.
ZDNet Senior Editor Sam Diaz shares his views on the recent news that Hewlett-Packard's printing and imaging reported a 20 percent decline in the third quarter of 2009. He says companies such as Facebook are cutting into HP's printer business with online photo-sharing tools.
At the Revenue Bootcamp Conference in Mountain View, Calif., Chris Anderson, author of "Free: The Future of a Radical Price," discusses how different companies use the free-to-premium, or freemium model to not only make money, but often keep customers at a higher rate than fully paid services. There are many economies--ones of status, time, information and more--and the trick is to get people to trade their money for one of them.
How do you get your customers to pay for what they already get for free? Panelists at the Revenue Bootcamp Conference stress listening to your users, doing lots of testing, and not being afraid to make mistakes in the beginning. Panelists include Will Harvey, co-founder and chairman of IMVU; Scott Hintz, co-founder of TripIt; and Alice Lankester, former vice president of marketing at Photobucket. Moderator: Joyce Chung of Garage Technology Ventures.
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