Month: June 2014

Information of Things

What Happened to Smart Homes, Glass and Robots at Google I/O Conference? Of all the things Google officials talked about during the annual developers conference keynote, the things that had a lot of people buzzing were those the company didn’t mention. The Google I/O keynote on Wednesday focused on Android, wearables, especially smartwatches, Google TV […]

Google Targets Business Users with Cloud, Docs Advances

After focusing much of its approximately two-and-a-half-hour-long Google I/O keynote on its Android platform and related devices, the company turned its attention to the enterprise with announcements about Google Docs and its cloud service. The changes represent something of a long play to pull in more business from large companies. “It’s really a long-term thing,” […]

Google Enters Smartwatch Market

Google entered the hot smartwatch market Wednesday, unveiling two devices, the LG G and Samsung Gear Live. The smartwatches, which interface with Android phones and tablets, will be available Wednesday in Google’s Play store, the company said, announcing them at its Google I/O conference in San Francisco. Both smartwatches feature a rectangular screen. Google also […]

Wireless Carriers a Challenge for Internet of Things (IoT)

According to Google, the Internet-of-Things (IoT) will often require slow-but-cheap connectivity, pretty much the opposite of what wireless carriers offer today. The company has challenged carriers to make this IoT plan known so developers and customers can begin to plan their futures. Google’s Don Dodge says current mobile plans are poorly suited for a world […]

SAP GROWING THROUGH ACQUISITIONS

SAP (NYSE: SAP) saw first quarter revenues grow 6% over the year to €3.7 billion (~$5.1 billion), in line with market estimates. EPS of €0.56 (~$0.77) was ahead of the Street’s projections of $0.62 for the quarter. By segment, software and support revenues grew 7% to €2.8 billion (~$3.9 billion) and revenues from cloud subscriptions […]

The Rise of the Phablets

In 2013 Samsung Released Pocket-Busting Galaxy Mega ‘Phablets’. Samsung has again decided to push the boundaries of our pockets with their latest and largest phones. We’re not even sure you can quite call them phones. In fact, Samsung has spurred many to give these large phones a new category name — “phablets,” a portmanteau of […]

Microsoft and Salesforce.com Form global Strategic Partnership

I believe this to be significant news coming from Microsoft and Salesforce.  it very well could change the CRM landscape permanently. Microsoft and Salesforce.com have become corporate buddies, pledging to integrate their flagship products in what they’re calling a “global, strategic partnership.” The agreement calls for Salesforce.com’s CRM (customer-relationship-management) software to be integrated with Microsoft’s […]

SAP said Fiori and Personas will be Included with other Software

SAP Fiori User Experience (UX) and SAP Screen Personas software will now be included within underlying licenses of SAP software. For existing customers, SAP will provide a software credit redeemable against future software sales. In addition, SAP will offer a portfolio of UX services, including design, rapid deployment and custom development, to enhance customer engagement. […]

Oracle Introduces Oracle Solaris 11.2 Engineered for Cloud

Oracle has introduced Oracle Solaris 11.2, a modern cloud platform that melds efficient virtualization, application-driven software-defined networking (SDN) technology and a full OpenStack distribution. This powerful combination of an enterprise-class operating system and other components creates a highly efficient, compliant, secure, open and affordable software platform for cloud computing. With deep integration among Oracle Database, […]