Stolen iPhone Saved By iCloud
New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority Police follow Find My iPhone directions to nab a suspect and recover an iPhone in the space of four hours.
Federal CTO Aneesh Chopra Resigns
Chopra, the first person to hold the federal CTO post and a strong voice behind Obama administration efforts on open government, will depart in February.
VMware Wins At Show Me The Money
While Microsoft plays catch up with its upcoming System Center 2012, VMware craftily focuses on management tools and posts 2011 revenue up 32% over 2012.
Apple's Record Revenue: By The Numbers
As Apple reports its highest quarterly revenue and earnings ever, a few numbers pop. One example: Apple has $97.6 billion in cash on hand, enough to buy Sony five times, or about half of Google.
Infor Plays Catch Up On Mobile
Mobile CRM and approval apps run on iPhone and iPad; supporting Infor Motion 10 platform delivered first via the cloud.
Cloud Platform Stress Tests Mobile Apps
SOASTA has updated its CloudTest Platform to do automated mobile application testing. Developers can put touch- and gesture-based interactions on iOS and Android devices through their paces.
Amazon DynamoDB: Big Data's Big Cloud Moment
Amazon's DynamoDB promises a database service fit even for Internet-scale companies with huge data sets. Whether big data players will give up servers comes down to economics and flexibility.
Amazon Launches Big Data Service
DynamoDB cloud service, based on Amazon's own big data handling experience, offers NoSQL database capabilities and storage built for speed.
5 Tips For Sending Health Data To Cloud
Health IT managers are reluctant to use cloud computing for data storage, says Iron Mountain exec Ken Rubin. Here's his advice for smart handling of health data.
Microsoft Makes Cloud Management Move On VMware
New System Center suite, due in first half of 2012, centrally manages Windows Server in the data center plus future workloads in private clouds and Windows Azure public cloud. Can features, licensing tweaks lure VMware users?
Yammer And The Freemium Trap
Suppose your organization doesn't want employees using an unsanctioned enterprise social network in the cloud. How do you shut it down?
Consumer Tech Marches Closer To Star Trek
CES panel says top future technology trends include natural language processing, flexible displays, and robots. Will innovation be driven by consumers, not manufacturers?
Amazon Elastic Beanstalk: Get Started Guide
Interested in using the cloud-based, all-in-one, rapid deployment environment that lives on top of the Amazon Web Services infrastructure? Check out this step-by-step advice.
IBM Buys Green Hat, Who's Next?
Acquisition of apps testing company, and a management shuffle, mark new CEO Ginni Rometty's first moves. Now the question is whether more small buys are ahead--or a megadeal.
Big Data: Why All The Fuss?
Big Data can be mined even if you're not a big company, thanks to cheap computing power and storage and new cloud-based technologies.
Microsoft Azure In 2012: Watch Out Amazon?
Look for Linux and Hadoop twists as Microsoft bolsters its cloud platform. Some observers say the changes could move Azure into more direct competition with Amazon Web Services.
Top 12 Cloud Trends Of 2012
Five years into the cloud computing phenomenon, we're much more aware of the limitations and consequences. Here are 12 trends to watch in the coming year, starting with numbers 7 to 12.