Content tagged with Services Oriented
posted in December 2010
Facebook Holds Commanding Lead In Search
News  |  12/30/2010  | 
The social network held four of the top 10 terms searched in 2010 and recorded more site visits than any other Web property, reported Experian Hitwise.
Skype Releases Apple iOS Video Chat
News  |  12/30/2010  | 
App allows recent iPhone, iPad, and iPod devices to make and receive video-enabled calls with Windows, Mac, Linux, and other iOS devices.
Skype Pegs Outage On Buggy Windows App
News  |  12/30/2010  | 
About 40% of the computers in the peer-to-peer VoIP network went offline in the day-long service disruption due to a flaw in an older version of Skype's software.
Paul Allen Amends Suit Against Apple, Google, Facebook
News  |  12/29/2010  | 
Microsoft co-founder re-files complaint clarifying the basis for his patent infringement claims against a host of tech firms, in advance of a Dec. 28 court deadline.
Sears Debuts Online Video Service
News  |  12/28/2010  | 
Alphaline Entertainment aims to stake a claim against Netflix, Amazon, Google, and Apple by offering movie downloads the same they they're released on DVD.
High School Settles Facebook First Amendment Case
News  |  12/28/2010  | 
Florida student said her free-speech rights were infringed when she was suspended for criticizing a teacher on the social network.
Skype To Unveil iPhone Video Chat At CES
News  |  12/27/2010  | 
A Verizon iPhone may have been accidentally confirmed in a FAQ about a FaceTime competitor posted on -- and quickly removed from -- the VoIP provider's site Friday.
Skype Struggling To Recover From Outage
News  |  12/23/2010  | 
Millions of Skype users have been unable to make voice or video calls over the VoIP service since Wednesday.
Mozilla Releases Eighth Firefox 4 Beta
News  |  12/23/2010  | 
Latest version includes support for graphics rendering in the browser without the use of a third-party plug-in.
Skype Hit With Major Outage
News  |  12/23/2010  | 
The latest disruption comes as the Internet telephone provider prepares for an initial public offering.
NATO Taps IBM To Build Private Cloud
News  |  12/22/2010  | 
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization will test using the cloud to consolidate and modernize its IT resources.
Apple TV Sales To Top 1 Million Mark
News  |  12/22/2010  | 
Competitor Google TV suffers setbacks as Apple announces strong demand for its media streaming device.
Social Media Critic Moving To Facebook
News  |  12/21/2010  | 
Google user experience researcher Paul Adams has been vocal on the shortcomings of social networks.
Top 10 Cloud Stories Of 2010
Slideshows  |  12/16/2010  | 
Everybody's head was in the cloud, or so it seemed in 2010. Both well established and startup vendors developed solutions and strategies designed to extend their reach or provide entry into this booming market. After all, IDC estimated the cloud market will be worth $55 billion by 2014; Gartner predicted the cloud world could be valued at $148 billion at that time, in part because Gartner included Google AdWords advertising revenue in its figures, said Gregor Petri, adviser, lean IT and cloud co
Microsoft Search Gains On Google, Yahoo
News  |  12/16/2010  | 
Google continues to dominate the market, reports ComScore's November search engine rankings.
Rackspace Acquires 'Cloud Cockpit' Developer
News  |  12/16/2010  | 
Cloudkick deal gives hosting provider a suite of tools that unify and simplify cloud management.
YouTube Talking Acquisition With Next New Networks
News  |  12/16/2010  | 
Purchase of leading Web content creation firm would help YouTube transition from a video-sharing site into a production role, says New York Times.
HP Wins $1.4 Billion Services Deal From E.ON
News  |  12/15/2010  | 
Hewlett-Packard will absorb 1,100 IT workers from the German utilities giant under the five-year contract.
Publishers Demand Apple Remove Pirated E-Books
News  |  12/14/2010  | 
Japanese consortium claims the iBookstore is selling unauthorized versions of copyrighted novels in its self-publishing section.
Facebook Posts Top 10 Status Trends
News  |  12/14/2010  | 
Social network users were most interested in the World Cup, movies, and communicating one-on-one with their friends, according to the most common topics of 2010.
Mobile Advertising Projected To Approach $1.5B By 2016
News  |  12/13/2010  | 
Display ad revenue grew 2.5% during one six-month period of 2010, an indicator of the potential market for mobile marketing and advertising, according to ABI Research.
Google Goes Native With Latitude App
News  |  12/13/2010  | 
The Latitude app for the iPhone allows continuous location updating, so you always know where your friends are.
LG Devices Get DivX TV Service
News  |  12/13/2010  | 
More than 10,000 Internet videos and programs, including Funny or Die and Bablemusic, can be streamed on LG Blu-ray and home theater systems.
Online Holiday Sales Approach $22 Billion
News  |  12/13/2010  | 
Free shipping and other offers drive a 12% gain in e-retailers' revenue over 2009, with a week yet to go in the peak buying season, reports ComScore.
Gulf Oil Spill Tops 2010 Twitter Trends
News  |  12/13/2010  | 
World Cup-related subjects took three of the 10 spots on the list of the most common tweets of the year.
Paul Allen Plans New Claims Against Apple, Google, Facebook
News  |  12/13/2010  | 
Microsoft co-founder calls judge's dismissal of patent lawsuit "a procedural issue" and says amended complaint is forthcoming.
Top 10 Google Predictions For 2011
News  |  12/10/2010  | 
In the new year, Google TV will struggle but gain traction while Android thrives and Chrome OS proves surprisingly popular.


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