Google skipped the skydivers at Google I/O 2013, but broke interesting ground in maps, music, social and search. Take our tour.
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It's hard to believe that Google+, the search giant's answer to Facebook, is two years old. Google continues to tinker with its social media platform, and its latest efforts are noteworthy. For instance, Google+'s new multi-column layout, which varies from one to three columns, depending on the resolution and orientation (landscape or portrait) of your device, is visually appealing. And Google+ now scans posts and automatically adds hashtags to your stream, making it easier to browse related content. Granted, these aren't the kinds of jaw-droppers that will create a mass exodus from Facebook, but Google+ is certainly becoming an innovative place to hang.
SaaS As Innovation Driver?Software as a service is the clear No. 1 way enterprises consume cloud. InformationWeek's SaaS Innovation Survey reveals three tips to get the most from SaaS: Make it a popularity contest. Have an escape plan. And remember that identity is the new perimeter.
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