March 21, 2013 09:00 AM EDT
Apple polished its reputation as a contrarian Tuesday when the news broke
because of an SEC filing that it had hired Adobe's CTO Kevin Lynch to be VP
of technology and reportedly coordinate its hardware and software teams.
Adobe confirmed his departure effective Friday, March 22.
November 27, 2012 08:00 AM EST
Apple claims six more Samsung products, including the Galaxy Note II,
infringe eight of its patents and wants to add them to its other California
suit against the Korean giant, the one that doesn't go to trial until March
Its first California suit against Samsung result... (more)
November 19, 2012 06:00 AM EST
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer told French daily Le Parisien Monday that sales
of the company's iPad- and Android-challenging Surface tablet had a "modest"
start because of limited availability confined to its online retail sites and
the few Microsoft stores in the US. Surface table... (more)
November 18, 2012 04:00 PM EST
Dropbox has doubled the size of its user base to 100 million from a year ago.
It also says a billion files are saved in Dropbox every 24 hours. It may be
close to $500 million in revenues but rival Workshare, which eschews the
freemium model, sniffs that paying users are distinct... (more)
October 23, 2012 05:00 AM EDT
HP may have thrown what the English call a spanner and the Americans call a
money wrench into Violin Memory's anticipated IPO. Whatever you call it, it
can be bruising.
See, as soon as Bloomberg reported that the SSD array start-up had quietly
filed to go public under the newfan... (more)
October 22, 2012 06:15 AM EDT
The Federal Trade Commission has wrapped up its year-or-more long antitrust
investigation into Google's search practices and it may sue.
Reuters said last Friday that four out of the five FTC commissioners believe
Google illegally abused its power in search at the expense of compe... (more)
October 20, 2012 12:00 PM EDT
Only a fraction of organizations will migrate to Agile methods completely and
for all projects. The reality is, many types of projects are not well suited
for Agile approaches for a variety of reasons. Some organizations run
multiple projects across many departments and corporate... (more)
October 19, 2012 10:34 AM EDT
After Intel and IBM came up short this week, Google's Q3 numbers were
released early Thursday utterly surprising a market high on its business, an
enthusiasm that had driven its stock to all-time highs.
It missed big on both the top and bottom line, instantly creating a big
October 17, 2012 08:00 AM EDT
In the past I have had Photoshop loaded on my computer, but I rarely used it
unless it was to use the autocorrection features. Each year I have a ton of
vacation pictures to clean up every year and since I am a programmer I have
the occasional need to create graphics. 85% of the ... (more)
October 15, 2012 07:30 AM EDT
If you are an IT manager, application owner, architect or developer in a
corporation leveraging a mainframe, then today is a revolutionary day:
Application Performance Management is now available end-to-end for the
mainframe. Read about how this will drastically change the way we... (more)
October 15, 2012 04:00 AM EDT
While many new technologies claim to revolutionize the practice of disaster
recovery (DR) for IT environments, few have significantly altered the
economics and logistics of building and maintaining a secondary IT site. For
most organizations, a secondary site housing server and s... (more)
October 12, 2012 02:00 PM EDT
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SYS-CON Events announced today that TBlox has been named "Bronze Sponsor" of
SYS-CON's 11th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November
5-8, 2012, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
Explore Cloud E... (more)
October 12, 2012 07:00 AM EDT
Server virtualization success quickly set the stage for private-cloud
benefits for banking services provider, BancVue. And that cloud enablement
then provided business agility to BancVue's community bank customers,
enabling them to better compete against mega banks on such critic... (more)
October 6, 2012 01:00 AM EDT
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In a little over two years, OpenStack has shattered adoption benchmarks set
by previous open source projects and gained acceptance as the future of the
data center, but has your career kept up with its blistering pace?
In her session a... (more)
October 4, 2012 05:08 AM EDT
Emergence is good, but…
…it takes time, and
…under some circumstances it may not happen!
If you have been there … done that … then you don’t have to wait for
your application architecture to emerge over several iterations. You can
use your past experience to nail it down at the ... (more)
September 30, 2012 04:00 PM EDT
Java players Azul and CumuLogic have teamed up to create what they say is the
first integrated, truly elastic PaaS-enablement platform by combining
CumuLogic's Java-based Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) with Azul's
memory-elastic Zing runtime (i.e. Java Virtual Machine).
The move i... (more)
September 29, 2012 06:00 PM EDT
Consolidating data in an organized and highly accessible yet secure fashion
is one concept many organizations are finding is helping increase
productivity throughout the company. Unified storage, which is also referred
to network unified storage (NUS), is a concept that the princ... (more)
September 29, 2012 10:00 AM EDT
Recently some colleagues and I were discussing applications of the Theory of
Constraints to various process and financial management scenarios. In our
current economic environment in which organizations are constantly being
pushed to new expectations of efficiency, the effectiv... (more)
September 26, 2012 07:15 AM EDT
Who can forget Saturday Night Live’s classic Shimmer Floor Wax and Dessert
Topping skit? Yes, Chevy Chase oozes, it’s a floor wax and a dessert
topping. The humor results not just from the dissimilarity of the two
products, but because so many vendors try to be good at too many t... (more)
September 24, 2012 07:30 AM EDT
The ability to conduct effective performance testing has become a highly
desired skillset within the IT industry. Unfortunately, these highly
sought-after skills are consistently in short supply. "Front-end testers" can
work with a tool to create a realistic load and although thi... (more)