Tuesday, 24 May 2011
Saturday, 21 May 2011
Tech Bubble 2.0, Wall Streets concern, given its record of getting things wrong, is no reason to worry
Friday, 20 May 2011
It's a nightmare moment. You are under pressure - to meet customer orders, finish a project, execute a deal - and nothing. Your computers, servers or network are down. If you are lucky, a few nail biting hours and a reboot or three later, you and your IT team have restored services.
But what if your IT infrastructure goes down and there's nothing you can do because your computing power sits in the cloud, provided over the internet by another company? When a key part of Amazon's EC2 cloud service collapsed, many of the firm's customers were reduced to publishing apologies on their websites, and click 'refresh' on Amazon's service health dashboard.
Two of Sony's online gaming services, meanwhile, were hacked, compromising confidential data of more than 100 million customers."
Thursday, 12 May 2011
Tuesday, 10 May 2011
Microsoft to buy Skype, will it be a game changer?
The Luxembourg-based company provides a software-based communications service that allows people to make free voice and video calls over the Internet to other Skype users using almost any Internet-connected device. The voice over Internet Protocol, or VoIP service also allows people to make and receive calls from regular telephone numbers using a paid service.
Tuesday, 3 May 2011
"Ballmer also said Microsoft would invest 'uniquely' in BlackBerry services."