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Start-Up Nicira Plans to Disrupt Networking Giants

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A small company called Nicira and a few other scrappy players are pursuing what is called software-defined networking. Software-defined networking is similar to server virtualization, and it is quite likely to be bad news for networking giants like Cisco and Juniper. If proprietary systems can be blended, and cheap chips...
Start-Up Nicira Plans to Disrupt Networking Giants

Rackspace CTO: Services & OpenStack - Not Price - Key To Winning Cloud Computing

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While cloud computing giants Amazon, Google and Microsoft scramble to cut prices to lure customers to their cloud-computing infrastructures, their smaller rival Rackspace Hosting is heading in the opposite direction. "We're not going the route of a race to the bottom," says John Engates, Rackspace's chief technology officer. Instead, Rackspace is...
Rackspace CTO: Services & OpenStack - Not Price - Key To Winning Cloud Computing

Mobile: Far From Apple's Servers, an App-Bribe Fight Erupts

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Photo: Doug Haslam/Flickr In April 2011, Apple banned “incentivized installs,” a shady practice that artificially inflates iPhone app rankings. But like so many prohibitions, Apple’s ban just drove the problem underground. A fight over incentivized installs erupted again this week, outside of Apple’s direct control. Tapjoy, which was stung by...
Mobile: Far From Apple's Servers, an App-Bribe Fight Erupts

AirStrip uses iPhones, iPads to cut through health care data tangle

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An ambitious startup, AirStrip has a plan to circumvent the tangle of incompatible systems currently clogging up the free flow of information in health care. Believe or not, it’s an iOS app. That’s simplifying quite a bit, but the app — and the mobile devices on which it runs...
AirStrip uses iPhones, iPads to cut through health care data tangle

Why CIOs are learning to stop worrying and love the cloud

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Joe Coyle, VP and CTO, CapGemini(c) 2012 Pinar Ozger, Pinar@pinarozger.com The era of cloud computing has finally passed a long-running phase of  hype and hysteria and has now become a simple reality of today’s business life. That was the  message from Joseph Coyle, the CTO of IT consultancy giant CapGemini,...
Why CIOs are learning to stop worrying and love the cloud

Steve Jobs Is Lying About Flash (AAPL, ADBE)

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Steve Jobs Blogs On Why He Hates Flash, But Can't Get His Facts Straight Clearly Apple must be feeling some pressure from the large group of consumers who are tired of not being able to get Flash content -- specifically, video -- on Apple's iPad and iPhones, because Steve...
Steve Jobs Is Lying About Flash (AAPL, ADBE)

Martin Mickos Goes For Two In New Role As CEO At Eucalyptus

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Marten Mickos move to become CEO of Eucalyptus Systems puts more shine on open-source cloud efforts. In particular, it drives discussion around open-source efforts such as Reservoir, Nimbus and Open Nebula. But most of all, the attention of the market is now on Eucalyptus, the cloud fabric technology created in...
Martin Mickos Goes For Two In New Role As CEO At Eucalyptus

European Net Usage Growth Opens Doors for International Business

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Internet usage in the European Union is rising and it's no accident - the EU and United Kingdom governments are investing in policies to boost their digital economies. Their carefully considered Digital Agenda aims to improve Internet business opportunities by boosting broadspeed and getting more people online. What's more, each...
European Net Usage Growth Opens Doors for International Business
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Future Of GlusterFS – From Open Core to Open Source

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Picture Credit: Gluster.org In October of 2011, Red Hat (previous CloudAve coverage) announced the acquisition of Gluster, the company behind GlusterFS (previous CloudAve coverage) open source distributed storage solution. Even though Red Hat is a company based on open source philosophy, there were questions about what is in store for...
Future Of GlusterFS – From Open Core to Open Source

Apple: Closed, Proprietary Systems Are Bad (Unless They're Our Own)

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Steve Jobs fired the latest salvo in the ongoing Apple-Adobe spat today, with his "Thoughts on Flash" posted on the Apple site. In short, he says that Adobe looking out just for its own interests in drawing developers to its "100% proprietary" Flash ecosystem while Apple supports a great, open...
Apple: Closed, Proprietary Systems Are Bad (Unless They're Our Own)

Code from an iPad? Cloud-based Action.IO wants to revolutionise the way developers work

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Developers could soon be coding their projects from iPads and other lightweight devices if a new company launching today has its way. San Francisco-based Action.IO has introduced its fully cloud-based development system that takes all the ‘heavy loading’ behind coding and development, and puts it in the cloud. The initial...
Code from an iPad? Cloud-based Action.IO wants to revolutionise the way developers work

Stitcher launches connected car API; lands in Chevy Sonic, Spark

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Why design your app for an automaker’s connected dash API, when the automaker can just tap into your API? That’s the approach Internet news and talk radio streamer Stitcher is now taking to the growing connected car market with its increasingly fragmented number of platforms. GM’s Chevrolet will be the...
Stitcher launches connected car API; lands in Chevy Sonic, Spark

This startup wants to be the Dropbox for ocean data

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With the backdrop of fish swimming by at the Seattle Aquarium, OneOcean Corp. CEO Don Pickering on Tuesday night took the wraps off his company’s debut product, an ambitious new file sharing service called ClipCard. In the works for more than two years, OneOcean’s cloud-based service is a bit like...
This startup wants to be the Dropbox for ocean data
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