Internet radio company Pandora Media Inc. has agreed to acquire music analytics startup Next Big Sound, in another move by the growing streaming industry to harness data on songs and artists.
Building a Bigger, Better and Stronger VAR and MSP
I had the pleasure of hosting a panel discussion on building a bigger, better and stronger VAR and MSP business at Bluestar's channel event (held in Toronto).
Independent Survey Shows IBM Most Popular Hosted Private Cloud Provider
IBM hosted private cloud solutions are preferred twice as much as competitive offerings.
China to spend $182 billion to boost Internet by end of 2017
China will spend more than $182 billion to boost Internet speeds by the end of 2017, a top government body said, as Beijing moves towards a more service-driven economy to boost growth.
Sage and Salesforce Announce Global Strategic Partnership
Companies partner to bring cloud, social and mobile technology to the world’s small businesses
LG Teams with ADT on Automation, Security Product
South Korean electronics giant LG Electronics has announced that it will be getting into the building security sector by way of a partnership with ADT Corp., a security and automation solutions provider.
Gartner Reveals 2015 Cool Vendors Are Delivering Digital Innovation
Gartner said that "Cool Vendors" are delivering digital innovation for the way that people work and how businesses structure themselves.
IBM Named a Leader for Worldwide Digital Transformation Consulting and Systems Integration Services in IDC MarketScape
The IDC MarketScape report cited the “future business strategy and future offering strategy of IBM as its greatest strengths.”
Gartner Says Healthcare Providers in India to Spend US $1.2 Billion on IT in 2015
Health care providers in India are expected to spend $1.2 billion US Dollars (USD) on IT products and services in 2015, an increase of 7 percent over 2014, according to Gartner, Inc.
Questions (and answers) for parents about kids online safety
We often pose a few questions to parents – in conversations, forums, research and elsewhere – about how much they know about their children’s online safety practices
Skype Translator Now Speaks Italian and Mandarin
As you can imagine, Mandarin is a very challenging language to learn, even for Skype Translator.
GoDaddy revenue rises 17.5 percent due to customer additions
Web-hosting company GoDaddy Inc posted a 17.5 percent rise in revenue in its first quarterly report as a public company, helped by customer additions and an increase in revenue per average user.
Verizon is buying AOL for $4.4 billion
Verizon announced that it is buying AOL for $4.4 billion in what amounts to a major play by the telecom carrier to crack the online video and advertising markets.
IBM Sells More All-Flash Storage in 2014 Than Any Other Competitor
IBM announced it was the number one all-flash storage array vendor in 2014, shipping more petabytes and units for SSA than any other competitor, according to data in a new report by leading IT analyst firm Gartner.
Gartner Says India IT Infrastructure Spending On Pace to Reach $2.02 Billion in 2015
The IT infrastructure market includes server, storage and networking equipment.
China’s Smartphone Market Contracts YoY For the First Time in Six Years
This is the first time in six years that the China smartphone market declined YoY as the market continues to mature.
VMedia Goes Coast to Coast!
VMedia is pleased to announce that the CRTC has awarded VMedia four licences to offer its unique TV services across Canada.
Ericsson asserts patents against Apple in Germany, the UK and the Netherlands
Ericsson has filed suits against Apple in Germany, the United Kingdom and the Netherlands
Gartner Says Software Spending for the Middle Eastern & North African Banking and Securities Firms To Grow 7.4 Percent In 2015
Banking and securities companies in the Middle East and North Africa will spend approximately $12.9 billion USD on IT products and services in 2015, an increase of 1 percent over 2014 revenue of nearly $12.8 billion USD, according to Gartner, Inc
Mobile and Social: Apps are Making the Phone Call Obsolete
A look at how social media and connected devices have transformed communication.