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January 2, 2013
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  • Big Data, cloud computing are trends for 2013, EMC exec says
    Big Data, cloud computing and virtualization are emerging as trends for enterprises in the Philippines, EMC's Ronnie Latinazo says, and "bring your own device" policies and IT consumerization are bringing changes to IT infrastructure. "The rampant adoption of portable smart devices accelerated the ease to create, consume and share data at high speeds and exponentially larger quantities causing businesses to look at more effective ways of managing and leveraging this data growth," Latinazo says. (Philippines) (1/1) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • How to make cloud computing an easier path
    There are four things that can make cloud-related work easier for the IT department, David Linthicum writes. Among his suggestions: Clouds should be used only where needed, and there should be early consideration of what ongoing management and administration work will be needed. InfoWorld (1/1) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • Old favorites, new titles dominated mobile apps in 2012
    The most-downloaded applications for mobile devices during 2012 included the Angry Birds games, Facebook and Instagram, while also making room for new apps such as Draw Something, Paper and Songza, this article notes. The analytics firm Flurry estimated that consumers averaged two hours each day using mobile apps in 2012, a 35% increase from 2011. Reuters (12/31) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Maps may decide who rules mobile's future
    Advanced location-based services linked to maps are at the forefront of mobile technology and could play a critical role in which corporate behemoth emerges on top, Rolfe Winkler writes. Apple's disastrous mapping application reinforced Google's sizable lead in the arena, and Google is expected to release a sophisticated predictive tool to provide wireless-device users with information before they even request it, Winkler writes. The Wall Street Journal (12/30) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • DoCoMo may join open-source Tizen OS effort
    Japanese cellphone giant DoCoMo reportedly is preparing to join several carriers in backing Tizen, an open-source operating system that Intel and Samsung Electronics are developing as an alternative to Google's Android platform. A Japanese newspaper reports that DoCoMo will add its name to a list that includes Sprint Nextel, Orange, SK Telecom, Telefonica and Vodafone. Based on the HTML5 programming language, Tizen is intended to work on devices including smartphones, tablets, cars and smart TVs. PC Magazine (12/31) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • Call for speakers open for All About the Cloud
    Call for speakers is now open for the All About the Cloud 2013 conference, May 7 to 9 in San Francisco. Our primary focus for AATC 2013 is to help you make contacts, form partnerships and close deals. If you have expertise in these areas of business, submit your application today. Please note, the deadline for nominations closes Feb. 8. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Critical Success Factors for an Enterprise Mobile Strategy
    Organizations must fully develop an enterprise mobile strategy that considers both employee and customer facing aspects of today's continually expanding use of mobile technologies. It is important to consider the customer experience as they launch new products, services, and applications. Listen to this pre-recorded webcast featuring Grant Thornton as they share their experience of working with a broad array of companies highlighting the leading practices and some of the pitfalls that companies should guard against. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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