Technology Business Research says big data analytics fueled a 47 percent increase in revenues for the top 50 public cloud providers. While this is clearly a boon for cloud providers, and an additional cost reduction for big data users, it is also good news for onshore, highly skilled IT workers. Not so much for lower skilled workers and offshore professionals though.
Amazon announced a ground-breaking deal with HBO this week to deliver HBO's much sought-after content on Amazon's Prime streaming video service.
Dropbox needs to decide if it's a busines tool or a consumer one because it's going to be tough to do both, simply because the business folks will have a hard time taking it seriously.
Igloo recently announced they were making free templates available to all customers. These templates let you set up Igloo to make it work best for you as a company and your use case.
Animoto, the service for creating photo and video montages with music soundtracks, announced a new version aimed specifically at businesses.
Shufflrr introduced a new cloud service this week that provides a place to manage PowerPoint presentations and reuse slides from existing presentations to build an entirely new one.
Box launched a new website last week to share its open source development tools.
Square, the company that helps small businesses take credit card transactions froma smartphone or iPad, might have reached a critical juncture.
SpringCM brings their content management technology to Salesforce.com, giving employees content in context.
Dropbox might just have gotten access to a bushel of cash.