Thursday, April 26, 2018

Google backs multi-cloud strategy with Orbitera purchase

Google has confirmed the acquisition of cloud commerce platform Orbitera, marking an alternative strategy to its main cloud rivals AWS and Microsoft, reports...

Media and comms growth fueled by telcos

Telcos have accounted for roughly 50% of growth in the media and communications industry, which stood at a £0.4 billion increase to £56...

Apple gives Siri an AI facelift

Apple has continued its journey into the world of artificial intelligence through the $200 million acquisition of machine learning start-up Turi, according to...

AWS, Microsoft, Google and IBM continue cloud market dominance

New research from Synergy states while the cloud market is growing at a healthy rate quarter-by-quarter, the four dominate cloud brands are continuing...

Microsoft Azure to deliver 2016 Olympics

Microsoft has announced it has partnered with broadcaster NBC for its Azure cloud platform to help deliver cross-platform multi-streaming coverage of the 2016...

Three major run-time performance hurdles to avoid

Every investment in major IT transformation arrives with its own set of structural and institutional challenges, not least migrating to a virtualized infrastructure....

YouTube targets small biz and moves up download rankings

App Annie has released its monthly Index which shows the popularity of dating app Tinder is once again on the rise, YouTube is...

Uber backs up self-driving car moves with new mapping tech

Uber has announced plans to ‘double-down’ its investments in digital mapping technologies to decrease its reliance on external sources and create a route...

AWS posts 60% boost as it creeps towards $10bn revenues

AWS has continued its promising progress towards breaking the $10 billion barrier, after reporting revenues of $5.4 billion for the first six months...

Facebook puts Twitter into crosshair

Facebook has reported healthy growth in advertising revenues over the last quarter, and also outlined its ambitions to take on Twitter and traditional...