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IBM is moving fast in cloud but is it fast enough to matter?

3 days agoTechnology : GigaOM

IBM's putting on a charm offensive to win startups over to its cloud portfolio and SoftLayer's bare metal options continue to appeal. But it still has a long, hard slog to…

Microsoft plays nice with Docker while Azure takes a hit

3 days agoTechnology : GigaOM

While many tech enthusiasts may still be reeling from last week’s wave of Amazon-related cloud announcements, this week showed that Amazon isn’t the only company making big cloud news.

How one Chrome setting alters the Android 5.0 user experience

3 days agoTechnology : GigaOM

Most settings for Android 5.0 are in the.... Settings. But not this one. Overview mode, which shows you all of your running apps and open tabs, can actually be altered by…

Contrarian views on the role of fashion in wearables

3 days agoTechnology : GigaOM

Most would say it's a given that the fashion industry will have a big role in wearables. Some smart designers beg to differ.

The 4 fatal flaws of failed Kickstarter campaigns

4 days agoTechnology : GigaOM

A look at the common failure points for Kickstarter campaigns, why promising startups fail and learn how to avoid these hurdles all together.

US perception of wearables at work lags rest of world

4 days agoTechnology : GigaOM

Based on a recent study by The Workforce Institute at Kronos Incorporated (conducted by Harris Poll), it looks like the US is going to lag behind other industrial economies in the adoption of…

Why technology and content are inseparable at Netflix

4 days agoTechnology : GigaOM

Netflix Chief Product Officer Neil Hunt spoke with Gigaom about how important data science and cloud computing are to the company's business, as well as why the internet is the perfect…

The Netflix cloud team loves OSS — and would love to stop building it

4 days agoTechnology : GigaOM

Netflix is becoming famous for its open source cloud-computing tools, and two of its senior members explained why on this week's Structure Show podcast. However, they note, while they love the…

Mobile recap: Nokia N1 tablet; Nexus 6 updated; Apple Watch apps

4 days agoTechnology : GigaOM

Nokia surprised with a new Intel Atom powered tablet running Android 5.0 this week while Google updated its Lollipop flagship software and Apple debuted the first beta SDK for WatchKit and…

If you’re worried about Uber and privacy, don’t forget Lyft and Sidecar

5 days agoTechnology : GigaOM

We should be levying Uber privacy questions at all the new transportation connection companies. Lyft, Sidecar, Flywheel, Curb, Hailo, and their ilk have similar technology and nearly identical use cases to…

The truth about DIY vs. converged and hyper-converged infrastructure

5 days agoTechnology : GigaOM

In this webinar, our panel will address how an enterprise IT organization determines the best path. And, which approach offers the best short and long-term results in operational efficiencies, effectiveness, flexibility,…

Yes, your media outlet can learn something from the Kardashians

5 days agoTechnology : GigaOM

Whether you like them or not, the Kardashians are a powerful media brand, so it's worth thinking about how they approach marketing that brand and engaging with their audience

Plex gets parental controls, enhanced multiuser support

5 days agoTechnology : GigaOM

Plex now has a new account management feature called Home, which allows the creation of restricted profiles as well as more fine-grained sharing options.

How to make hybrid cloud computing pay-off

5 days agoTechnology : GigaOM

One of the big themes at AWS Re:Invent was that fact that AWS is moving fast to support hybrid cloud computing. Of course, AWS has no aspirations to purchase or build…

Real-time marketing takes hold

5 days agoTechnology : GigaOM

Spurred by some spectacular successes, and some equally spectacular failures, real-time marketing is expanding beyond its roots as brand content synced to events and spread via social media.

European Parliament reportedly wants Google to be broken up

5 days agoTechnology : GigaOM

The Parliament is, according to the Financial Times, poised to call on the European Commission to separate Google's core search business from its other businesses.

Jack Dorsey says Square will begin accepting Apple Pay in 2015

5 days agoTechnology : GigaOM

Speaking to CNN on Friday, Square founder and CEO Jack Dorsey confirmed Square would begin supporting Apple Pay and other near-field communications (NFC)-based payments systems in some form in 2015.

Google Keep and Slidebean add sharing

5 days agoTechnology : GigaOM

Two apps that I use frequently -- Google Keep and Slidebean -- have recently added sharing options, making them immensely more useful. Google Keep Google Keep is a small and simple…

Why people are giving money to think past the web

5 days agoTechnology : GigaOM

The "Indienet", which will apparently be best experienced on a new device called the Indie Phone, is on track to comfortably exceed its crowdfunding goals. But, beyond more private interactions, what…

Typewriters (huh?) make a comeback in post-Snowden era

5 days agoTechnology : GigaOM

So, the typewriter, an icon of a bygone, pre-PC era, is making a comeback among some government workers and young people revisiting the analog tools of the past.

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