Monday, January 9, 2012

Google's Cloud Robotics

Google's Cloud Robotics Could Threaten Jobs
The Fiscal Times
By MARTIN FORD At the 2011 Google I/O developer's conference, Google announced a new initiative called “cloud robotics” in conjunction with robot manufacturer Willow Garage. Willow Garage and a variety of other contributors have developed an open ...

The Fiscal Times

Cloud is complex—deal with it
8, 2012, 12:00pm PT No Comments If you are looking to cloud computing to simplify your IT environment, I'm afraid I have bad news for you. Yeah, you might find yourself having to worry less about infrastructure, less about how storage systems work or ...


AcerCloud Is Acer's Answer To The Media Cloud
AcerCloud, meanwhile, intelligently uses local and cloud storage together so all data is always available. Other features of AcerCloud include: There are three parts to the service – PicStream which handles pictures, AcerCloud Docs (a Dropbox-alike), ...


Cloud Museum a peek into early Arizona
Yuma Sun
The Cloud Museum in Bard, Calif., offers a glimpse into the early years of its statehood. “It takes you back to the old days,” noted Ellen Henderson, a museum visitor from Canada. The museum, owned and operated by Johnny Cloud, has an impressive ...

CES: EMC's Iomega Pushing 'The Personal Cloud'
Latching onto the cloud computing trend, Huberman is pushing the concept of a personal cloud. His suggestion: set up a pair of NAS drives in two different locations, maybe one at home and one in the office. Then back the data from one onto the remote...


Box: Mobile Adoption Is The Gateway Drug To The Cloud In The Enterprise
Cloud storage platform Box (which you no longer have to refer to as as it now owns!), has seen incredible growth over the past year, both on the consumer and on enterprise side. Much of the growth has been driven by mobile, ...

Connecting To The Cloud
Worcester Business Journal
By Peter Marsh The past year saw an overwhelming adoption of cloud computing, software-as-a-service (SaaS) and hosted applications, as many businesses chose to store their data online rather than on physical computers and servers. ...

Optimus Cloud Suite to launch at FESPA Digital
Graphic Repro
Nicola Bisset, group managing director commented, 'We are very excited about our new product launch as Optimus Cloud is unique in being the complete solution for an integrated on-line trading experience; whilst harnessing the full power of Optimus dash...

Graphic Repro

Don't run your own data center if you're a public IaaS
The ongoing challenge of keeping a data center online is a highly complex and often underestimated task, but one that provides the bedrock of any public cloud availability. If the data center fails, the cloud will be offline, and a cloud is only as ...


iCloud Holds Tremendous Potential for Small & Medium-sized Businesses (SMBs)
There are a number of different ways that cloud computing can drive business value. In addition to lowering the cost of IT, cloud can help provide access to new markets and enable new business models. Cloud service provider iCloud Inc. brings a value ...

Being ahead in the cloud can lift country's spirits
Irish Independent
These are: positioning Ireland at the cusp of the development and implementation of new technologies -- specifically cloud computing; harnessing and empowering indigenous industry in the SME sector; and investment in education and skills -- ensuring ...

Consumerisation creates IT management blind spots, increases business risk: survey
As end users bring their own devices to work, download apps and sign up for Cloud services, it's getting harder for IT to maintain application visibility and control performance. In addition to introducing IT management blind spots, trends such as ...

Marvell's Smile Plug creates micro cloud for classrooms
Power Management Design Line
LAS VEGAS--After revealing that its Armada chipset would be powering the new One Laptop per Child X0 3.0 tablet, Marvell Semiconductor has also announced its Smile plug development kit, to create “micro clouds” in classrooms. ...

Power Management Design Line

Amazon Kindle Touch Receives Unlimited Cloud Storage
Mobile bloom News
Amazon launched a Cloud Storage product last year, and by allowing the Kindle touch screen activated eReader unlimited access to their Cloud Storage system, the Amazon Kindle Touch delivers far and away the largest storage capacity and access of any ...

GuardTime and NRI Secure Collaborate on Cloud Security
The Open Press (press release)
DataConductor can assure the integrity of data and confirm the location where data exists, providing a full audit trail of data storage in the Cloud. DataConductor enables regulatory compliance for archiving with commodity cloud storage. ...

Drool, Britannia? Is the UK Failing the Cloud?
SYS-CON Media (press release)
A new study found that 60 percent of UK businesses do not use any type of cloudcomputing. Furthermore, 20 percent of them "suspect they will sidestep cloudcomputing all together," according to the report, which was conduced by IDC on behalf of the ...

SYS-CON Media (press release)

Network bottlenecks hit cloud adoption
Business Times (subscription)
WHILE cloud computing has emerged as a key area of focus in the Asia-Pacific region, the underlying networking infrastructure - which is a prerequisite - has not kept pace and could be a potential performance bottleneck, says a study by Frost ...

This Week's Top Downloads
CloudOn Brings Microsoft Office to Your iPad, Complete with Cloud Storage (iPad) CloudOn brings a fully-loaded version of Microsoft Office to the iPad, so you can edit documents on-the-go using all of Office's features, and store your documents right ...

5 Potential Takeover Candidates For 2012
Seeking Alpha
What is unusual is to find a company that looks as tempting as Cloud Peak Energy. On the radar of a number of analysts, CLD is a coal mining company that operates in the United States' Powder River Basin. We noted a potential Cloud Peak buyout last ...

Economic group puts region in focus
Poughkeepsie Journal
Specifically, the council envisions a cloud computing center at Marist College, leveraging support from IBM and others. In an editorial board meeting with the Poughkeepsie Journal before the state's funding announcement, Marist President Dennis Murray, ...

USB CloudFTP device at CES 2012
We've also developed a pretty awesome workflow at the Icrontic newsdesk that takes place mostly in the cloud. We use 37 Signals' Campfire for staff chat, Dropbox for file transfers, and WordPress for a CMS. With some support from those at “home base”, ...

Global Cloud Computing Market Forecast 2015-2020 | Market ...
By admin
The global cloud computing market is expected to grow at an 30% CAGR reaching $270 billion in 2020, concludes the latest research report covering the cloud computing products, technologies and services for the global market. The report ...
Market Research Media » Featured

HTML5 word cloud (designboom RSS feed generated)
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Designboom - Weblog

Acer takes to the cloud with AcerCloud service, to launch in Q2 2012 ...
By Chris Welch
Acer has today announced its entrance into the cloud computing space with a feature dubbed AcerCloud. The company says the service — which will be bundled with upcoming Acer consumer PCs...
The Verge - All Posts

Cloud Encryption – How To Securely Use The Cloud
By Michael Davis
Cloud Encryption as it is commonly called is being used by more and more global firms to enable them to leverage public clouds such as SalesForce.
Savid Insight

Can your IT outsourcing contract coexist with the cloud? | Everest ...
By Scott Bils, Partner, Everest Group
Maybe not. Just because you're in a long-term relationship with a service provider does not mean you're out of options. Most managed services agreements were written without cloud in mind. So, if you're creative, you might find ways to ...
Everest Group

Digital Photos To Go, Part 4: Android + Cloud
By Paul Thurrott
Where Windows Phone has SkyDrive and the iPhone 4S has iCloud, Android handsets have Google+, which in mobile app form provides a handy way to automatically upload all phone-based photos to Google's cloud storage.
Paul Thurrott's SuperSite for Windows

How Cloud Hosting Is More Powerful Than Using Older Dedicated ...
By Ernestine Baird
Cloud computing is a fairly new technology that for many is a taboo area. As it is a new technology, the ins and outs are relatively unknown, and thus business owners still stick with traditional hosting methods such as dedicated servers. ...
The Wise Directory

Global Cloud Computing Market to Reach $270 Bln by 2020 ...
By admin
A new market study Global Cloud Computing Market Forecast 2015-2020 point out the opportunities in transition to the cloud: planning transition, interoperability and middleware, training and compliance services. The report estimates the ...

EMC's Iomega Pushing 'The Personal Cloud' - All VoIP News
By AllVoIPNews
EMC's Iomega Pushing 'The Personal Cloud'. All about VoIP solutions and small business telephone systems. VoIP providers, new PBX systems and IP phones.
All VoIP News

Thought Leaders in Cloud Computing: Ari Zilka, CTO of Terracotta ...
By candicearnold
SM: There are many classifications of big data and real time. At this point, that's one of the reasons why there's so much activity in the space right.
Sramana Mitra

DOE Final Report on Magellan and Cloud Computing | Astronomy ...
By astrocompute
Magellan's remit was “ investigate the potential role of cloud computing in addressing the computing needs for the DOE Office of Science (SC), particularly related to serving the needs of mid- range computing and future data-intensive ...
Astronomy Computing Today » Blog Archive » Cloud Services | DFW | Control Panel ...
By cloudfailbot
At approximately 2:30 PM CST, Rackspace Cloud Engineers identified an issue with our Control Panel and API. We are currently experiencing intermittent accessibility and some functionality may be degraded. Our Engineers are diligently ...

Cloud Cloud's sounds on SoundCloud - Create, record and share ...
Create, record and share the sounds you create anywhere to friends, family and the world with SoundCloud, the world's largest community of sound creators.

CloudSwing – Fully Flexible PaaS - Rackspace Cloud Tools
MyRackspace Portal; Cloud Control Panel; Rackspace Webmail Login .... CloudSwing is a fully flexible Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) cloud solution offering ...

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