There's no shortage of material singing the praises of cloud computing: its benefits are legion, and by now pretty well-known, but what perhaps has not had the emphasis it deserves is the disproportionate impact cloud has had on small businesses, and particularly on start-ups, compared to big business.
In the USA they put a great deal of effort into raising awareness of dial-before-you-dig services, with a National 811 Day being held on the 11th day of the eighth month every year (811 is the national dial-before-you-dig number in the USA).
We've had fingerprints for years as unique identifiers of individuals and in recent times their uniqueness has been successfully employed for access control. More recently they've been followed by voiceprints and iris scans as unique personal attributes that can be used for access to information systems. But brain waves?
Streaming video content is gaining ground globally on broadcast TV with a 25% increase in the number of consumers prepared to pay for access to content on any device.
Germany has played host to one of the biggest European tech events this year with IFA 2014 held in Berlin across September 5-10.
Catering for the communications needs of the workforce today is no small challenge: the modes of communication have multiplied - voice, video, instant messaging, email, web conferencing; the range of devices to be used has multiplied - desktop and laptop PCs, smartphones and tablets running on four different major platforms iOS, Android, BlackBerry and Windows.
Recent Updates from ATEL Softswitch and Billing Software: Class 4/5 Softswitch for Small/Large ITSPs, Calling Card Providers/Operators, Residential and Business Phone Service Global Clients.
A recent article in Business Spectator chronicled the battle between the hugely dominant accounting software developer MYOB and a number of upstart providers of cloud-based accounting software, led by New Zealand-based Xero that has come from nowhere to steal MYOB's market share.
The latest iPhone 6 which is also its eighth edition was recently launched on September 9th. There were two phones on showcase, with the iPhone 6 having a 4.7-inch screen and iPhone 6 Plus with a 5.5-inch screen and boasting a higher resolution as well.
The global contact centre market passed a significant milestone in 2012 says market research firm Frost & Sullivan. That was the year that spending on cloud-based contact centre solutions first surpassed spending on premises-based solutions. And that was two years ahead of Forrester's earlier forecast.
- Peoplebank brings good news for IT professionals
- CIOs Buy-in Not Drop-out
- Huawei Honor 3C Play: a smartphone to play with that is less than $100 USD
- Turnbull tackles content piracy with industry heavyweights
- LG L Fino: second part of smartly priced 4.5-inch quad-core
- Motorola Nexus 6: successor to Nexus 5 with the codename Shamu
- National Map brings geospatial data to browsers
- Demand for rocket scientists rockets - as data scientists
- Cloud now mainstream and delivering significant benefits
- Intex Cloud FX: amazingly affordable $33 smartphone from India
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