11Jan 2015
cloudcomp
Cloud Computing Comments Off on Benefits of cloud computing: What you need to know about the cloud

Benefits of cloud computing: What you need to know about the cloud

The floodgates of interest open when one hears of “cloud computing.” We are immediately enthralled with the clouds’ apparent out of realm possibilities, and one that will provide the power of repeatable automation, scalability to real-time demand, self-service provisioning and economies of scale via virtualization. The benefits of cloud computing are numerous:

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11Jan 2015
yahoodec
Search Engine Comments Off on Yahoo’s Decline: Which Moves have Cost Them

Yahoo’s Decline: Which Moves have Cost Them

Today’s rumor mills have been running rampant that Yahoo! will layoff 20% of their workforce, a claim that they have called “inaccurate.” Across the aisle at the Google camp, rumors were also buzzing, but this one was of another nature: Google was raising the salary of all its employees and supplementing it with an additional $1,000 bonus.

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11Jan 2015
Google-facebook
Search Engine Comments Off on Google vs. Facebook

Google vs. Facebook

A showdown between the Internet’s foremost giants, Google vs. Facebook, who are both vying to dominate the Web – and setting-up stumbling blocks for one another in the process – has intensified this past week. Google has initiated a move that will disable Web services, such as Facebook, from automatically importing its users’ email contact list into their platform.

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11Jan 2015
Android-iPhone
BYOD Comments Off on Smartphone Archetypes: Android-iPhone-Blackberry

Smartphone Archetypes: Android-iPhone-Blackberry

Do iPhone users have a cult-like obsession with Steve Jobs? Are BlackBerry users pseudo-businesspeople? Are Android users geeks who also do part-time Pizza gigs because they Google refused to hire them? This cartoon is pure comedy, but does a great job of closely portraying what users from the SmartPhone spectrum really think of one another and themselves.

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11Jan 2015
BYOD Comments Off on Android Marketplace Takeover: Google is eating BlackBerries and Apples

Android Marketplace Takeover: Google is eating BlackBerries and Apples

In a little more than two years, Google’s Android OS has finally eclipsed RIM’s Blackberry and Apple’s iPhone as the top-selling smartphone in the United States. Research by the NPD – a global provider of consumer and retail market research – confirmed Android’s fast-paced ascendancy this week with its latest findings.

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11Jan 2015
tech-and-learn
BYOD Comments Off on High-Tech Learning: Toronto Schools to Turn to Digital Textbooks?

High-Tech Learning: Toronto Schools to Turn to Digital Textbooks?

The whispers to eventually phase out textbooks for electronic books have made their way into Dalton McGuinty’s office. The Ontario Premier publicly confirmed that downsizing on paper usage in the classrooms, and transitioning over to digital media, was on the horizons but would “take time.”

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