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Alibaba Cloud to hold first ever ACtivate Philippines Online Conference

May 14, 2020 - 6:34 PM

It’s happening on May 20, 10 am to 5 pm

Berlin, Paris want to create a European digital 'cloud'

Oct 30, 2019 - 1:44 PM

Dubbed 'Gaia-X', the project 'aims at setting up a secure and trustworthy data infrastructure for Europe,' says the German economy ministry

IBM buys software company Red Hat for $34 billion in bid for cloud dominance

Oct 29, 2018 - 8:24 AM

The deal will see IBM acquire all of the issued and outstanding common shares of Red Hat for $190.00 per share in cash, more than $70 above the $116.68 at which Red Hat was trading on close of business Friday

IBM AND RED HAT. In this file photo taken on February 26, 2018 the logo of Red Hat Software is pictured at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona.  Photo by Pau Barrena/AFP

How Google’s innovation will continue beyond its 20th year

Sep 09, 2018 - 7:17 PM

One day, a personal fitness tracker might note that a user’s resting heart rate is 15% higher this week than the average over the past six months. From there, Google might offer up research or doctors’ advice about cardiovascular health

ALPHABET. Larry Page, Google co-founder and CEO speaks during the opening keynote at the Google I/O developers conference at the Moscone Center on May 15, 2013 in San Francisco, California. File photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images/AFP

Microsoft gets earnings boost from 'cloud'

Apr 27, 2018 - 11:42 AM

'Our results this quarter reflect the trust people and organizations are placing in the Microsoft Cloud,' sayschief executive Satya Nadella

Cloud boosts Microsoft as it absorbs LinkedIn

Jan 27, 2017 - 2:48 PM

The US tech giant s cloud services and productivity suites drive profit in latest earnings reports

MICROSOFT. Photo by Jason Redmond/AFP

Alibaba revenue in biggest leap since IPO

Aug 11, 2016 - 9:05 PM

UPDATED Revenue for the e commerce giant soars to 4 83 billion in the June quarter

(FILES) This file photo taken on September 19, 2014 shows Chinese online retail giant Alibaba founder Jack Ma smiling as he waits for the trading to open on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York. Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba saw revenues leap 59 percent year-on-year for the quarter ended in June, it said on August 11, 2016, accelerating growth from the previous quarter.  / AFP PHOTO / JEWEL SAMAD

IT revolution crucial to seeing PH through growth crossroads

Mar 13, 2016 - 9:10 PM

A new study shows that the country has a rare window of opportunity to spur greater growth but it must focus on innovation

Microsoft testing underwater datacenters

Feb 02, 2016 - 3:44 PM

Underwater datacenters could mean savings and faster access to information says Microsoft

epa05132930 (FILE) A file photo dated 31 October 2012 showing Indian visitors standing in front of Windows 8 screen during its launch in Bangalore, India. Technology company Microsoft on 29 January 2016 announced quarterly profit and revenues which exceededed analysts' expectations due to good performance of the 'cloud' business. The Seattle based company announced earnings of 5 billion US dollars during the second quarter of its fiscal year, which ended in December, down from 5.86 billion in the previous year, but above analysts predictions. The company has decided to focus on cloud service and mobile applications, aiming to drive its growth and counter the slowdown in its traditional line of business. EPA/JAGADEESH NV

Microsoft donates cloud computing 'worth $1 billion'

Jan 20, 2016 - 6:08 PM

A philanthropic arm of Microsoft will make the donation during the coming 3 years to 70 000 non profit groups and researchers

CLOUD COMPUTING. Satya Nadella, (L), Chief Executive Officer, Microsoft Corporation and Sheryl Sandberg, (R), Chief Operating Officer Facebook, speak during a panel session the first day of the 46th Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum, WEF, in Davos, Switzerland, January 20, 2016. Photo by Jean-Christophe Bott/EPA

Dell buys EMC storage for $67 billion

Oct 12, 2015 - 8:28 PM

The purchase the biggest ever takeover in the technology industry will create the world’s largest privately controlled integrated technology company according to Dell Inc

ACQUISITION. Dell Inc bought cloud computing company EMC Corporation for $67 billion, Dell said in a statement on October 12, 2015. Photo by Jjpwiki from Wikimedia

PH small businesses lure cloud computing giants

Sep 09, 2015 - 8:49 PM

The Philippines has a booming economy There is a huge appetite for innovation here and the market is very open to fresh ideas says Microsoft Philippines COO

SKY IS THE LIMIT. The cloud provides remote accessibility which allows SMEs to expand quickly and reach a wider audience through the Internet.

Cloud: The great leveler for SMEs

Apr 29, 2015 - 5:00 PM

The Asia Cloud Computing Association explains says the Philippines is in a unique position to lead the harmonization of data among ASEAN industries through cloud

How the cloud can transform SMEs in the country

PH climbs to 10th spot in cloud readiness ranking

Feb 09, 2015 - 7:34 PM

The business process outsourcing industry plays a big part in the Philippines improved ranking in the Cloud Readiness Index report

#TalkThursday: Innovation and cloud computing in the Asia-Pacific

Mar 07, 2014 - 5:22 PM

Rappler talks to May Ann Lim and Bernie Trudel of the Asia Cloud Computing Association on cloud computing in the Asia Pacific

IBM investing $1.2B to expand global cloud footprint

Jan 20, 2014 - 7:00 PM

Cloud computing is a high growth area and IBM is investing more money into it

CLOUD INVESTMENT. IBM to invest $1.2 billion in cloud computing data center expansion. Image from IBM press release

Box gives away 50GB of free cloud storage

Jan 16, 2014 - 8:47 AM

Cloud storage service Box is giving away 50GB of free space to users who download their new iOS app

Female factor – and other insights on consumer trends online

Dec 16, 2012 - 4:22 PM

A new report shows some remarkable trends on tech We distill four important insights from it

IT security problems shift as data moves to 'cloud'

Jun 24, 2012 - 2:34 PM

The Internet cloud has become the hottest topic in computing but the trend has created a new range of security issues that need to be addressed