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Technology Stories from Week 18, 2015

Microsoft Commercial Cloud to hit $20 billion run rate by 2018

In the recently held Build Developer Conference, Microsoft announced that its commercial cloud revenue will reach $20 billion run rate in the next three years. Commercial cloud includes Microsoft Azure, Office 365 for corporations, among other solutions. This means that the IT giant is expecting commercial cloud to become a significant pillar of its revenue.

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Big Data in the Nepal Earthquake Crisis

In the recent Nepal Earthquake tragedy, Big Data also played a huge part. Crowdsourced, data driven efforts helped connect people with their […]

Material Design Simplified

Today, Android phones are extremely popular. The user base of Android is well over one billion people. The Google platform has seen great improvement in various areas such as battery life, faster apps which use less memory, improved programming APIs and UI. In an effort to better the UI experience, introduced ‘Material Design’ with an intention to bridge the gap between the real and digital world.

The technology giant took inspiration from the physical world of paper and ink and applied it to the digital world in the form of material design. This material can […]

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Adobe launching cloud based document management service

Many top technology players are now jumping into different cloud based services. One of the hottest services in this domain is document management on cloud. Adobe is coming up with their document management service on cloud which can be accessed via mobile and will help push Adobe PDF. Adobe document cloud subscription starts at $14.99/month with Adobe creative subscribers given access to through Adobe Acrobat DC at no additional charge. It would be interesting to see the future of document management services in such a competitive business environment.

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DevOps a game changer in enterprise mobility

The boundaries between mobile app development, mobility management and mobile infrastructure is getting merged by the day. Until recently, the concept of management, security and infrastructure were dealt separately, completely uninvolved from the development process.

Modern mobility issues have given root to the concept of mobile DevOps.

The rise of mobile DevOps

“Mobile DevOps” – this sounds like a hot topic of discussion for today’s marketers.

‘Mobile’ has for some days been a hot technology. What’s more hotter is ‘DevOps’

You know what would be even hotter? Mobile DevOps! (Yes! pat self on back if you guessed right)

In reality, […]

Innovation: The Refine Phase

“I like you a lot but unfortunately you are not my (proto)-type”
- From the trueststoriesever diary
A book titled ‘Design Thinking’ by Tim Brown had a very memorable anecdote on prototype creation. In that, a designer quizzes a surgeon on the type of surgical equipment that is desired. As the surgeon explains that he needs something more like a pistol, another designer duct-tapes a duster to a marker to create a pistol-looking thing. This gets a positive nod from the surgeon and the rest pans out as a poster-boy for innovation success stories.

Refining the ideas […]