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Sigfox picks up €15M to expand its dedicated internet-of-things network

Originally posted on Gigaom:
The French internet of things startup Sigfox has taken €15 million ($21 million) in new funding, to allow it to continue its international expansion. Sigfox is a network operator of sorts, having designed a wireless architecture that’s purely for machine-to-machine (M2M) communications. Its network already covers almost a million square kilometres…

Great article on Cloud Computing

Zen & The Art Of Service-Oriented IT (via InformationWeek) For IT, public cloud providers pose stiff competition. You must compete on quality. Everyone knows IT needs to evolve from sole service provider to service strategist. Get the mix right to deliver some of what the business needs internally, some using…

How cloud, big data and mobile will make the CMO the BMOC

Originally posted on Gigaom:
In every shift of technology, new companies emerge to dominate new spaces while incumbents falter (and sometimes fade away). Today’s epic shift to mobile, big data and real-time analytics will certainly change the corporate landscape. But the emergence of these new technologies is also inspiring major change in the C-level suite,…

So Google Compute Engine is out, your move Amazon

Originally posted on Gigaom:
Now that the fog of hype is starting to lift from the Moscone Center  where Google (s GOOG) rolled out its promised Amazon cloud killer, don’t expect the folks up in Seattle to stand still. As Amazon Web Services (s AMZN) has made clear over the past 7 years, inaction is…

Samsung owns Android, captures 95% of global Android smartphone profits

Looks like in the world of smartphones, its not Samsung and Apple battling it out in the market of iPhone and Android. Amazing Analytics at play.

The CIO is driving IT toward a cliff

Originally posted on Successful Workplace:
There’s an increasing perception across the enterprise that the role of the CIO as we know it won’t survive the decade. This isn’t anecdotal evidence, either, as respected institutions like the Harvard Business Review, the Economist and others are publishing studies that show that the average CEO is unhappy with…

Collegefeed rolls out career marketplace nationwide to help students find jobs

Very important development in the future of talent acquisition.

Loop Makes It Easy To Conduct Real-Time Surveys Via iPad

Another entrant into the Mobile Market Research world.

Wal-Mart gets PaaS and social software chops through OneOps, Tasty Labs buys

Originally posted on Gigaom:
It’s clear that Wal-Mart Stores (s wmt) wants to stay on top as a major online retailer in the United States and abroad, as it takes steps to turn stores into fulfillment centers and bolster its virtual capabilities. What hasn’t been clear is how that transition will look, or how long…

Wal-Mart gets PaaS and social software chops through OneOps, Tasty Labs buys

Originally posted on Gigaom:
It’s clear that Wal-Mart Stores (s wmt) wants to stay on top as a major online retailer in the United States and abroad, as it takes steps to turn stores into fulfillment centers and bolster its virtual capabilities. What hasn’t been clear is how that transition will look, or how long…

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