Microsoft could soon jump into the wearable device market with a smart watch that is loaded with sensors and works with Apple iPhones, Google's Android phones and Microsoft's own Windows Phones, according to a report from Forbes.
Equinix continues to ramp up its Cloud Exchange, announcing that it has added GoGrid, a provider of open data services featuring purpose-built infrastructure for big data services.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella said that despite the firm's $7.5 billion purchase of Nokia's devices and services business, Microsoft is still at its heart a software company.
Cisco and Dimension Data announced that they are expanding their long-standing relationship with a focus on driving businesses' movement to a hybrid cloud environment.
Let's make one thing perfectly clear: When we talk about "discoverability" in the app space, we're talking about consumers discovering apps. Not app stores discovering developers and then plucking them from obscurity into their app stores. Hopefully a recent incident involving Nokia won't muddy those waters too much.
Artificial intelligence is a new battleground for tech giants, and China's Web search leader Baidu, often termed "China's Google," is getting in on the action via a new research lab in Sunnyvale, Calif. In addition, the company announced it has hired Stanford computer science professor Andrew Ng, who previously worked on deep learning at Google, to head Baidu Research, which also includes labs in Beijing.
Microsoft's latest TV white-space (TVWS) spectrum pilot is being enabled with help from Facebook and SpectraLink Wireless, an Internet service provider in Ghana.
Microsoft quietly announced that it intends to start supporting a Windows Phone 8.1 software update on June 24. However, it's unclear if that means wireless carriers will start pushing the update to customers on that date.
Alcatel-Lucent CEO, Michel Combes, again scotched rumours suggesting a merger with Nokia's Networks business is on the cards, during calls to discuss the company's first-quarter earnings.
Amazon may be still be the dominant cloud services player, but according to a new Synergy Research report, it is facing a larger threat from Microsoft, which has grown its cloud infrastructure service revenues over the past year.