July 2012 Archives
Wednesday, 18th July 2012
New evidence is emerging that organizations across many industries are simply not ready for the challenges of big data. Oracle has released two new reports that add hard numbers to mounting concerns about the problems big companies face when dealing with data.
Spotify 1 Year Later: Music Distribution Gropes Toward the Digital Future
It seems like just yesterday that American music fans were desperately awaiting Spotify's arrival. As of this week, the European all-you-can-stream subscription service has been available in the U.S. for one year. So how did it fare in its first 12 months? Is this really the future of music distribution?
The New Microsoft Office: 20 Things to Like, Not Like and Worry About
When Steve Ballmer took the stage in San Francisco on Monday to reveal the next step in the evolution of Microsoft’s most important application, he gave the world’s 1 billion users of Microsoft Office plenty to look forward to - but also some things to worry about. Here’s a sampling of what to look for, what to avoid and what to be afraid…
Firm Predicts Slow Going for Key Olympic Websites
One record that isn’t likely to be broken during this summer’s London Olympic Games is the speed at which key websites, including London2012.com and NBCOlympics.com, load for visitors. Yottaa, which correctly predicted which advertisers would have website problems after their commercials aired during this year’s Super…