Business Cloud News

Nintendo shares slump before Tokyo regulators step in to stop decline

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Nintendo has released a statement in which the company outlined the limited impact Pokémon Go will have on its annual revenues. Following the news, around $6.7 billion was wiped from the company’s market capitalization.

Are cyber attacks covering up server inadequacies at Pokémon Go?

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Pokémon Go users have continued to struggle as the app’s developer Niantic Labs recovers from hacker attacks and unprecedented demand for the game

Samsung acquires containers-cloud company Joyent

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Samsung has agreed to buy San Francisco based cloud provider Joyent in an effort to diversify its product offering in declining markets.

Samsung and Oracle in mobile cloud development pact

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Samsung and Oracle are to combine their respective device and cloud expertise in a pact to jointly create tools, apps and enterprise systems for the mobile world.

Salesforce would be more effective if it was more mobile, workers tell survey

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Customer relationship management leader (CRM) Salesforce needs to improve the employee experience before its clients can get the most out of it, says a new report.

Google unveils cloud-based testing lab to combat Android fragmentation

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Google unveiled a cloud-based testing service for Android apps it hopes will help combat fragmentation in the growing Android ecosystem.

Citrix pitches Workspace Cloud for hybrid cloud service delivery

Citrix is aiming its solutions at hybrid cloud users

Citrix has unveiled Workspace Cloud, a set of cloud-based tools aimed at bridging the application deployment and management gap between on-premise and cloud infrastructure.

Nearly half of Brits find wearables in the enterprise intrusive – study

How will wearables impact privacy in the enterprise?

A recently published study by UK mobile app developer Apadmi suggests UKers are deeply concerned about the privacy implications of wearable IP-connected technology in the workplace.

Gartner: CIOs need to focus on supporting mobile, context-aware services, analytics

CIOs need to put in place the kind of infrastructure that can support mobile services, predictive analytics, and context-aware services

A recent Gartner poll of 2,800 chief information officers globally reveals public cloud is in itself of minimal focus among a wide range of deployment options they must consider to support the next generation of applications, services and devices. The firm said CIOs need to instead focus instead of supporting mobility and using analytics to improve operations.

Google challenges Apple, reveals Android for Work in big enterprise push

Android is looking to bolster its enterprise cred and one-up Apple as iOS devices continue to dominate enterprise activations

Google has announced the Android for Work programme, an effort to integrate and secure mobile and cloud-based apps on the Android platform. The initiative, which includes some big names in the enterprise space like HP, Dell, SAP, VMware and Citrix, is aimed at bolstering Android as an enterprise mobile platform – and combatting iOS’s dominance there.