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Archive: 2011-08


 Wednesday, 31st August 2011, 12:10:43

Video streaming: Tablet users watch variety online digital video

Video streaming: Tablet users watch variety online digital video

New research has revealed that media tablet users watch a wide variety of programmes using the device.

categories:  |  CDN / Networks / Streaming  |  


 Tuesday, 30th August 2011, 12:39:15

Ecommerce news: Amazon launches South Africa-based customer service centre

Ecommerce news: Amazon launches South Africa-based customer service centre

Ecommerce company Amazon has launched a new customer service centre in South Africa.

categories:  |  Ecommerce  |  


 Friday, 26th August 2011, 11:25:35

Ecommerce customers 'using their smartphones to shop'

Ecommerce customers 'using their smartphones to shop'

Increasing numbers of online shoppers are using their mobile handsets to purchase items from ecommerce websites.

categories:  |  Ecommerce  |  


 Thursday, 25th August 2011, 15:06:44

Businesses 'must evolve security controls'

Businesses 'must evolve security controls'

Businesses have been urged to adopt advanced security methods to ensure data remains safe .

categories:  |  Security  |  


 Thursday, 25th August 2011, 11:38:56

McAfee set to discuss cloud services at upcoming event

McAfee set to discuss cloud services at upcoming event

McAfee has announced plans to discuss cloud computing at the VMworld2011 Conference.

categories:  |  Security  |  


 Wednesday, 24th August 2011, 14:14:02

Mobile broadband and traffic management industries urged to work together

Mobile broadband and traffic management industries urged to work together

Analysts have urged mobile broadband to merge with the traffic management industry in a bid to meet demand for better coverage.

categories:  |  Managed Hosting  |  


 Tuesday, 23rd August 2011, 12:48:56

Private cloud services 'offers $36 billion revenue opportunity'

Private cloud services 'offers $36 billion revenue opportunity'

Channel partners could enjoy a significant increase to revenue as a result of private cloud services.

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Tuesday, 23rd August 2011, 11:08:53

Microsoft announces cloud services collaboration with CS2C

Microsoft announces cloud services collaboration with CS2C

Microsoft is set to develop cloud services in China as part of a new partnership.

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Monday, 22nd August 2011, 16:53:28

Google 'could place bid for Hulu video streaming service'

Google 'could place bid for Hulu video streaming service'

Google is rumoured to be among the companies set to bid for video streaming service Hulu.

categories:  |  CDN / Networks / Streaming  |  


 Monday, 22nd August 2011, 15:09:09

Miramax launches video streaming service

Miramax launches video streaming service

Miramax has launched a video streaming service for users in the UK .

categories:  |  CDN / Networks / Streaming  |  


 Monday, 22nd August 2011, 10:06:49

Cloud services 'provide greater financial control for businesses'

Cloud services 'provide greater financial control for businesses'

Businesses that adopt cloud services could enjoy greater control over their finances.

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Friday, 19th August 2011, 16:33:45

Africa 'could receive its own domain name'

Africa 'could receive its own domain name'

African websites could soon have their own domain name if plans are given the green light.

categories:  |  Domain Names  |  


 Friday, 19th August 2011, 13:16:02

Mobile broadband users 'prefer apps to web'

Mobile broadband users 'prefer apps to web'

The majority of mobile broadband users prefer to access information through the use of specially designed apps .

categories:  |  Application/OS/Software  |  


 Friday, 19th August 2011, 11:28:09

Ecommerce retailers 'must improve customer experience'

Ecommerce retailers 'must improve customer experience'

Ecommerce companies have been advised to make improvements to the overall customer experiences offered on their websites .

categories:  |  Ecommerce  |  


 Thursday, 18th August 2011, 15:02:13

Cloud services concerns 'should be set aside'

Cloud services concerns 'should be set aside'

Higher numbers of businesses are adopting cloud services through price per user models.

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Thursday, 18th August 2011, 11:31:06

Russell's Convenience stores adopt cloud services

Russell's Convenience stores adopt cloud services

Russells Convenience retailers have adopted IBM cloud services .

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Wednesday, 17th August 2011, 11:17:30

Ecommerce businesses 'should make preparations for holidays'

Ecommerce businesses 'should make preparations for holidays'

Online retailers have been advised to make early preparations for increased custom at Christmas .

categories:  |  Ecommerce  |  


 Tuesday, 16th August 2011, 15:06:27

BT supports Aurora and Karen Millen ecommerce plans

BT supports Aurora and Karen Millen ecommerce plans

BT Fresca has signed a five year deal to support ecommerce plans for Aurora Fashions and Karen Millen.

categories:  |  Ecommerce  |  


 Tuesday, 16th August 2011, 11:18:06

Ecommerce gluten-free website created on Windows Azure

Ecommerce gluten-free website created on Windows Azure

Food company General Mills has used Windows Azure to create an ecommerce website about a gluten free lifestyle.

categories:  |  Ecommerce  |  


 Monday, 15th August 2011, 17:11:21

YouTube and Netflix 'dominate video streaming market'

YouTube and Netflix 'dominate video streaming market'

Well-known video streaming brands continue to dominate the market.

categories:  |  CDN / Networks / Streaming  |  


 Monday, 15th August 2011, 13:33:47

Mobile broadband: McAfee launches security tool for iPhone

Mobile broadband: McAfee launches security tool for iPhone

Apple iPhone users could benefit from a new online security tool from McAfee..

categories:  |  Security  |  


 Friday, 12th August 2011, 14:24:19

Amazon launches Kindle Cloud Reader

Amazon launches Kindle Cloud Reader

Amazon has announced the launch of its first cloud hosted Kindle Reader.

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Friday, 12th August 2011, 13:30:54

Cloud hosting news: OnLive launches instant-play service in UK

Cloud hosting news: OnLive launches instant-play service in UK

OnLive has announced plans to release its cloud gaming service to consumers in the UK.

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Thursday, 11th August 2011, 14:03:45

Cloud services 'offer greater functionality'

Cloud services 'offer greater functionality'

An expert has discussed the numerous benefits concerning cloud computing..

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Thursday, 11th August 2011, 11:57:18

Video streaming news: BBC launches iPlayer for TV

Video streaming news: BBC launches iPlayer for TV

The BBC has announced the launch of a newly developed iPlayer streaming service for television.

categories:  |  CDN / Networks / Streaming  |  


 Wednesday, 10th August 2011, 16:43:17

Mobile broadband news: GBR leading smartphone adoption

Mobile broadband news: GBR leading smartphone adoption

New data has acknowledged Great Britain as the country leading the international adoption of smartphones.

categories:  |  Web Host Industry  |  


 Wednesday, 10th August 2011, 13:56:41

Ecommerce spending 'up 14 per cent in last year'

Ecommerce spending 'up 14 per cent in last year'

Retail ecommerce spending has risen by 14 per cent in the past year.

categories:  |  Ecommerce  |  


 Tuesday, 9th August 2011, 13:09:26

Cloud services trend 'is set to continue'

Cloud services trend 'is set to continue'

The increasing popularity of cloud services is predicted to continue among businesses and consumers alike.

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Tuesday, 9th August 2011, 11:05:21

Asia Pacific 'display highest rates of digital ecommerce'

Asia Pacific 'display highest rates of digital ecommerce'

Digital entertainment ecommerce is popular among Asia Pacific residents.

categories:  |  Ecommerce  |  


 Monday, 8th August 2011, 16:48:03

Microsoft launches reward scheme for online security

Microsoft launches reward scheme for online security

Microsoft has launched the BlueHat Prize programme for innovations in online security.

categories:  |  Security  |  


 Monday, 8th August 2011, 11:09:52

Identifying target audience 'is vital for online marketing'

Identifying target audience 'is vital for online marketing'

Businesses have been urged to think about their ideal target audience when developing an online marketing strategy.

categories:  |  Online Marketing / Search  |  


 Friday, 5th August 2011, 16:22:21

On-site search 'can complement online marketing'

On-site search 'can complement online marketing'

Website navigation services have been recommended as a way for retailers to boost their sales.

categories:  |  Online Marketing / Search  |  


 Thursday, 4th August 2011, 16:05:44

Retail-integrated ecommerce 'boosts sales'

Retail-integrated ecommerce 'boosts sales'

Companies that use retail integrated ecommerce services have seen their sales increase.

categories:  |  Ecommerce  |  


 Wednesday, 3rd August 2011, 16:41:19

VMware's progress 'driven by innovation'

VMware's progress 'driven by innovation'

Steve Herrod of VMware said innovation is the lifeblood of the business.

categories:  |  Virtualisation / The Cloud  |  


 Wednesday, 3rd August 2011, 16:39:45

Data security 'is a hot topic'

Data security 'is a hot topic'

Financial institutions and other firms are concerned about data breaches.

categories:  |  Security  |  


 Tuesday, 2nd August 2011, 16:32:26

Apple TV gets new streaming service

Apple TV gets new streaming service

Users of the Apple TV service can now stream videos from iTunes to their television sets.

categories:  |  CDN / Networks / Streaming  |  


 Tuesday, 2nd August 2011, 15:59:03

Online marketing 'is a gradual process'

Online marketing 'is a gradual process'

Businesses have been urged not to dip in and out of online marketing.

categories:  |  Online Marketing / Search  |  


 Monday, 1st August 2011, 16:40:25

Apple wins rights to ipods.com domain name

Apple wins rights to ipods.com domain name

The company has acquired the address without having to pay for it.

categories:  |  Domain Names  |  


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