Phileas Fogg attempted to go around the world in 80 days. With MapMyFitness, you can go around the world with 80 million routes. MapMyFitness rolled out an update today for its MVP premium subscribers that’s full of new and enhanced features. MapMyFitness powers a suite of health and fitness tracking apps. Its flagship products, MapMyRun and MapMyRide,
IBM is buying still more analytics expertise, picking up the software portfolio of Star Analytics, a company with expertise in automating the movement and management of workloads in hybrid computing environments. The company’s Star Command Center is certified to run on Amazon Web Services, Oracle on Demand and Microsoft Azure infrastructure. According to IBM’s statement announcing the deal
Predictive modeling is on a slow but steady climb in insurance. Here are some tips for getting the most out of your initiatives.
Service providers face culture shock as they try to capitalize on the data at their fingertips. We identify 10 key points for telcos to consider.
The electronic spreadsheet is among the top five most important advances in business management to come along in the last hundred years. It revolutionized almost all aspects of running an organization. It was the original “killer app” that made it necessary for people to go out and buy a personal computer. Yet our recent benchmark research project
London’s OnApp closed a new round of financing last month, taking its total funding to $20 million. So what’s it going to do with the (undisclosed) new tranche of cash? Add yet another string to its bow, that’s what. Bear in mind that OnApp was only spun out of British hosting provider UK2 a couple of years
Ever wanted to see a thought? The insides of computer systems are often portrayed in science fiction movies as vast arcologies of virtual structures, with whizzing electrical impulses flashing through them. As it turns out, our brains might not look very different from our dreams of artificial computing entities. For the first time, Japanese scientists captured video
The technology inside data centers sparks immense industry analysis and speculation. After the media leave, though, data center towns themselves can be ignored, even as they change. I saw this up close while working as a business reporter at the Bulletin daily newspaper in Bend, Ore., a 45-minute drive from Prineville, where Facebook and Apple (aapl)
Company behind Vectorwise and Ingres databases acquires Pervasive and Versant to add customers and expand software footprint into data integration.
Google's cloud-based ChromeBook never really went anywhere, selling and performing poorly. But that hasn't stopped Google from chasing its browser-as-OS future. With the recent introduction of Google Now to Chrome, Google looks set to install a Trojan Horse on Microsoft's and Apple's desktop home turf.
This might seem farfetched if you're unfamiliar with Google Now. But if