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Google I/O 2015: Google adds offline mobile support for Firebase

Already near the close of its annual developer expo, Google quietly announced offline mobile support coming to the Firebase mobile app development platform. Promising offline usage for both iOS and Android, Firebase is said to now automatically store data locally on a given device when network connectivity is unavailable. When the network link is back up, Firebase will then automatically… Read more →

Google I/O 2015: Inside the developer show turned theme park

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Google I/O 2015: Google’s smart home blueprint is still in the drafting stage

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Microsoft and Google rise while IBM sinks in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for cloud providers

Gartner’s new cloud research – summarized in Magic Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure as a Service, Worldwide – still gives Amazon the leading position in its “Magic Quadrant” for IaaS providers, while Microsoft has made some progress compared with last year. (See charts below.) However, compared with last year, IBM has fallen noticeably in “ability to execute”, in Gartner’s opinion, and… Read more →

Google Wants to Turn Your Clothes Into a Computer

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Google Photos: Optimized for organization, viewing, and sharing with unlimited storage

Summary: One of my favorite things out of Google I/O is the new Google Photos app for iOS, Android, and your web browser. Google brings its search technology to photo organization and helps take away some frustrations with digital photos. By Matthew Miller for The Mobile Gadgeteer | May 29, 2015 — 15:17 GMT (08:17 PDT) Follow @palmsolo Source Article… Read more →

Harmon.ie provides cross-platform mobile harmony for BYOD

Israel-based Harmon.ie places your Microsoft document sharing and social conversations into a single app. I spoke with Yaacov Cohen, Harmon.ie’s co-founder and CEO about BYOD, employee collaboration, mobile security, Harmon.ie’s integrated conversation solution, and why some BYOD programs seem to fail. Special Feature BYOD and the Consumerization of IT The Bring Your Own Device phenomenon is reshaping the way IT… Read more →

How the EMV shift could impact online retailers

After the EMV migration rolls through the US this October, the payments industry expects to see a significant reduction of fraudulent activity within the card-present (CP) environment. As it stands now in pre-EMV America, the most prevalent type of fraud results from counterfeit, lost or stolen magnetic-stripe based cards, which have become easy marks for hackers looking to break into… Read more →

Meet the next "Nest for the Garden"

Water conservation, in light of California’s drought, is no longer an earth-friendly duty; it’s a mandate. But water conservation isn’t just California’s problem, everyone should play a part. GreenIQ Current irrigation systems are inefficient and waste up to 50 percent of the US household’s average annual water consumption. Israeli IoT start-up GreenIQ has announced its “Smart Garden Hub”. Like a… Read more →

Financial services winning with cloud

As with many other areas of business, success in the financial industry – in all its forms – involves a degree of prediction. Today, with the growth of analytics technology, prediction is becoming both more accurate and faster than ever before. In-memory databases and analytics tools are starting to move into the price ranges of a wide swathe of financial… Read more →

Daily Report: Google Intensifies Push Into Virtual Reality

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