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While at some point, dynamically moving VMs inside a single data center or between two data centers will be a seamless process, it’s not now. In the meantime, however, there are numerous opportunities for startups to offer solutions that will help make such seamlessness a reality. Read more »

Atimi is a cross-platform development company that specializes in Macintosh development, porting applications from Windows to the Macintosh, and mobile application development for the iPhone and iPad. Atimi’s process for developing and launching apps leaves no stone unturned; it truly is a one-stop app development shop. Read more »

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The web is becoming more dynamic, context-aware and personalized by the day, and the amount of information consumed by each person is increasing exponentially. But software infrastructure is not keeping pace. We need to develop data processing architectures that go beyond technologies like memcache, MapReduce, NoSQL. Read more »

Despite new technology that can provide more engaging and better targeted ads for online video, most publishers have been stuck repurposing 15- and 30-second TV spots online, a problem that execs say leads to lower CPMs and a poor user experience. But with advertisers and agencies […] Read more »

Sony’s announcement today that it’s throwing open the doors of its e-book store and reading devices to the ePub standard is certainly good news for consumers. ePub — and open standard developed by the International Digital Publishing Form — is already supported by a growing number […] Read more »

For both providers and customers of cloud technology, these are exciting times, and yet, in the midst of all of the energy and confusion that the cloud inspires, I can’t help but think that we’ve been here before. I see remarkable similarities between today’s adoption cycle […] Read more »

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NBC Universal General Counsel Rick Cotton, speaking at the Digital Media Conference in Washington, D.C., on Thursday, brushed off concerns that the deal between Comcast and Time Warner to test the feasibility of TV Everywhere was a first step toward bringing TV on the Internet under the control of Big Media. He also shrugged off fears that the collaboration between programmers like Time Warner and ISPs like Comcast represented some sort of unholy cabal worthy of antitrust scrutiny from the government. Read more »

Long plagued by legal challenges from major record labels, bankrupt MP3 search engine SeeqPod has been on the brink of extinction for months. But CEO Kasian Franks recently told Wired.com that SeeqPod was in final acquisition talks with a major media company, and that its savior […] Read more »

Congratulations are in order this morning to Matt Marshall and his team over at VentureBeat. Matt has agreed to take the reins of the technology launchpad conference DEMO, replacing Chris Shipley after a very successful 13-year run. VentureBeat and DEMO parent company IDG will co-produce the […] Read more »

In the past, syncing Google Calendar with your iPhone has been a pretty big hassle. After having tried just about every method in the book, I’ve found two solutions that are definitely worth checking out. One is NuevaSync, which is completely free but requires registering for […] Read more »

As Om has noted, most recently in relation to the acquisition of jkOnTheRun, our little company gets bigger by the day. Today I am thrilled to announce the very latest addition to our family: Celeste LeCompte. Celeste joins us as Special Projects Editor. She will not […] Read more »

Although we at GigaOM are well aware that we’re part of the next generation of media, much of what we do and how we do it is governed by some of the most basic rules of traditional journalism, a profession whose ethics and mission we hold […] Read more »

[qi:115] LaunchBox Digital, an early-stage investment firm founded by three tech industry veterans and with an initial focus on web and mobile businesses, is due to be unveiled Thursday, we’ve learned. The Washington, D.C.-based company will provide between six and 10 entrepreneurs seed investment and help […] Read more »

[qi:014] Concerns over the use of cell phones while driving used to be confined to talking on them, prompting numerous states and even countries around the world to ban the use of the device while driving unless used in conjunction with a hands-free accessory. From an […] Read more »

Web Worker Daily: Getting naked to get ahead — where do you draw the line? Earth2Tech: Google’s going for pedal power. Found/Read: Precimark only lasted a month. He’s what its founder learned. NewTeeVee: DEMOfall 2007 kicks off tonight — a roundup of the news so far. Read more »

Found/Read: 5 Lessons from CEO Diane Greene’s long, slow slog with VMWare Web Worker Daily: Pump up you IM power NewTeeVee: Halo 3 has been become the latest online leak Earth2Tech: Intel fires its latest salvo with the power efficiency-focused Nehalem Read more »

NewTeeVee: Joost may be sexy, but that doesn’t mean you’ll be seeing legal P2P in this fall’s TV lineup. Web Worker Daily: Google has added presentations to its docs app — a first look. Found/Read: Ways to delegate more effectively, from Marshall Goldsmith via Harvard. Earth2Tech: […] Read more »

NewTeeVee: Not a geek, but just an Average Joe who wants to watch TV online? Skip BitTorrent and all the others and go to SideReel. Found/Read: When it comes to business plans, sometimes the best advice is to tear it up and start over. Earth2Tech: More […] Read more »

NewTeeVee: SeenON! Shopisodes, a custom Web video player, scours TV shows, movies, and the like for products and helpfully tells us how we can buy them. WebWorkerDaily: How to control a computer, remotely, for free. Earth2Tech: Tilera Corp. is shipping a more efficient, though not entirely […] Read more »

WebWorkerDaily: Web Worker 101 — How to create your first invoice. NewTeeVee: Court rules in favor of Comcast in its battle with DirecTV over whose HD is better. Earth2Tech: Venture Vehicles, maker of a 3-wheel, plug-in hybrid vehicle, has raised $6 million in a Series A […] Read more »

Written by James Brentano, Vice President of Sales for Intraware According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), every month in the United States some 100,000 pounds of CDs become outdated, useless or unwanted. Every year, more than 5.5 million software packages go to landfills and incinerators. […] Read more »

Rebtel Inc., a Swedish provider of VoIP telephony, has launched Reb Me, an application that allows Facebook users to dial their iPhones, Blackberries or other mobile devices to anywhere in the world for the price of a local call. The service works with major U.S. carriers. […] Read more »

Written by Rick Adcock, a Senior Vice President of Environmental Markets for World Energy, which sells technology and consulting services for brokering electricity, natural gas, wholesale power, fuels and green credits. No matter where you go or who you talk to nowadays, the conversation always seems […] Read more »

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