Google promises five-year support for Chromebooks

Chromebooks are gettinh an additional one year of support as Google Inc. announced an extension of its guarantee to provide security patches and update fixes to the devices to five years. Chromebooks -- computers

Published on: May 23rd, 2014 Nestor Arellano

Lenovo president provides Motorola/IBM updates

ORLANDO – Within a week this past January Lenovo struck two major deals - one to acquire Motorola Mobility from Google and another to obtain the X86 server business from IBM. These two deals

Published on: May 13th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

Silicon Valley isn’t the real world

When you live in Silicon Valley, it’s sometimes tough to realize that this isn’t the real world. You know, high-speed Internet connections everywhere, enjoying 4G LTE (long term evolution) mobile service, everyone carrying

Published on: April 15th, 2014 Max Spindle

Citrix, Google bring Windows apps to Chromebooks

It’s still early days for business adoption of Chromebooks. However, Citrix Systems believes that Google’s low-cost laptop running the company’s Chrome operating system will catch on in the enterprise. To push things ahead,

Published on: April 15th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

Canonical drops Ubuntu One cloud storage, focuses on OS

The cloud storage war claimed its latest victim with the announcement by software maker Canonical Ltd. that it is shutting down Ubuntu One and will be concentrating in further development of its operating

Published on: April 3rd, 2014 Nestor Arellano

Welcome to the world of wearables

While folks came to Barcelona to show off phone stuff, it was the Bright Shiny Objects Syndrome that swept over the masses. If you weren’t careful, you might have missed that Samsung introduced

Published on: April 2nd, 2014 Max Spindle

Cisco introduces billion dollar Intercloud

LAS VEGAS - Cisco Systems is embarking on one of its most ambitious projects in company history. The networking giant announced at its Partner Summit conference a plan to build the world’s largest

Published on: March 24th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

Video maybe everywhere, but where’s the content?

You probably never thought much about why Google bought YouTube or why they’re building out fiber in the U.S. and putting wireless blimps up in Africa. Maybe it’s their unofficial  motto, “Don’t be

Published on: February 26th, 2014 Max Spindle

Google takes on video conferencing with Chromebox for meetings

Video conferencing can be an awkward experience. The equipment is hard to set up. It’s confusing as to how to connect to the right room. You often need specific and expensive technology to

Published on: February 26th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Asus and Dell enter the Chromebox market

Dell has announced its first Chromebox and Asus has announced a higher-end second Chromebox model targeting the meeting room market. The Chromebox is essentially a small form factor PC running Google’s Chrome OS

Published on: February 19th, 2014 Jeff Jedras

VMware partners with Google on DaaS

SAN FRANCISCO – To the surprise of many of the 4,000 plus solution providers in attendance at the Partner Exchange conference, VMware Inc. announced a strategic alliance with search engine king Google. The

Published on: February 12th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

Wearable technology integration to grow, report says

In-vehicle wearable integration is the latest trend in automotive with announcements following each other in quick succession: Harman’s ADAS Google Glass integration, Hyundai’s Blue Link Glassware application, Mercedes’ Pebble smart watch Digital DriveStyle

Published on: February 6th, 2014 CDN Staff

Dell partners with Google on workforce initiative

Dell and Google are collaborating to build solutions for geographically dispersed workforces. According to Dell, this latest bit of teamwork with Google is part of a much bigger relationship between the search engine

Published on: February 6th, 2014 CDN Staff

Say hello, Apple, to your new competitor: Lenovo

Routine is something that can really kill a company. Maybe not today. Maybe not even tomorrow. But one day down the road, the steps avoided by a market leader in  addressing future situations

Published on: January 30th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto