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Cloud Development Stories

The Consumer Electronics Show happens early in January every year and is a key event that in some ways defines the industry for the year ahead. This year was no exception, and a look at some of the stand-out products in the show indicates which consumer technologies will dominate the market.

At the recent Microsoft’s Windows 10 event, one of the more intriguing technology announcements was a head-mounted holographic computer: Microsoft HoloLens. According to Microsoft, the headset will let the wearer blend the digital world with the real world to conceptualize and share ideas.

Technology companies are rushing to establish market domination by creating platforms and interface standards to support their version of the IoT vision. With all the hype, it is hard to cut through to the reality that IoT applications only work if all the moving pieces are well-integrated.

In a recent message to customers about Apple’s commitment to privacy, Apple CEO Time Cook said, "A few years ago, users of Internet services began to realize that when an online service is free, you’re not the customer. You’re the product." Is that really the case?

The advent of the Internet of Things means that more and more devices, gadgets, and appliances are becoming connected. In 2015, it is estimated that roughly 5 billion smart devices will be in operation. While this is exciting for some, for others it's an alarm that the IoT needs privacy regulation.

For years we have heard some version of the now almost clichéd phrase "Email is dead." However, the need for having an email account has barely diminished. Recently many tech companies have been investing in making the email experience better than what it has been traditionally.

The FIDO (Fast IDentity Online) Alliance, an industry consortium for delivering standards for simpler, stronger authentication, has released final 1.0 specifications for an open standard to replace commonly used single­ factor username and password logins.

With 60 percent of the world not having Internet access, companies are using creative technologies to bring Internet access to remote areas of the world. Anuj Magazine highlights some of the latest efforts, including satellites, balloons, and drones.

Today, everything seems to have an internet connection associated with it. The Internet of Things is ushering in a transition of greater opportunities for just about everyone who knows how to take advantage of it. Here are three skills that you’ll need to better leverage an ever-connected society.

Do you find that the orchestration tools for building applications in the cloud are missing key functionality? Some companies are building tools that integrate the application and network layers, which will allow developers to build cloud applications across hybrid environments faster and easier.