Lowe's and monitoring-tech company AlertMe welcome the home of the future with a cloud-based home-monitoring system.
Internet provider Earthlink to pay $516 million to merge with ITC Deltacom, a regional carrier in the Southeast.
Using Facebook Connect and an open standard for IM, the social network is letting others tap into its chat service. AOL is one of them.
If you talk to your favorite telecommunications company, you find them concentrating on how they will compete in cloud infrastructure, platform and software services.
The open-source multiprotocol instant-messaging client for the Mac operating system is getting better, as it integrates new functions for the popular Twitter microblogging service.
Tucked into the Yahoo-Google ad agreement is a deal to bridge instant-messaging services. That's great news for IM, but it doesn't fix underlying flaws of online chat.
Building application scale is the key to SaaS and Cloud Computing. Twitter's single-thread application needs some re-thinking in order to meet the demand of it's users.
And a great many do. There are lots of reasons, but in my experience, the most common cause is they develop technology and not products.