PaaS got its start as purely hosted offerings. But we're starting to see a lot more discussion about transplanting the approach into the enterprise data center.
The service won't require any browser plug-ins, according to the report, and could work on Android, iOS, and Windows 8, among other platforms.
The first release of Google App Engine has developers concerned about getting their applications out of Google's 'cloud' and into another.
There is a key missing piece for cloud computing to really go mainstream, a higher-level programming language to be able to do more advanced logic and functionality.
On the road to the elusive Web 3.0, core infrastructure is moving from the edge to a center. Call it Web 2.5, where the platform-as-a-service providers allow developers to create Web applications via the cloud and for users to consume them anytime, anywhe
Applications in the cloud are getting more realistic. Salesforce.com has the opportunity to make it happen.
Oracle's fiery frontman becomes CTO as Mark Hurd and Safra Catz become co-CEOs. Meanwhile, Oracle delivers another shaky quarter.
While Facebook itself is blocked by the Chinese government, Facebook-owned Instagram is growing fast in that country.
Big Blue confirms it's commencing workforce cuts, but declines to put a number on the job losses. A source tells CNET the layoffs entail up to 25 percent in the Systems and Technology group.
The software giant is making generally available its Linux and Windows Server virtual machines, plus its Azure Virtual Network, both of which are key to making Azure competitive with Amazon Web Services.