With new Cloud service, fast growing tablets market, and 150 million iCloud users: This week let’s have a quick look on Apple, Microsoft and Google.
150 million iCloud users: Along with is new Mac OS X, Mountain Lion, Apple now has 150 million iCloud users among its device owners! Wow. Read Venturebeat
The future belongs to the tablets? Maybe. In just four years from now, tablets will be more popular than laptop computers, and by 2017 they will outsell their full-sized counterparts by more than 23 million devices worldwide. No suprize that Microsoft is eyeing off the tablet as the computer of the near future. Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer says the software giant has to make its products tablet-friendly. “The industry continues to move and change and advance dramatically, and certainly our pace of innovation and new production introduction has been at an unprecedented rate,” he says, citing the company’s upcoming tablet computer, Surface, as an example. Read more!
Google cloud platform: Google has a success with its Google Apps partner programs that it used to help develop its app store. The new Google cloud platform partner program that Google has just lunched, may be just the right follow up!. Read their official blog post!