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CloudMinds and LEIA Announce Strategic Partnership to Deliver 3D Holographic Experience on Mobile Device from Cloud

Grazed from CloudMinds Technology and LEIA

CloudMinds Technology Inc. and LEIA Inc. announced today a strategic partnership to jointly deliver technologies in 3D Holographic Reality and Artificial Intelligence (AI) onto mobile devices. The combined platform will allow the processing and secure delivery of multi-view 3D "Lightfield" content to mobile phones, enabling users to have a naked-eye holographic experience. The two companies will share technology expertise, intellectual property (IP), development and manufacturing resources to deliver a premium digital experience to consumer and enterprise users. Supported by investors including mobile operator Softbank, manufacturing powerhouse Foxconn, and global convergent telecom, content and media group Altice, CloudMinds and LEIA will jointly develop an ecosystem for holographic mobile applications.

Visit CloudMinds at Mobile World Congress, Hall 2, Stand 2E6MR.

Huawei sales set to rise 15 percent on cloud, smart devices push

Grazed from ZDNet.  Author: Zack Whittaker.

Huawei expects demand in its cloud computing, big data, and smart devices areas to push sales up 15 percent to $46 billion in 2014.  The company's chief executive Ken Hu said in a message on the technology giant's website that the company had "seized these opportunities, continued to focus on our pipe strategy, streamlined management, and maintained effective growth."

Hu added that the company had undergone internal efficiency savings, including restructuring three business units.  The Shenzen, China-based company's chief executive, who shares the position with two other senior staffers on a rotating basis, said its cloud strategy continues to do well thanks to partnerships with SAP and Accenture...

Cloud Computing: First iPad, now Chromebooks - Microsoft embraces non-Windows devices

Grazed from CiteWorld. Author: Nancy Gohring.

With new Microsoft's renewed focus on the cloud and support for non-Windows platforms, the company has one more reason to kill its Scroogled campaign -- at least against Chromebooks. Yesterday, barely mentioned and buried at the very end of an announcement about some new features coming to Office Online, Microsoft said that most Office Online apps are now available in the Chrome App Launcher.

The Chrome App Launcher is a small app where Chrome OS and Chrome browser users can add icons for their favorite Chrome apps in order to easily launch them from one spot. Now, users can add Word Online, PowerPoint Online, and OneNote Online to the Chrome App Launcher. Excel Online is coming...

Centrify takes unified identity management into the cloud and out to mobile devices

Grazed from NetworkWorld. Author: Linda Musthaler.

In the 2013 version of the annual Gartner Executive Program survey, more than 2,000 CIOs in 41 countries identified their top 10 technology priorities for the year. The survey showed that analytics and business intelligence ranks No.1, with mobile technologies and cloud computing (SaaS, IaaS, PaaS) coming in at Nos. 2 and 3. CIOs are looking to these digital technologies to help their companies achieve business results.

While the focus of these technologies is on how to use them to boost business, the underlying IT concerns are still there. How will we secure our data on mobile devices and in the cloud? How will we know who is using our resources? How can we manage these diverse technologies effectively and efficiently? They are the same questions companies ask themselves over and over again as they grapple with increasingly complex and disparate infrastructures and a multitude of mobile devices accessing applications on-premise and in the cloud...