Sprint starts assembling a connected car dream team

Sprint’s approach to the connected car is certainly odd for a carrier. Instead of focusing on connectivity, Sprint wants to become an automotive infotainment and telematics systems integrator. To accomplish this it’s soliciting a lot of help, starting with Airbiquity, Aeris and WirelessCar.

Cloud as job creator or destroyer? Microsoft says the former

A new Microsoft-funded IDC report purports to show that the adoption of cloud computing will create 8.8 million new jobs worldwide — 1.1 million in the U.S. — in by 2015. That factoid strained credulity among Microsoft partners and IT pros.

CIOs come around to cloud storage

It’s not surprising that Box CEO Aaron Levie says CIOs are ready to approve big corporate cloud storage deals. But it is somewhat surprising that outside experts with no dog in this fight agree that cloud storage is coming to the enterprise.