Twitter acquisition Android app maker

The team behind Cover, Popular Android lockscreen app announced that they recently acquired by Twitter. Roughly, to what Twitter creator buy this app?

Cover does not explain the details of the agreement between them, and the amount of funds disbursed Twitter to bring Cover to headquarters.

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There is also described, such as what tasks will be given to his Twitter. In a blog post on the official website, cover only mentions that although acquired Twitter, their applications are still available in the Play store.

Cover yourself is one of the unique lockscreen app in the Play Store that try to exploit the flexibility of Android, to present a more contextual experience and personalized to the user. With Cover, users can access a number of applications and peek a little information directly from their screen is locked.

“Twitter, as well Cover, convinced of the potential of Android that was awesome. They had the same vision with us, the smartphone can be smarter, even more useful and more contextual. Together with Twitter, we can realize it, wrote Cover The website team they are.

It is not explained clearly, what will be done by acquiring Cover Twitter. But as is known, social media companies such as Facebook and Twitter, are highly dependent on advertising revenue personalized, continue to make their services more integrated into, especially with Android devices.

Openness and flexibility of Android, making third-party applications may utilize very important parts such as the lockscreen or notification in Android to promote their services and content.

Facebook for example, last year released a Home, a kind of Android launcher with a unique user interface. Here, the user can view content and services up directly on the home screen them. Unfortunately, welcome to Facebook Home not so good.

Speculation, so Twitter can also be used to cover the same purpose as Facebook Home. By acquiring Cover, Twitter possibility would create a sort of ‘Twitter for Android launcher’ and make tweets and Twitter messages can be accessed directly on the lockscreen. According To You?

Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.3 At Launch

Red Hat offers a hybrid platform that combines datacenter virtualization and management across the public and private cloud with Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.3

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Designed to give a traditional data center virtualization technology which at the same time Red Hat continues to compile against OpenStack technology, Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization enables companies to deploy traditional and elastic workloads on their existing infrastructure without affecting the level of service, performance or scalability.

The latest version of Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization allows customers to use a set of services OpenStack (Compute, Storage and Network) that can be used by their datacenter virtualization platform via the Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization, as well as their private cloud via the Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform.

With a cohesive environment between Private Cloud and data center, various companies claimed now able to deploy traditional workloads and elastic without having to duplicate the infrastructure layer.

The latest release of Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization includes several features of infrastructure, network and storage to increase developer portability across heterogeneous cloud environments, including:

-. The new self-hosted machine, allowing the implementation of Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Manager as a virtual machine on the host, reducing hardware requirements;

-. Back-up and restore API integration now includes a new backup infrastructure that provides a broad set of APIs for third-party software vendors to perform backup and restore to their virtual machines.

-. Support for OpenStack OpenStack Glance and Neutron, which allows users to store their virtual machine templates and allows configuration of advanced network infrastructure that can be shared between the private cloud and datacenter virtualization.

Radhesh Balakrishnan, General Manager of Virtualization & OpenStack Red Hat said, improvements of Red Hat KVM hypervisor consistent to open and offers simultaneously virtualization management now enable more customers to take control of their data centers and build individual path to cloud infrastructure personal.

With the new addition to third-party plug-ins offered by Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 3.3, this offers the fundamental core for bargains OpenStack cloud supported Red Hat.

Hybrid Cloud in Eyes Open Source

Currently, many companies began to look a hybrid cloud implementations. It is not independent because the conditions of cloud computing is increasingly complex.

Red Hat, as one of the companies that provide solutions that said, the hybrid cloud mix of private cloud combined with the public cloud.

Hybrid cloud itself comes from the demands of the enterprise who want the flexibility of cloud computing, but with the level of security in the style of a dedicated infrastructure.

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Many technology vendors are trying to offer its cloud solutions respectively. Generally, the vendor claims his is the best solution in the implementation of the hybrid cloud. But the drawback is, almost all of which are proprietary software.

This means that users are forced to use it according to the standard that is applied to each vendor. In fact, sometimes the user is also required to buy the devices required by the solution offered.

What if the user can develop their own platform which uses the hybrid cloud? Well, this is trying to offer Red Hat. Known for the reliability of open source solutions besutannya, Linux distributions invites users to work on own solution you want to use the hybrid cloud.

According to Gordon Haff, Cloud Evangelist Red Hat, open source offers a high flexibility for enterprise IT offenders because it provides flexibility development. “(Open source) invites developers for an all-out in the (implementation) cloud,” he said at the office of Red Hat in Ciputra World Jakarta.

“Open source also eliminates the existing restrictions on proprietary software. In addition, 76% of companies are now beginning to assume importance in the open source cloud infrastructure,” he added.

He also mentions Google, Amazon, and Facebook which debuted using open source, and still continues to develop until today with Red Hat.

Subject doubt some companies who doubted the security of cloud computing, Haff said the use of open source developers can add the kind of protection that limits between the cloud and access devices.

If you do not want to bother, Haff added Red Hat also has a security solution that can fill the gap.

Furthermore, as the development of cloud computing, virtualization hardware Haff predict the future will also be popular. Because this solution is considered to be more efficient, especially in terms of price and flexibility. Moreover, when compared to a dedicated infrastructure where the users are not required to disburse a little if you want to upgrade.

Red Hat itself as the company exists in the world of open source has recently announced its latest enterprise solutions Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7. This solution be the answer as the foundation for the hybrid cloud-based open-source or the start-called open hybrid cloud.

“So Red Hat offers a Platform as a Service via RHEL 7. Furthermore, developers can develop them according to business needs,” he concluded

Buy AirWatch, VMware will be aggressive in the Mobile Enterprise

VMware, the players in virtualization and cloud industry, has signed a definitive agreement to buy AirWatch, a provider of enterprise mobile management and security solutions.

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Funds must be spent VMware reached USD 1,175 billion in cash and USD 365 million with installment payments and unvested equity.

AirWatch team will continue to report to the founder and chief executive officer John Marshall as part of the VMware End-User Computing, led by Sanjay Poonen, EVP and GM.

While Alan Dabbiere, co-founder and chairman of the board will oversee operations AirWatch AirWatch new one, which will report to Pat Gelsinger, CEO of VMware.

“AirWatch provides a secure enterprise mobile management, best-in-class, to thousands of businesses around the world,” said Pat Gelsinger, CEO of VMware.

With this purchase VMware will add the basic elements for a portfolio of end-user computing we will enable our customers to improve extraordinarily their mobile workforce without compromising security .

Alan Dabbiere, founder AirWatch stated, when pioneering AirWatch, he wants to help businesses to succeed in the mobile explosion to come.

Now there is evidence of more than 2 billion smart phones and tablets in the world and more than half of the device is in contact with the enterprise.

“By joining forces with the innovators who have proven as VMware, we now have the opportunity to bring our leading-edge solutions to a broad set of customers and partners to help them optimize the mobile-cloud world,” said Alan.

Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, AirWatch is a leading provider of enterprise solutions for Mobile Device Management and Mobile Content Management.

With more than 10,000 global customers and more than 1,600 employees in nine global offices, AirWatch solution provides a strategic platform for the enterprise to manage a set of mobile devices and the rapidly growing mobile workforce continues to increase.

Similar Chrome Got Siri Voice Features

Google role not only as a search engine or search engine on the internet, because the company is headquartered in the United States are also often released gadgets and various software. One of the best software is launched by Google Chrome, which is an application to access the internet like Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer.

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Basically, Google Chrome has the same features as the some other browser application. However, new – Google reportedly recently added a voice command feature on the application. With the addition of these features, users can perform searches on Google.Com to rely on voice commands like “Siri” on the iPhone.

To use these services, users only stay open Google.Com of Chrome, then click the microphone icon and ask for access to these features. Next live say what you want to search, there are new may be supports English only. And every time you want to use these services, you must click on the icon microphone back.