ENTRIES TAGGED "Software as a Service"

Plugging water leaks with data

Plugging water leaks with data

TaKaDu uses existing sensors and data analysis to make water companies more efficient.

Water companies need data analysis tools to find and repair costly leaks. Enter Israeli startup TaKaDu, which offers water infrastructure monitoring as a service.

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Defining clouds, web services, and other remote computing

Part 2 of the series, "What are the chances for a free software cloud?"

Technology commentators are a bit trapped by the term "cloud," which
has been kicked and slapped around enough to become truly shapeless.
So in this section I'll offer a history of services that have led up
to our cloud-obsessed era, hoping to help readers distinguish the
impacts and trade-offs created by all the trends that lie in the

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