The Cloud: The Gift That Keeps On Printing…. Smartphones and tablets are increasingly replacing functions usually carried out by laptops in our professional life. Mobile e-mail access is now a relatively mature technology and mobile printing additionally gives users the opportunity to print documents directly via their mobile phone. However, with the introduction of cloud printing, employees now have server-like access on the move, allowing the opportunity to print from a large pool of data without having to turn on a PC. Cloud printing essentially works by reducing the necessity of having local printer drivers and a dedicated print network.
Cloud Computing and Tourism: Microsoft and the World Tourism Organization Join Hands Cloud computing is spreading across all industries. Therefore, it’s not surprising that an industry that employs 1 in 12 people in the world and generates 5% of the global GDP has also seen the possible benefits of going on the cloud. Yes, I’m talking about tourism whose global umbrella body, the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), has recently signed an agreement with Microsoft to use cloud computing to develop tourism across the world. According to Microsoft, this partnership will benefit 155 UNWTO member countries and the more than 400 affiliate members representing