The Social Cloud: Facebook IPO – Is This MySpace 2.0? History repeating: 2000 Bubble, Myspace, 2012 Facebook IPO, NBT (Next Big Thing…) Investors are expected to sink $5 billion into the Facebook IPO. Wow. Well, from a pure spreadsheet perspective it makes some sense. If you take the 800 million Facebook users multiplied by a value of $6.25 per user, that equates to a $5 billion initial public offering. Being the most visited site on the Internet, with more stickiness than anybody else could even plan for, let alone credibly lie to anybody about, this makes some sense. Or does it?
Cloud Computing Deal between Taiwan’s Chunghwa Telecom and Inventec By Sourya Biswas of CloudTweaks Every day brings with it news of yet another deal in the cloud computing space. The latest such development occurred in Taiwan just before the end of the last year when Taiwan-based companies Chunghwa Telecom and Inventec signed a one-year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to co-develop and promote cloud computing services. Chunghwa Telecom is the largest telecommunication service provider in Taiwan and a leading provider of cloud computing services, while Inventec is the largest server manufacturer in the country and one of the top four notebook