It's a cloud-eat-cloud world in content technologies, with major providers serving enterprise and consumer markets positioning their offerings to help people become more productive on whatever computing and networking platform is at hand. While there are many hardware technologies pushing these trends, the key technology is the ability of cloud computing services to absorb huge amounts of data and to infer patterns that benefit people in both strategic and personal ways. Personal computers and mobile computing devices are still important, but the "brains" of those devices in 2014 are shifting rapidly toward connecting sensors in them with cloud services more than with locally installed software and services.
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