Hal Steger : Thinking Out Cloud
Hal Steger
Vice President of Worldwide Marketing at Funambol. 20+ years of marketing & product management experience at high-growth, innovative global software companies.
| This blog is about personal cloud solutions, technology, trends and market developments. Its scope is to comment on and discuss several aspects of personal clouds.

June 2013

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The Future of Mobile Cloud Apps

June 7, 2013

I recently attended a Forrester webinar on the future of mobile apps. Although part of the webinar was about technical topics such as developing native, html5 or hybrid apps, it did cover several other topics that are very salient to the future of mobile cloud apps. These were:


How Confidential Is Data in the Cloud and What Are The Implications?

June 3, 2013

A federal judge recently ordered Google to comply with FBI requests to make customer data available, without a warrant. You can google the story (seems ironic to google a story against Google) or view it at:

In this case, the FBI can present National Security Letters to Google requesting access to customer data, and Google must honor the requests by allowing access. National Security Letters do not require a warrant, they can be issued without judicial due process.