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Noon News: Apple Finally Gets iCloud Domain, ARM VP Stress On Importance Of Partners, World IPv6 Day

Apple has reportedly gained control of the iCloud domain, a week ahead of the launch of its cloud-based storage and music-streaming service. According to an article on CNET, a search on domain registry website Whois reveals that the company has finally taken administrative control over the domain name.

Business communications service provider Polycom has signed a strategic deal with Hewlett Packard under which the company will acquire HP’s Visual Collaboration unit. Reuters estimates that the deal is worth around $89 million for the Visual Collaboration business which includes Halo video conferencing and managed services.

We met with an exhausted but very happy Ian Drew earlier today; the executive vice president of Marketing at ARM came from an earlier event where he witnessed firsthand how rapidly the British company had transitioned from being a little-known brand outside the tech market to one which is currently bathing into the limelight of success.

As the doomsday for IPv4 is closing in, the preparations for the “World IPv6 Day” are believed to be in full swing with Internet heavyweights such as Facebook, Yahoo and Google agreeing to participate in the celebrations of this anticipated event.

Enterprise database software maker Oracle has donated the OpenOffice productivity suit to The Apache Software Foundation, in what the company says is part of its commitment to the open source community. Apache's incubator program helps software develop into a full blown, viable platform before being labelled as a community project.

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