With games come built-in communities of players that are as big as any other in the entertainment industry - the exact audience pools that the Microsofts, Amazons and Facebooks of the world are eager to reach.
Sponsored by IBM Instead of separate IT systems for each user, the CalCloud service model allows government entities to share a common pool of computing resources and operate much more efficiently than they do today.
LAFD noted that new features will be added in the coming months, such as an intranet which will help the department communicate better internally, linking communication across stations and fire units throughout the city.
The companies all added features in recent weeks that let users opt to share rides with other people traveling in the same direction. However, that feature wasn't contemplated in the framework the PUC created to allow the companies to operate in Califo...