Last Minute Bitcoin Christmas Gift Buyers Guide 2014

Kyt Dotson | December 22nd

It’s been said that 2014 would be the year of merchant adoption—and with numerous merchants climbing on board it’s been exactly that. Now, the Yuletide is upon us, you likely have bitcoins jingling in your digital wallet, and...»

2015 Technology Predictions: Splunk on Big Data

Suzanne Kattau | December 22nd

As 2014 nears its end, it’s the perfect time for our second annual Technology Predictions series in which industry experts share their predictions about the hot tech trends that they think will take center stage in...»

How to end 2014 with a bang on Facebook: Your Year 101

Mellisa Tolentino | December 22nd

Facebook, Inc. has a knack for enabling social media users to create special reels of their digital lives. Remember the 0ne-minute "Facebook Look Back" video that lets you highlight all the important things that happened since you started using...»

What you missed in the Smart World: Smart hats and dog collars

Mellisa Tolentino | December 22nd

This week’s Smart World Series delivers updates on the technological innovations that harnesses the power of the sun, a hat that has the potential to replace the fitness tracker, and an initiative to help developers launch Internet of Things projects. ...»

Nintendo is working on its next console, says Miyamoto

Eric David | December 22nd

Super Mario Bros. creator Shigeru Miyamoto says that Nintendo Co., Ltd. is already working on its next home game console. But the creator of gaming's most iconic character says Nintendo is far from abandoning its current console,...»

Microsoft axes free website service from SharePoint Online as part of Office 365 ‘evolution’

James Farrell | December 22nd

As was expected, but not officially confirmed until now, Microsoft Corp. is discontinuing the SharePoint Online Public Website service, a feature enabling users to create public-facing websites in SharePoint. The discontinuation...»

Why rapid tech change demands better internal consensus-building | #HPDiscover

Maria Deutscher | December 22nd

When an enterprise sets out to streamline operations or pursue new business opportunities, technology considerations often jump to the top of the agenda, edging out the important organizational challenges that need to be addressed, said Hewlett-Packard Co.'s Chris...»

What you missed in Cloud: Microsoft ups the ante against competitors

Maria Deutscher | December 22nd

Microsoft pulled the curtains back on a landmark update for Azure that takes direct aim at the workloads organizations keep behind the firewall. Coming just over a month after “human error” took down the infrastructure-as-a-service...»

Uber faces more woe in Taiwan, Chinese city of Chongqing

Duncan Riley | December 22nd

Another day, another woeful tale for Uber Inc., with news out of Taiwan and China that the rideshare service is once again in trouble with authorities. The Taiwan Government said Monday that Uber is not licensed to provide transport...»

What you missed in Big Data: Google prospects for cloud analytics gold

Maria Deutscher | December 22nd

It was an unusual week in the analytics ecosystem as Hadoop monetarily stepped aside to let Google occupy the spotlight when it opened its cloud-based alternative to developers with the release of an open-source SDK designed...»