By the Numbers: 4 surprising facts for Big Data in sports

Mellisa Tolentino | March 4th

Stats and sports have a long history together, and modern analytics technology has only fanned the flames of love.  Big Data can provide the insight on one's own team and rivals alike, which begs the question: is number-crunching...»

Sunless Sea creator on his “biggest mistake” when making the indie hit

Eric David | March 4th

Failbetter Games' Sunless Sea followed the path of many recent indie games, making the transition from Kickstarter campaign to Steam Early Access to full release, but Sunless Sea is one of the few such games to came out...»

Brocade snaps up another emerging virtualization vendor to strengthen telco business

Maria Deutscher | March 4th

Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. has acquired a little-known provider of network functions visualization (NFV) software called Connectem Inc. for its mobile traffic orchestration technology. The deal is the latest in a string of moves by Brocade...»

YotaPhone 2 comes to U.S., but not at a retailer near you

Collen Kriel | March 4th

YotaPhone has announced that it will launch its duel-screen YotaPhone 2 in the U.S. this spring. It is however not arriving via traditional retail channels, but rather via a campaign on crowd-funding site Indiegogo. (via ...»

Gartner: Apple outsold Samsung for the first time ever in Q4 2014

Collen Kriel | March 4th

Apple Inc.’s iPhone outsold smartphones from rival Samsung Electronics Co Ltd in the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2014 for this first time since 2011. Apple sold 74.83 million iPhones worldwide compared to 73.03 million...»

One PaaS to rule them all: Red Hat unifies projects under common umbrella

Maria Deutscher | March 4th

Red Hat Inc. hopes to rally the members of its vast open-source cloud ecosystem in the same direction with a new initiative aimed at pulling the different communities closer together. The effort will center on propping up...»

BlackBerry unwraps all-touch BlackBerry Leap, CEO says company is ahead of turnaround plan

Collen Kriel | March 4th

BlackBerry Ltd. on Tuesday took the wraps off the BlackBerry Leap, a five-inch, all-touchscreen smartphone due to go on sale at $275 this spring. The erstwhile smartphone pioneer also teased three other new models...»

IBM steps up mobile enterprise push with 3 new Apple apps

Mike Wheatley | March 4th

Pressing ahead with an alliance it forged with Apple last year, IBM has just unveiled a fresh crop of enterprise-focused iPhone apps at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, targeting the banking, retail, and airline...»

HP advances hybrid cloud push with Helion updates

Mike Wheatley | March 4th

Hewlett-Packard Co. has reinforced its commitment to the hybrid cloud model with the launch of an updated version of its enterprise-focused, Openstack-based Helion cloud platform. The biggest news is that HP is restoring Helion's compatibility with...»