Oracle’s Exadata Platform faster than anything in the industry| #datacenter

Rachel Schramm | January 26th

Juan Loaiza, Senior Vice President of Oracle Corporation's Systems Group, said that Oracle Exadata Database Machines have never been faster -- in fact, they are faster than anything else

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Why the HoloLens should come with a warning label

James Farrell | January 26th

The majority of tech critics have been doing adjectival cartwheels over the last week following Microsoft’s debut of Windows Holographic and HoloLens Augmented Reality headset.  Those who have...»

A $129,000 PS4 and two new releases, today in gaming news

Eric David | January 26th

When Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. announced a limited run, twentieth anniversary edition of the PlayStation 4, there was speculation that the console could become a hot item on auction for buyers who were not able to nab one of the...»

Facebook launches “Lite” Android app for emerging markets

Eric David | January 26th

[caption id="attachment_205614" align="alignright" width="300"] Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg[/caption] Facebook Inc. quietly launched a new app over the weekend called Facebook Lite, which targets low-end Android phones in developing countries. Facebook Lite launched simultaneously in several developing countries...»

Don’t let IoT hype distract from security fundamentals, experts say

Mike Wheatley | January 26th

The Internet of Things (IoT) is often portrayed as some kind of futuristic concept, but the reality is that 'smart things' already have an established presence in our homes and workplaces. NPD Group says the...»

What you missed in Cloud: Box IPO draws out competitors

Maria Deutscher | January 26th

The buzz surrounding the long-awaited public offering of file sharing powerhouse Box Inc. drew out the competition last week, which took advantage of the attention to boost their own visibility. Egnyte Inc. made headlines after unveiling a major...»

AWS cloud beats out Google & Microsoft in reliability stakes

Mike Wheatley | January 26th

Amazon Web Services was the most reliable of the “big three” cloud services – AWS, Google Compute Engine and Microsoft Azure – according to two seperate studies by companies that analyze cloud outages. CloudEndure, which offers...»

Fujitsu uses psychological profiling to defend against cyberattacks

Mike Wheatley | January 26th

Japanese tech firm Fujitsu is building a platform that uses psychological profiling to ramp up computer security in the workplace. The company's reseach arm Fujitsu Laboratories said it was developing an enterprise tool that...»

P2P money startup TransferWise takes $58 million Series C

Duncan Riley | January 26th

P2P money transfer startup TransferWise Ltd has raised $58 million Series C in a round led by Andreessen Horowitz that included previous investors Sir Richard Branson, Valar Ventures, Index Ventures, IA Ventures, and Seedcamp. Founded in 2011 by...»

Colorado man facing 5 years jail for buying and selling Bitcoin without a license

Duncan Riley | January 26th

Bitcoin trader Burton Wagner is facing five years in jail after being arrested in Colorado for the operation of an unlicensed money transmitting business. In a filing to the United States District Court, the Federal Government claims...»