HP acquires Aruba Networks for $3 billion

Duncan Riley | March 3rd

Hewlett-Packard Co. (HP) has acquired wireless networking infrastructure technology outfit Aruba Networks Inc. According to reports the terms of the transaction will see HP buy Aruba for $24.67 per share in cash. The deal is worth $3 billion,...»

Google confirms the rumors, will offer cell services as a MVNO

Duncan Riley | March 3rd

Google Inc has confirmed speculation that it's entering the mobile phone carrier space as a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO.) Google's Sundar Pichai said at a speech at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona that the tech giant will enter...»

Wikibon: In-memory databases turn Big Data into actionable insights

Bert Latamore | March 2nd

Big data promises to revolutionize business. But often business opportunities are fleeting. A retailer, for example, can only use information on up-selling a customer while that customer is in the store or on the retailer’s Web site....»

VMware targets telcos with vCloud For NFV

Maria Deutscher | March 2nd

VMware Inc. is pushing into the telecommunications sector with a new version of its management stack that has been adapted for the needs of large network operators. The repackaged suite includes specialized capabilities to support mobile...»

PC gaming market expected to exceed $35 billion by 2018 says OGA report

Kyt Dotson | March 2nd

The Open Gaming Alliance (OGA) announced plans to release an annual research report on the games industry at the end of March. This report contends that PC gaming is not just a growing industry, it’s an...»

How advanced camera options will help Guild Wars 2 players on March 10th

Kyt Dotson | March 2nd

Last week, ArenaNet, Inc. announced that advanced camera options would be coming to its massively multiplayer online (MMO) game title Guild Wars 2 on March 10th. These options include a first person view as well as sliders...»

World of Warcraft tokens will let players buy game time with in-game gold

Eric David | March 2nd

After months of rumors, Blizzard Entertainment has finally announced the WoW Token, an in-game item that can be redeemed for 30 days of World of Warcraft subscription time. The...»

Unreal Engine 4 is now free, but Epic Games gets 5% in royalties

Eric David | March 2nd

Less than two weeks after announcing that it would be giving out $5 million to help fund developers who use its game engine,...»

Where to buy Samsung Galaxy S6 devices, carrier specials

Mellisa Tolentino | March 2nd

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. has finally unveiled the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge devices at the Mobile World Congress 2015. Both devices feature a metallic bezel, Corning Gorilla Glass 4 for its display screen and back cover, ...»

New Samsung Galaxy S6 vs. the iPhone 6

Mellisa Tolentino | March 2nd

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. has officially unveiled its new lineup of flagship devices at the Mobile World Congress 2015 this week. In the months leading up to Samsung's big reveal ...»