The Data Economy: Data standards needed to enable Industrial Internet

Jeffrey Kelly | April 24th

At its core, the idea behind the  Industrial Internet (II) is to bring all the world’s industrial equipment online to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of industrial processes through large-scale data analytics and automation. For example, wind turbines outfitted with...»

We’re a partner in the industrialization of IT, says Red Hat CEO | #RHSummit

Maria Deutscher | April 24th

The Red Hat Summit is different than most other vendor shows in the sense that, although it naturally centers on the company and its particular vision for technology, it also places a large emphasis on the ecosystem. And...»

Apple issues Heartbleed patch for AirPort hardware

Mike Wheatley | April 24th

Apple has been left feeling ever-so-slightly red faced after posting a security update to address the Heartbleed vulnerability in its AirPort router hardware. This comes after the company previously stated that all of...»

AWS anounces support for Docker containerization in Elastic Beanstalk

Mike Wheatley | April 24th

The world's leading public cloud provider has just embraced one of the hottest new enabling technologies for migrating applications into the cloud. AWS has just announced support for the open-source Docker technology on its Elastic Beanstalk...»

FCC denies U-turn on net neutrality

Mike Wheatley | April 24th

The Wall Street Journal is claiming the FCC has had a major change of heart over net neutrality. According to its report, the FCC is set to propose new rules that would pave...»

Bitcoin Weekly 2014 April 23: Vault of Satoshi proof-of-solvency audit, TEDx virtual currencies are the future, Bitcoin side-chains, and happy Easter BTC

Kyt Dotson | April 23rd

More exchanges are hitching their wagon to the trust of the community in the wake of the insolvency of MtGox. Now Vault of Satoshi has submitted to a proof-of-solvency audit program to show users that the wallets hold...»

Server SAN boosts MySQL performance by 3.4X

Bert Latamore | April 23rd

Companies can increase MySQL performance by 3.4 times by using the new Linux Atomic Write and NVM compression extensions in a Server SAN configuration, attaching flash storage either through PCIe or DIMM and eliminating


Europe leads smart city adaption, despite old world challenges

Mellisa Tolentino | April 23rd

This week’s Smart City roundup features Europe’s continuous efforts to make cities smarter and more energy efficient, new and improved ways of powering one major metropolis, and growing interest in more cities to become smarter despite challenges.


FICO gobbles up Hadoop startup Karmasphere

Maria Deutscher | April 23rd

A good few years into the Big Data revolution, the market is finally seeing some much-needed consolidation as the competitive swimming lanes begin to crystallize and those that are unable to keep up in the race either go...»

HP revives “bulletproof” XP storage family with new system

Maria Deutscher | April 23rd

Converged infrastructure and flash may be all the rage these days, but disk arrays still form the backbone of enterprise storage environments. And even as the information explosion continues to gather pace, strengthening that existing foundation is often...»