Smart city adoption on the rise, revenue to increase by 9.4%

Mellisa Tolentino | July 24th

This week’s Smart City roundup features a new report on the state of smart building adoption, the first smart city course offering, and a new Internet of Everything (IoE) innovation center to open in 2016.



IBM Social CrowdChat on #BigData #TEDatIBM

John Furrier | July 24th

IBM is having a CrowdChat on #TEDatIBM.  A crowdsourced conversation about Big Data. Here is the feed at ...»

VMware expands European cloud footprint with second UK data center

Maria Deutscher | July 24th

While some competitors opt to announce their cloud expansions 15 data centers at a time, VMware Inc. is taking a much more reserved approach to scaling its infrastructure footprint, sticking to one facility...»

4 years later : OpenStack milestones and future challenges

Mellisa Tolentino | July 24th

It has been four years since OpenStack was officially launched - as the cooperative celebrates, we take a look at the major milestones this open source initiative has accomplished, and what the future holds.

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Tucci expected to fight activist EMC investor pushing for VMware spin off

Tavis J. Hampton | July 24th

A hedge fund with more than $1 billion invested in EMC plans to convince the company to spin off its subsidiary, VMware, the Wall Street Journal reported Monday....»

A veteran’s new best friend: What is IBM’s Watson Engagement Advisor?

Suzanne Kattau | July 24th

IBM’s Watson is no longer just the world's most famous Jeopardy! game-playing computer. IBM yesterday announced that it has put Watson to work as the world’s most intelligent digital assistant in the...»

Study: People are “more honest” when chatting to a robot

Mike Wheatley | July 24th

A study has shown that chat-bots might be a better alternative to filling in questionnaires when it comes to screening applicants for security clearance. The research was carried out at National Center...»

Your guide to international Big Data universities: IBM edition

Suzanne Kattau | July 24th

The Big Data market is expected to grow to $28.5 billion by the end of 2014 and to top $50 billion by 2017, according to a recent Wikibon report. ...»

The extinction of the CIO | #MITIQ

Alan McStravick | July 24th

The takeaway from Day 1 of MIT's CDOIQ Symposium seemed to focus on the redefinition of the CDO in the corporate structure, and the expected dissolution of the position of CIO in many organizations. Here, theCUBE co-hosts...»

Can ‘laser air waveguides’ replace fiber-optics?

Mike Wheatley | July 24th

The Internet is delivered to your home, place of work or favorite coffee shop by fiber-optic cables. Lying just underneath our feet, these cables carry data that travels as fast as the speed of light. But...»