Yahoo! finally achieves “material” growth in mobile

Mike Wheatley | October 22nd

Yahoo! Inc. is quietly hopeful of reviving its fortunes after posting a rare increase in revenues for the last quarter, partly drive by its emerging mobile business. The news isn't much to write home about though...»

Google’s Switch tells you exactly how to move from iOS to Android

Collen Kriel | October 22nd

Google has launched Switch, a website that tells you everything you need to know about switching from Apple Inc’s iPhone and iPad to an Android-based device. The site is basically a manual that...»

SAP updates HANA platform with new features, licensing + APIs

Mike Wheatley | October 22nd

SAP SE is hoping to ramp up sales of its flagship HANA in-memory database platform with a raft of new features, including a new application programming interface and improvements to the way it handles Big...»

Yahoo’s Q3 results are out, but investors are still unclear on the company’s growth strategy

Collen Kriel | October 22nd

Yahoo Inc. have released their Q3 earnings and after many quarters of falling revenues, they have finally reported strong financial performance with sales growth and a higher than expected profit. Marissa Mayer, CEO...»

Google buys Firebase to add real-time sync & store capabilities to its Cloud Platform

Mike Wheatley | October 22nd

Google Inc., has just announced the acquisition of backend-as-a-service startup Firebase, whose platform helps developers build mobile apps for Android and iOS that can store and sync data in real time. Firebase,...»

DevOps Weekly Round-Up: Open source, Docker, and Android 64-bit

Saroj Kar | October 21st

Last week, Microsoft announced Docker container engine for its Azure platform, also Orchestrate added Orchestrate Enterprise for rapid, massively scalable enterprise application development. Oculus Rift took the virtual reality to the next level by open sourcing its developer kit. This...»

Enterprises turning to Hadoop, but can Big Data live up to its potential? | #BigDataNYC

Rachel Schramm | October 21st

Wrapping up their coverage of the Big Data NYC conference, Jeff Kelly and Dave Vellante discussed some noteworthy patterns emerging in the Big Data enterprise landscape. As storage costs increase and budgets remain flat, enterprises are baselining data

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Our favorite hoverboard movie scenes

Mellisa Tolentino | October 21st

Calling all Marty McFly wannabes, there's a real hoverboard hitting the crowdfunding scene in hopes of going into production. The Hendo Hoverboard is currently raising funds on Kickstarter Inc., looking to make all our...»

The rise and fall of the Anonabox Kickstarter highlights demand for simple privacy

Kyt Dotson | October 21st

In a world where TV shows make it obvious that most personal communications on the Internet are hardly anonymous—anyone who watches Scorpion or Person of Interest probably has this sense. Many users may desire to return to a...»

Never lose your umbrella again with Blunt + Tile integration

Mellisa Tolentino | October 21st

This week’s Smart Living roundup features the world’s first traceable umbrella, a smart way to accept packages, and a retail giant’s new focus on smart, connected products.

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Blunt + Tile = first traceable umbrella

  For Londoners and Seattleites,...»