Was Google Images hacked yesterday?

Mike Wheatley | August 27th

If you happened to search for anything on Google's Image Search yesterday, you might have noticed things were a little off. That's because the site was apparently hacked, with the mischeivous attackers ensuring that every...»

HP recalls 6 million defective laptop cords over burn risk

Mike Wheatley | August 27th

Hewlett-Packard Co. has issued a voluntary recall of more than six million AC power cords sold with HP and Compaq laptops and docking stations between September 2010 and June 2012 because of a potential fire...»

Google, NVDIA + VMware bring graphic-rich apps to the Chromebook

Mike Wheatley | August 27th

Google Inc., just won't give up on its ambitions to unseat Windows from the desktop, no matter how hopeless it's Chromebooks might look to business power users. It's latest plan? It's teaming up with VMware...»

All aboard the Hadoop horse: Can vendors make a difference?

Mike Wheatley | August 27th

Newly formed partnerships between large technology firms and Hadoop startups have refocused attention on the open-source data analysis software. But can such high-profile alliances give one framework the edge over the rest? The most recent of...»

Dissolving silos for seamless data migration, cheap | #vmworld

Alina Popescu | August 26th

Despite claims that web scale is nothing more than a marketing term, Nutanix, Inc. drives down data migration costs by bringing web scale architecture into the complex enterprise environments.  The company provides a cost effective, seamless way to move data...»

DevOps synchronizing files without the cloud with BitTorrent Sync 1.4

Kyt Dotson | August 26th

Today BitTorrent, Inc. announced BitTorrent Sync 1.4, a distributed peer-to-peer file synchronization platform that allows for large scale file sharing without the need for a central or cloud server. The file sharing platform is still in beta,...»

Modern data protection shouldn’t be selective on critical apps alone | #vmworld

Alina Popescu | August 26th

Virtualization is still one of the key enablers for the modern IT, but cloud and storage technologies are what drive the overall growth in modern IT environments, said Ratmir Timashev, President and CEO of Veeam Software, describing expanding...»

Ansible brings seamless DevOps automation for enterprise with Tower 2.0

Saroj Kar | August 26th

Ansible, the open source software solution for remote configuration management, announced the availability of Ansible Tower 2.0. Tower 2.0 is a major upgrade to Ansible's complete orchestration, configuration...»

While we wait for Apple’s iWatch, wearable tech progresses for those with Parkinson’s

Mellisa Tolentino | August 26th

This week’s Smart Health round up features the latest news developments for a long-rumored smartwatch, fresh funds for a wearable tech health startup, and trackers that do more than count steps.

Apple postpones iWatch until 2015

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String of partnerships underscore VMware’s campaign to diversify | #VMworld 2014

Maria Deutscher | August 26th

For a conference organized by the world's largest server visualization vendor, VMworld 2014 places very little emphasis on servers. But that should hardly come as a surprise these days, given VMware Inc.'s aggressive bid to move beyond its...»