Pure Storage Bags $225 Million in Funding at $3 Billion Valuation – IPO? No Private Financing

John Furrier | April 23rd

Pure Storage, flash array storage startup, has closed more financing.  $225 million Series F at a massive $3 billion dollar valuation.  Pure Storage CEO and @theCUBE Alumni Scott Dietzen commented on the big round. “This...»

Microsoft rumor mill: New update & cloud-based OS on the way?

Mike Wheatley | April 23rd

Microsoft is going hell for leather to get people to like its Windows 8.1 operating system, and to that end it's said to be planning yet another update for this fall. One of the more...»

VMware gains momentum with expectation-busting Q1 earnings

Mike Wheatley | April 23rd

VMware has once again shown us there's an absolute fortune to be made in the world of virtualization, reporting analyst-busting revenues in its earnings call yesterday. The Palo Alto-based virtualization giant announced sales of...»

OpenBSD wants to mop up ‘Heartbleed’ with LibreSSL fork

Mike Wheatley | April 23rd

There's been a lot of talk about fixing OpenSSL to prevent a Heartbleed-like situation from ever arising again, and now a bunch of developers are intent on taking matters into their own hands. One question that's...»

A look at Cisco’s new Managed Threat Defense Service

John Casaretto | April 22nd

Cisco today announced its new Managed Threat Defense Service, a managed security solution that is designed to help customers defend themselves from the modern threat landscape.  The new service was designed in response to the many...»

Open source productivity suite OpenOffice reaches 100 million downloads in less than two years

Saroj Kar | April 22nd

Apache Software Foundation has announced that OpenOffice has passed the milestone of 100 million downloads in less than two years since it became one of the main projects...»

Spotify abandoning P2P in favor of a more traditional dedicated architecture

Saroj Kar | April 22nd

When the music service Spotify debuted in 2008 it made use of peer-to-peer (P2P) technology to deliver songs and since then it has been technological workhorse for millions of subscribers; however, the company will soon be phasing out...»

Wearable tech market gets patents, funding as Nike shies away

Mellisa Tolentino | April 22nd

A new category comes to SiliconANGLE’s Smart World Series - Smart Health.  This issue will focus on how the Internet of Things is reshaping people’s health with innovative wearable devices and applications, as well as its impact


Hortonworks boosts Concurrent team up for Big Data applications  

Maria Deutscher | April 22nd

The elusive promise of the Big Data app economy has inched a little closer to reality on Monday after Hortonworks expanded its partnership with Concurrent to package the startup’s Cascading development framework into...»

Americans don’t trust marketers to guard their private data

Paul Gillin | April 22nd

Amid all the excitement about the revolutionary potential of Big Data, it’s worth remembering that not everyone agrees that micro segmentation and one-to-one marketing are such great things. A pair of new research studies should serve as a warning....»