OpenStackSV: a defining coming-together in the history of the community

Maria Deutscher | September 18th

The inaugural OpenStack Silicon Valley summit at the Computer History Museum this week has been a long time in the making, and it showed. Although hardly the first event dedicated to the fast-growing project, nor the longest,...»

Cisco buys into the the OpenStack horse race with Metacloud acquisition

Maria Deutscher | September 18th

Cisco Systems Inc. may have made its name selling proprietary switches and routers to traditional enterprises, but the networking stalwart is determined to be a part of the open-source hybrid cloud. The company stepped up its efforts...»

Infor looks to grow its role in Smart City deployments, in partnership with IBM | #Inforum2014

Rachel Schramm | September 18th

Bringing smart cities to life around the world, Infor Global Systems has been a key partner in IBM Corp.'s Smart Cities project, specifically helping with data collection and process automation in their "smart permits" project. Joe Saunders, Global...»

Cali’s Almond Board is nuts about cloud collaboration

Guest Author | September 18th

In the past decade, Internet, mobile, and cloud technologies have redefined our lives and enabled a new generation of collaboration technology that is driving business value by allowing officer workers to interact around content more effectively than ever...»

VMware offers ‘Safe Passage’ to AirWatch

Mike Wheatley | September 18th

VMware raised a few eyebrows earlier this year when it splurged over a billion dollars on AirWatch, a company that makes mobile device management (MDM) software. At the time many...»

Canonical & AMD team up with OpenStack-on-a-rack

Mike Wheatley | September 18th

Ubuntu vendor Canonical has teamed up with AMD to make it easier for users to deploy an OpenStack private cloud. The companies have cobbled together AMD's SeaMicro SM15000, Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Server...»

3 reasons NFC for iPhone 6 must be unlocked, now

Winston Edmondson | September 17th

Apple Inc. has confirmed that the Near Field Communication (NFC) chip found in the new iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, and Apple Watch will be used exclusively for Apple Pay. The decision means iPhone users and developers alike...»

Open source is key building block for cloud, says HP | #OpenStackSV

Suzanne Kattau | September 17th

When it comes to cloud infrastructure tactics in the enterprise, open source is the winning method among enterprise service providers who we see incorporating it into their own services now. For example, Hewlett-Packard Co....»

Everything Minecraft: where to get it and how to start playing

Tavis J. Hampton | September 17th

Minecraft has been all over the news this week thanks to the announcement that Microsoft Corporation plans to purchase Mojang AB, the company that created and owns the copyright for Minecraft, for an estimated $2.5 billion....»

Wearable sensor eliminates painful prick for blood glucose monitoring

Mellisa Tolentino | September 17th

This week’s Smart Health roundup features a prick-free glucose monitoring device, a platform that bridges the gap between wearable tech and meaningful health data, and a rubbery counterpart to a shiny tracker.


Finger prick-free blood sugar monitoring