ESL announces mobile app for Katowice Intel Extremes Masters esports competition

Kyt Dotson | March 5th

If you’re an esports enthusiast going to Katowice, Poland to watch the Intel Extremes Masters Expo and ESL One tournaments this March 12-15 and you own a smartphone you are in for a treat. The esports gaming...»

Syncsort acquires Williams Data to boost mainframe-Splunk integration

Paul Gillin | March 5th

[caption id="attachment_221922" align="alignright" width="295"] Lonne Jaffe, CEO, Syncsort[/caption] Syncsort, Inc., one of the most durable independent software vendors, has acquired U.K.-based William Data Systems as part of its campaign to help enterprise mainframe users leverage the power of modern...»

Smartwatch surprises at MWC 2015

Mellisa Tolentino | March 5th

Rumors were abundant regarding smartwatches to look out for at the Mobile World Congress 2015, including the LG Urbane, HTC Petra, Samsung Orbis and even a smartwatch from Huawei. So, which of these devices...»

Sunday marks the first annual Bitcoin Women’s Day

Kyt Dotson | March 5th

This upcoming Sunday, March 8th, 2015, will be the first annual Bitcoin Women’s Day, an event designed to highlight and promote the accomplishments of women within the Bitcoin community. The event takes place on the same day...»

SanDisk shakes up the storage stack with new all-flash storage appliance

Mike Wheatley | March 5th

SanDisk, a company that's best known for making consumer thumb drives and SD cards, made waves in the storage world this week by entering the market with a flash array that is claimed to be...»

Understand Hadoop’s limitations in order to realize its full value

Guest Author | March 5th

A major issue facing Hadoop early adopters is... now what? While all the excitement about Hadoop is well justified, many people don't fully understand its limitations - such as the difficulty of connecting and linking data across...»

Rockband 4 announced for fall release on Xbox One and PS4

Eric David | March 5th

A few months after rumors hinted at a possible return of the Rock Band rhythm game franchise, Harmonix has officially announced that Rock Band 4 will be released later this year for Xbox One and PlayStation 4. Harmonix helped...»

Billions invested in these smart cities: Intelligent infrastructure

Mellisa Tolentino | March 5th

This week’s Smart City roundup features a new partnership for smart city initiatives, a $3.3 billion investment for smart infrastructure, and how one search giant is rethinking office spaces.  . IBM to aid Vodafone Spain in its smart city...»

Top Twitter execs create “#Angels” investment group

Eric David | March 5th

A group of Twitter executives has come together to form its own investment group called #Angels, which is looking to invest in promising technology startups. The team is made up of four current Twitter executives – Vijaya Gadde, Jana...»

Converged systems entering new phase as market and technology matures

Bert Latamore | March 5th

Converged systems have been around for more than five years now, and they are entering a new phase both in market acceptance and in technology. Billions of dollars of converged infrastructure have been deployed, with VCE Company, LLC...»