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


Helium technology wants to put an end to air-based hard disk drives | #LongLiveData

Cheryl Knight | September 17th

Two industry firsts for HGST, Inc. as the enterprise hardware maker revealed three new hard disk drive products at its recent Press & Industry Analysts Briefing in San Francisco, California. theCUBE’s Stu Miniman and Jeff Frick spoke to Brendan Collins,...»

Bitcoin Weekly 2014 September 17: Mark Karpeles interview, Gem $2M funding, CNN Money BTC index, IBM IoT block chain technology

Kyt Dotson | September 17th

It’s another morning and another Bitcoin Weekly. This day opens up with an exclusive interview with CEO of Mt. Gox Mark Karpeles giving an exclusive interview to The Daily Beast, the first interview he’s given since the police...»

The Achilles heel of OpenStack is lack of product leadership | #OpenStackSV

Alina Popescu | September 17th

Perhaps OpenStack’s biggest flaw lies within the fact there is no ownership for long term product vision. This lack of product leadership hinders its success, said Randy Bias, Founder, CTO, and CEO of Cloudscaling Group, Inc., in a live...»

Cloudera extends sales reach with Dell SI partnership

Maria Deutscher | September 17th

Another week, another landmark partnership in the world of Hadoop. Market leader Cloudera Inc. has inked an agreement with Dell Inc. under which the hardware giant’s consultancy business will provide systems integration services...»

Database-free on AWS, Infor focuses on applications and customers | #Inforum14

Rachel Schramm | September 17th

Infor Global Solutions made a deal with Amazon.com, Inc. to leverage Amazon's cloud infrastructure and hasn't looked back. Now it claims to be the world's largest cloud enterprise software provider, according to Infor President Stephen Scholl.



Another open-source consortium for Facebook, new project to go along

Maria Deutscher | September 17th

Even though it doesn’t depend on developers for revenue as much as some of the other web-scale companies that have been making headlines in the ecosystem lately, Facebook Inc. is investing heavily in...»