IBM’s chips are down: GlobalFoundries says “no” to semiconductor deal

Mike Wheatley | July 28th

IBM's hopes of pulling off another fire-sale of one of its businesses look to have been dashed, with reports suggesting that GlobalFoundries has pulled out of a deal to buy its loss-making semiconductor division. Bloomberg ...»

MIT CDOIQ day 2 wrap-up: Public cloud to put CIO’s to pasture? | #MITIQ

Alan McStravick | July 28th

Often times on SiliconANGLE's theCUBE, guests will have a final question posited them regarding what they believe the bumper sticker on the vehicle pulling away from the event should read. In short, it is a briefly worded...»

Rackspace powers up its OnMetal cloud servers

Mike Wheatley | July 28th

Rackspace has just revealed pricing for its new OnMetal servers, which are now generally available following a limited trial phase. The dedicated, single-tenant bare-metal machines are designed for applications to be run...»

US consular database crash: Not a good time to renew your passport

Mike Wheatley | July 28th

Thousands of travellers awaiting US passports and visas have been left on tenterhooks following an unspecified glitch in a database used by the Bureau of Consular Affairs, according to officials from the State Department. "The Bureau...»

What you missed in Big Data: another spike the analytics investment chart

Maria Deutscher | July 25th

It’s been a historic week for the analytics market,  with Hortonworks Inc. bagging $50 million in equity from Hewlett-Packard Co. as part of a broad strategic alliance that will focus on integrating the...»

No more ‘army of one’ with Big Data accountability revolution | #MITIQ

Alan McStravick | July 25th

At this week's MIT CDOIQ Symposium, held in Cambridge, Massachusetts, you wouldn't have been faulted for recognizing that two industries that have embraced the Big Data revolution are healthcare and the financial sector. The benefits of


IoT upgrades for better translations and security : Software-led trends

Mellisa Tolentino | July 25th

This week’s Smart IT roundup features an Internet of Things (IoT) translator emerging from stealth, improved security for OpenStack, and an updated Spend Automation software release from SciQuest Inc.

Octoblu emerges from stealth


Octoblu,  a real-time


How Prodea is piecing together tomorrow’s smart home one service at a time | #CubeConversations

Maria Deutscher | July 25th

Although the smart home market already holds tremendous potential in its current fragmented form, Prodea Systems argues that the connected whole can be worth even more than the sum of its devices given the right...»

StorPool splashes its flash into Virtual SAN

Mike Wheatley | July 25th

Bulgarian startup StorPool is hoping to expand its reach with the launch of a new private beta test of its virtual SAN technology. StorPool builds a virtual SAN using aggregated storage in...»

Oracle’s in-memory tech switched on by default in latest patch

Mike Wheatley | July 25th

Oracle database users will be interested to know that the company has just pushed out “the most comprehensive patch set” it's ever released, and it comes with some eye-wateringly expensive add-ons. Oracle...»