Declining Windows sales likely to erode Microsoft’s bottom line

Mike Wheatley | April 28th

Microsoft will face a tough challenge to maintain its revenues in the face of declining Windows license sales, which dropped by 22 percent in its most recent earnings report, analysts believe. The company was forced to...»

COO Dan McGee on ServiceNow as a company and a service | #know15

nwilliams | April 28th

Dan McGee, chief operations officer of ServiceNow, sat down with John Furrier and Dave Vellante at ServiceNow’s Knowledge15 event in Las Vegas to discuss both the company and the technology under the hood. The first thing McGee explained...»

Hitachi reboots its data center portfolio for cloud and analytics

Maria Deutscher | April 28th

The aggressive investments that Hitachi Data Systems Corp. has made over the past year to catch up on the new trends sweeping through the enterprise reached a culmination this morning with the introduction of over a...»

Maritime data startup Windward lands a $10.8M windfall

Mike Wheatley | April 28th

Windward, an Israeli-based maritime data analytics startup has just raised $10.8 million funding in a Series B round led by Horizons Ventures, with participation from Series A investor Aleph and others. The company says it will...»

Analysts weigh in on ServiceNow’s investment potential | #know15

Rachel Schramm | April 28th

The Knowledge 15 conference has showcased ServiceNow's growth and its customers' passion, said theCUBE host John Furrier in the event's Day 3 kickoff. And while ServiceNow is growing rapidly and offering unique, powerful capabilities, Furrier and co-host Dave...»

Top tips for Apple Watch users: How to turn off snooze, magic mute and more

Mellisa Tolentino | April 28th

Got your Apple Watch already? If you do, I’m sure you’re looking for some nifty tips and tricks to help you navigate your tiny device. Even if you're undecided on the wrist-worn iPhone companion, these seven tips for...»

Wikibon: Hybrid cloud requires unified user ID

Bert Latamore | April 28th

As enterprises move to hybrid architectures that combine their traditional on-premise systems and new cloud services, they need to move to a single unified user identification and access management system (see graphic on right). Relying on multiple...»

Valve backpedals on paid mods, removes them from Steam Workshop

Eric David | April 28th

Valve Corp's experiment with paid mods on Steam Workshop has proven to be a short lived one, as the company has announced that it has decided to remove the feature after an overwhelmingly negative response...»

“Lifestyle media company” Refinery29 raises $50 million Series D

Duncan Riley | April 28th

"Lifestyle media company" Refinery29 has raised $50 million Series D in a round that included Scripps Networks Interactive and WPP Ventures. Founded in 2004, the company describes itself as the largest independent fashion and style website in the United...»

Nepal earthquake: How tech firms are pitching in to help

Mike Wheatley | April 28th

In the wake of last weekend's terrible earthquake in Nepal, tech firms including Apple, Google, Facebook, Microsoft and Twitter have pitched in to help with the relief efforts. Apple has teamed up with the American Red...»