IoT gets battery-free chips, smarter cars and tags

Mellisa Tolentino | September 23rd

This week’s Smart Living roundup features a rechargeable item tracking device, a battery-free chip, and cars that adjust to your personal preferences.

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JumpCloud unveils Directory-as-a-Service (DaaS) Active Directory replacement in the cloud

Saroj Kar | September 23rd

JumpCloud is an agent that releases IT departments and DevOps from tasks related to the management and monitoring of servers and, more generally, of the entire cloud infrastructure. In this way, startups and...»

Puppet Labs gives the reins to DevOps with enhanced server and tools

Kyt Dotson | September 23rd

This morning Puppet Labs unveiled a new features its DevOps automation software and a constellation of new company initiatives during PuppetConf 2014. The major updates to the Puppet open source and commercial platforms includes an...»

Infor CEO credits NYC creatives for Hook & Loop success | #Inforum14

Rose Meadows | September 23rd

With over 100 designers, Infor Global Solutions, Inc.'s internal creative agency Hook & Loop is one of the top three creative agencies in New York City. In an interview for theCUBE at Inforum 2014, Infor CEO Charles Phillips...»

Western Europe plays catch-up with Big Data

Mike Wheatley | September 23rd

Western Europe is lagging behind the U.S. in terms of Big Data use due to a shortage of skills and worries over data security, according to a new report from International Data Corporation (IDC). The rate...»

Infor has a “good shot at overtaking” SAP and Oracle | #Inforum2014

Rachel Schramm | September 23rd

Infor Inc.'s focus on micro-verticals, design, and research and development is "a transformation" that's "taking the company to the next level," according to Albert Pang, President of the market research company

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Oncologist’s startup raises $3.7M to mobilize Big Data against cancer

Maria Deutscher | September 23rd

As powerful analytics have proven to be in the business and technology worlds, nowhere is data more impactful than in the healthcare industry, where providing the right people with the right information at the right time can quite...»

BlackBerry’s Passport is a bargain-priced, square phablet for the enterprise

Winston Edmondson | September 23rd

There's fantastic news out of Waterloo, Ontario, for those of you feeling nostalgic for physical keyboards on mobile phones. BlackBerry Ltd. will begin selling the uniquely shaped Passport smartphone on Wednesday. Originally announced during BlackBerry's quarterly earnings call in...»

Database snapshots can cut backup costs, improve recovery points

Bert Latamore | September 23rd

Data backup costs can be decreased and recovery-time objectives (RTOs) improved by leveraging space-efficient database snapshots and a general-purpose catalog, writes Wikibon CEO and Co-founder David Vellante in his latest Professional Alert....»

Rackspace takes another scalp in its crusade against patent trolls

Mike Wheatley | September 23rd

Rackspace, which has taken on the mantle of 'crusader' against patent trolls, has just scored another crucial victory. But rather than just challenging the validity of the troll's claims, this time round it's actually managed...»