GitHub urges developers to patch critical Git client bug

Mike Wheatley | December 19th

GitHub has revealed the existence of a flaw in its client software, and is recommending users upgrade to a new version as soon as possible. The vulnerability first announced at GMANE, and...»

The physical web gains support with IoT grants, new SDKs

Mellisa Tolentino | December 19th

This week’s Smart DevOps roundup features new grants to promote the development of  the Internet of Things (IoT), an initiative to interact with the Physical Web, and Near Field Communications for IoT.

Google’s Open Web of Things

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How to create your own Google Cardboard

Mellisa Tolentino | December 19th

Virtual reality may be the next frontier in technology as more organizations show interest and find applicable use cases. For instance, travel promotions company Destination BC is utilizing Oculus Rift, the fancy heads-up display...»

Winning the West: LINE buys Microsoft’s MixRadio, competes with WhatsApp

James Farrell | December 19th

Japan’s super-cute and massively popular messaging service LINE recently announced the acquisition of Microsoft’s MixRadio for an undisclosed price. This move comes just a week after Line Corp. ...»

TripGo offers smart calendar-integrated, multi-modal trip planning

Duncan Riley | December 19th

TripGo from SkedGo Pty. Ltd. is a smart calendar-integrated, multi-modal transport trip planning app that's starting to see some impressive user numbers. The app helps you plan how to get from point A to point B, providing all your...»

Aerospike beefs up NoSQL database with enterprise- and Hadoop-friendly features

Maria Deutscher | December 19th

Aerospike, Inc. unleashed a broad set of new features for its flagship in-memory database that provides developers with more flexibility in how they build their applications and addresses several key enterprise requirements. The launch marks the...»

Should social media ban offensive comments?

Eric David | December 19th

British MP Luciana Berger is calling for Twitter Inc. to block anti-Semitic language from the site after she received thousands of hateful messages. Berger, the shadow Minister for Public Health, has been the target of online abuse...»

Google opens cloud-based Hadoop alternative to developers with free SDK

Maria Deutscher | December 19th

Google on Thursday released a software development kit (SDK) for its cloud-based data crunching engine in an effort to the development of analytic applications against the service. The launch comes seven months after the search giant...»

2014 wine holiday gift guide: 5 high-tech gadgets for wine lovers

Suzanne Kattau | December 19th

Welcome to the twelfth installment of SiliconANGLE Media’s 2014 Holiday Gift Guide series. In this series of gift guides, we’ve suggested some of the best high-tech gift ideas for your friends and loved ones this holiday...»

Flash storage to be cheaper than disk by 2016, Wikibon predicts

Bert Latamore | December 19th

The price of flash storage has already dropped below that of high-speed disk while providing order-of-magnitude higher performance, and it's on a trajectory to become a lower cost media than disk for almost all storage in 2016,...»