Bitcoin Weekly 2014 July 31: returns to iOS App Store, Ben Lawsky’s “BitLicense” shredded, Coinsetter launches, Stradivarius violin traded for bitcoin

Kyt Dotson | July 30th

The long-term drought of Bitcoin-related apps in the iOS App Store is coming to an end after Apple changed its terms of service to be friendlier to apps that trade in virtual currency. The first app to return...»

DevOps Weekly Round-Up: Automation with Chef and Docker breathes life into virtualized containers

Kyt Dotson | July 29th

This week in DevOps shows an ongoing expansion of opportunities for DevOps teams, IT teams, and developers to leverage open source and vendor-specific API models. Configuration and automation remains the big draw for DevOps needs, but virtual containers...»

Ceph and Swift: Friends, not enemies

Guest Author | July 29th

Most good rivalries begin with some sort of differences, and OpenStack developers are beginning to side with either Ceph or Swift when it comes to choosing a storage solutions. Ceph is a distributed object store and file system...»

The Internet of deadly things: IoT security almost non-existent

Mike Wheatley | July 29th

The Internet of Things has the potential to transform our lives, but the security vulnerabilities it introduces have the potential to derail our lives, too. According to a freshly baked Hewlett-Packard Co. study,...»

3 options to build private clouds with public cloud perks

Rachel Schramm | July 28th

At the OpenStack Enterprise forum, Wikibon founder Dave Vellante proclaimed 2014 "the year of the cloud." Now that they hype has died down, he said, true change is beginning to occur in large-scale businesses. Many of those businesses...»

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...»

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...»

Big, bad data: What’s the big deal over data quality?

Mike Wheatley | July 25th

Big Data is rapidly expanding, and the nature of this data is more complex and varied than ever before. The concept brings with it a new world of insights and possibilities for organizations, but it...»

Doubling down on data governance | #MITIQ

Mike Wheatley | July 24th

Data is valuable. As the challenge of protecting customer data mounts, more and more businesses are embracing data-governance strategies to manage the information that serves as the lifeblood of the company. Without a doubt, data...»

4 years later : OpenStack milestones and future challenges

Mellisa Tolentino | July 24th

It has been four years since OpenStack was officially launched - as the cooperative celebrates, we take a look at the major milestones this open source initiative has accomplished, and what the future holds.

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