Volvo connected safety tech aims to prevent car/ cyclist accidents

Duncan Riley | December 19th

Volvo Personvagnar AB, in collaboration with sports gear maker POC Sweden AB and Telefonaktiebolaget L. M. Ericsson have announced a new connected safety technology that connects drivers and cyclists. The technology, to be formally unveiled at CES Las Vegas in January,...»

Canonical’s “Snappy” Ubuntu Core bites into Google’s Cloud

Mike Wheatley | December 17th

Canonical Ltd., the maker of the Ubuntu Linux distribution, has just made its snappy Ubuntu Core operating system, designed for running Docker containers, available on Google's Compute Engine. Ubuntu Core is a...»

Bose to jump on streaming music bandwagon with own service

Duncan Riley | December 16th

Audio equipment company Bose Corp. is jumping on the streaming music bandwagon by building its own service, according to a job placement it is currently advertising. The Worcester, MA based manufacturer has advertised for a Senior User Experience Designer: Cloud Music Services ...»

Snapchat gets a job: Office oopsies no more

Cheryl Knight | December 15th

Permission is a bygone requisite for today's tech-savvy employee, with services like Google Drive and Dropbox Inc. providing free file management solutions with remote access via the cloud. Circumventing the traditional top-down method of software approval in the workplace,...»

HBO Online coming April, CTO quits as streaming outsourced to MLB Advanced

Duncan Riley | December 9th

HBO Inc., will be launching its new online television streaming service HBO Online in April, with news that CTO Otto Berkes has resigned due to the company outsourcing the streaming technology for the service to MLB Advanced. The April launch date...»

AWS offers big ‘reserved instance’ discounts, but Google’s still cheaper

Mike Wheatley | December 3rd

Amazon Web Services Inc. raised a few eyebrows at its re:Invent conference last month when it didn't announce any more price cuts. Now we know why that is – Rather than just slash prices blindly...»

Cash heals all of HP’s wounds, says analyst: Turnaround needs an R&D revival | #HPDiscover

Alina Popescu | December 3rd

The cloud and infrastructure divisions of Hewlett-Packard Co. were the big stars during the first day of HP Discover Barcelona, while the software group, in many ways, was less prominent. In their analysis of the event debut, theCUBE...»

Uber controversy highlights dangers of operating in the cloud

Mike Wheatley | December 1st

Uber Inc. has been a poster child for disruption in the tech industry since its rise, but recent controversy over its lack of regulation and privacy policies highlight how it's moving into largely uncharted territory. Last...»

HP’s profits decline but analaysts remain optimistic over split

Mike Wheatley | November 26th

Just one month after announcing its plans to split into two new companies, Hewlett-Packard Co. has reported a 2% decline in its Q4 revenues, missing analysts estimates and causing its share...»

Evernote, I love you but you annoy me

David Coursey | November 24th

Dear Evernote: I love you, but you are getting on my nerves. I realize what we used to call "groupware" has never developed as most of us hoped, but if I wanted SharePoint, I wouldn't have subscribed to...»