FICO gobbles up Hadoop startup Karmasphere

Maria Deutscher | April 23rd

A good few years into the Big Data revolution, the market is finally seeing some much-needed consolidation as the competitive swimming lanes begin to crystallize and those that are unable to keep up in the race either go...»

HP revives “bulletproof” XP storage family with new system

Maria Deutscher | April 23rd

Converged infrastructure and flash may be all the rage these days, but disk arrays still form the backbone of enterprise storage environments. And even as the information explosion continues to gather pace, strengthening that existing foundation is often...»

Ask Dr. Bitcoin: Why Did the BTC community donate to Dorian Nakamoto?

Mark 'Rizzn' Hopkins | April 23rd

Most Bitcoin enthusiasts are pretty familiar with Satoshi Nakamoto, as it's by far and away the most deeply ingrained name in the history of the cryptocurrency.

Satoshi Nakamoto published Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer


Aereo case threatens TV, not the cloud

David Coursey | April 23rd

USA Today gets it wrong when it claims the future of cloud computing hangs in the balance as the U.S. Supreme Court considers a case brought against start-up Aereo by the major...»

Pure Storage Bags $225 Million in Funding at $3 Billion Valuation – IPO? No It’s Private Financing

John Furrier | April 23rd

Flash array storage startup Pure Storage announced a massive new $225 million Series F round that values the company at $3 billion and signals a growing trend toward startups raising private capital instead of testing the...»

Microsoft rumor mill: New update & cloud-based OS on the way?

Mike Wheatley | April 23rd

Microsoft is going hell for leather to get people to like its Windows 8.1 operating system, and to that end it's said to be planning yet another update for this fall. One of the more...»

VMware gains momentum with expectation-busting Q1 earnings

Mike Wheatley | April 23rd

VMware has once again shown us there's an absolute fortune to be made in the world of virtualization, reporting analyst-busting revenues in its earnings call yesterday. The Palo Alto-based virtualization giant announced...»

OpenBSD wants to mop up ‘Heartbleed’ with LibreSSL fork

Mike Wheatley | April 23rd

There's been a lot of talk about fixing OpenSSL to prevent a Heartbleed-like situation from ever arising again, and now software developers are intent on taking matters into their own hands. One question that's been raised...»

A look at Cisco’s new Managed Threat Defense Service

John Casaretto | April 22nd

Cisco today announced its new Managed Threat Defense Service, a managed security solution designed to help customers defend themselves from the modern threat landscape.  The new service was designed in response to the...»

Open source productivity suite OpenOffice reaches 100 million downloads in less than two years

Saroj Kar | April 22nd

Apache Software Foundation has announced that OpenOffice has passed the milestone of 100 million downloads in less than two years since it became one of the main projects...»