FlashSoft Update Spree Continues with 2.0 Release

Maria Deutscher | October 6th

FlashSoft announced the second and latest release of its FlashSoft SE software, which lets companies use SSD or flash PCIe  to supplement cache in the server.  This elimantes IO latency according to the company, which...»

The Perimeter is Dead, Long Live the Cloud Firewall

Nico Popp | October 6th

We are announcing Symantec O3 early access program, a new approach to securing enterprise clouds. But what is Symantec O3 really about? No doubt, cloud is an inexorableIT trend. However, CIOs and CISOs often cite security...»

Sony to Buy Out Ericsson: Mobile Takeover

Saroj Kar | October 6th

Sony is looking to buy out its mobile partner Ericsson’s share of mobile phone business, ending a partnership established in 2001.  According to reports, Sony is in the advanced stages of finalizing the deal....»

Big Data TV – Was This Steve Jobs’ Next Breakthrough?

Alex Williams | October 6th

Tim O'Reilly appeared on theCube earlier this year and made a remark about Apple's killer app. He said it was the app store. Why? It's the data that is in those apps that draws people....»

HP Acquisitions Take a Back Seat as Whitman Takes the Helm

Mellisa Tolentino | October 6th

Hewlett-Packard had another busy week.  Earlier in the week they announced that they already finalized their Autonomy deal, though investors aren’t too sure about the buy, especially when Oracle CEO Larry Ellison poked fun...»

Google Announces Database-as-a-Service for App Engine, Hot on Oracle’s Heels

Klint Finley | October 6th

Yesterday Oracle announced a database-as-a-service offering and a Java platform-as-a-service as part of its Oracle Public Cloud, which is now in developer preview mode. Today Google announced its own DBaaS based on MySQL called...»

Flashback: Steve Jobs’ Cloud Services Vision at NeXT

Klint Finley | October 6th

Earlier our editor-in-chief Mark Hopkins wrote a piece about Jobs' cloud and mobile vision from WWDC in 1997. I'd like to draw your attention even further back, to an interview Jobs did with Gary Wolf...»

Rdio Joins the Free Music Bandwagon

Mellisa Tolentino | October 6th

The digital music service Rdio is hoping to jump the music cloud curve with its first ever free, on-demand music offering.  Best of all, it's ad-free.  Users only need an e-mail address or a...»

The Gamers’ Holiday Wish List Starts with These

Mellisa Tolentino | October 6th

Even with more than 80 days until Christmas, people are already thinking about what they want to get from Santa this year.  No matter what your age is, you probably want to get a gadget...»

Layar Contest Finalists Focuses on the Commerce of AR

Kristina Farrah | October 6th

The 15 finalists for the Layar Creation Challenge were finally announced this week. Layar is the largest open platform for mobile augmented reality and the competition is aimed at building concepts around useful

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