Permabit Appoints New Head of Engineering

Maria Deutscher | November 2nd

Big data-optimized storage solutions maker Permabit announced it has promoted Michael Fortson, who previously served as the company’s Director of Engineering and Chief Architect, to the position of VP of Engineering.  Fortson has been...»

Angry Birds Flies Past 500M Downloads, Drives Gaming Innovation

Maria Pila | November 2nd

Mobile gaming firm Rovio said on Wednesday that its hit game Angry Birds had reached a record 500 million downloads in less than two years since its launch. Unlike most mobile-game crazes, Angry Birds – in...»

Redstone Only the Start Down the Road to a New Basic Architecture for Data-Centric Computing, Says HP’s Partha Ranganathan

Bert Latamore | November 2nd

The basis for HP's November 1 Moonshot announcement, and in particular the Redstone low-energy server, was the realization at HP Labs more than five years ago that the real issue in server design is...»

Amazon’s Ready for Black Friday Madness

Kristina Farrah | November 2nd

Retailers--online or offline--are prone to give discounts during the holiday season.  It has been a custom for only God know since when, and it has existed long before there were online retail stores.


ARM is to Server Processors what Linux is to UNIX, says Calxeda Exec.

Kristen Nicole | November 2nd

Calxeda’s stolen a bit of the limelight this week at HP’s Moonshot event, presenting its servers as proof positive that ARM’s new quad-core chip is a promising development for the industry at large....»

Hitachi Integrates Converged Infrastructure with HANA

Maria Deutscher | November 2nd

Hitachi subsidiary Hitachi Data Systems got a part of its converged infrastructure solutions portfolio certified to run SAP HANA, the business software maker’s in-memory data analytics offering.

"Hitachi Converged Platform for SAP HANA gives our

Is Flipboard Building an HTML5 App?

Alex Williams | November 1st

Robert Scoble posted on Google Plus today that Flipboard has hired well-known Web innovator Filipe Fortes, fueling speculation that Flipboard is building an HTML5 app, a Web version that could work on Android...»

Two Big Talent Scores for enStratus: John Willis and James Urquhart

Klint Finley | November 1st

Cloud governance and management company enStratus made two big hires in the past week: John Willis and James Urquhart, the new VP of Product Strategy. Willis is well known in DevOps circles and...»

HP Sees Major Inflection Point in Redstone Low-Power Servers

Bert Latamore | November 1st

Today's announcement of the initial components of HP's multi-year, multi-project Project Moonshot  program for developing very large, very low power servers is an inflection point equivalent to the introduction of the x86 architecture in the...»