Nutanix Closes $25 Million Round from Khosla Ventures

Maria Deutscher | October 25th

Nutanix closed off a $25 million funding round led by investment firm Khosla Ventures, with participation from existing backers Lightspeed Venture Partners and Blumberg Capital. The datacenter virtualization startup is one of the first to...»

Zynga Girds for Sudden Death with IPO Coming One Week Before Thanksgiving

Kyt Dotson | October 25th

Everyone’s favorite social media gaming giant, Zynga Inc., will be positioning themselves to become a publicly traded company a week before the Thanksgiving holiday on November 24th, 2011. Breaking news according to a Reuters article, citing two sources...»

Cloud/Mobile Strategy: Developing a Services Approach to IT Management – Part 2

Bert Latamore | October 25th

The growth of cloud and mobile computing and of cloud consumer services is changing user expectations about IT in multiple ways. Much has been written about how IT business consumers today expect internal IT to...»

“Freedom is My Most Prized Possession.” OpenBucks CEO Talks Money Democratization

Kristen Nicole | October 25th

We take a look at digital currency's potential in this week's Profile Snapshot, a series that invites thought leaders and executives to share some personal insight on industry trends. Marc Rochman, founder and CEO of...»

Coiner of the Term “Artificial Intelligence” John McCarthy Dies at Age 84

Klint Finley | October 25th

John McCarthy, a computer scientist and creator of the Lisp programming language, died Sunday at the age of 84, according to The Register. McCarthy was a pioneer in artificial intelligence and even coined the term. He created...»

IBM Raises $7 Billion for Share Buybacks, Leads in Big Data

Isha Suri | October 25th

IBM has recently added $7 billion in its share-buyback plan in order to boost per-share earnings and investor returns. The company will be using these funds for IBM's new stock repurchase program.  IBM already...»

Meg Whitman’s New Baby And HP’s Future

Mellisa Tolentino | October 25th

No, she’s not a Hollywood actress but she’s highly talked about in the tech industry.  For those of you not in the know, Meg Whitman is Hewlett-Packard’s new CEO, she replaced Leo Apotheker after...»

GitHub Open Sources a Chat Bot That Can Share with Other Robots

Alex Williams | October 25th

GitHub is open-sourcing Hubot, a chat bot it developed internally to deploy the site, automate a lot of tasks and be a source of fun for the company. Hubot grew and eventually became a...»

ScaleXtreme Adds CloudStack Support, Thinks Mobile

Kristen Nicole | October 25th

Cloud-based systems management provider ScaleXtreme has launched support for Citrix CloudStack, expanding its core offering to include yet another stack service.  CloudStack is an open source platform, the result of Citrix’s acquisition of...»

Brits Hoard over $3.7BN in Digital Assets, Most Don’t Know of the Cloud

Isha Suri | October 25th

A recent study by Rackspace- Generation Cloud reveals that the use of Cloud for the storage of digital assets and possessions is increasing more than ever.  This study was conducted by Rackspace in association...»