Teradata gobbles up Hadoop-happy data cruncher RainStor

Mike Wheatley | December 18th

Data cruncher Teradata Corp., which has slowly but surely been expanding its Big Data analytics capabilities, has just snapped up RainStor Inc., maker of a data archiving application that sits on top of Hadoop. The...»

Uber suspends Portland operations as it tries to play nice with city lawmakers

Duncan Riley | December 18th

Uber Inc. has suspended its service in Portland, Oregon for three months as part of a deal with city lawmakers to eventually make the service legal. Portland sued Uber December 8th after the ridesharing...»

Last Minute Bitcoin Enthusiast Gift Guide for 2014

Kyt Dotson | December 18th

It’s been a banner year for bitcoin when it comes to new merchants adopting it as a digital currency, so it’s not difficult to figure out what to buy someone with bitcoins for the holiday, but what do...»

Report: Big Data only now heading toward inflection point

Maria Deutscher | December 18th

Business and technology leaders have never been more keen to exploit new sources of information, but most organizations are not yet backing that up with action, according to a recent survey of nearly 400 decision-makers published by...»

2014 coffee holiday gift guide: 5 high-tech gadgets for coffee lovers

Suzanne Kattau | December 18th

Welcome to the eleventh installment of SiliconANGLE Media’s 2014 Holiday Gift Guide series. In this series of gift guides, we’ve suggested some of the best high-tech gift ideas for your friends and loved ones this holiday...»

‘Tis the season for home automation: Smart decor and holiday security tips

Mellisa Tolentino | December 18th

With Christmas right around the corner, it’s not too late for some last-minute decorations or a few tips to keep your home secure while away on a fun-filled holiday vacation. And with nifty Internet of Things (IoT) products,...»

Agricultural analytics startup FarmLogs harvests $10M to expand field operations

Maria Deutscher | December 18th

FarmLogs Inc. has raised $10 million in a second round of funding to expand its cloud-based analytics service aimed at everyday ranchers. The startup is one of the newest in the crop of new players to...»

PanTerra released analytics tools for internal communications

Maria Deutscher | December 18th

While a lot of recent new product activity has been focused on deriving meaning from public conversations in social media, PanTerra Networks Inc. is turning the lens back on internal communications with a new platform that...»

Can this hat replace your Fitbit?

Mellisa Tolentino | December 18th

This week’s Smart Health roundup features a hat that could replace your current activity tracker, a smart thermometer raising funds, and a luxurious partnership for wearable tech.

LifeBEAM smart hat

  If you’re tired of wearing a bracelet to track your activities...»

Microsoft blushes after senior employee goes on Google Apps ‘knucklehead’ rant

James Farrell | December 18th

“We’re sorry, but we can’t find the page you are looking for” is all that remains of a rather contentious and highly amusing Microsoft Office Blogs post in which a senior product manager for Office 365...»