Kristen Nicole

Named by Forbes as a top influencer in Big Data, Kristen Nicole is currently a Senior Editor at SiliconANGLE.com. She got her start with 606tech, a Chicago blog she dedicated to the social media space, going on to become the lead writer and Field Editor at Mashable. Kristen Nicole has also contributed to other publications, from TIME Techland to Forbes. Her work has been syndicated across a number of media outlets, including The New York Times, and MSNBC. Kristen Nicole published her first book, The Twitter Survival Guide, and is currently completing her second book on predictive analytics.

Latest from Kristen Nicole

Data meets dyslexia, and a neurological story unfolds

Reading is one of the most compelling ways to experience a story. But the actual act of reading can tell a tale all its own — a neurological story about the reader’s brain. One doctor has turned a simple reading test into a powerful brain-mapping tool to detect and recommend treatment for dyslexia. Revealing the ...
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From afterthought to providence, cybersecurity’s journey has come full circle

Somewhere between cloud computing and the software movement, security became an afterthought as speedy and convenient services took priority. But in the cyclical world of technology, what goes around comes around. The infrastructure of early computing has seen a revival among major public cloud providers, and security is once again being built into the data ...

KubeCon 2019 preview: Kubernetes is ‘ready’ as more enterprises move it into production

KubeCon is only a few years old, but the conference dedicated to Kubernetes’ open-source platform for better managing containerized software applications has grown exponentially. According to a 2018 survey, more than 8,000 people attended last year’s event, which has become the flagship conference hosted by the Cloud Native Computing Foundation, with the majority being first-time attendees. ...
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Pensando’s MPLS gang rallies investors and early users as it takes on AWS

Three engineers went out to play, along a network’s web one day. They had such enormous fun that they called for another engineer to come.  A merry band of networking engineers — Mario, Prem, Luca and Soni, known as MPLS for short — thought they were ready for retirement around 2017. But the technology world ...

UiPath uses its own bots to manage rapid growth, as CFO looks to grow TAM

The bot takeover may have initiated in the back offices across the enterprise landscape, but the scope of robotics processing automation goes much further than that. As is the case with many startups, UiPath Inc.’s introductory product lineup targeted finance departments, automating a heap of useful tasks to curb human error in calculations and other ...

Unique pricing and partnerships help HPE GreenLake stand out in HCI crowd

Hatched nearly a decade ago as a private cloud solution, GreenLake has grown to become the hyperconverged hub within Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co.’s computing empire. GreenLake has survived by broadening its portfolio and partnerships across public cloud functionalities, differentiated by a pay-per-use pricing model that’s scalable for modern, mixed-up workloads. “Go back to real basics, ...
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Scaling up video chat at the edge: Marco Polo builds for quality of friendships, not quantity

In a world of endless social media platforms, how does a video chat app stand out? Skip the gimmicks and focus on the technology to ensure authentic, real-time reactions. After years of mobile app launches, Joya Communications Inc. hit the mark with its flagship app, Marco Polo, a video chat app that lets you record ...

Watch live: VMworld 2019 exclusive interviews and analysis

They survived the first wave of cloud computing, placing a stake in the hyperconverged computing systems to support public-cloud environments. Now VMware Inc. is doubling down on a software-led strategy to thrive in the Cloud 2.0 era, where computing must converge security, real-time analysis, storage and networking. From the launch of a new Hybrid Cloud ...
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Counting on Kubernetes, Diamanti wants to future-proof legacy technologies

Ahead of VMworld 2019, the enterprise technology industry is at the crux of a multicloud conundrum. With the rise of containerized applications and microservices, the distinctions amongst major cloud providers are getting dimmer by the day. Yet on-premises computing remains a crucial component for the enterprise, even when those businesses seek the economic and operational ...
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The 5 best predictions we got right about VMware, and one we got totally wrong

Ten years ago a startup obsessed with enterprise computing and cloud-native broadcast media invited some friends to geek out at VMworld, discussing technology’s biggest trends at a tiny news desk in the lobby of Moscone West conference center in San Francisco.  VMware Inc. was founded more than two decades ago, but its annual VMworld conference ...