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Intel’s new chips cut the cord with wireless docking & display tech

Intel has just made its latest bid to persuade enterprises to upgrade their PCs with the release of its 5th generation Intel Core vPro Broadwell chip. This time around, its teasing the prospect of a wire-free workplace, with new wireless … Continue reading ?

Singapore aims to become the first smart nation

This week’s Smart City roundup features what may be the first smart nation, a competition for smart city initiatives and printable electronics may be the future of smart buildings.  . Singapore aims to be the first smart nation   More … Continue reading ?

China legalizes video game console sales

China has officially legalized the sale of home video game consoles after a 14-year ban. China initially banned video game consoles in 2000 to fight what the government considered to be a corrupting influence on the nation’s children. Bloomberg reports that … Continue reading ?

Building the IIoT: The next industrial revolution

The economic potential of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is simply too massive for enterprises to ignore. Accenture LLP says it could add as much as $14 trillion to the world’s economy by 2030, as long as businesses and … Continue reading ?

Alibaba invests $10 million to save Ouya, a palm-sized game console

Alibaba has injected $10 million in capital into Santa Monica-based game console maker Ouya, paving the way for the tiny Android-powered system to find new life in China. Ouya first began as a record breaking Kickstarter project that earned over $8.5 … Continue reading ?

Why buying Oracle’s expensive appliances made sense for Cognizant | #datacenter

With the rise of cloud services, it has become rather difficult to justify buying a traditional on-premise appliance when the same functionality is available from an outside provider at a fraction of the cost. For many smaller companies, the refrigerator-sized … Continue reading ?

Datadog bites off $31 million to grow universal monitoring service

The venture capital community’s appetite for cloud management startups shows no sign of abating. Following closely behind a series of investments in cross-provider security vendors, Datadog Inc. has landed $31 million in an oversubscribed round of funding to drive the … Continue reading ?

Facebook’s “Place Tips” shows location-specific newsfeeds

Facebook Inc.’s has launched a new feature called Place Tips, which promises to deliver location-based content to users’ newsfeeds. Facebook’s product manager Mike LeBeau writes that the new feature “will show you fun, useful and relevant info about the place you’re at.” … Continue reading ?

$13M in Bitcoins traced back to Silk Road kingpin Ross Ulbricht

Alleged Silk Road kingpin Ross Ulbricht is on trial at the Manhattan Court, facing charges of conspiring to commit narcotics trafficking, conspiring to commit computer hacking and conspiring to commit money laundering, amongst others. Earlier in the trial, Ulbricht’s legal … Continue reading ?

Delaware to implement digital driver’s licenses, follows Iowa’s lead

Delaware is looking towards allowing motorists to use and present digital driver’s licenses. On Thursday, December 29, the Delaware state House of Representatives authorized their Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) to start the exploration and implementation process of virtual driver’s … Continue reading ?

FCC redefines broadband speed as 25 Mbps/3 Mbps, says Americans are underserved

On Thursday the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) revised the benchmark for what it defines as broadband when it concerns how many Americans have access to high-speed Internet connections. The new definition states that, in order to be classified as broadband, … Continue reading ?

Microsoft invests in Cyanogen’s custom ROM to “take Android away from Google”

Microsoft is reportedly investing in an alternative Android firmware startup called Cyanogen, Inc., which builds the popular Cyanogenmod version of Google’s mobile operating system. The Wall Street Journal claims Microsoft would be a “minority investor” in a $70 million funding … Continue reading ?

Amazon books $214 million Q4 profit as Prime memberships surge

Amazon reported a profit of $214 million for Q4 2014 off the back of a big increase in Prime membership sales. Net sales increased 15 percent to $29.33 billion in quarter, up from $25.59 billion Q4 2013. The figures would have … Continue reading ?

Google falls short of expectations despite record Q4 results

Google Inc.’s Q4 earnings missed market expectations Thursday with the tech giant posting Q4 revenue of $18.1 billion ($14.48 billion minus traffic acquisitions costs,) or $6.88 per share, against a prediction of $7.08 per share. Despite missing Wall Street predictions the figures … Continue reading ?

Jack Dorsey goes crowd storming with epic tweet stream #Twitter #CrowdChat

Jack Dorsey, one of the founders of Twitter, went on an awesome Twitter broadcast today to the crowd. He was making a statement on status of Twitter as a company.  More impressive was his conviction for the company’s mission and … Continue reading ?

Qantas and Samsung want to help airline passengers escape from reality

Flying on a commercial airline is awful. Or it can be, depending on who you’re sitting next to. Awful might not be a strong enough word, actually. Take a look at some Passenger Shaming images, if you don’t believe me. … Continue reading ?

VMware Google Partner in Hybrid Cloud Deal

VMware announced a new partnership with Google that will allow Google Cloud Platform services to run on VMware’s vCloud Air. This means that existing vCloud Air customers will now have access to the Google Cloud Platform under their existing service contract … Continue reading ?

Where to stream the Super Bowl XLIX online

Super Bowl XLIX, one of the biggest sports events in the world, will kick off on Sunday, February 1, 2015, at the University of Phoenix Stadium with a game between the Seattle Seahawks and the New England Patriots. Which team … Continue reading ?

Goodbye Flash? HTML5 now the default video platform for YouTube

HTML5 has now become the standard technology used by YouTube for viewing streaming media–a step that marks the end of the Flash. Starting Wednesday, after years of testing, HTML5 replaces Flash as the default platform for movie playback within the … Continue reading ?

EMC Earnings Beat Analyst Estimates Revenue Down Slightly

EMC (NYSE: EMC) reported Q4 EPS of $0.69, beating analyst estimates of $0.68. Revenue for the quarter came in at $7.05 billion versus the consensus estimate of $7.1 billion. Industry executives all agree that lots of the services that exist today … Continue reading ?

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