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Project Ara first modular smartphone developer board takes shape

Google’s experiment with the modular smartphone has become more concrete. Next month, Google will start shipping developer boards for Project Ara, which are designed to facilitate development of modules as defined in the MDK. In a blog entry, Google released information … Continue reading ?

VeriCoin hack leads to controversial ‘fork’ to recover stolen loot

MintPal, one of today’s most popular exchange markets for altcoins, has just admitted it was hacked. Surprisingly, its Bitcoin and Litecoin deposits were safe but the attacker was able to access about 8 million VeriCoins in the exchange’s hot wallet, … Continue reading ?

How Microsoft’s Cortana used Big Data to predict the FIFA World Cup

Celebrity Big Data scientist Nate Silver can step aside. And so can Paul the Octopus (anyone remember him?) for that matter. There’s a new god of football predictions in town, and it goes by the name of Cortana. Microsoft’s answer … Continue reading ?

Salesforce’s bold data play spends $390M for rival RelateIQ

There is no escape from the data analytics tsunami, not even for the world’s top customer relationship management (CRM) firm. has long offered subscribers access to partner-developed services for uncovering and visualizing insights through its AppExchange marketplace, and provides … Continue reading ?

Chef brings the power of DevOps to web-scale IT automation

DevOps automation tool leader Chef Software, Inc. has announced today a strong business trend towards DevOps tools amid the rise of web-scale IT—an architectural approach pioneered by web innovators such as Amazon, Facebook, and Google. Chef Software is also releasing … Continue reading ?

Late arrival Fujitsu doubles the stakes in the multi-billion dollar cloud investment party

Outpaced and outmaneuvered by nimbler rivals,  many of the traditional data center vendors pursuing a slice of the burgeoning public cloud market have found themselves with no other choice but to try and leverage their sheer size – and correspondingly … Continue reading ?

HP cloud chief shares the inside track on Helion | #HPdiscover

Hewlett-Packard had approached the task of creating a cohesive brand for its cloud portfolio with the typical methodicalness of a corporate giant. Management had the sales organizations put together a list of some 6,000 candidate phrases and present them to … Continue reading ?

Zimbra acquires Mezeo, integrates file sharing + syncing

Zimbra announced today that it has acquired Mezeo, which provides on-premise and cloud-based file sharing and storage. Zimbra intends to augment its open source collaboration suite with Mezeo’s file sharing syncing technology, while also benefiting from its file security and … Continue reading ?

Evolving IT security: Digital Risk Officers to emerge by 2017

The rapid pace of technological evolution represents a massive challenge for companies whose operations are based on a digital business model. In order to manage risk and shore up security, we’re going to see a new trend of CEOs introducing … Continue reading ?

IBM adds Elastic Storage to its SoftLayer cloud infrastructure

IBM is revamping the way it does cloud storage. Having already committed some $1.2 billion to establish data centers for rent in every country where it needs them, Big Blue is now offering a new hardware/software/storage capability for cloud and … Continue reading ?

Secret Secretly Raised $25 Million in Series B

Secret a new mobile first application that allows people to share their personal thoughts and beliefs with others anonymously, and comment anonymously on other people’s posts. Secret leverages your phone’s contact lists, and now also your Facebook friends list, to provide … Continue reading ?

Oculus first developer conference focuses on best virtual reality experiences

The year 2014 is a pivotal year for Oculus VR. After its acquisition by Facebook and the release of Oculus Rift “Development Kit 2” version, the company now announced Oculus Connect, an event about virtual reality to be held on … Continue reading ?

Raspberry Pi B+ model takes the original and makes everything better

Developers and Makers rejoice now because the best hobby-embedded platform for easy prototyping and design, the Raspberry Pi, has released a new model. The Raspberry Pi B+ is essentially an iteration on the previous model that enhances a lot of … Continue reading ?

Bitcoin the comic debuts at CoinSummit

At the recently concluded CoinSummit in London, a preview of a comic was unveiled that’s sure to intrigue Bitcoin enthusiasts and common people alike. Written by Alex Preukschat and Josep Busquet, with graphics by Jose Angel Ares Garcia, Bitcoin: The … Continue reading ?

Built-in smart home : New products + risks

This week’s Smart Living roundup features a new addition to a company’s home automation lineup, home automation’s Canadian invasion, and connected bulbs putting home networks at risk. Smarthome adds Honeywell Lyric thermostat   Smarthome, a store dedicated to selling home … Continue reading ?

Privacy and security in the cloud : Fore-thought required

The benefits of migrating IT services to the cloud are well known and compelling, but many enterprises list privacy and security concerns as the number one reason to hesitate. Privacy and the cloud do not have to be conflicting goals. … Continue reading ?

HP server bosses talk products and strategy | #HPdiscover

Hewlett-Packard Co. is expanding in all directions under the leadership of CEO Meg Whitman, from the OpenStack community through the bleeding edge of electronic component design to, most recently, the high-performance computing market. But amid its aggressive pursuit of new … Continue reading ?

Big Data school : 5 training programs for R language

There’s little surprise in seeing Java top the list of popular programming languages for 2014, but another language is gaining traction. R, the free software programming language and developer environment for statistical computing and graphics, cracked IEEE Spectrum’s top 10 … Continue reading ?

Password managers hacked: Researchers find ‘critical’ vulnerabilities

If you’re using a popular password manager your credentials might not be entirely safe, following the discovery of several vulnerabilities that could allow attackers to gain access. University of California Berkeley researchers have discovered a number of quickly-patched vulnerabilities in … Continue reading ?

DARPA’s hotshots test fire ‘steerable’ bullets

Marksmanship skills could soon be surplus to requirements, if DARPA’s boffins have anything to do with it. That’s because they’ve made some significant progress in building ‘steerable’ bullets that can be directed to a target, and have now released video … Continue reading ?

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