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Steve Ballmer officially departs Microsoft leadership with board resignation

Six months after passing over the torch to Satya Nadella, former Microsoft Corp. CEO Steve Ballmer has announced his resignation from the board of directors with a heartfelt letter urging his successor to avoid making the same mistakes he did. … Continue reading ?

Tech industry struggles to court women, but progress is slow

Many people were disappointed when Google, Inc. released its demographics data in May, showing that only 30 percent of its employees are women and just 21 percent of its  people in leadership roles are female. Google isn’t alone, however. The National Center for … Continue reading ?

What a Ferrari and HP Vertica have in common (and not) | #HPBigData2014

The claim to fame behind Hewlett-Packard, Co.’s Vertica platform for Big Data management is high performance. More than once during SiliconANGLE’s live coverage of HP’s Big Data conference last week, Vertica was likened to a Ferrari supercar. But high-speed, high-performance … Continue reading ?

PernixData gets a $35M funding boost in Flash storage race

Flash virtualization startup PernixData has just grabbed another $35 million in series C funding. It’s yet another big bet on the impending disruption in enterprise storage as it moves towards cloud services and virtualization. What differentiates PernixData from other storage … Continue reading ?

VMware gobbles up CloudVolumes for real-time app delivery

VMware has just gobbled up a pre-VMworld 2014 snack, adding to its desktop virtualization stack by acquiring real-time application delivery firm CloudVolumes. The company kept schtum on how much money it shelled out, but was eager to talk about why … Continue reading ?

How automation at scale can put HP ahead in Big Data services | #HPBigData2014

Being able to handle massive amounts of Big Data can help a company keep a step ahead of its competition, and Hewlett-Packard, Co. is hoping to provide the platform to help companies gain the lead. Real-time data in particular can … Continue reading ?

Bitcoin Weekly 2014 August 20: BTC-e market price ‘flash crash’, blockchain API news from Coinbase,, and Chain

This week, Monday saw the bitcoin market value experience an odd dip known as a “flash crash” when market price fell almost 12 percent. Coinbase has acquired the talent behind blockchain explorer; and, entirely separately, just launched a … Continue reading ?

Canadian startup nets $1.1M for its bid to build analytics for the rest of us

Enterprises have largely caught on to the potential of  Big Data analytics,  but the complexity of digesting and interpreting data has left many small companies out of the loop. Toronto-based startup Vantage Analytics, Inc.  just raised $1.1 million in seed capital … Continue reading ?

Opinion: When not to use Big Data

The news that Facebook tried to manipulate users’ emotions by fiddling with the content of their news feeds and that dating website OKCupid intentionally matched incompatible people to see how they would interact with each other is unsettling, but at … Continue reading ?

Analysts praise latest Cisco job cuts as needed stage in smart migration strategy

Cisco Systems Inc. is moving to eliminate another 6,000 jobs in what is at least the fourth major round of cuts since 2009 as part of an effort by CEO John Chambers to free up resources to focus on growth … Continue reading ?

Introducing Shift: A card that lets you spend Bitcoin & ‘real’ money

If you’re skeptical about Bitcoin because it’s not something you can physically hold, you might be interested in a new debit card that allows you to spend regular currency, loyalty points, and digital money wherever it’s accepted. Founded by Meg … Continue reading ?

Future of storage isn’t data containers, DataGravity says as it unveils data-aware storage platform

DataGravity Inc. yesterday announced the DataGravity Discovery Series, which the startup claims is the industry’s first “data-aware storage platform” that tracks data access and analyzes data as it is stored. As such, the DataGravity software architecture lets IT teams, as … Continue reading ?

Enlighted gets $20M to intelligently light your office

This week’s Smart City roundup features fresh funding for a smart lighting system used in offices, a city that’s looking become carbon neutral by 2025, and one company’s vision for the future of streetlights. Enlighted raises another $20M, gets new … Continue reading ?

Software-defined surprises expected at VMworld 2014 | #CubeConversations

Virtualization stalwart VMware Inc. has a lot in store for its annual customer event in San Francisco next week. The company is keeping a tight lid on the details, but Wikibon co-founder Dave Vellante and senior analyst Stu Miniman, a … Continue reading ?

Google’s cloud adds Mesos clusters + Docker containers

Mesosphere, Inc. has announced that its Mesos clusters are now available on the Google Compute Engine, allowing Google Inc.’s cloud users to abstract basic devops, which simplifies the data center to look more like a single bit of hardware. For those … Continue reading ?

“Friendly” activist investor Blue Harbour bites into Rackspace

An apparently “friendly” activist investor has increased its stake in OpenStack leader Rackspace Inc., ahead of a possible sale. The Wall Street Journal reports that Blue Harbour Group LP., has slowly but surely accumulated a 6.4 percent stake in the … Continue reading ?

Dell brings global monitoring to VMware’s software-defined data center theme party

VMware Inc.’s annual customer conference next week is expected to see the virtualization stalwart extend its tentacles deeper into the storage layer and the network, a theme that the ecosystem has been predictability quick to pick up on. Dell Inc. … Continue reading ?

SAS moves analytics suite to AWS to stay relevant in the Big Data era

In its latest effort to remain relevant in the age of Big Data, the SAS Institute of Cary, N.C., has moved several of its advanced analytics packages to Amazon Web Services (AWS), writes Wikibon Principal Research Contributor Jeff Kelly.  The privately … Continue reading ?

DevOps Weekly Round-Up: HP Vertica and IoT take centerstage

This week in DevOps hightlights how Hewlett-Packard Co.’s Vertica and development tools for Internet of Things (IoT) work for in real life situations, and what is it good for business. While the HP Vertica Big Data event delivers the future of … Continue reading ?

EnterprsieDB seeks to bridge structured and unstructured data with free PostgreSQL AWS dev kit

EnterpriseDB Corporation has announced the release of a new suite of developer tools for Amazon Web Services that will enable the next generation of Web 2.0 applications built atop the NoSQL capabilities with the open-source database PostgreSQL. This new dev … Continue reading ?

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