GoPro cameras are designed to be worn or held while doing adventurous activities. They're tough and waterproof, meaning they can survive along with you (hopefully) whether you're jumping out of a plane, diving in the ocean, or competing in any of the extreme sports that adrenaline junkies the world over are increasingly participating. Show More Summary
Funny or Die has finally released iSteve, its mockumentary about the late Steve Jobs. Originally, the film was supposed to air on the 15th, but was pushed back following the Boston bombing on Monday. It’s a 78-minute film that let’s … Continue reading ?
Data center vendors are making the most out of the fifth annual OpenStack Summit, being held in Portland, Oregon this week. Hewlett-Packard, VMware and Hortonworks are among the many firms that already made headlines at this year’s conference. Here’s a quick recap … Continue reading ?
Last week, IBM introduced a new flash appliance and announced that it will invest one billion dollars in flash memory R&D. It’s a big commitment for a technology that’s making waves in the datacenter, enabling countless configurations and new options … Continue reading ?
Film festivals celebrate and reward creativity, but getting your work into a big film festival like Sundance or Cannes can be tough for wannabe filmmakers. Luckily smaller festivals do exist, but even these can be prohibitively expensive to enter. Show More Summary
The infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) space is heating up now that Amazon is venturing into the enterprise, and the competition is firing back. IaaS is a particularly pert topic for us this week as we broadcast live from the OpenStack Summit, in … Continue reading ?
Could you imagine spending $150,000 a day to mine for gold? Bitcoin miners are racking up that cost in power consumption a day alone. The ‘Gold Rush’ err… ‘Bitcoin Rush’ is definitely upon us. Bitcoins are “mined” by unlocking blocks … Continue reading ?
Posted by Jacob Klein There comes a moment in every webmaster’s career when the proverbial planets seem to align. A moment when the standard cavalcade of “what ifs,” “yes, buts,” and “if/thens” that claw at the soul of any self-aware web marketer are, however briefly, appeased. Show More Summary
DARPA's super hacker takes an unspecified job at the search giant.
The OpenStack ecosystem is growing at a very rapid pace, becoming increasingly fragmented as a result. Wikibon senior analyst Stu Miniman discussed how the OpenStack Foundation is addressing interoperability, and explained how this topic ties in with the recent release … Continue reading ?
The challenge for Glass is that the costs of ownership fall on people in proximity of the wearer, and that its benefits have yet to be proven out.
We've come a long way since those first baby steps were taken in computing, and sometimes it really helps to just put things in perspective and look at the amazing technology that surrounds us today. Yet the technological reality we face doesn't always match what we thought it was going to be all those years ago. Show More Summary
"Hey, there's not a lot of companies that get to play in this space. And guess what? We get to be one of those companies."
The Galaxy Mega, which ships starting next month in Europe, comes in both 5.8-inch and 5.3-inch sizes.
The announcement of the OpenDaylight Project, an attempt by 18 vendors involved in the software-defined network (SDN) technology development to create a standard common base platform, is an interesting move writes Wikibon Senior Analyst Stuart Miniman. It could provide real … Continue reading ?
On Monday Hewlett-Packard pulled the covers off Moonshot, a revolutionary server built for ultra-efficient hyperscale environments. Wikibon analyst Jeff Kelly discussed the debut of Moonshot on yesterday’s NewsDesk show with Kristin Feledy. Kelly says that the solution HP unveiled this … Continue reading ?
Bitcoin’s paradigm-shifting approach to currency has got the world in a tizzy, spawning a flurry of copycats, if nothing else. Coinsetter launches today with a well-funded entry into an ever-crowding market, where Bitcoin holds a substantial majority share. With $500k … Continue reading ?
Social analytics start-up firm Blab launched in public beta today and it claims that its social analytics platform can predict the future of social conversations. Blab works by listening to 60 million conversions that take place on 50,000 websites. The company uses both text and image matching to detect a websites pages content. Blab then [...]
Wikibon co-founder and CTO David Floyer appeared on the SiliconAngle NewsDesk show this morning to discuss the launch of Hewlett-Packard’s first Moonshot server, a power-efficient hyperscale box that is unique in the marketplace. Floyer says that HP has a history … Continue reading ?
It seems the entire industry, from the enterprise to hardware manufacturers, is rethinking datacenter design, making smarter decisions at every layer of the stack. This week brought a new disruption from none other than Hewlett-Packard, with the launch of Moonshot … Continue reading ?