Tag Archives: Technology

November 27

Feels like the First Time: Bitcoin Tops $1K

October 12

Revlon drives business agility through IT simplicity

Revlon simplified IT and turned big data from a burden to a competitive advantage with private cloud storage from NetApp.

September 09

Data at Play at the Super Bowl

Data at Play at the Super Bowl While millions around the world follow the action at the Super Bowl, the NFL will work behind the scenes with NetApp—the official data storage provider of the NFL and Super Bowl—to provide continuous availability of critical game-day data. The ability of the NFL to collect, access, protect, and share […]

August 28

The Hybrid Cloud Is Closer Than You May Think #VMworld

via SiliconANGLE. As part of our continuing coverage of the VMworld Conference in San Francisco, SiliconANGLE’s theCube took their show on the road to AT&T Park, home of the San Francisco Giants. The venue hosted a NetApp Customer Event. Wikibon’s Dave Vellante welcomed Jim McHugh and Adam Fore to talk about the near history and […]

July 31

Meet Twine, The Dating App That Doesn’t Care How Hot You Are

via GigaOM. SUMMARY: What if you had a location-based mobile dating and hookup app that wasn’t based around profile photos? Twine is attempting to create an experience that’s focused on conversation rather than looks. ARTICLE: One of the most compelling features of dating or hookup apps like Tinder or Bang With Friends (BWF) is swiping […]

July 15

Famous First Landing Pages

Famous First Landing Pages When we think about successful companies like Google, Facebook, and Twitter, we tend to forget the modest beginnings from which they came. As Paul Graham recently wrote, “Think of some successful startups. How many of their launches do you remember?” Well in celebration of modest beginnings, here’s a dose of reality: […]

Will this generation reach avatar immortality?

Originally posted on Avataric:
If you have been following transhumanist thinkers or prophets of the singularity (Ray Kurzweil et al), the ambitious 2045 Initiative may be familiar to you. Its lofty goal is to accelerate us from being consumers who do nothing more than maintain the status quo (the dismissive view of humanity today, as seen…

June 10

Horses, Buggies and SSDs

Posted via Demartek. As the calendar turned to the year 1900, horses were a part of everyday life and a familiar site in both urban and rural settings. The wagon, carriage and buggy business was doing well. Horse-drawn vehicles were common and were the predominant form of personal transportation for people and small amounts of […]

December 30

Built in IBM Labs: IBM Launches New Database for Big Data

IBM announced new DB2 database software, DB2 10 and InfoSphere Warehouse 10 to help customers tame big data environments. IBM (NYSE: IBM) has announced new software to provide clients with a better way to handle the data deluge and speed up business processes, making it easier for decision makers to gain insights from data. The […]

December 29

Google and the Wisdom of Clouds

via BusinessWeek. A lofty new strategy aims to put incredible computing power in the hands of many. One simple question. That’s all it took for Christophe Bisciglia to bewilder confident job applicants at Google (GOOG). Bisciglia, an angular 27-year-old senior software engineer with long wavy hair, wanted to see if these undergrads were ready to […]