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The primary indicator of success is success. That is to say that the number one thing people look to as a predictor of future performance is past performance. In the product space, this means that things like adoption are important as much for what it signals to other people as they ar...
Taking advantage of open source software and hardware, Samsung recently announced a plan to help entrepreneurs craft wearable technology that will revolutionize the health care industry, according to Samsung officials. The Samsung Digital Health Challenge will be funded by $50 million...
There are lots and lots of Apps. In fact there are over a couple of million Apps including all of the major brands, Apple, Google, Blackberry, Microsoft with Apple at the top and Microsoft in the bottom. But this is a growing market. The variety is truly bewildering, different size dev...
Last month Google said that it was tired of mashed-together bug fixes for OpenSSL and decided to create its own fork called BoringSSL. It has now implemented that variant in the latest Chromium build, the open-source software that eventually arrives in Chrome. OpenSSL is software used ...
When we started opentaps nine years ago, our goal was to create great business software from open source.  And have we ever!  Most people wouldn’t have believed that enterprise-class open source ERP and CRM was possible, but we did it — thanks to Linux, Apache, MySQL, Postg...
No matter how sophisticated technologies become and how much mankind evolves, there is little—if anything—we can do to prevent natural disasters from occurring. What we can do, however, is implement technologies that help streamline the way we respond to such disasters. And that’s whe...
Designed for SMBs, Branch Offices and Remote Workers, New Software Appliance Provides the Same Seamless Access as On-Premise Infrastructure, but with the Ability to Leverage the Cloud Palo Alto, Calif. - July 22, 2014 - CloudSigma, a public cloud IaaS provider with advanced hybrid host...
Welcome to Connected Globe News Weekly, an online newsletter that consists of the most interesting news and articles related to M2M (machine to machine) and embedded mobile devices.  I aggregate the information, include the original links and add a synopsis of each article.  ...
Recent vulnerabilities like Heartbleed served as a reminder of the importance of maintaining the integrity of networks and code so that systems and intellectual property remain protected at all times. At Protecode, we understand that fully, which is why we’ve engineered our Global IP S...
Monday 21 July, 2014 So the first question you may be asking yourself, what is BritCoin ? It is the first British based decentralized peer-to-peer digital currency available for individuals and businesses to send and receive payments digitally. So what does that mean and why...
I’ll be presenting an updated version of my Crash Course on Open Source Cloud Computing presentation at OSCON 2014. I have some new material on Docker and SDN along with the latest updates on cloud software. Here’s the official excerpt: The open source mantra is to release ...
Open source of course! Get the scoop in this week’s collection of open source news… Linux to go … A new distribution of Linux, specifically Automotive Grade Linux (AGL), could soon be fuelling a new generation of open source powered cars.  What this means is that a) future Herbies...
Google and Samsung are reportedly at odds once again. According to The Information, Google CEO Larry Page is unhappy that Samsung is pushing Tizen as its chosen smartwatch platform. Apparently joining LG in the retail launch of Android Wear wasn’t enough to satisfy Page. The repo...
After being uncovered earlier this year, Heartbleed—the serious security vulnerability in OpenSSL that affected vast expanses of the Internet—was blamed on the open source community by some pundits. But simultaneously, many credited that same community for discovering the flaw in OpenS...
Skytap is a big believer in open source software. Our company is built on amazing open source projects like Linux, Ruby on Rails and Node.js. That’s why we feel it’s so important to give back to the open source community by releasing and maintaining the MinorJS project. What is MinorJS...
Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization has provided data centers with open source solutions that allow them to virtualize, integrate, scale and manage workloads. RHEV not only offers traditional virtualization that the data center needs, but it also serves an on-ramp for data centers into O...
Besides their common daily handling of significant amounts of money, the New York Stock Exchange, New York Mercantile Exchange and NASDAQ have something else in common: All three exchanges now rely on Linux. In the world of finance, milliseconds matter. There is significant money at st...
Tuesday 15 July, 2014 The Seattle Bitcoin Summit will kick off with Overstock.com Chairman, Jonathan Johnson III on September 28 – 29. Johnson will join Bitcoin visionaries Roger Ver, Tony Gallippi, Charlie Lee, Patrick Murck, David Johnston and Matt Roszak to headline a confer...
The IGEL W7+ range is designed to easily handle the latest unified communications and multimedia applications with an 8GB flash memory Reading, UK July 14th, 2014 - IGEL Technology today launched a new range of W7+ thin clients to cater for the emerging needs of businesses using Window...
Earlier this month our friend Greg Ferro wrote an article highlighting his experience with scripting for networking automation and the resulting issues with scaling. It’s definitely worth a read. In response, our own Marten Terpstra (resident king of #TerpstraThursdays on Twitter) penn...
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Prof. Dr. Norbert Pohlmann PhD, Ilijana Vavan and Ulf Heggenberger support sales and business development of the Hamburg-based start-up secucloud.Hamburg, 11 July 2014 - Security is one of the basic human needs. Therefore, we carefully protect almost everything in our everyday life - h...
We're pleased to announce that Parasoft' Development Testing Platform was selected for the prestigious  Jolt Awards 2014: ...
I had worked with WSO2 during the ZapThink days when the company was just getting rolling, so I was particularly interested to see how far they’d […]
Hanging chads and dimpled chads—what? For anyone who needs a brief history refresher, the United States presidential election of 2000 was an interesting one to say the least: the race to determine whether George W. Bush or Al Gore won Florida’s 25 electoral votes—and thus the presidenc...
In case you missed them, here are some articles from June of particular interest to R users: The useR! 2014 conference in Los Angeles opened with 16 tutorials. DataInformed published an article by David Smith on how various companies use R. Joe Rickert reviews the new book "Applied Pre...
Provectio était présent à l'OpenStack 5! à Paris pour assister aux conférences sur la solution très médiatique de gestion d'IaaS. Le bilan démontre une tendance à la stabilisation des versions de l'outil... The post Le déploiement d’une version stable d’OpenStack à venir ap...
We often get asked “Should I use GridFS for file storage with MongoDB”. As with most things, the answer is a staunch “it depends”. GridFS looks like a great idea on paper - a virtual filesystem held within MongoDB which allows for larger than 16MB files to be held, synced and replicat...
There’s yet another tech industry group focused on the internet of things in town. Samsung has partnered with Atmel, Broadcom, Dell, Intel and Intel-owned Wind River to launch the Open Interconnect Consortium, an organization aiming to create engineering standards to help electronic de...
P4Search macht es Unternehmen leicht, hunderte von Terabyte an geistigem Eigentum zu durchforstenHighlights:P4Search ermöglicht eine inhaltsbasierte Suche über alle in Perforce abgelegten Dateien - von komplexen Quellcode-Dateien über Microsoft-Office-Dokumente und audio...
P4Search Makes It Easy to Mine Hundreds of Terabytes of Enterprise IP Key Points:P4Search enables content-based search across all files stored in Perforce-from intricate code files, to Microsoft Office docs, to audio-visual libraries, to file metadata-regardless of how the content is s...
Earlier this month, Tesla Motors—a darling of many Wall Street investors over the past year or so—announced that it would be releasing all of its electric car patents to the public. According to CEO Elon Musk, Tesla originally was worried that some of the country’s larger manufacturer...
Redmond, WA, July 05, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Harbinger Systems, a global provider of software engineering services, today announced its selection in the Global Outsourcing Top 100 service providers listing by International Association of Outsourcing Professionals® (IAOP®). This m...
Volgograd, Russia, July 03, 2014 --(PR.com)-- ReclaiMe Data Recovery, one of the leading data recovery software vendors, today declared the results of the internal research aimed to collect various RAID recovery characteristics. The research found that 79% of RAID0 arrays are recovere...
Thanks to the Heartbleed bug, the code quality of open source software was thrown into the limelight this year as the world realized how unsecure the IT services they use daily actually are. However, while enterprise IT organizations have come to realize the benefits of using open sour...
Dromology - the science (or logic) of speed.  This is the definition developed by Urbanist and Professor Dr. Paul Virilio's.  He believed that, "a thing that acts with speed quickly comes to dominate that which is slower."  I highlighted this statement in his paper when ...
 Packt started 10 years ago publishing quality books driving deep into computer technology related area both Open Source and proprietary. In this short span they have covered a very large area with an impressive portfolio. To celebrate this milestone event, Packt is offe...
June 2014 Server and StorageIO Update newsletter By Greg Schulz Server and StorageIO Update newsletter - June 2014 Welcome to the June 2014 edition of th...
Drawn to the allure of reduced costs, better performance and increased control, open source solutions have been adopted by institutions of higher learning for the past 15 years, give or take. As the technology’s popularity has increased, so too has the number of open-source-based proje...
I attended the MongoDB World in NY city earlier this week on June 24th. and 25th. There were 2000 attendees for this first-time event. I met many people who flew in from all over the world. It was quite a … Continue reading →