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HBO’s Silicon Valley returns this weekend

Silicon Valley is funny, it’s smart, it’s pointed, the acting and writing are fantastic, and it speaks the tech industry’s language fluently. If I were you, I’d watch.

Written by Jon Gold18 April 16 19:46

5G wireless slowly, carefully taking shape

5G wireless is coming, but it has a lot of challenges to overcome, and we’re not going to be enjoying its blazing speeds until 2020 at least. But, at cable industry group CableLabs’ InformED Wireless event on Wednesday in New York, several experts helped provide new hints about the shape of the technology to come.

Written by Jon Gold14 April 16 10:00

Open-source vulnerabilities database shuts down

An open-source project dedicated to cataloguing a huge range of computer security flaws has closed its doors as of Tuesday, according to an announcement on the Open-Source Vulnerability Database’s blog.

Written by Jon Gold08 April 16 07:16

Brocade buying Ruckus Wireless for US$1.2 billion

Networking hardware vendor Brocade announced today that it would add a wireless infrastructure club to its bag in the form of Ruckus Wireless, as part of a deal with a net value of US$1.2 billion.

Written by Jon Gold05 April 16 04:42

Aruba CEO: ‘We acquired HP Networking when HP acquired us’

A year after wireless mover-and-shaker Aruba was acquired by HP in a landmark $3 billion deal, President and CEO Dominic Orr said that, if anything, the company was more in control of its own destiny than ever.

Written by Jon Gold10 March 16 03:35

SCO vs. IBM legal battle over Linux may – finally – be finished

A breach-of-contract and copyright lawsuit filed nearly 13 years ago by a successor company to business Linux vendor Caldera International against IBM may be drawing to a close at last, after a U.S. District Court judge issued an order in favor of the latter company earlier this week.

Written by Jon Gold11 Feb. 16 09:10

Data scientists have the hottest job in America

A report released today by Glassdoor says that data scientists have the best jobs in the U.S., according to that company’s analysis of its outsized database of job information.

Written by Jon Gold20 Jan. 16 15:52

Big data and tater tots: How Sonic chooses where to open restaurants

Fast-food chain Sonic is primarily a southern institution, but it’s not planning to stay geographically limited for long. Sonic’s working to bring its cheeseburgers, tater tots and roller-skating carhops to the Northeast and the West, identifying places to open new restaurants and studying predicted sales trends.

Written by Jon Gold04 Dec. 15 16:21

GE uses lots of data to keep IT spend down

The key to getting the maximum value out of every dollar spent on IT, according to GE executive director of sourcing Sam Guertin, is a combination of in-depth knowledge and tough negotiation.

Written by Jon Gold29 Oct. 15 23:46

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