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IBM CEO: Cognitive era is here

The ‘cognitive era’ has arrived says IBM CEO Ginni Rometty, who was in Sydney yesterday to demonstrate the potential uses of Big Blue’s cognitive computing technology Watson.

Written by George Nott29 June 16 12:10

Backblaze wants to eliminate tape-based storage

Backblaze's B2 public cloud storage service has left beta, and the company has set its sights on getting businesses to replace their old tape-based storage systems.

Written by Blair Hanley Frank28 June 16 22:00

Lightning strikes Outlook in latest Salesforce-Microsoft integration

Microsoft's Outlook.com is used by some 400 million users around the world, so it's only natural that Salesforce wants its own software to play nicely with it. On Tuesday, the CRM giant announced a big step in that direction.

Written by Katherine Noyes28 June 16 22:00

Red Hat polishes JBoss EAP for a cloud-native future

Red Hat on Monday rolled out a major new release to its JBoss Enterprise Application Platform that's designed to offer better support for containers and cloud-native applications.

Written by Katherine Noyes28 June 16 04:33

Here's how NASCAR is digitizing race day

When cars leave the starting line at Sonoma Raceway in California on Sunday for the start of the Toyota/Save Mart 350, they'll be taking part in the launch of a product designed to help NASCAR officials monitor and manage the 110-lap race.

Written by Blair Hanley Frank25 June 16 08:35

Buy-in from top execs is key to cloud transitions, AWS executive says

As the head of Amazon Web Services, Andy Jassy has seen a lot of big organizations start using the public cloud. The biggest indicator of success for a cloud transition is simple, he says: Has the business' senior staff bought into it?

Written by Blair Hanley Frank22 June 16 06:49

Salesforce steps up its push to make everyone an app developer

Salesforce has already rolled out several tools that aim to let business users create their own mobile apps, and on Tuesday it unified them into a suite and added some new services on the back end.

Written by Katherine Noyes22 June 16 05:13

A blockchain 'smart contract' could cost investors millions

Investors in a "smart contract" built on the Ethereum blockchain platform may have lost cryptocurrency worth millions of dollars because they missed a loophole in the contract's fine print.

Written by Peter Sayer21 June 16 07:23

The future of Office may lie in 'decomposable' documents

Microsoft wants to make sure that users don't have to focus on learning how to control its productivity tools in order to use them. That was the message from Julie Larson-Green, the company's chief experience officer, when she was asked what the future holds for Office.

Written by Blair Hanley Frank15 June 16 10:07

Hewlett Packard bundles hardware/software to create an all-in-one cloud package

It’s been a tumultuous past year for Hewlett Packard Enterprise but this week the company is unveiling a series of new offerings intended to solidify its standing in the private and hybrid cloud computing market. HPE is bundling hardware and software to create an all-in-one cloud offering.

Written by Brandon Butler08 June 16 07:00

Egnyte wants to protect business data, wherever it's stored

Egnyte, an enterprise-focused file sync and sharing startup, is expanding beyond its roots in holding onto companies' data for them, and now aims to protect any data a company has, no matter where it's stored.

Written by Blair Hanley Frank07 June 16 23:00

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