SanDisk launches 3 new reference architectures for VMWare Virtual SAN™ 6

Today, SanDisk (NASDAQ: SNDK), launched three new reference architectures for VMWare Virtual SAN™ 6 utilizing solid state drives (SSD) and Fusion ioMemory™ PCIe application accelerators. SanDisk says that when coupled with VMware Virtual SAN 6, SanDisk’s PCIe and SSD-based solutions allow customers to deploy business critical applications, databases, virtual desktops …


AngelPrime announces winners of Aadhaar Hackathon

AngelPrime, a seed-stage Venture Capital Fund based in Bangalore today announced the winners of the biggest ever-online Aadhaar Hackathon held on June 6 – June 7 2015. The hugely popular competition attracted more than 5269 developers from across India and also from Indians living abroad. The two-day coding marathon saw …

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Xbox One to feature backwards compatibility

Today, Microsoft announced that the Xbox One will come equipped with backwards compatibility, meaning users can play their Xbox 360 games with the device. Players who are enrolled in the preview program can test it out today. When demonstrated on stage with Mass Effect, the all digital Xbox One proved …

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GIEOM app on MS Azure adopted by banks in 35 countries

GIEOM has announced today that their change management app, built on Microsoft Azure, has been adopted by leading banks across 35 countries. It is the only contemporary product that provides built-in intelligence that helps employees in staying updated with the regulatory changes while being adept at processes and internal policies. …

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Fed up, IBM’s top shareholders turn to activist investors for help

Annoyed by 11 straight quarters of diminished revenues, IBM’s top shareholders are turning to activist investors in hopes of jostling the company out of its stupor. According to sources familiar with the situation, it seems the shareholders aren’t having much luck as both Jeffery Ubben’s ValueAct Capital and Bill Ackman’s …

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World Health Organization’s Ebola vaccine trial in Guinea- Fact or fiction?

The World Health Organization (WHO) is set to launch an Ebola vaccine trial in Guinea in what it claims is an effort to determine the experimental drug’s effectiveness in the fight against future outbreaks of the life threatening hemorrhagic virus that, according to the WHO, has a 25-90% fatality rate …


Game on at Game Developers Conference 2015

The Game Developers Conference (GDC) recently kicked off its annual event at Moscone Center in San Francisco, California. Industry experts have planned more than 400 lectures, tutorials and group discussions regarding development technology and game design. The annual Game Developers Conference, which is expected to draw around 25,000 people this …


GOQii launches Coach Marketplace model

Today GOQii launched what it says is the world’s first ‘Coach’ marketplace model, which is meant to connect fitness buffs with the world’s best coaches. The model involves the use of GOQii’s wearable devices, which help to monitor a user’s fitness data. The marketplace model is intended to revolutionize fitness …


Ford bids good riddance to Microsoft’s MyFord Touch

For some time now, word on the street was that Ford would employ BlackBerry’s QNX technology in its new Sync 3 system instead of relying on Microsoft’s MyFord Touch system. This is a major shift in light of the fact that Ford has been using Microsoft’s technology for more than …


Syrian Electronic Army hits Western media again

Web surfers, who recently attempted to visit mainstream media sites, found themselves unsettled when hacktivist organization, Syrian Electronic Army (SEA), installed pop-up messages on news sites with a message telling visitors that they had been hacked. The SEA’s message read, “You’ve been hacked by the Syrian Electronic Army.” On SEA’s …