Beyoncé Shatters ITunes Records

The eponymous album Beyoncé has become the fastest selling album ever on iTunes Store, says Apple. The album sold an unprecedented 828,773 copies in just three days to break global records....

Intel Introduces The Atom C2000 Product Family

Intel has introduced a portfolio of datacenter products and technologies for cloud service providers. The portfolio includes the second generation 64-bit Intel Atom C2000 product family of system-on-chip (SoC) designs for microservers...

Neil Armstrong No More

Neil Armstrong has passed away following complications resulting from cardiovascular procedures. "Besides being one of America's greatest explorers, Neil carried himself with a grace and humility that was an example to us...

CEOs Creating Open, Collaborative Work Environments

A new IBM global study of mid-market Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) indicates that nearly twice as many mid-market CEOs see creating a more collaborative work environment with a higher level of...

Oracle Reportedly Messed Up Oregon’s $40M Healthcare Exchange

Oregon gave Oracle $40 million to build its own online healthcare exchange; but the result has been "a disaster of missed deadlines, a nonworking website and a state forced to process thousands...

IDC Forecasts Worldwide Semiconductor Revenues Will Grow 4.9%

Semiconductor revenues worldwide will see nominal growth this year at less than 1% reaching $304 billion, according to the year-end 2012 update from IDC. IDC also forecasts that semiconductor revenues will...

Google first non-European company to become ‘Partner of Excellence’ for Technical University of Munich

Google and the Technical University of Munich (TUM) have announced a long-term partnership on research and innovation in the fields of artificial intelligence, machine learning and robotics.

FilmTrack Raises $20 Million

Cloud-based rights management company FilmTrack has closed a $20 million equity investment from Insight Venture Partners. Peter Sobiloff and Nikitas Koutoupes, managing directors at Insight Venture Partners, will be joining FilmTrack's board....

Automation technology company Festo investing $900 million to expand operations in Ohio

Festo will invest $90 million in an expansion of its Regional Service and Manufacturing Center in Mason, Ohio.

Traitify Raises $4 Million Series A Round

Traitify, a provider of personalization solutions, including a personality API for businesses, has raised $4 million in Series A funding. The investment was led by Heritage Capital, Charles "Chip" Morris, and Thomas Hitchner...

Ericsson, Intel collaborating on software-defined infrastructure

Ericsson and Intel have inked a multi-year collaboration to align ongoing development efforts in software-defined infrastructure (SDI) and Rack Scale Design. 

Oracle Unveils Connected Digital Lifestyle Solutions

By Vikram Sethi Oracle has released the Connected Digital Lifestyle Solution for communications service providers (CSPs). The company has also announced the availability of Oracle Communications Services Gatekeeper 5.0 – part of...

Bill Gates Talks To Businessweek About Health And Education

"When you’re dying of malaria, I suppose you’ll look up and see that balloon, and I’m not sure how it’ll help you. When a kid gets diarrhea, no, there’s no website...

Electric Cloud Raises $4M

Electric Cloud, a company that delivers solutions that automate and accelerate the software delivery process, has raised a $4 million round of financing from Siemens Venture Capital, US Venture Partners, Mayfield Fund,...

Dell Releases Boomi AtomSphere IPaaS

Dell has released the Boomi AtomSphere integration platform as a service (iPaaS). The platform leverages AtomSphere’s single-instance, multi-tenant architecture to provide insight into customer usage metrics. Usage of Dell Boomi AtomSphere iPaaS has grown by 13x year over year, from 35 million integrations last year to 450 million integrations currently, says Dell.