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Mirrativ: Live streaming to the max

Live streaming just got an upgrade: Mirrativ

By Mark Gibbs | 28 August, 2015 21:36

Tags: software

The ultimate auto-pilot software gets $15M boost

DARPA says the Aircrew Labor In-Cockpit Automation System or ALIAS program, which was announced in 2014 envisions a tailorable, drop-in, removable software kit that allows the addition of high levels of automation into existing aircraft. “Specifically, ALIAS intends to control sufficient features to enable management of all flight activities, including failure of aircraft systems, and permit an operator to act as a monitor with the ability to intervene, allowing the operator to focus on higher level mission objectives,” DARPA stated.

By Michael Cooney | 27 August, 2015 21:41

Tags: DARPA, software

Cisco sues HP over VoIP contract

Claims it's owed $58M while HP seeks "full credit" after cancellation

By Jim Duffy | 27 August, 2015 19:54

Tags: HP, Networking, cisco

Intel sells Mashery to Tibco. But what was it doing buying it in the first place?

Technology acquisitions: It's where incredulity meets fat checkbooks.

IBM extends Spectrum storage line into the cloud

IBM has expanded two products in its Spectrum line of software-based storage offerings to allow customers to build hybrid storage systems by combining in-house Spectrum deployments with IBM Cloud storage services.

Fintech hub Stone & Chalk opens

Fintech hub Stone & Chalk has opened in Sydney with 41 startups.

By Hamish Barwick | 26 August, 2015 14:23

Tags: fintech hub, Stone & Chalk

Ethernet switching in high gear in Q2

$5.9 billion market stoked by campus and China

By Jim Duffy | 26 August, 2015 00:32

Tags: Networking, China, switches

The 15 biggest enterprise ‘unicorns’

These are 15 of the highest valued enterprise software companies that have received venture funding but have not yet been sold or gone public.

By Brandon Butler | 25 August, 2015 20:03

Tags: startups

HP serves up its open switches

Accton-based hardware, announced in February, certified by OCP and run multiple OSes

By Jim Duffy | 25 August, 2015 00:33

Tags: HP, Networking, switches

iPhone 7 Rumor Rollup: Think fast, think pink and think small

Time’s a-ticking, and we’re getting closer and closer to what is almost certainly the launch of the iPhone 6S and 6S Plus, though not the iPhone 7. The latest leaks, reported by Chinese website Daliulian, say that the new models to be revealed on September 9 will be available in a metallic pink finish for the first time. Reese Witherspoon’s character from Legally Blond ought to be thrilled.

By Jon Gold | 22 August, 2015 21:36

Tags: Apple, iPhone

Mozilla's latest Firefox plans may not make developers and users happy

Major changes to Firefox add-on architecture to improve interoperability and security could backfire

By Mark Gibbs | 21 August, 2015 23:47

Tags: Firefox, Google, mozilla, chrome, Microsoft Edge

Here’s hoping no Amazon workers were harmed in the sending of this email

Amazon's email nag-note system must require an enormous amount of work from a company now infamous for demanding an enormous amount of work from its employees.

Palette raises $1 million

Melbourne design startup SwatchMate has rebranded as Palette and raised $1 million.

By Hamish Barwick | 18 August, 2015 14:35

Tags: startups, Palette, Startup

Memory issue disrupts FAA air traffic control system

A memory issue in the traffic management system of the Federal Aviation Administration resulted in the disruption of flights on the U.S. East Coast on Saturday, according to the agency.

Mozilla offers app to create Web pages on smartphones

The Mozilla Foundation wants to make sure that the Web remains a platform where anyone can create content, rather than just a place to consume information and services created by others.

By Joab Jackson | 18 August, 2015 04:25

Tags: Development tools, mobile applications, application development, Mozilla Foundation, software, mobile

IBM partners to make mainframes more mainstream

IBM is looking to boost its mainframe business with a Linux push that includes new hardware, software and the founding of the Open Mainframe Project. The company is also contributing mainframe code to the open source community.

By Mikael Ricknäs | 18 August, 2015 00:13

Tags: open source, databases, applications, servers, IBM, linux foundation, hardware systems, software, Mainframes

Microsoft waives Windows 10 'branches' for now

<a href="http://www.microsoft.com">Microsoft</a> will not begin using <a href="http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/features">Windows 10</a>'s multiple update tracks, called "branches" by the Redmond, Wash. firm, until later this year, analysts said, and in the interim will continue to push all updates to everyone at the same time.

By Gregg Keizer | 17 August, 2015 20:29

Tags: Microsoft Windows, Microsoft, Windows, Windows 10, software, operating systems

Software upgrade could be cause of US airline disruption

A computer glitch that disrupted airline traffic in some parts of the U.S. over the weekend was possibly the result of a software upgrade, the Federal Aviation Administration said Sunday.

By John Ribeiro | 17 August, 2015 13:42

Tags: transportation, software, Federal Aviation Administration, industry verticals

Working STEM students may be forced to leave U.S. next year, says court

A federal judge made a ruling this week that could force tens of thousands of foreign workers, many of whom are employed at tech companies on student visas, to return to their home countries early next year.

By Patrick Thibodeau | 15 August, 2015 06:10

Tags: services, Department of Homeland Security, Option, outsourcing, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, H-1B, IT outsourcing

Free Windows 10 upgrade will have 'no financial impact' on Microsoft

When Microsoft announced that it would be offering consumers a free upgrade to Windows 10, it got a lot of people talking. After all, the company charged US$199 per license for consumers to upgrade to Windows 7 Professional just six years ago. So clearly, a free upgrade to a new OS would have to have a big impact on Microsoft's business, right?

By Blair Hanley Frank | 15 August, 2015 02:55

Tags: business issues, Microsoft, Windows, software, operating systems

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