Srinivas Iyengar

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What Is the Software Defined Data Center and Why Is It Important?

Image copyright isak55<p>In every emerging technology market, hype seems to wax and wane. One day a new technology is red hot, the next day it’s old …

NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden used banned thumb drive to smuggle documents

US officials have revealed that NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden was able to smuggle the classified documents out of a Hawaii facility using a thumb drive, which are banned inside of agency locations, reports the <i>Los Angeles Times</i>. Reportedly, investigators were able to discern what documents …

Pandora to Apple: That The Best You Got?

Wall Street has long speculated that Apple (AAPL) and Google (GOOG) entries into music streaming would mean game over for Pandora Media (P), the fast-growing pioneer of Internet radio. Now that both tech titans are officially in – Apple announced iTunes Radio Monday; Google’s service launched last …

Meet the Robotics Company Apple Just Anointed

The coming revolution in the toy aisle<p>During Apple's keynote at its Worldwide Developers Conference, it was all Apple all the time, <i>except</i> for one quick demo near the beginning of the event. The CEO of a relatively obscure company (as obscure as a company with $50 million in funding can be) came on …

BlackBerry 10.2 Beta SDK: The Latest Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean Runtime

BlackBerry today released the much-anticipated beta release of the BlackBerry Runtime for Android Apps and Plug-in for Android Development Tools for BlackBerry 10.2. That’s a mouthful, but all you really have to know is that the new version adds the Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean runtime; you can …

PayPal Tries to Woo Low-Tech Merchants

In a move no doubt aimed at luring Square's customers, a new PayPal promotion waives thousands of dollars in transaction fees for businesses.<p>If your small business uses an old-fashioned cash register or if you don't yet take credit and debit cards, PayPal is running a promotion that might make you …

Apple, Samsung Take Steps to Combat Cellphone Theft but Pressed to Do More

In their latest products, both Apple and Samsung are taking steps to make stolen phones less useful to those who purloin them.<p>Shutterstock / …

Sony's Shuhei Yoshida talks Remote Play ubiquity on PlayStation 4, not bundling the Eye with the console

With the PlayStation 4, unlike the PlayStation 3 before it, Remote Play functionality on Vita is handled on a system level. Though Sony's asking developers to take into account the Vita's different button setup and additional input mechanisms that the portable console has, the actual act of …

Chrome, Vine, Yahoo use on the rise for iOS users

There’s nothing like getting real application usage data from real users. And Onavo provides that for “a few million” iOS(s appl) users of its data …

Microsoft To Install 500 Windows Stores inside of US Best Buys

Microsoft today announced a strategic partnership with Best Buy and Future Shop. The company plans to build Windows Stores in 500 Best Buy locations across the US and more than 100 Best Buy and Future Shop locations in Canada, launching from late June through September.<p>The naming choice of Windows …

Apple's Eddy Cue: Yep, we caused e-book pricing to rise

NEW YORK -- A high-level Apple executive admitted his company's deal with publishers caused some e-book prices to rise, giving weight to the government's accusation that Apple's machinations hurt consumers.<p>Eddy Cue, Apple's senior vice president of Internet software and services, who took the stand …

iPhone Phablet on the way? Apple is exploring bigger iPhones with up to 5.7″ screens

While we’ve been hearing quite a bit about Apple’s plans for a cheaper iPhone over the past few months, the company’s plans to go bigger have been more cloudy.<p>Now it sounds like Apple aims to go into phablet territory, a term for giant smartphones over 5-inches that may as well be tablets. Apple is …

Apple announces iOS 7, 'biggest change' since the introduction of the iPhone, coming this fall

Apple has officially taken the wraps off of iOS 7 at its Worldwide Developer Conference today. iOS 7 is the latest version of Apple's mobile operating system that debuted back in 2007 on the original iPhone. According to Apple CEO Tim Cook, iOS 7 is the biggest change to the platform since the …

Hyping Hypercars: 2014 Ferrari LaFerrari vs. 2014 McLaren P1, Lamborghini Veneno

Three high priests of the sports-car realm reveal their own golden calves.<p>Geneva is a quiet Swiss city of enormous but restrained wealth. The Palexpo center, where the auto show is held every gray March, is modestly sized, and the automaker stands are, by regulation, relatively small. The scene is …

NSA chief drops hint about ISP Web, e-mail surveillance

The head of the National Security Agency hinted Wednesday that logs of Americans' e-mails and Web-site visits may be secretly vacuumed up by the world's most powerful intelligence group.<p>During a U.S. Senate hearing, NSA director Keith Alexander was asked specifically about whether "e-mail contacts" …

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How to Make any Galette (or Crostata) in 7 Steps

<i>Here at Food52, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.</i><p><i>Today: With these 7 steps, you won't need a recipe to make rustic, free-form fruit tarts -- through summer and</i> …

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Google Wants Permission to Disclose How Many National Security Requests It Gets

Google’s chief legal officer has asked U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and FBI Director Robert Mueller for permission to disclose the number of …

Beautiful strange and rare cloud formations

Various cloud formations might be one of the most beautiful and romantic sights in nature, but these masses of liquid droplets is also a complex and …

Twitter Opens Up Its Analytics Platform To The Public

Twitter has quietly opened up its various analytics tools to the public, giving everyone access to in-depth data about the people and brands who follow them, as well as the performance of their most recent tweets.<p>The change was spotted by Christopher Penn, vice president of marketing technology at …