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The CNCF just got 36 companies to agree to a Kubernetes certification standard

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) announced today that 36 members have agreed to a set of certification standards for Kubernetes, the immensely popular open source container orchestration tool. This should make it easy for users to move from one version to another without worry, while …


HPE Will Now Sell 'Blockchain 2.0' for Cars, Banks and Planes

Hewlett Packard Enterprise already helps big companies with cloud computing, data centers and the Internet of Things. Now, for the first time, it …


SaaS leads cloud services market growth in 2017

According to the ​latest data from IDC, the public cloud services market grew 28.6 percent in the first half of 2017.<p>The cloud services market is …


How the top four cloud companies fared in Q3

<i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence Apps and Platforms Briefing subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here.</i><p>The end of the Q3 2017 earnings season highlighted the continued importance of cloud computing for the four largest global cloud providers by market share.<p>Alphabet, …

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IBM kills Bluemix, a year after killing SoftLayer

<b>Logo watch</b> It's all just 'IBM cloud' now. But IBM's actual new cloud is still months offIBM has re-named its cloud. Again.


Meet PubNub - The Startup That Brought Serverless Computing To The Edge

Though we are living in an extremely connected world, it is always challenging for developers to build fully-connected applications. Ask any mobile or IoT developer, and he would say that his number one problem is low-latency communication. PubNub, the San Francisco-based company, is set out to …

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The Business Benefits of a Hybrid Cloud Platform

Advances in platform technology are helping organizations make strides toward long-standing goals of agility, simplicity, and cost savings. The transformation of platforms from complex and expensive stacks of hardware into flexible computing resources represents a major step toward enabling …

Hybrid Clouds

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation adds two security projects to its open source stable

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) is probably best known for being the home of the Kubernetes container orchestration project, but there plenty of other projects that now fall under the organization’s umbrella. All of them focus on bringing the kind of modern cloud-native tooling that …


Azure cloud adds Cray supercomputers for high performance workloads

The world of cloud computing is currently dominated by Amazon Web Services (AWS) which has left Google's Cloud Platform and Microsoft's Azure service …

Microsoft Azure

IBM Rocks The Cloud: Purists Moan But Customers Love Big Blue's $15.8-Billion Cloud Business

<i>(Note: After an award-winning career in the media business covering the tech industry, Bob Evans was VP of Strategic Communications at SAP in 2011, and Chief Communications Officer at Oracle from 2012 to 2016. He now runs his own firm, Evans Strategic Communications LLC.)</i><p>CLOUD WARS — Infuriating …

Women in Tech

BrandPost: How to Use Container Stacking to Drive Cloud Savings of Up to 80%

As enterprises push more application workloads into public clouds such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud, high cost is …

Amazon Web Services

Google Offers 96-Core Cloud Instance Using Skylake Processors

Google has announced it is scaling up its cloud computing offerings with a new machine type that provides up to 96 virtual CPUs (cores) and 624 GB of …


Amazon and Microsoft unveil ‘Gluon’ neural network technology, teaming up on machine learning

Microsoft and Amazon, which surprised the tech world with a partnership between their Cortana and Alexa virtual assistants, are back at it …

Machine Learning

Blockchains: How They Work and Why They’ll Change the World

The technology behind Bitcoin could touch every transaction you ever make Photo: The Vorhes Photo: The VoorhesJump to Sections in this Feature • How Do …


The Bitcoin Blockchain Explained

And why it’s the future of the web


How Smart Contracts Work

Blockchain technology could run a flight-insurance business without any employees Illustration: Greg Mably Smart contracts are software programs that …


How Blockchains Work

Illustrated from transaction to reward All illustrations: Greg Mably <b>Every blockchain</b> needs a way to determine who will add the next block of data. …


Illinois vs. Dubai: Two Experiments Bring Blockchains to Government

Dubai wants one blockchain platform to rule them all, while Illinois will try anything Illustration: Greg Mably <b>Governments everywhere would like to</b> …


The Ridiculous Amount of Energy It Takes to Run Bitcoin

Running Bitcoin uses a small city’s worth of electricity. Intel and others want to make a more sustainable blockchain Illustration: Greg Mably <b>Bitcoin</b> …


Blockchains Will Allow Rooftop Solar Energy Trading for Fun and Profit

Neighbors in New York City, Denmark, and elsewhere will be able to sell one another their solar power Photo: Sasha Santiago/LO3 Energy <b>Upstairs:</b> …

Renewable Energy

Blockchain Lingo

The terms you need to know to understand the blockchain revolution Illustration: Nicholas Little Illustration: Nicholas Little <b>Like any new …


Wall Street Firms to Move Trillions to Blockchains in 2018

The finance industry is eagerly adopting the blockchain, a technology that early fans hoped would obliterate the finance industry Illustration: Mario …


Do You Need a Blockchain?

This interactive will tell you if a blockchain can solve your problem Illustration: Greg Mably Illustration: Greg Mably <b>According to a study released</b> …


Oracle's Entrance: Database Giant Unveils Enterprise Blockchain Strategy

Oracle has become the latest tech major to launch a cloud-based blockchain services platform. But is it cannibalizing its core business with the move?


GE picks AWS as preferred cloud provider

The decision comes as GE refines its digital strategy, "doubling down" on what works.<p><i>Oracle takes aim at Amazon with new cloud menu</i><p>Amazon Web …

Amazon Web Services

Cloud computing has demanded a kinder, gentler Oracle

Oracle has always had a swagger that reflects the public persona of its bombastic leader, Larry Ellison, but over the last several years, as the company has transitioned to the cloud, it has required a transformation to one that is softer and more customer-centric.<p>Mind you, this was a company that …


Here's what quantum computing is and why it matters

Researchers for IBM, Google, Intel, and others are in a fantastic scientific arms race to build a commercially viable quantum computer. They already exist in laboratories, and we’re only a few years away from the beginning of what may turn out to be an entire shift in how we think about computing.<p>A …

Quantum Mechanics

Google Cloud IoT Core Focuses On Simplicity And Scale

Google announced the availability of the beta of Cloud IoT Core, its enterprise IoT platform offering. The service has been in the private preview for select customers and partners. Let’s take a closer look at Google’s IoT platform as a service in its current form.<p>Technically speaking, Google had …

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