Enterprise shopping season starts early with almost $50B in recent deals

Black Friday may still be 10 days away, but shopping season started early in the enterprise this year. We have seen acquisitions totaling almost $50 billion in the last couple of months alone, topped by the mega $34 billion IBM-Red

Should I buy a Surface Pro?

Should I buy a Surface Pro?

The Surface Pro is part of the Microsoft series of touchscreen Windows 10 personal computers. It is a professional hybrid (also known as a 2-in-1) tablet which comes with detachable keyboard accessories and a stylus pen. The first Surface was

Singles' Day 2018: China's annual shopping frenzy shatters records again

Break from gloomy forecasts about the world’s second-largest economy as spending binge eclipses Cyber Monday in the U.S Intology Limited: http://www.intology.co.uk/about-us.php Twitter: https://twitter.com/Intology Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Intology Read more: Singles’ Day 2018: China’s annual shopping frenzy shatters records again

Vista snaps up Apptio for $1.94B, as enterprise companies remain hot

It seems that Sunday has become a popular day to announce large deals involving enterprise companies. IBM announced the $34 billion Red Hat deal two weeks ago. SAP announced its intent to buy Qualtrics for $8 billion last night, and

The Ceph storage project gets a dedicated open-source foundation

Ceph is an open source technology for distributed storage that gets very little public attention but that provides the underlying storage services for many of the world’s largest container and OpenStack deployments. It’s used by financial institutions like Bloomberg and

Should I buy a MacBook Air?

Should I buy a MacBook Air?

The MacBook Air is a series of subnotebook computers from Apple. It has a full-sized keyboard, a machined aluminum case and a thin light structure. The first model was released in 2008. The MacBook Air comes with a display size

Growing pains at venture-backed Moogsoft lead to layoffs

Eight months after bringing in a $40 million Series D, Moogsoft‘s co-founder and chief executive officer Phil Tee confirmed to TechCrunch that the IT incident management startup had shed 18 percent of its workforce or just over 30 employees. The

LinkedIn Learning now includes 3rd party content and Q&A interactive features

LinkedIn, the Microsoft-owned social network for the working world with some 580 million users, took a big step into professional development and education when it acquired Lynda.com for $1.5 billion and used it as the anchor for LinkedIn Learning. Now,

MacBook Air 2018 teardown shows it’s easier to repair than previous MacBooks

MacBook Air 2018 teardown shows it’s easier to repair than previous MacBooks

Apple’s devices are notoriously difficult to open up and repair, which can often lead to expensive trips to a nearby Apple store to have your broken MacBook or iPhone fixed or replaced, but it appears that the new MacBook Air 2018

Abbyy looks to RPA to breathe new life into scanning and workflow

Abbyy has been around for a long time helping companies with scanning and workflow tools, but like many older vendors it has been looking for ways to extend its traditional business model. One way to do that is by teaming