The good news is that cloud computing can be of huge assistance in addressing these issues. In fact, we would go so far as to say that it is essential …
To celebrate #BatmanDay, ‘Justice League’ director Zack Snyder shared a quick glimpse of J.K. Simmons as Commissioner Gordon in the forthcoming ‘Justice League.’
The king of Linux, Red Hat, continues its growth as a leading Linux vendor that’s betting big on the cloud. Yesterday, the company announced financial results for its second quarter of fiscal year 2017 ended August 31, 2016.
The company generated $ 600 million in revenue for the quarter, a 19 percent year-over-year increase. Red Hat is often credited with creating a business model around Linux and Open Source: a subscription based service and support model.
Subscription revenue for the quarter was $ 531 million, which accounts for 89% of total revenue. It was a 20% year-over-year increase. Based on these numbers we can safely assume that Red Hat will be generating revenues around $ 2.415 billion in this fiscal year. That makes Red Hat the most successful pure open source company to date.
If you asked a CIO to sketch the ideal modern IT architecture on a few cocktail napkins, it might resemble the system fashioned by of the Dollar Shave Club (DSC), the men’s grooming ecommerce company that ascended from relative obscurity to prominence thanks to sound branding and this memorable YouTube clip.
Running in a public cloud, the startup uses 22 custom applications to run sales and marketing campaigns and customer service, as well as a recommendation engine. The custom-cloud combination embodies the type of IT environment CIOs say they would build if they had a green field devoid of legacy architecture and technical debt.
Disney CEO Bob Iger didn’t reveal what the movie would be about, but he says a third Star Wars anthology flick is in the works for 2020. The post Cantina Talk: Rejoice! Another Star Wars Standalone Movie Will Land in 2020 appeared first on WIRED.
On Friday morning, another Samsung-related phone incident took place onboard an aircraft carrier, but much to everyone’s surprise, it wasn’t a Galaxy Note7.
A Samsung Galaxy Note 2 — released back in 2012 — caught fire mid-air on an IndiGo plane en route to Chennai from Singapore. Passengers noticed smoke in the cabin and notified crew members, who discovered it was coming from a Samsung Note 2 in the overhead bins and extinguished the fire.
Following the incident, the aviation authority in India issued a statement directed to all Samsung Note users: turn off your phones or leave them at home. Read more…
While iOS 10’s much-needed Home app for controlling all your HomeKit-compatible smart home devices is a step in the right direction, the company may need an Echo rival of its own.
Apple is reportedly working on an Echo-like smart home device according to Bloomberg.
IT pros face a variety of options when it comes to managing OpenStack — and those options vary, depending on whether they take a DIY or vendor-supported approach.
The 28th season of the long-running Fox comedy debuts on Sunday, with Pendleton Ward returning to sing a special version of his show’s theme song. The post Watch the Adventure Time Couch Gag for The Simpsons appeared first on WIRED.
Food waste digesters don’t seem an obvious area for cloud computing. But BioHiTech built its own industrial cloud product for them and other types of hardware with just five engineers by using AWS and Slack.