Category Archives: Cloud Computing

Why Wells Fargo plans to pilot its own cryptocurrency

Why Wells Fargo plans to pilot its own cryptocurrency Wells Fargo & Company this week announced plans to pilot an internal settlement service using a homegrown cryptocurrency backed by fiat money, starting with the U.S. dollar. Wells Fargo Digital Cash, which will run on the bank’s first distributed ledger technology (DLT) platform based on […]

Atlassian adds free tiers for Jira and Confluence

Atlassian adds free tiers for Jira and Confluence Atlassian today added new pricing tiers for its cloud products, including free and premium options for Jira Software and Confluence. The Australian company hopes the free editions, in particular,  can entice new customers onto its cloud services.  Entry-level versions of Jira Software, Jira Service Desk, Jira […]

How VITAS Healthcare moved to UEM

How VITAS Healthcare moved to UEM VITAS Healthcare, a Miami-based a hospice and palliative care company with more than 12,000 employees and about 19,000 patients across 14 states, went on a six-year journey to create a mobile-enabled workforce and the unified endpoint management (UEM) system needed to handle their devices. To read this article […]

MacStadium announces cloud-based Mac IaaS for developers

MacStadium announces cloud-based Mac IaaS for developers MacStadium has officially announced Orka, a Kubernetes-compatible virtualization layer for Mac cloud infrastructure designed to boost development of cloud services and solutions on Apple’s platforms. A Mac-based cloud for developers You may have heard of MacStadium before. Speaking during the Mac mini launch in 2018, Apple told […]

IBM, Chainyard unveil blockchain-based 'Trust Your Supplier' network

IBM, Chainyard unveil blockchain-based ‘Trust Your Supplier’ network IBM and blockchain consultancy Chainyard today announced a new permissioned blockchain-based network designed to improve supplier validation, onboarding and life cycle information management. Along with IBM, Anheuser-Busch InBev, GlaxoSmithKline, Lenovo, Nokia, Schneider Electric and Vodafone are founding participants in the Trust Your Supplier (TYS) network. To […]

Coming soon: Eco-friendly data centers | TECH(feed)

Coming soon: Eco-friendly data centers | TECH(feed) As the push for sustainability across all businesses intensifies, so too will the push for greener IT infrastructure. Data centers are notorious for giving off thermal energy and being somewhat energy inefficient. Researchers at Rice University are looking for solutions to turn this heat into something a […]

Apple’s shock Siri surveillance demands a swift response

Apple’s shock Siri surveillance demands a swift response News that Siri records snippets of our conversations with the voice assistant isn’t new, but claims that those short recordings are listened to by human agents is– particularly in light of the company’s big push on privacy. These are bad optics I’m a passionate believer in […]