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cloud computingInterview with Rackware about the IBM purchase of Redhat

Nextbigfuture interviewed Sash Sunkara, Co-Founder and CEO, RackWare, about the IBM purchase of Redhat. IBM bought Red Hat for $34 billion in order to get a better position with hybrid cloud computing. RackWare provides an intelligent highly automated Hybrid Cloud …

financeIBM buys Red Hat for hybrid cloud dominance

IBM is buying Red Hat to become the number one hybrid cloud provider. Red Hat is the world’s leading provider of open source cloud software. It is a $34 billion deal. Research shows that 80 percent of business workloads have …

energyTransatomic Energy shuts down and opensources IP

Transatomic Energy started in 2011, realized there were mistakes in their original analyses in 2016 and has shutdown in 2018. They have made their work and molten salt reactor designs open source. As of January 2018, the advanced nuclear industry …

internetMicrosoft acquires GitHub for $7.5 billion

Microsoft announced an agreement to acquire GitHub for $7.5 billion. GitHub is the world’s leading software development platform. The era of the intelligent cloud and intelligent edge is upon us. Computing is becoming embedded in the world, with every part …

imagingMonitoring the world with microsatellites and open source data

Planet Labs uses 149 microsatellites to monitor the pulse of our planet with daily news and imagery, stories, and tech updates. Current satellite imaging only allows us to look at various disconnected locations. Planet’s always-on, daily imagery provides a global …

algorithmsCarnival of Nuclear Energy 334

1. Forbes – James Conca – Renewable Energy Will Do Just Fine In President Trump’s America Energy did not make any difference in who we chose for President on Tuesday. But the energy sector won biggly, nonetheless. Under a Trump …

cloud computingNASA and DARPA working towards quiet supersonic planes with XPlanes

The return of supersonic passenger travel is one step closer to reality with NASA’s award of a contract for the preliminary design of a low boom flight demonstrator aircraft. This is the first in a series of X-planes in NASA’s …

artificial intelligence2015 Synthetic Biology Highlights

Top ten synthetic biology accomplishments. 1. Leukemia patient in remission after treatment with SynBio immune cells One-year-old Layla’s life was saved after cutting-edge gene-editing technology was used to successfully treat her leukemia when all other treatments had failed. After destroying …

artificial intelligenceTwo studies shows exercise improves symptoms of Parkinsons and also helps reduce the risk of Parkinsons

For the estimated half a million people in the US living with Parkinson’s disease, simple day-to-day activities can prove a challenge. But a new study claims exercise can improve balance, mobility and overall quality of life for individuals with the …

batteriesGoogle X reveals Project Wing its two year old drone package delivery program

For two years, Google has been working to build flying robot drone that can deliver products across a city in a minute or two. Project Wing is a secret drone program that’s been running for two years at Google …