The UK spy agency's Tempora project is under scrutiny by regulators as part of a hearing demanded by civil liberty groups.
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"Open source gives us brand permission to enter a ton of categories," said Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst.
Samsung has suspended business with a supplier following the discovery of 'evidence' related to the use of child labor.
Big Blue's SoftLayer, a $2 billion acquisition a year ago, is IBM's primary horse in the hybrid cloud race.
The cloud storage giant touts the Streaming Sync method produces multi-client sync rates up to two times faster than before.
Salesforce will pay up to $390 million for the Palo Alto, California-based startup, which provides relationship intelligence via data science and machine learning.
The Indian outsourcer grew revenue by 7 percent and profit by 14 percent during the final quarter before former SAP executive Vishal Sikka becomes CEO.
Pent up demand for a larger screen iPhone 6 is likely to drive a big upgrade cycle, but first Apple will have to deal with inevitable buying pause ahead of the launch.
Amazon CTO Werner Vogels, chief of Amazon Web Services, says hybrid cloud is important to the company. He also discusses AWS' approach to legacy infrastructure, big data and mobile.
Microsoft hopes the acquisition will boost the Azure Site Recovery service and lure more enterprise clients to the Azure platform.