[Aug 27, 2014] LendingClub—the peer-to-peer lender that let's you play banker by loaning out extra cash like a bank—has just filed for a $500 million IPO.
[Aug 25, 2014] Two satellites that are intended to form part of the European Galileo satellite navigation system went astray from their intended orbit after launch from French Guiana on Friday, satellite launch company Arianespace said.
[Aug 22, 2014] One of the new features that the post-PC world has made popular is the concept of the app store. These app stores offer users a chance to browse and download apps from a single official repository with just a few clicks or taps. Apple has an app store. Google has an app store. And Microsoft has an app store.
[Aug 22, 2014] The Federal Communications Commission has finalized rules for the operation of Medical Body Area Networks (MBANs), which are designed to provide clinicians with more extensive real-time data permitting faster patient intervention.
[Aug 28, 2014] NASA migrated 65 software applications, including its flagship NASA.gov website, to the cloud in 22 weeks, and the space agency is still in the midst of a massive deployment to the cloud.
[Aug 25, 2014] VMware will announce shortly today at VMworld US that it is entering the hyper-converged appliance market with a solution called EVO:Rail. This has been rumoured for a while since an eagle eyed visitor to the VMware campus spotted a sign for Marvin in their briefing center.
[Aug 25, 2014] Google Inc. (GOOGL - Analyst Report) recently acquired Gecko Design, a hardware design company, to add product-design talent to Google X, its research division. Gecko's team of 5 members including its president will join Google X next month. However, the financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
[Aug 25, 2014] Amazon has confirmed the purchase of Twitch, the video-streaming startup beloved by gamers, in a $970m cash deal.