Google Adds Regions To Cloud Platform

Google announced that it will add two new regions to Cloud Platform later this year. These are a U.S. Western region in Oregon and an East Asia region in (Tokyo) Japan. These will actually just be the first two of…

Microsoft Announces Open Sourced SONiC for Running Network Devices

This week at the Open Compute Project (OCP) Summit in San Jose, Microsoft announced an open sourced “Software for Open Networking in the Cloud (SONiC)” for running network devices like switches. Mellanox, Dell, Arista, and Broadcom collaborated the company on…

Paula Deen to Launch Her Own Digital Network

Paula Deen Ventures, the company behind celebrity chef Paula Deen‘s media initiatives, today announced that it will launch the Paula Deen Network sometime in September. The digital network will feature daily programming and recipes from Deen, who is best known…

Student Hacker Directs FSU Wi-Fi Users to Infamous Meatspin Video (For a Good Cause)

A 26-year-old Florida State University student has been charged with “offenses against computer users,” a third-degree felony, for hacking the campus’ Wi-Fi network and directing users to an infamous shock site. Benjamin Blouin fully admits to hacking the network, but…

NBC Falls to Fifth Place After Poor Sweeps Showing

Deadline this week is reporting that NBC is projected to fall to fifth place among adults ages 18 to 49 after a dismal sweeps showing. While CBS raked in ratings for established shows such as The Big Bang Theory and…

HP Acquires Stratavia for Undisclosed Sum

HP has acquired Stratavia, a database and application automation company out of Denver.

HP says the addition of Stratavia will help strengthen its software and solutions portfolio, adding deployment, configuration, and management solutions for enterprise databases, middleware, and packaged applications.

HP’s goal is to simplify app deployment and management in hybrid IT environments.