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Monday, August 31, 2015


The FAA Starts Moving To The Cloud

15 minutes ago - Techcrunch
 The Federal Aviation Administration plans to move away from its own data centers and toward cloud services. Last week, the FAA signed a deal with Computer Science Corp. (CSC) to help it migrate its data and systems to a hybrid cloud environment that will include Amazon Web Service, Microsoft Azure, and “other strategic business partners.” T... by Frederic Lardinois

New Xbox One Bundle Comes With 1TB Hybrid Drive, New Elite Controller For $499

7 minutes ago - Techcrunch
 Microsoft just announced a new bundle for the Xbox One. The Xbox One Elite Bundle is the first bundle to come with Microsoft’s new Elite controller. But that’s not all as the company also switched to a hybrid 1TB SSD and HDD drive for the first time. This bundle costs $499. Read More by Romain Dillet

Ashley Madison insists that real women use its affair service

24 minutes ago - Engadget
That Gizmodo investigation of leaked data suggesting that most of the women on Ashley Madison's affair-seeking service were fake? Completely bogus... if you ask Ashley Madison. It claims that there are plenty of real live women on the site -- the r by Jon Fingas

The Backed Pack: Butterfleye flutters past wires, can keep an eye on anything, anywhere

33 minutes ago - Venture Beat
Each week our friends at Backerjack highlight a successfully crowdfunded gadget. This week, we look at Butterfleye, a wire-free monitoring camera that has raised four times its funding goal in the first four days of its second crowdfunding go-round. There’s been an explosion of new home security cameras on the market in the past few years, but wh... by Ross Rubin

T-Mobile Doesn’t Like Customers Who Use 2,000GB Of Data Per Month

33 minutes ago - Techcrunch
 T-Mobile CEO John Legere issued a strong announcement saying that some customers are abusing the company’s network. While T-Mobile has become quite popular with its unlimited LTE mobile plans, unfortunately you don’t get unlimited LTE for tethering. After 7GB per month, you tethering speeds slow down. Read More by Romain Dillet

Cheap Airfare Finder Hopper Hits Android, Now Books Tickets With Just A Few Taps

32 minutes ago - Techcrunch
 Hopper, a travel application launched earlier this year with the goal of helping you pay less for airfare by telling you the best time to buy tickets, is out today with a new version that will actually help you book tickets yourself, without leaving the app. Before, Hopper was largely a utility you would use ahead of buying plane tickets – her... by Sarah Perez

Xbox One bundle packs 1TB hybrid drive and Elite pad for $499

44 minutes ago - Engadget
Microsoft is launching a premium "Elite" controller for the Xbox One next month, so of course it's also readying a new console bundle that includes the pad and a 1TB "Solid State Hybrid Drive" system. From November you'll be able to get the set for by Nick Summers

This Modern Survival Kit Comes With a Battery for Your Phone

1 hour 14 minutes ago - Wired
One part first-aid kit, one part way to get your life back in order. The post This Modern Survival Kit Comes With a Battery for Your Phone appeared first on WIRED by David Pierce

Qualcomm's Snapdragon 820 uses machine learning to fight malware

1 hour 4 minutes ago - Engadget
The trouble with security software is that it's always racing to catch up with new viruses and malware. They typically check against a database of known issues to protect you, which isn't very useful for brand spanking new attacks. Qualcomm is tryi by Devindra Hardawar

VMware public cloud gets vCloud Air SQL, Site Recovery Manager Air, object storage

1 hour 28 minutes ago - Venture Beat
VMware today announced several enhancements to its vCloud Air public cloud at the company’s annual VMworld conference in San Francisco. Companies can test and run plans for disaster recovery in vCloud Air’s new cloud-based Site Recovery Manager Air. And VMware is starting to offer disaster recovery on vCloud Air based on usage, instead of just... by Jordan Novet

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