IT Visionary James Martin Dies
British-born philanthropist and author of more than 100 books on computers, technology and society was a visionary who some say predicted the Internet.
NASA's IRIS Mission Delayed
Power outage at Vandenberg Air Force Base prevented the 400-pound observatory from lifting off on Wednesday; plan is to launch Thursday.
Splunk Spawns Hunk Hadoop Tool
Splunk brings its analytic know-how to the multi-structured data living in HDFS with Hunk, a new stand-alone system aimed at Hadoop users.
Oracle And Salesforce.com Link Clouds
Salesforce.com commits to Oracle Database, middleware and Exadata; Oracle integrates cloud HCM and financial apps with Salesforce.com in a nine-year deal.
Why Schools Could Save Windows RT
Microsoft released the Surface RT to much fanfare last fall, but so far, customers have stayed away. Could heavy discounts for schools be the key Windows RT's path to redemption?
Network Rail Wins IT Project Award
Corporate IT Forum singles out members' best tech projects in annual "Real Tech" awards ceremony. Other winning projects: London's subway Wi-Fi and a plumber's app.