Open source software has been the basis of most of the innovation in IT the past years: virtualization, the new mobile OS (Android and IOS), the lionshare of new apps, Big Data analytical software, new storage software, Internet of Things... have all been inspired or even build upon open source software. Could open hardware be a similar powerful source for a steady stream of improvements in hardware and datacenter design?

Facebook To Acquire Oculus VR Inc for $2 Billion

Back in September 2012, a $2.4 million Kickstarter campaign finished to help develop the next wave of immersive gaming in Oculus Rift. The premise behind Oculus Rift is...

45 by Ian Cutress on 3/25/2014

Facebook Announces Home, and HTC First

Today saw some interesting news from Facebook, which announced a new Android experience named Facebook Home, and alongside a new handset from HTC which will run it out of...

20 by Brian Klug on 4/4/2013

Apple Releases Mountain Lion 10.8.2 w/ Facebook Integration

As expected, Apple has released Mountain Lion 10.8.2 today in conjunction with the release of iOS 6. A slightly updated build (12C53) was released to developers last week as...

14 by Saumitra Bhagwat on 9/19/2012

Facebook's "Open Compute" Server tested

Facebook had 22 Million active users in the middle of 2007; fast forward to 2011 and the site now has 800 Million active users, with 400 million of them...

68 by Johan De Gelas on 11/3/2011

The Sims Social Brings Storied Sims Franchise To Facebook

The Sims, the award-winning game from Will Wright and Maxis, has entered the world of social gaming with The Sims Social. "Officially" in open beta as of today, The...

3 by Craig Getting on 8/18/2011

Ask the Experts, Enterprise & Cloud Computing: Answers part 2

Last year we ran a little series called Ask the Experts where you all wrote in your virtualization related questions and we got them answered by experts at Intel...

9 by Johan De Gelas on 7/29/2011

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