Google wants you to pay $9.99 per month for ad-free YouTube

At an event in Los Angeles (livestreamed to offices in New York and San Francisco), YouTube revealed its much anticipated subscription service, YouTube Red. Starting on October 28, the company will offer users a $9.99 per month membership for access to ad-free videos. Members will have unlimited access to videos and the ability to download them for offline viewing. It also comes… Continue reading Google wants you to pay $9.99 per month for ad-free YouTube

Neo Technology Prepares To Take On All Comers In Graph Database Market

 Neo Technology, the makers of the Neo4j graph database, may not be a household name, but you very likely access graph database technology on daily basis, whether you know it or not — and it’s a market that growing by leaps and bounds and getting the attention of some of the biggest names in the business. Graph databases make logical connections… Continue reading Neo Technology Prepares To Take On All Comers In Graph Database Market

Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes fires back at report attacking her company’s blood-testing tech

Elizabeth Holmes, the CEO of blood testing startup Theranos, has been in hot water since a scathing Wall Street Journal report about her company appeared last week. Today she was interviewed onstage at a WSJ conference, and gave her side of the story. The Theranos blood testing technology requires a far smaller blood sample than… Continue reading Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes fires back at report attacking her company’s blood-testing tech

Microsoft and Dell extend partnership, launch Cloud Platform System Standard

Microsoft and Dell today jointly announced the launch of Cloud Platform System Standard, a new package of Microsoft cloud software that’s designed to be deployed on purpose-built Dell hardware for companies’ on-premises data centers. The announcement comes about a year after the two companies introduced the Cloud Platform System Premium software powered by Dell infrastructure.… Continue reading Microsoft and Dell extend partnership, launch Cloud Platform System Standard

Uber’s international expansion exec is out, reports say

Uber’s senior vice president of international expansion, Niall Wass, is departing after some internal restructuring, Over the summer, much of the company’s international operations were culled into a single department headed by Ryan Garves in San Francisco, according to a report by the Financial Times. Under the new arrangement Wass, who had been reporting to… Continue reading Uber’s international expansion exec is out, reports say

Cloudcade’s Shop Heroes game wins GamesBeat Game Zone competition

SPONSORED: This sponsored post is produced by TrialPay. If you attended GamesBeat in San Francisco last week, you probably saw TrialPay’s Game Zone, where six talented indie developers were selected to showcase their new games to conference attendees, which included press, investors, publishers, game developers, and other industry experts. This turned out to be a… Continue reading Cloudcade’s Shop Heroes game wins GamesBeat Game Zone competition