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Pivot3 Eyes Market Growth with $45 Million Equity Investmentview story

http://thevarguy.com – Hyper-converged infrastructure vendor Pivot3 announced the close of a $45 million equity and bank financing round, which will be used to fuel the company’s market share in the hyper-converged software market. read more (IT news)

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You Can Now Build Apps For Band, Microsoft’s Fitness Wearableview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Microsoft is updating the Band fitness wearable today, building out its on-device feature set, launching a web portal so that users can better interact with their collected data, and releasing an SDK to allow developers to build apps for the gadget. Application updates are rolling out for iOS, Android and Windows Phone. Read More (IT news)

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Ubuntu for Phones New RTM Update Makes It Faster and Smoother - Video Tourview story

http://spd.rss.ac – The Ubuntu Touch OS from Canonical has been upgraded once again and a new RTM version has been released. The system is now more stable and users should be able to detect some noticeable improvements for UI responsiveness and some other changes. Canonical has been working on this operating system for more than two years and it's really showing. (IT news)

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GNOME’s Mutter Window and Compositing Manager Updates Wayland Supportview story

http://spd.rss.ac – Florian Müllner of the GNOME Project has announced the immediate availability for testing of Mutter 3.16 Beta 1, as part of the recently released GNOME 3.16 Beta 1 desktop environment. Mutter, GNOME’s default window and compositing manager, is in charge of displaying and managing your desktop via OpenGL technologies. (IT news)

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Google rearranges Glass engineers under Fadell’s new leadershipview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – The Google Glass team is getting a bit of a shake up under Fadell’s new leadership. (IT news)

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Here’s when your Android smartphone will receive the Lollipop updateview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – If you’re wondering when your HTC, Samsung, Sony, LG or Huawei smartphone is set to receive the long-awaited Android 5.0 Lollipop update, then wonder no more. (IT news)

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Distribution Watch: Ingram Micro, Tech Data, Avnetview story

http://thevarguy.com – Welcome back to Distribution Watch, everyone! We’re here to kick off the weekend with the latest distributor news from Ingram Micro (IM), Tech Data (TECD) and Avnet (AVT). read more (IT news)

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MapR Releases New Hadoop Distribution, Adds Quick-Start Solutionsview story

https://thevarguy.com – Big data company MapR is eying new partner opportunities, better real-time data analytics and simpler self-service solutions for business intelligence with the release this week of the newest version of its Hadoop platform, as well as the introduction of new "quick-start" Hadoop applications for the enterprise. read more (IT news)

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How VMware is Kicking Off the New Year for Channel Partnersview story

http://thevarguy.com – VMware has already announced several additions to its vCloud Air cloud platform in 2015, including the release of vCloud Air On Demand, vCloud Air Disaster Recovery Service and the addition of VMware NSX, the company's network virtualization platform. (IT news)

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Introducing Future Studio, a Debian-Based OS Designed for Creative Peopleview story

http://spd.rss.ac – The time has come to introduce you guys to a new Linux kernel-based operating system, designed for creative people who were searching for a good-looking, reliable, and modern distribution for all of their multimedia creation needs. (IT news)

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Here’s our best look yet at the Galaxy S 6 and Galaxy S 6 Edge thanks to Sprintview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – We already have a pretty good idea of what the Galaxy S 6 and Galaxy S 6 Edge will look like, but we have probably the best image yet thanks to an employee at Sprint. (IT news)

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Jawbone Blames Manufacturing Woes For UP3 Delayview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Jawbone announced the third generation of its fitness tracker last November but it has yet to ship. Appropriately called the UP3, the device builds upon its two predecessors, adding heart rate monitoring to the mix. The tracker was already delayed once. Now Jawbone tells me that it is having trouble manufacturing the device. Read More (IT news)