VMware Acquires CloudVolumes
Rufus Cuff a Crowd-Funded Success
Apple Stock Soars Ahead of iPhone 6
Online Retailers Ponder Actual Stores
BioBattery Tattoo May Power a Phone
VMware is filling a gap in its virtual desktop technology by buying CloudVolumes, a real-time application delivery technology provider. Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed.
Gabe Grifoni, tired of staring at his phone screen, designed the Rufus Cuff, a giant wrist-worn screen that he hopes will replace the smartphone. To fund his ambitious project, he turned to crowdfunding.
The imminent release of the iPhone 6 -- and maybe even an iWatch -- has sent Apple's stock soaring to new heights. Considering what else the firm could have up its sleeve -- the stratosphere may be the limit.
Some of the hippest online retailers around are pioneering an old concept: offline retailing. After years of squeezing traditional retailers, e-commerce companies are seeing the value in stores.
Imagine charging your smartphone with a removable tattoo that doubles as a mini-battery. It could soon be possible, based on technology debuted at the American Chemical Society's conference.