Big Data winners using inline analytics to derive large ROIs from their investment

Bert Latamore | February 26th

A recent poll of Wikibon community members revealed that many are implementing initial Big Data systems. The vast majority of these, however, focus on an IT OPEX reduction business case in which large amounts of older company...»

What Morgan Spurlock left out of his Bitcoin documentary: How to steal bitcoins

Mellisa Tolentino | February 26th

Morgan Spurlock, the documentarist who brought us the award-winning film “Super Size Me,” now has an investigative show on CNN called Inside Man. His recent episode dealt with living only on the cryptocurrency...» hijack raises Lizard Squad’s cybercriminal cred slightly

Kyt Dotson | February 26th

At approximately 4pm EST yesterday the website took a turn for the strange: visitors were treated to a video slideshow of a random teens set to the tune of “Breaking Free” from High...»

Flexible electronics make cities smarter

Mellisa Tolentino | February 26th

This week’s Smart City roundup features how flexible sensors can help the Internet of Things gain momentum, why Singapore doesn’t use the term ‘smart city’ and a different kind of power grid in Germany.  . Flexible sensors help...»

IBM, ARM announce IoT Starter Kit based on Freescale board but not the price

Saroj Kar | February 26th

The IoT Ethernet Starter Kit is a new hardware development kit dedicated to the world of connected objects. This solution, proposed by ARM Holdings plc (ARM), was created with the support of IBM. The only...»

Upcoming co-op game Fable Legends will be free-to-play

Eric David | February 26th

Lionhead Studios has announced that Fable Legends, its upcoming co-op title for the Xbox One and PC, will be free-to-play and supported by microtransactions. For some players this is exciting news, but for others the "free-to-play"...»

Big Data drives new revenue streams, top players align around analytics | #BigDataSV

Rachel Schramm | February 26th

In the final hours of the BigDataSV conference, analyst Jeff Kelly and SiliconANGLE founder John Furrier sat down to review the events of the day. They touched on a variety of key announcements, including the


GW2Shinies: What games can get by opening up APIs to the developer community

Kyt Dotson | February 26th

The website is the pet project of Sam Hemingway, a graduate of the University at Buffalo's Computer Science & Engineering program, which gives insights to players of ArenaNet’s Guild Wars 2 insights into the player driven...»

Email fraud prevention startup Emailage raises $3.8 million

Duncan Riley | February 26th

Email fraud prevention startup Emailage Corp. has raised $3.8 million in a new round led by Felicis Ventures that included Double M Partners and Mucker Capital. Emailage helps customers world wide to predict fraud risk before a transaction happens,...»

Mobile stock photography startup Twenty20 raises $8 million Series A

Duncan Riley | February 26th

Mobile stock photography startup Twenty20 Inc. has raised $8 million Series A in a round led by Canaan Partners that included First Round Capital, Bullpen Capital and VersionOne Ventures. Along with the new round Twenty20 have announced that it's officially...»