Yandex Rips Off Google’s Tech, Then Declares War

Mike Wheatley | October 1st

Following the success of Chinese internet giants Baidu, who fended off the challenge from Google by rolling out a variety of its own products, including web browsers, mobile browsers, maps and cloud storage, Russian search engine kings...»

Oracle Refreshes MySQL with New Features

Mellisa Tolentino | October 1st

The Oracle OpenWorld 2012 event officially kicked off yesterday and will run through the 4th of October in San Francisco. CEO Larry Ellison kicked things off with the introduction of the latest version of its 12c database software....»

Revealed: The Most Disturbing Malware Ever Made

Mike Wheatley | October 1st

So you thought you were safe, cooped up in the privacy of your own home, with the doors locked and the windows shut tight? Well, if you own a smartphone, you might want to think again... Details of a...»

Iran Lifts Ban On Some Google Services, Re-Blocks YouTube

Mellisa Tolentino | October 1st

Last week, Iran announced that they would be blocking Google’s search and e-mail service as they deploy their own domestic internet system.  The domestic internet service was rolled out to government agencies and offices, and it is...»

Ellison Throws Down the Gauntlet as Oracle Takes to the Clouds

Mike Wheatley | October 1st

Larry Ellison promised he was going to talk about cloud computing and he certainly didn’t let us down. The Oracle CEO, during an hour-long address to kick off Oracle OpenWorld on Sunday night, outlined no less than ...»

Nokia Stikes A Deal With Oracle for Mobile Maps

Mellisa Tolentino | October 1st

Today’s mobile news roundup: Nokia and Oracle partnership for Maps; more faults found on the iPhone 5; and Android killer code could also affect SIM. Nokia and Oracle partnership for Maps Nokia is getting ready to announce a deal with...»

Startup SimpliVity Worth a Close Look says Wikibon’s John McArthur

Bert Latamore | September 30th

[caption id="attachment_120978" align="alignright" width="60"] John McArthur[/caption] Founded in late 2009, SimpliVity is a new data center-in-a-box maker just out of stealth mode, who's OmniCube is worth shortlisting when looking for next-generation, fully integrated hardware...»

Adobe Signing Certificate Hijacked, Company Will Revoke

John Casaretto | September 28th

Adobe released a statement from Brad Arkin, Sr. Director of Product Security and Privacy - that confirms a company build server was compromised and was allowing malicious utilities to be signed with their certificate. The recent...»

IBM To Simplify Big Data With “Project Sparta”

Mike Wheatley | September 28th

IBM is all set to unveil a new product in its PureSystems line, aimed at simplifying the day-to-day process by which companies handle big data and its associated problems. AllThingsD reports that details of the new product...»

This Week in Big Data: Precog Funding, MongoDB NoSQL Lectures, and More

Maria Deutscher | September 28th

This week features the usual handful of updates from analytics vendors, including Precog – an up-and-coming big data startup. Its service entered open beta this Monday. Precog, which has $2 million in the bank thanks to a...»