Apple Eyes Up Russian Market with Planned iTunes Launch by Christmas

Mike Wheatley | September 10th

It’s been a massively long wait – ten years all told – but finally the iTunes store is coming to Russia by the end of the year, and what’s more, it’s set to be significantly cheaper than its...»

Will Apple Need Celebrities Instead of Tim Cook to Introduce the iPhone 5?

Mellisa Tolentino | September 10th

Once again, all eyes will be on Apple on the 12th of September.   We're looking at two things at this week's event: 1) the launch of the iPhone 5, and 2) Tim Cook. The late Steve Jobs used to...»

Kansas City Set for Blanket Coverage with Google Fiber

Mike Wheatley | September 10th

Kansas City residents have moved quickly to embrace Google’s new superfast fiber optic internet service since it was unveiled earlier this summer, with 180 of 202 eligible neighborhoods on both sides of the Missouri/Kansas state line...»

Nimble Storage Raises $40.7M for SME Flash

Maria Deutscher | September 10th

Flash startup Nimble Storage just received $40.7 million in mezzanine funding, increasing the total capital the company raised to date to nearly $98 million. The over-subscribed round was led by Sequoia Capital and Accel Partners, with participating...»

Remember 9/11 with These iPhone Apps

Mellisa Tolentino | September 10th

Tomorrow will mark the 11th anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attack in the United States.  Eleven years ago, four airplanes were taken over by terrorists.  The first plane hit the World Trade Center’s North Tower at 8:46...»

Will the New iPhone Have Fingerprint Scanning Tech?

Mellisa Tolentino | September 10th

Today’s mobile news roundup features: Apple’s AuthenTec acquisition; Alibaba taking on Android; Toys ‘R’ Us’ new tablet; and Valve’s augmented reality glasses Apple to finalize AuthenTec acquisition Apple is set to finalize their AuthenTec acquisition, a company that specializes...»

Healthy Big Data: Straight From The Heart

Mike Wheatley | September 10th

Thanks to products like the Fitbit wireless monitor and the Nike+ FuelBand, fitness freaks are already one step ahead of the game, tracking their daily activity, heart rate, and calorie intake and applying this data to...»

How Hot Is OpenStack Right Now?

Mellisa Tolentino | September 10th

Back in April, VMware then CEO Paul Maritz considered OpenStack as a considerable competitor in the cloud with regards to infrastructure and management.  So news of VMware joining OpenStack came as a surprise.  But was it really...»

SAP Seeks Smart Startups in Dublin ahead of Sapphire 2012

Amber Harris | September 10th

Dublin has become the technology homeland again, as we previously discussed how a lot of companies are looking to go back to their roots. Companies such as Baltimore, Euristix, Iona, Parthus, and SmartForce all started up in Ireland and these...»

Nowhere Left To Hide As FBI Unveils New Facial Recognition Program

Mike Wheatley | September 10th

Liberals, get ready to be outraged once again. The FBI has just announced that it’s moving ahead with its new, one-billion dollar Next Generation Identification (NGI) system, a frighteningly extensive database of mugshots, DNA records, voice samples,...»