A Powerful Case for Good Use of Big Data for Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity via Splunk

Kyt Dotson | June 26th

When it comes to protecting an enterprise network or a government network there’s a great deal of discussion about what solutions exist to batten down the hatches and dog the doors against intruders; but often the


The Real Skinny About Amazon Web Services New Partner Network

Alex Williams | June 26th

Amazon Web Services launched its partner network this morning. Without boring you with the details, let me just get to what really matters about this news. It simply means that AWS is making it a little...»

What Special Skills Do You Need to Run a Big Data Startup? Q&A Series

Kristen Nicole | June 26th

Sumo Logic is still what you'd consider a startup, but already its demonstrated some useful life lessons for applying ideas to the big data industry, including the concept of harnessing the right talent.  Specializing...»

AI On The Rise Weekly: Big Data, Surveillance, and Chinese-Speaking Siri

Cherr Aira | June 26th

If still alive, Alan Turing turns a century old on June 23rd— the computer scientist that breathed life to algorithm and computation or computing. Some five decades ago, he perpetrated the infamous ‘Turing Test” which until now...»

Red Hat Announces Freemium Business Model for OpenShift PaaS

Matt Weinberger | June 26th

Back in April, Red Hat announced the release of the OpenShift platform-as-a-service (PaaS) as open source. But the big question mark has been how Red Hat was going to apply its services-oriented business model...»

Infineta Joins NetApp Ecosystem

Maria Deutscher | June 26th

Storage vendor NetApp is steadily getting more and more involved with big data. Earlier this month the company debuted an integrated box that is built to run Hadoop, and shortly thereafter announced a...»

LulzSec Hackers Admit DDoS Attacks on High Profile Sites, including CIA, NHS, and Sony

Isha Suri | June 26th

Two of the LulzSec hackers, one of the most notorious internet hackers group, have entered the guilty pleas today for disabling some high profile websites and performing Distributed Denial of Service attacks. Ryan Cleary, 24, and Jake "Topiary"...»

Photo Discovery Evolves With New Instagram Explore Update

Mike Wheatley | June 26th

Instagram has received an update for the first time since Facebook snapped up the popular photo-filter app in a $1 billion deal back in April of this year. The upgrade has been rolled...»

The Best of Faulty Gadgets: Is Your Smartphone On the List?

Mellisa Tolentino | June 26th

Hearing about the latest faulty phone, the self-combusting Galaxy SIII, made me think about how hazardous technology is for us.  This isn’t the first time a gadget's exploded.  Some even caused serious injuries and...»

The Booms (and Busts) of Last Year’s Google I/O

Mellisa Tolentino | June 26th

Google I/O 2012 will kick off tomorrow, June 27th and run until the 29th.  The three-day event will most likely feature Google’s future plans and products that would hopefully see the light of day. Google...»