An Upbeat Uptick for India’s IT: Focus on Recovery, Big Data

Maria Deutscher | October 12th

India's National Association of Software and Service Companies expects to see double-digit growth for the sector in the current fiscal year. NASSCOM forecasts a revenue increase somewhere between 11 and 14 percent for the period, down from...»

IBM PureSystems Gaining Tractions Among MSPs

Maria Deutscher | October 12th

The latest from IBM is that Altus IT and Torres Network, two fairly large managed service providers, have deployed its PureSystems in their data centers. The Big Blue says that these most recent wins reiterate a trend...»

Ban On Samsung’s Galaxy Nexus Overturned by Court of Appeals

Mellisa Tolentino | October 12th

Today’s mobile news roundup: Galaxy Nexus ban overturned; Sony to debut a Windows 8 on October 26; and Apple to launch iPad Mini on October 23. Galaxy Nexus ban overturned The United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit...»

Panetta Warns Of Cybersecurity Threat; Says US Is Ready To Hit Back

Mike Wheatley | October 12th

Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has warned that the US could launch a “pre-emptive” strike in the face of an imminent cyber attack against it, whilst stressing the need for action to bolster the nation’s defenses against any such...»

Hortonworks Debuts New Drive for BI Integration

Maria Deutscher | October 12th

Big data startup Hortonworks is now offering users a way to integrate its Hadoop platform with the BI applications they’re running on top. Hortonworks Hive ODBC Driver 1.0 makes it possible to analyze and visualize data from...»

Track & Curb iPhone 5 Data with These Apps

Mellisa Tolentino | October 12th

Got an iPhone 5 or a new smartphone with a fresh contract?  Worried about going over your data plan?  Not to worry, there's an app for that.  Many people aren't aware of the apps out there that will...»

AMD Announces Third Quarter Slump, Blames Lower Demand

Mike Wheatley | October 12th

Chipmaker AMD has slashed its third quarter revenue outlook for a second time, warning that it faces weaker demand across all product lines than it had first expected. It put down the lack of demand to what it...»

What Congress’ Big Data Inquiry Means for Consumers

Maria Deutscher | October 12th

Senator Jay Rockefeller, Chairman of the Commerce Committee, has sent a letter to over a dozen major brokers as a part of a broader inquiry into the use of consumer data in certain key verticals. Chief analyst at...»

Anonymous Outraged As Wikileaks Hides Behind ‘Paywall’

Mike Wheatley | October 12th

Anonymous, the faceless grouping of hacktivists that leapt the to the support of WikiLeaks in its battle against US government suppression, has turned the tables and launched a bitter attack on its ally, declaring war in retaliation for...»

Opsource and BlueFire No More – Dimension Data is the New Brand

John Casaretto | October 11th

Dimension Data announced today that its cloud businesses Opsource and BlueFire have been consolidated under the unified Dimension Data name. Both companies were acquired by the privately held Dimension Data in 2011, with BlueFire...»