Graphs are Everywhere: Solving the Complexities of Social Connections

Guest Author | August 9th

Graphs are everywhere. From websites adding social capabilities, to telcos providing personalized customer services, to innovative bioinformatics research, organizations are integrating graphs into their web sites. Many high profile companies are specifically adopting graph databases to solve social...»

Anonymous Strikes Back Against Ukrainian Government over BitTorrent with #OpDemonoid

Kyt Dotson | August 9th

The Anonymous hacktivist collective has pulled their try-hard pants on and taken their stomping books to the Ukrainian government over the takedown of the popular BitTorrent tracker Demonoid. As reported by TorrentFreak, the raid appears to have...»

Millennial Media Beats Market Expectations with Q2 Earnings

Maria Deutscher | August 9th

Millennial Media held an earnings call for its second quarter this week, and while losses widened considerably the company reported some stellar growth that did not disappoint Wall Street. Millennial lost $2.2 million, or 3 cents a share,...»

CyberWars 3: A New Business Reality @CyberWars

Bert Latamore | August 9th

Ed note: This is the third in a series on Cyber Wars, covering what makes this threat different, and why businesses need to be concerned. This piece focuses on how businesses need to change their security strategies in...»

DataStax CTO Says Cassandra is for Practical Problem Solvers

Kathryn Buford | August 9th

In their ongoing coverage of the 2012 Cassandra Summit in Santa Clara, California, John Furrier and Jeff Kelly spoke with Co-Founder and CTO of DataStax, Jonathan Ellis (see full video below). The panelists discuss Cassandra’s strengths in light...»

Garantia Debuts In-Memory NoSQL Service

Maria Deutscher | August 9th

Garantia Data is an emerging startup that is among the 11 finalists of this week’s GigaOM Structure LaunchPad competition, and it brings a rather interesting new cloud service to the table. Garantia’s product targets Memcached and Redis, two of...»

What is it about Paris that Makes it Look Like, Well, Paris?

Mike Wheatley | August 9th

Some people might say that the city possesses a certain je ne sais quoi, others might point to the iconic Eiffel Tower, but for a new machine-learning program created by Carnegie Mellon, it’s the window balustrades, third-floor...»

Thinking about Work While on Vacation? Most of You Will Just Work Remotely [Infographic]

Saroj Kar | August 9th

Even while vacationing, it's difficult to completely disconnect from work thanks to the portability of the office. This is the case for over half of respondents, according to a new Cisco WebEx survey of 500 U.S. small...»

FalconStor Appoints Louis Petrucelly as CFO

Maria Deutscher | August 9th

Backup and recovery solutions provider Falconstor  said this week that Louis Petrucelly is now the company’s chief financial officer.   He has been the acting CFO since May and now the promotion has been made more permanent. Petrucelly joined...»

Burn After Using: The New Fake Number App That Lets You Cover Your Tracks

Mike Wheatley | August 9th

Ever been approached by an ugly, or even worse, creepy looking stranger who insists on you giving them your cell phone number? Well, if this has happened more than once in your life, you might just be interested...»