SAP CEO Wants 1 Billion People to Use his Company’s Software

Maria Deutscher | September 6th

SAP co-head Bill McDermott has big plans for his company as a whole. In a Churchill Club session at the Four Seasons Hotel in Palo Alto, the chief executive said that SAP’s goal is to reach one billion...»

Google+ is a Religious Experience: Guy Kawasaki’s New Book Goes to Print

Kristen Nicole | September 6th

By Saroj Kar and Kristen Nicole If you haven't joined Google+, it's time to get started. Guy Kawasaki has launched his latest eBook – What the Plus! Google+ for the Rest of Us, in which he compares the...»

Seesmic’s the Latest Buy in Social Enterprise Gold Rush

Mellisa Tolentino | September 6th

HootSuite, the social media management system for brands, announced that they’ve acquired competitor Seesmic, a suite of freeware web, mobile, and desktop applications which allow users to simultaneously manage accounts for multiple social networks, such...»

Yet More Cloud Storage Options – This Time, From Russia With Love

Mike Wheatley | September 6th

Hot on the heels of Baidu’s new cloud storage offering, the Russian-language search engine Yandex has just announced the removal of the invitation-only policy for its Yandex.Disk cloud storage service. From now on,...»

Apple Patents New “Kill Switch” That can cut off your Smartphone from the Net

Mike Wheatley | September 6th

There’s been plenty of fuss about Apple and all their patents recently, so how about this one to kick up a controversy? According to a report in ZDNet, the Cupertino-based company has just patented a newly developed technology...»

Stranger Than Fiction: Romney’s Tax Records Ransomed for Bitcoin

Kyt Dotson | September 6th

In what is probably the weirdest news to date involving Bitcoin, the favorite darling virtual currency, it looks as if an anonymous group has claimed to have pilfered Presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s tax records and is demanding $1...»

Pentaho Reveals Key Big Data Drivers, Growth in Hadoop

Maria Deutscher | September 6th

Business analytics firm Pentaho released a list of the core trends that are propelling the big data phenomenon, at least according to the company’s own perspective. Pentaho also took the opportunity to boast a revenue increase of...»

Money and Evolution to Blame for Mobile Malware’s Global Spread

Mellisa Tolentino | September 6th

Lookout Mobile Security just published their State of Mobile Security 2012 report wherein trends in mobile malware were discussed. The report looked at key factors that contribute to the growing number of malware infecting devices, specifically those using...»

Ready for Some Football? Social Media Readies for the NFL

John Casaretto | September 6th

The anticipated return of NFL football kicked off last tonight with a prime-time game that no doubt had high ratings with “America’s Team”, the Dallas Cowboys and the defending Super Bowl champions, the New York...»

Motorola Unveils 3 New “Evolutionary” Smartphones

Mellisa Tolentino | September 6th

Nokia isn’t the only one to unveil their new offerings for the mobile market this week.  Motorola Mobility also debuted their new line of smartphones, a major update since being placed under Google’s reign. Motorola revealed three new...»