Bottlenose’s Massive Platform Update: Beta Codes!

Maria Deutscher | May 10th

Bottlenose is a very interesting social startup that, refreshingly, does add a bit of originally to a very worn-out idea. The web app revolves around a ‘radar’ layout that Bottlenose uses to visualize data...»

TacoConf: Ride a Bike, Eat Tacos and Learn How to Run Your Own “CultureConf”

Klint Finley | May 10th

TacoConf is a mobile "culture conference" that will happen this weekend in the San Francisco Bay Area. Day One (May 11) will start at 11 am at Henry J. Kaiser Memorial Park in Oakland. Day Two...»

Update: EMC Makes It Official, Confirms Acquisition of XtremIO

Alex Williams | May 10th

EMC has made it official. The storage giant is acquiring XtremIO. The company issued a press release this morning with few details about the acquision, which is reported to be about $430 million. XtremIO is a pure-flash...»

Samsung Acquires mSpot, Furthers Consumer Cloud Push

Mellisa Tolentino | May 10th

Samsung Electronics Co. announced that they are acquiring mSpot, Inc., a leading mobile cloud content service provider based in Palo Alto, California.  The acquisition will provide a cloud entertainment experience of music, video and radio...»

Clearspring Rebrands As AddThis, Reaches 1.3B Users

Kristen Nicole | May 10th

Clearspring, the company that's all about socially connecting publishers, services and advertisers to audiences on the open web,  announces a few milestones as well as the launch of a robust set of social plugins,...»

EMC Reported to Buty XtremIO for $430 Million

Alex Williams | May 10th

EMC has reportedly acquired pure flash storage company XtremIO for $430 million. The Globes, an Israeli business news site, reported the news today. EMC nor XtremIO have made an announcement about the acquisition. Reports surfaced...»

Facebook Unveils Mobile App Center, Samsung Galaxy Note Gets ICS

Mellisa Tolentino | May 10th

Today’s mobile news roundup features Facebook’s new app store, Galaxy Note's ICS upgrade, Micron Technology's plan to acquire Elpida, and more. Facebook App Center Social networking giant Facebook Inc., unveiled their own mobile app store, dubbed the...»

Virtualization Lowers the Cost of Computer Access in Schools

Josette Rigsby | May 10th

Technology isn’t just providing a distraction for students; it’s also lowering the cost of educating them. We reported earlier in the month about the $60 million dollar joint effort, edX, by MIT and Harvard...»

Amazon Web Services Announces November Conference

Matt Weinberger | May 9th

Cloud services monolith Amazon Web Services is inviting developers, CIOs and start-ups to save November 27-29th on their calendar for AWS re: Invent, a conference to be held at the Venetian Hotel in...»


Alex Williams | May 9th

John Appleby leads business analytics and technology at Bluefin Solutions, a consulting firm that helps clients optimize SAP technology. Seeing that SAP SapphireNow is next week in Orlando (theCube will broadcast live from...»