vFabric GemFire 7.0 Expands Support, Data Awareness

Maria Deutscher | October 31st

VMware just announced the latest version of its vFabric GemFire software, an in-memory management platform for data-driven mobile and web applications. The 7.0 release features a number of improvements over the previous version, including reduced latency – a vital...»

Microsoft – More Windows Phone Apps On The Way, Releases SDK

John Casaretto | October 31st

In the wake of the Microsoft Windows Phone announcement, one glaring aspect of Microsoft’s prospects has remained in plain view – a significant gap in terms of available apps.  All that is about to change...»

Breaking Analysis: Social Media Coverage of Sandy Gets Carried Away

Molly Sassmann | October 31st

Exactly how many Tweets does it take to get to the truth?  Exaggerated posts and even some outright lies about damage from Hurricane Sandy are putting even more stress on people already worried about family...»

Do You Have a Zombie Smartphone? BYOD Monster Mash

Maria Deutscher | October 31st

Mobile security firms Appthority and Fixmo released a new Halloween-themed infographic that sums up the scary state of BYOD in the enterprise using a few very colorful illustrations. The companies say over 50 percent of all Android...»

Breaking Analysis: Sandy Recovery Spotlights Social Media

Molly Sassmann | October 31st

Superstorm Sandy has primed the pump for social media services, such as YouTube, Facebook and now Twitter, to gain respect and legitimacy as world-changing agents.  These services have begun to play an active role in...»

Big Data is a “Creative Process” that Diverts the Establishment

Tavis J. Hampton | October 31st

Big data has big importance at IBM, and the company's recent Information On Demand (IOD) conference provided ample proof of that reality. Wikibon Co-Founder and co-host of The Cube Dave Vellante sat down...»

Google Apps Backup Startup Hires New Chief Revenue Officer to Boost Momentum

Maria Deutscher | October 31st

Spanning, a provider of cloud backup for cloud applications, announced that it appointed Jeff Erramouspe as its new CRO. The Austin-based startup is best known for its flagship product, Spanning Backup for Google Apps, the highest ranking service in this...»

IBM’s Big Data Journey Focuses on Everything But the Database

Tavis J. Hampton | October 31st

Last week's IBM Information On Demand 2012 was all about thinking big, specifically about big data. Co-hosts of The Cube, John Furrier and Dave Vellante, had an opportunity to talk with IBM Software...»

EMC Boosts RSA Security with Silver Tail Systems Acquisition

Mike Wheatley | October 31st

EMC is planning to beef up its RSA security division with the acquisition of Silver Tail Systems, a big data startup whose main product offering is able to detect malicious activity in real-time. Silver Tail’s software works...»

Gang Exploits Citigroup E-Payments Flaw, Makes Off With $1 Million

Mike Wheatley | October 31st

The FBI has charged fourteen people with stealing more than $1million by taking advantage of a loophole in the way Citigroup processes its electronic payments. Criminals are alleged to have stolen the money from Citibank using cash advance kiosks...»