Twitter Transparency Reports Reveals Huge Leap in Government Demands for Data

Kyt Dotson | July 3rd

On Monday, commonly tight-lipped Twitter released their first-ever transparency report revealing how often and who of governments make requests of the social media microblogging platform. From the report, it looks like not only are requests somewhat common; but...»

ICS-CERT Reports Increased Infrastructure Cyber Attacks

Isha Suri | July 3rd

DHS managed ICS-CERT, Industrial Control Systems Cyber Emergency Response Team has recently released a report that informs a whopping increase in the number of infrastructure cyber attacks “cyber incidents” in the past few years. On its launch...»

Top 4 Mobile OS Alternatives to Apple, Android

Saroj Kar | July 3rd

In contrast to a computer or a laptop, in buying a smartphone users have much fewer choices in operating systems--you have to be content with what the manufacturer offers for the model. And when you...»

Facebook E-mail Debacle Takes a Turn for the Worse

Mellisa Tolentino | July 3rd

Facebook is always thinking of something new way to piss off their users.  From the Timeline feature to the “seen” feature, there's always some new-fangled product or service released by the social network that's unsettling...»

5 Things WiFi Needs to Power our Mobile Love Affair

Harmony Tapper | July 3rd

There isn’t an area of our lives that hasn’t been affected by technology.  With the increasing use of smart phones and laptops, the demand for WiFi has skyrocketed.  With the increasing usage of WiFi, there...»

Review: Google’s New $199 Killer Tablet

Anton Wahlman | July 3rd

This is a 7-inch tablet made by Asus that is running the pure Google "Nexus" version of Android, and it will be shipping within the next couple of weeks. You can buy it directly from Google for a...»

Apple Denied Emergency Ban On HTC Devices

Mellisa Tolentino | July 3rd

Today’s mobile news roundup features HTC dodging Apple’s wrath, ICS now in more Android devices, and Nokia's claims that the Nexus 7 infringes their patents. HTC dodges Apple’s injunction bullet Apple Inc. was not granted an emergency...»

Deep Dive: Springpad for Android Update

Kristen Nicole | July 3rd

Springpad, the virtual notebook that lets you save all your awesome ideas in one big, fluffy cloud, has been pushing hard on mobile lately.  Now, Springpad's always had a vested interest in mobile--their recent 3.0...»

How Small Businesses Leverage Tech to Rival Big Brands

Kathryn Buford | July 3rd

In an interview with Hortonworks co-founder Arun Murthy, John Furrier quipped that open source data companies are earning what amounts to a “rounding error” relative to heavy-hitters like IBM and EMC in terms of...»

Amazon Explains Their Public Cloud Failure – Outage Causes Outrage

John Furrier | July 2nd

According to the Wall Street Journal late today, Amazon has come clean with a response to their severe outage of the AWS public cloud infrastructure fail that crippled and took out Netflix, Instagram, Pinterest, and...»