OpenStack Open Source Cloud Needs To Pick Up The Pace

Matt Weinberger | April 20th

The OpenStack open source cloud platform is maturing rapidly, as evidenced by the just-concluded OpenStack Conference here in San Francisco. But OpenStack has a few bridges to cross and hurdles to jump before it...»

Cybersecurity Bill CISPA With Massive Privacy-Flaws Goes to House Vote Next Friday

Kyt Dotson | April 20th

The United States needs an intelligent, thoughtful front on policy involving cybersecurity but the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA or HR 3523) promotes a blunder that would open numerous citizens to untold violations of their...»

The Cost of Bad Customer Service [Infographic]

Matt Weinberger | April 20th

It's hard to put a dollar value on good customer service. But bad customer service will send a once-loyal customer to the competition, undermine a company's reputation, and generally irritate and alienate people. But for those companies willing to...»

Google to Drop Sync Support for Blackberry

Alex Williams | April 20th

Can you smell blood in the water? It looks like Google does. In a blog post released today, the company announced that on June 1, it will drop support for Google Sync for BlackBerry. The...»

This Week in the Cloud: Rackspace, Big Data and Titanium 2.0

Maria Deutscher | April 20th

This week in the cloud was a fairly unusual one, in that we have seen not one but three big announcements marketing the convergence of at least two trends in the cloud. First up is Rackspace’s...»

US Not the Fastest (or Slowest) in Mobile Browser Load Times

Isha Suri | April 20th

Google has recently conducted a study on web browsing speed, measuring web page load speeds on desktop computers and mobile devices. This involved analyzing web speed in 50 countries with the fastest Internet connections,...»

Linus Torvalds: Improving the Way We Write Software is More Interesting Than Improving Software

Klint Finley | April 20th

Today on the occasion of his Millenium Technology Prize award, TechCrunch ran an interview with Linux kernel creator Linus Torvalds. The most interesting bit of the interview came when Torvalds was asked what question he wished...»

The Top 15 Cloned Android Apps and Games Posing as Trojans

Mellisa Tolentino | April 20th

Malware authors are cashing in on the Instagram-Facebook craze with their fake Instagram app for the Android platform. The fake Instagram app is actually a Trojan in disguise, dubbed as “Andr/Boxer-F” by Sophos, who discovered...»

March Mobile Madness: Infographic

Mellisa Tolentino | April 20th

March Madness is the craze that happens from the second week of March until the first week of April every year.  This revolves around the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Men's and Women's Basketball...»

NAB Final Recap: New Value, New Ways of Making Big Data Work

Maria Deutscher | April 20th

TheCube has been streaming content throughout the entirety of this week’s NAB conference. John Furrier and Dave Vellante reflected on their observations at the end of each day, and summarized some of the key highlights. ...»