Don’t Expect to See the Red Hat of Hadoop, says Vertica VP

Josette Rigsby | June 8th

The Cube’s Dave Vellante and Jeff Kelly sat down with Colin Mahony, VP and General Manager, Vertica, at HP Discover 2012 to discuss big data and how Vertica, which Hewlett-Packard acquired in 2011, is...»

The March of Password Leaks Goes On Pulling in Last.fm

Kyt Dotson | June 8th

Thursday, music site Last.fm joined a parade of password leaks reported this week on SiliconANGLE and elsewhere including LinkedIn and eHarmony. A message appeared on the site Thursday speaking to the leak, and urging users...»

YouTube Uses Content ID System to Monetize—Not Penalize

Kathryn Buford | June 8th

With its new publishing deals, YouTube will turn the users it once punished, into marketing opportunities.  In the self-broadcasting/file-sharing era that makes it easy for fans to access, copy and distribute music at no cost,...»

HP on Customers and Innovation

John Casaretto | June 8th

Kfir Godrich, HP’s Head of Innovation sat in on theCube at HP Discover 2012.  He shared some of his insights on the CIO, the market and a look into strategies around cloud, big data,...»

Red Hat Unveils Open, Departmentalized IaaS Service

Maria Deutscher | June 8th

Open source powerhouse Red Hat debuted CloudForms today, an infrastructure-as-a-service solution for enterprises working with hybrid clouds.  The company is touting several advantages. One of the main advantages, not surprisingly, is that it’s completely...»

Brazilian University Embraces Wireless, BYOD, and IPv6

Sean Martin | June 8th

As part of theCube’s continued coverage of the HP Discover conference in Las Vegas today, Wikibon founder Dave Vellante met with two practitioners from HP customer, Sao Paulo State University in Brazil. Represented by network...»

Want to Know if your LinkedIn or eHarmony Password was Hacked? Here’s How…

Mike Wheatley | June 8th

Following the revelation that hackers managed to compromise 8 million passwords from social sites LinkedIn and eHarmony, worried users will no doubt be concerned that their own accounts were among the ones...»

Facebook Officially Launches App Center for iOS and Android Devices

Mellisa Tolentino | June 8th

Today’s mobile news roundup features Apple having to pay a penalty for the 4G marketing debacle in Australia, Facebook launching the App Center, and MetroPCS and Huawei’s new smartphones. Apple to pay Australian penalty When Apple released...»

Expect More Acquisitions, Jobs from Big Data #BigDataChat

Maria Deutscher | June 8th

Big Blue’s James Kobielus moderated a one-hour big data discussion on Twitter today with Terri Griffith from the Leavey School of Business, IBM distinguished engineer Stephen Brodsky and other pundits who provided their take on this...»

Where Gaming Meets SmartTVs: In the Cloud

Mellisa Tolentino | June 8th

The next big thing in gaming is in the clouds and that is evident in this year’s E3.  We’ve got Microsoft’s SmartGlass offering, then OnLive’s partnership with LG and Google TV, and of course Samsung...»