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...»

Consumerization of Analytics Arrives with Evolved Hadoop Systems

Maria Deutscher | October 31st

George Mathew, the President and Chief Operating Office of Alteryx, shared his take on big data with Dave Vellante in a recent Cube interview. Mathew’s first observation is that the whole analytics trend has come a very long...»

Battle of the Minis: iPad mini vs. Nexus 7, Kindle Fire HD

Mellisa Tolentino | October 31st

Google just updated their small tablet offering with the unveiling of the new Nexus 7.  It now comes with the latest Android version, 4.2 Jelly Bean, and a few more surprises.  Though Google did not have the proper...»