Social Enterprise for Social Improvements

Krystin Lewis | July 27th

If Coca Cola were a person, would it be your friend?  Or better yet, if it could talk, what would it say? Well, the truth is, companies such as Coca~Cola are very much like people in that they are...»

Top NFC Vulnerabilities: Your Smartphone’s Best Friend and Worst Nightmare

Mellisa Tolentino | July 27th

At the Black Hat convention, researchers discussed how NFC tags can be used to exploit smartphone vulnerabilities.  It's a serious topic, as more and more devices are being shipped with NFC chips standard, and NFC technology is...»

Box Plays Nice with Microsoft, Comes to Windows Phone 7

Maria Deutscher | July 27th

Popular cloud storage service Box has not had many nice things to say about Microsoft or its popular Sharepoint platform. However, it seems Box likes the company enough to add support for Microsoft's Windows Phone 7....»

VMTurbo to Bring Workload Management to OpenStack

Tavis J. Hampton | July 27th

VMTurbo recently announced that it has joined the OpenStack community and plans to integrate its intelligent workload management solutions with the open source cloud platform. By becoming a member of OpenStack, VMTurbo joins...»

Oracle Finally Adds the Elastic to Exalogic

Maria Deutscher | July 27th

This week Oracle announced the second generation of its cloud in a box, Exalogic Elastic Cloud Software 2.0. The newest release of the platform introduces several improvements, most notably, more virtualization capabilities. Oracle's improvements in...»

Pentaho Extends Cloudera Big Data Partnership

Tavis J. Hampton | July 26th

Pentaho has announced plans for tighter integration of its Business Analyticis 4.5 with Cloudera Enterprise 4.0 and CDH4. This extension of its partnership with Cloudera is designed to create a complete solution for Hadoop-based data...»

Skype Controversy Puts Microsoft in Awkward Position

Tavis J. Hampton | July 26th

Conspiracy theorists had long warned the world about Microsoft. They told us one day the overlords in Redmond would take over the world, enslaving us all. When Microsoft acquired Skype, many users, especially...»

Cloudera, HP Make Simplified Hadoop in the Enterprise

Josette Rigsby | July 26th

Cloudera, a provides of enterprise software and services for Hadoop, and Hewlett-Packard (HP) have announced a new joint development and licensing agreement. HP will resell Cloudera’s Enterprise platform, and the companies are planning to release...»

Valve CEO Dubs Windows 8 “Catastrophic” For PC Game Developers

Mellisa Tolentino | July 26th

Some may have already tried Windows 8 but the rest of the world is still waiting for its official commercial release.  Microsoft keeps bragging about its Metro user interface and how awesome it would be great with apps...»

MakerBot Gives Life to the Physible and Decade-Lost Nostalgia with the Mixtape Kit

Kyt Dotson | July 26th

MakerBot, the builder of a 3D printer-extruder platform for consumers, is mixing it up (almost literally) by releasing a mixtape kit. The kit enables the MakerBot to build a USB flash-player version of the vintage concept of...»