The Hunger Games Wins Big: A Social Phenomenon

Saroj Kar | March 26th

After Harry Potter and Twilight, there's Hunger Games.  Like the other Hollywood sagas, Hunger Games is based on the bestselling children's literature by Suzanne Collins. Now turned into an epic film, Hunger Games opened Friday...»

DataDirect Reveals Two New Data Crunching Appliances

Maria Deutscher | March 26th

DataDirect Networks unveiled its two latest offerings today for general availability – the DDN SFA10K-M and SFA10K-ME appliances, designed to handle large data-driven workloads. “One of the key attributes of today’s Big Data is the lack...»

US Military Members Had More than 15,600 Accounts on MegaUpload

Kyt Dotson | March 26th

Megaupload proved to be an astoundingly useful resource for many people and fell quickly when they caught up in a feud with the big media industry in the form of the MPAA and RIAA. The picture painted by...»

The PC is Dead! Long Live the PC!

Steven Hodson | March 26th

The recent proclamation that the PC is dead and we are living in something called a "Post-PC world" are little more than some self-serving hyperbole. Just to clarify: PC actually stands for personal computer and if we go with that accepted terminology,...»

Waiting for Instagram for Android? Try These Apps First

Cherr Aira | March 26th

Instagram is coming to Android soon. After reaching over 20 million iOS users, CEO and co-founder Kevin Systrom showed off the beta version of the app for Android at the recently concluded SXSW Interactive...»

Integration Data Sheds Light on NoSQL Database Adoption

Klint Finley | March 26th

Trying to determine what new technologies have traction - and therefore what job skills to train for - can be tricky business. Practicioner-centric analyst firm RedMonk is constantly analyzing various data sources to determine which tools are...»

GridGain is Heady on Analytics with Version 4.0 Platform

Maria Deutscher | March 26th

GridGain announced the fourth and latest release of its Java-based open source analytics middleware, which features several improvements and expanded support. Version 4 introduces a new tool appropriately named the Monitoring and Management Console, aimed...»

Data Scientist Hilary Mason Speaks about Bit.ly’s Dragoneye and Real Time Social Data

Kyt Dotson | March 26th

Bit.ly is a URL shortener best known for living in a niche alongside such powerful contenders as Tinyurl, Google’s variant, and many others—the debate over the use of URL shorteners continues to be heated—but with services such as...»

Nokia Lumina Will Be AT&T’s Cheapest Flagship Phone Yet at $99

Mellisa Tolentino | March 26th

The Nokia Lumia 900 will be launching on April 8 in AT&T stores, priced at $99.99 with a two-year contract.  This will be AT&T’s cheapest flagship phone ever sold. The Lumia 900 features...»

3 Trends a Rearden Data Scientist Would Like to See Visualized: Q&A Series

Kristen Nicole | March 26th

Rearden is one of the few companies utilizing big data ideals to directly benefit the consumer.  With an edge on travel patterns, Rearden has a good idea of our behavioral patterns when it comes...»