Splunk May Be Valued at $1.2 Billion. Still Lots of Opportunity for Consultants.

Klint Finley | January 13th

Word in Silicon Valley is that Splunk, which has filed its S-1, may be valued at $1.2 billion says SiliconAngle founder and CEO John Furrier. The S-1 is a sign that a company will soon file...»

Verizon Wireless to Strip Apps From Android Tablets and Replace With Private App Stores for Corporate IT Shops

Alex Williams | January 13th

Verizon Wireless plans to strip Android tablets of GMail and other apps and replace with a private app store that customers can use to deploy pre-approved apps. IT shops everywhere find more of their time gets spent pre-configuring the...»

Awe Inspiring History of Bitcoin’s Development as an Unintended Music Video

Kyt Dotson | January 13th

David Perry, a database administrator and the author of Coding In My Sleep, has delivered to the Bitcoin community perhaps one of the most awe inspiring visualizations of Bitcoin’s developmental history. The video he produced has...»

Five Reasons to Shut Down Your Community, Today

Angela Connor | January 13th

It’s time. Give it up. Your heart was in the right place, but you didn’t do anything to support your effort.You thought that building the community was enough. You never hired anyone to manage it. You mistakenly believed that...»

Lithium Technologies is on a Roll, Raises $53m and Plans Move to San Francisco

Tom Foremski | January 13th

Lithium Technologies is on a roll - the Emeryville based company recently raised $53.4 million and has a full order book for its enterprise social media platform. Thursday evening Lithium Technologies held a dinner celebrating the
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IGT Buys Double Down in Massive Social Gaming Deal

Maria Deutscher | January 13th

International Game Technology (IGT) has acquired Double Down Interactive, a creator of social games that’s most commonly known for the DoubleDown Casino title. The Facebook-based app was one of the top four games on...»

Splunk’s Big Data IPO “Imminent,” Insiders Say

Maria Deutscher | January 13th

Splunk, a maker of machine data aggregation and analysis software for the enterprise, is going public. Citing anonymous “people similar with the matter,  Bloomberg reported that Splunk hired Morgan Stanley to lead an...»

MakerBot ‘Replicator’ 3D Printer at CES 2012 Can Make Anything (In Two Colors)

Kyt Dotson | January 13th

Earlier this week at the Consumer Electronics Show—and unfortunately not a Star Trek convention—3D printer manufacturer, MakerBot, unveiled its newest amazing product dubbed the “MakerBot Replicator.” With two versions capable of making objects about...»

This Week in Cloud: Storage, PaaS and Smart TVs

Maria Deutscher | January 13th

This week has been particularly interesting thanks to a handful of very notable updates from all across the industry. The first news flash came from Dell’s direction, which launched its first dedupe offering powered by...»

Evolution of Agile: From Development Teams to the Whole Organization

Klint Finley | January 13th

Forrester has a new report titled Navigate The Future Of Agile And Lean. It looks at the progress from the early days of the agile methodology as a tool improving development team productivity to its current...»