Akamai Refreshes Top Level Execs with New CIO, Head of R&D

Maria Deutscher | October 27th

Web acceleration services provider Akamai announced a couple of significant hires this week: the company appointed Kumud Kalia as its chief information officer, and Rick McConnell as Executive Vice President of Products and Development. Both...»

RIM Faces Class Action Lawsuit over Network Outage

Mellisa Tolentino | October 27th

BlackBerry subscribers suffered a 4-day service outage a couple of weeks ago.   The incident led to a mob of angry customers as most of them are from the business sector. The outage cost both end...»

Sony To Acquire Ericsson’s Shares for $1.5B

Mellisa Tolentino | October 27th

Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications AB is the joint venture of Sony Corp. and Ericsson AB.  For 10 years, the two companies brought some pretty cool, mostly musically inclined phones to the market.  But the demand...»

Papaya Mobile Seeks Android Success on the iPhone

Kristina Farrah | October 27th

It had always been just for Android, and despite tackling just this one particular demographic, social gaming network Papaya Mobile managed to grow to 25 million users earlier this summer.  It’s a 940

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Facebook Gets A Hefty Tax Bill from the State of Oregon and Is None Too Happy About It

Alex Williams | October 26th

Facebook recently received a bit of a surprise from the state of Oregon in the form of a $390,000 tax bill for the massive data center it recently completed in the small town of Prineville...»

Wall Street Journal Reporting YouTube Close To Launching Channels

John Furrier | October 26th

According to the Wall Street Journal, Google is expected to announce a big push beyond amatueur videos and into big entertainment. YouTube is already there just today they live streamed Cold Play. ...»

IBM Netezza Considering a Hadoop Appliance

Alex Williams | October 26th

An Apache Hadoop appliance is under consideration for the IBM Netezza product line but the vice president of product management said that they will not develop one unless it can be a game changer. Price performance...»

SAP Stock Up On Great Business Results – Impressive Turnaround for Co-CEOs McDermott and Snabe

John Furrier | October 26th

SAP announced great financial results with their official Q3 2011 earnings this morning. They had a very strong quarter. SAP continues to grow the core business - Business Suite, Business Analytics - with new...»

Citrix Integrates with AppSense after Partner Acquisition

Maria Deutscher | October 26th

AppSense announced today that it has integrated its User Virtualization Platform with the Citrix Cortex Cloud Control Panel, now known as the CloudPortal Services Manager. The goal is to deliver customers a better interface to...»

Cisco Extends TelePresence with Free Perks

Saroj Kar | October 26th

Five years ago, Cisco launched TelePresence (Cisco TelePresence) technology for enterprise customers with extremely realistic video conferencing solutions. To mark and celebrate the 5th anniversary, Cisco is extending its TelePresence videoconferencing by introducing end points...»