Apache Hadoop Gets its First Update in More Than a Year

Alex Williams | November 15th

Apache Hadoop has a new release, its first in more than a year. According to the Cloudera blog, the new release, Apache 0.23.0, has a number of new features and improvements, including HDFS...»

Hadoop and NoSQL VC Funding Is More Than $350 Million – Up 266%

Alex Williams | November 15th

The 451 Group is releasing a report that says Apache Hadoop and NoSQL funding is more than $350 million. Funding has shot through the roof in the past few months with funding for Hadoop...»

QLogic Latest IT Firm to Buy Back Stock

Maria Deutscher | November 15th

Networking gear vendor QLogic is the latest tech company that announced a stock buyback recently. In a press release that went out today, QLogic confirmed that its board has authorized a repurchase of $200...»

Quantum Updates Disk, Tape Offerings

Maria Deutscher | November 15th

Quantum announced the latest versions of its DXi8500 disk system and the Scalar i6000 tape library, as well as its Quantum Vision storage and backup analytics tool. DXi8500 features the new DXi 2.1 software, which the...»

Daily Deals Seek Premium Packages in Lifestyle Apps

Saroj Kar | November 15th

LivingSocial, the main competitor for Groupon across the Atlantic, has launched a new feature called Room Service (available at home) and Instant Ordering (real-time order). The new services offer delivery of meals to high-end home...»

AMD Challenges Intel with New Chip, Rapid Expansion

Maria Deutscher | November 15th

It seems some of the major storage vendors are starting to look beyond Intel. The chipmaker has some very ambitious plans to expand in areas where its market share is relatively small (namely mobile), though...»

.xxx Domains Grabbed By Schools Before the Rush

Mellisa Tolentino | November 15th

The ICM Registry started offering .xxx domain to all interested parties including porn sites and non-porn brands or names.  The point of ICM Registry is to make all porn-related sites end with .xxx, so it would be...»

Music Madness, from iTunes Match to Android Piracy

Mellisa Tolentino | November 15th

As Google Music nears its full launch and rumors of a new Store flood the headlines, other music services are spicing things up to keep their edge as well.  While Google's leaked hints of what...»

Nirvanix Wins Massive 8 Petabyte Private Cloud Deal from USC – Validates Cloud Storage

John Furrier | November 15th

The last 30 days for Nirvanix have been on fire—first the big-scale OEM deal with IBM Global Services, then the announcement that Cerner Healthcare was deploying a 3 petabyte private cloud...»

ScaleXtreme Adds to Cloud Management Platform

Maria Deutscher | November 15th

ScaleXtreme has launched Dynamic Server Assembly into general availability, a new feature that’s now included in its ScaleXtreme Xpress and ScaleXtreme Xpert cloud software. The solution, which is available in both a free and a premium edition, aims...»