Twitter UK Boasts 10 Million Active Users, Majority on Mobile Devices

Kyt Dotson | May 15th

Twitter has released some stats on their current impact in the UK and they’re quite impressive: approximately 10 million active users with 80% active on mobile phones. The company is traditionally very secretive about their stats and growth, which...»

SAP, Oracle, Windows All Run Fine on VMware at James Hardie

Bert Latamore | May 15th

Three years ago the IT shop at James Hardie Building Products had not yet hit the wall, but it could see the wall ahead in terms of space and power requirements to support steady business...»

IBM Versus the Big Data Skills Gap

Matt Weinberger | May 15th

Last week, IBM invited me down to the grand opening of the Silicon Valley IBM Innovation Center (IIC), a facility designed to educate Big Blue's channel partners and help them integrate its product line into...»

SAN Cheaper than DAS for Most Exchange Installations

Bert Latamore | May 15th

SAN is less expensive than DAS for all on premise Microsoft Exchange installations with more than 500 seats, or that are likely to grow above that level, or installations of any size that require high...»

Lightbox Is the Latest Mobile Photo Acquisition for Facebook as IPO Nears

Saroj Kar | May 15th

Facebook has just added another deal to its hasty string of acquisitions, in what may be the last acquisition before the forthcoming IPO.  This time it's a talent hire, bringing in the entire seven-member developer...»

YouSendIt Appoints Brad Garlinghouse as CEO to Bolster Cloud Growth

Maria Deutscher | May 15th

It can’t be said that YouSendIt hasn’t been remarkably successful in the collaboration space. The popular service has more than 30 million users as of the first quarter of this year, and it...»

Xeround Integrates MySQL DBaaS with Two Developer Platforms

Maria Deutscher | May 15th

Traditional database vendor-turned cloud DB service provider Xeround said that it’s making its database-as-a- service for MySQL apps available on two additional platforms. It will be offered in the form of an add-on for...»

Go Daddy’s Latest Rebranding Effort: $5M Donation to HIV/AIDS Center

Mellisa Tolentino | May 15th

GoDaddy has been shrouded in controversy for shutting down sites that support the Stop Online Piracy Act.  They lost a lot of customers when their SOPA support was made public, but was able to regain...»

VDI Showing Signs of Intelligent Life, Says Wikibon Analyst Scott Lowe

Bert Latamore | May 15th

“Fortunately, we’re beginning to see signs of intelligent life in the primordial goo that is VDI,” writes Wikibon Analyst Scott Lowe in his latest Alert, “VDI's Evolution Provides New Opportunities for Deployment.” Lowe reports significant...»

Rdio Redesign Goes Social to Compete with Spotify

Mellisa Tolentino | May 15th

Rdio, the ad-free music subscription service, announced the reinvention of their app.  Rdio took everything that’s good and redesigned it to be simpler, faster and be more social. What’s new? The new and improved Rdio ...»