Progress on SEP 2.0: Interoperability Consortium Announced

Mike Coop | August 2nd

Moments ago at the Wi-Fi Alliance Smart Energy Forum, four key networking alliances announced a consortium to test and certify the interoperability of Smart Energy Profile 2.0 applications and devices. This is big. Important. Vital to the...»

HP TouchPad Update Falls Flat, but Shows Dedication to Tablet Market

Mellisa Tolentino | August 2nd

A month after its release, HP’s TouchPad has been getting bad reviews.  And now, to appease the angry mob, they have launched the webOS 3.02.68, an update to its current software.  But is it enough...»

YouTube Becoming Unusable During the Day?

George Ou | August 2nd

If you’ve been noticing problems with using YouTube during the day over the past few months, it is not your imagination.  The online video streaming for user generated content has degraded significantly in recent months, to the point where...»

Skype for iPad is Back, This Time is for Keeps!

Cherr Aira | August 2nd

With IT anything is possible, even beating Britney Spears’ record of getting married and divorcing within 24 hours. This is what happened to Skype today. The only difference is that they immediately rekindled romance with...»

With 1 Billion Transactions Daily, Can eBay Survive Without the Open Source Cloud?

Cherr Aira | August 2nd

The recent OSCON 2011 event has paved the way for some open source cloud education. The event that highlighted enterprises like OpenStack, VMware and Hadoop created a positive impression in this space. And,...»

The Lesson that Android Needs to Learn, but Probably Won’t

Steven Hodson | August 2nd

There are reasons that Windows is still the most prevalent operating system in the world.  Primarily is the fact that from the very early days, Windows was easy to get and install, either legally or illegally. Anyone who...»

200 Million Tweets a Day Keeps Major Funding Underway

Cherr Aira | August 2nd

NASA invited 150 Twitter followers to a “tweetup” to witness the launch of a Jupiter-bound spacecraft.  It's a testament to the scope and influence of social media and networking nowadays, particularly Twitter. Even President...»

LivingSocial Extends its Asian Expansion With Acquisition of Ticket Monster

Robert Manto | August 2nd

Continuing its Asian expansion, LivingSocial has acquired Ticket Monster Inc., one of the leading daily deals website in South Korea. Over the year, LivingSocial has been actively expanding its reach, including the seemingly impenetrable Asian...»

HTC Preps 8 New Handsets as Apple War Lands in UK

Mellisa Tolentino | August 2nd

Apple is really popular, especially in courtrooms.  After reaching an agreement with Samsung regarding the patent infringement case, Samsung agreed to postpone release of their Galaxy Tab 10.1 in Australia and Apple agreed to...»

CA Technologies Seeks to Boost Cloud Strategy with Latest Acquisition

Robert Manto | August 2nd

Continuing its cloud acquisition streak, CA Technologies announced the acquisition of privately-held SaaS-based monitoring for the cloud WatchMouse B.V. Within the last couple of years, IT management software and solutions company CA Technologies have been...»