Consumerization of Analytics Arrives with Evolved Hadoop Systems

Maria Deutscher | October 31st

George Mathew, the President and Chief Operating Office of Alteryx, shared his take on big data with Dave Vellante in a recent Cube interview. Mathew’s first observation is that the whole analytics trend has come a very long...»

Battle of the Minis: iPad mini vs. Nexus 7, Kindle Fire HD

Mellisa Tolentino | October 31st

Google just updated their small tablet offering with the unveiling of the new Nexus 7.  It now comes with the latest Android version, 4.2 Jelly Bean, and a few more surprises.  Though Google did not have the proper...»

Halloween? There’s An App For That As Well…

Mike Wheatley | October 31st

Whether its finding a costume at the last minute, keeping an eye on the kids while they’re out and about trick-or-treating, or simply creating ‘spooky’ effects on your smartphone, there’s a Halloween app to help you out. For anyone...»

Apple Puts A Stop To Siri’s Whoring

Mike Wheatley | October 31st

Apple has clamped down on randy Chinese punters using Siri to help locate hookers, just days after the app’s more frivolous side was revealed. According to the China Daily, Siri was previously more than willing to assist horny...»

Breaking Analysis: Election Time – Is AMD Throwing Its Hat Into the ARM Ring?

Molly Sassmann | October 31st

AMD is finally taking the plunge and making the big commitment to build ARM-based server CPUs.  AMD has put forth some serious internal efforts into the low power processor which indicates they do not intend to...»

Breaking Analysis: The Next Nexus: Which One Is Right For You?

Molly Sassmann | October 30th

Despite Hurricane Sandy's best efforts to derail them, Google went ahead with an unofficial online version of their Android event. Not surprisingly, they announced their Nexus series, which consists of the Nexus 4 smartphone, the Nexus...»

Breaking Analysis: Tim Cook’s New Regime – Collaboration is King Across iPhone, Software & Services

Molly Sassmann | October 30th

Two Apple executives have been asked to leave the company for unrelated reasons, leaving big shoes to fill. Scott Forstall, who was in charge of Apple's mobile software unit, was let go after he refused to sign his...»