The Stakes are High in the Hadoop Distribution Race

Jeffrey Kelly | November 15th

A few weeks back I wrote that the focus in the Hadoop community was shifting from the infrastructure layer – the plumbing, if you will – to the analytics and application layers. That premise was backed up...»

Juniper All Set to Fight Sluggish Economy, Says CEO

Isha Suri | November 15th

Kevin Johnson who joined Juniper Networks almost three years back, is quite optimistic about the company’s performance, even in these sluggish economic conditions.  Juniper - the world’s second largest maker of Internet routers after...»

Bright Future for Online Video Ads at BrightRoll: $30M Round

Cherr Aira | November 15th

The best is yet to come for online video advertising, especially with mobile ads catching a powerful triple digit growth rate this year. The holiday season is looking pretty good for online ads...»

Facebook Gore-Porn Account Hijacking Epidemic Reaches a Fever Pitch

Kyt Dotson | November 15th

It’s as if the circus of pornographic horrors has marched into the hallowed, staid halls of Facebook, painting over the frescoes and setting up shops of debauchery on every corner. A new exploit, slowly gathering steam over the...»

Blowout Big Data: wonderMode’s Fashionable BI Marketplace

Mellisa Tolentino | November 15th

Interest is rising in business intelligence applications, and when it comes to putting big data to use, the retail industry is fair game, especially this time of year.  An Aberdeen Group Business Intelligence Senior Research...»

Game Lab: A New Fund for the Open Web Game Ecosystem

Klint Finley | November 15th

Boston based venture capital firm Atlas Venture and consulting firm Bocoup have launched Game Lab, a new fund for companies building technologies that will advance the development of video games with HMTL5 on the Open...»

Super Size Me – Amazon Web Services Launches “Extra Large” Supercomputer Clusters in the Cloud

Alex Williams | November 15th

Amazon Web Services (AWS) has a new high performance computing instance and it's a big one. In a blog post this morning, Jeff Barr of AWS described an instance that advances the idea of...»

Google Releases Android 4.0 ICS Source Code (and Honeycomb, Too!)

Mellisa Tolentino | November 15th

Since Google announced their plan to acquire Motorola Mobility, ODM partners that were already using the Android platform grew concerned that Google would play favorites.  Recently, Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt, announced that...»

Thoughts On Google Atmosphere – CIO ANGLE – SalesForce.com Should Be Scared Not Facebook

John Furrier | November 15th

Thoughts from Atmosphere at Google - +SiliconANGLE Google Atmosphere event at the Googleplex in Mountain View, California is the company’s big enterprise CIO event. This is the event where Google parades out their top executives...»

Is the Kindle Fire Really a Hot Piece of Tablet?

Mellisa Tolentino | November 15th

The Kindle Fire is finally available today so those who pre-ordered the device, expect that your Kindle Fire is on its way.  Since the Kindle Fire was first unveiled, it's received mixed reviews -...»