Mobiles Republic Secures $3M Via Series A, It’s Still Anybody’s Ballgame in Mobile Development

Cherr Aira | March 21st

Social mobile app developers prefer Google’s immense stack of assets over Facebook’s 900 million users, according to a recent IDC/Apcelerator study, drawing a clear depiction that while developers think that there is a big...»

Yummly Gets a Yummy $6M in Series A Funding

Mellisa Tolentino | March 21st

Yummly, a top recipe search platform, has closed a $6 million Series A funding round led by Physic Ventures, with contributions from Unilever Corporate Ventures, Harrison Metal Capital, First Round Capital, Intel...»

Apple’s New Heating iPad, Nokia Applies for Tattoo Patent

Mellisa Tolentino | March 21st

Today’s mobile roundup features ATP Capital’s new funding for BlackBerry Partners Fund, Nokia’s Ignite Hackathon contest and tattoo patent, and Apple’s heatgate problem. Apple’s New iPad Heats Up, Literally! It’s like a tradition, every new Apple product...»

Does Big Data Have a Story Beyond Geeks?

Kristen Nicole | March 21st

During my trip to Austin for SXSW 2012 I wanted to uncover this year’s big data story, and determine the areas to which big data can still be applied.  SXSW is a unique instance of...»

Moxie and Saba: Has The Next Generation Social Enterprise Arrived?

Matt Weinberger | March 21st

Thanks to well-timed announcements by Moxie Software and Saba, I've heard no less than three vendors tell me that they've prepared the next generation of the social enterprise model in the last week. Salesforce.com makes up...»

Think Big Analytics Launches AWS Consulting Practice, Training Courses

Jeffrey Kelly | March 21st

Think Big Analytics is bringing its professional services to the public cloud. The Amazon cloud, to be specific. Think Big Analytics announced today a new consulting practice to help its clients deploy and leverage Big Data technologies on...»

Cisco’s Latest Push Addresses BYOD’s Evolution

Maria Deutscher | March 20th

Cisco is still very much a networking company--it’s only expanding its horizons, and is actively spilling into some of the newer segments of IT that overlap with its core market.  The cloud is one example,...»

HP’s Printer Unit to Integrate with PC Group: Rumor

Maria Deutscher | March 20th

HP has been through a lot of turmoil in the last couple of years, from the huge cuts in R&D budget under Mark Hurd to the prospect of Leo Apotheker spinning off the $42 billion...»

The Power of Augmented Reality and Gamification to Get Better Pictures

Kyt Dotson | March 20th

Nowadays smartphones and devices with cameras embedded are ubiquitous and users take pictures of almost everything—they snap shots of their everyday life, buildings, and landmarks—and this can be extremely useful for the big data and visualization crowd. After...»

Build Beautiful Real-Time Dashboards with Graphene

Klint Finley | March 20th

Graphene is a dashboard building framework based on D3.js, Backbone.js and Graphite. Although most monitoring tools have their own visualization and dashboarding tools, sometimes you need to build your own. And Graphene looks like it...»