Bleak Outlook for the PC Industry as 2012 Nears

Saroj Kar | December 9th

PCs have faced a cautious market this past year or so, with the rise of tablets but also because of our very globalized market.   Market research firm IHS predicts the PC industry will shortfall in shipments...»

Carrier IQ-gate Redux: The Wolf in the Smartphone

Kyt Dotson | December 9th

Over the past few weeks, there’s been something of a brouhaha brewing over the discovery of a diagnostic app embedded in almost all modern smartphones used by carriers to determine what’s gone wrong with a phone. The app...»

Is OPEN Act The Solution For Piracy?

Mellisa Tolentino | December 9th

Piracy is the greatest dilemma of anyone selling legitimate and original products. Pirates earn more than the original sellers because they sell it at a cheaper price, so people go gaga over them.  The U.S. government has been...»

Custom App Optimization with New Relic’s Latest Integration

Maria Deutscher | December 9th

Cloud-based app performance monitoring service New Relic has been integrated into CloudSwing, an open-source PaaS by OpenLogic. CloudSwing is based on the concept of allowing the user to do a lot of customization in order...»

HP Open Sources WebOS – Will it Be Enough to Lure Developers?

Klint Finley | December 9th

HP is open sourcing WebOS, the mobile operating system acquired from Palm last year for $1.2 billion, and Enyo, the development framework for the OS. WebOS has been widely praised yet has struggled to gain traction, in...»

Motorola Mobility’s Epic Win against Apple

Mellisa Tolentino | December 9th

Earlier today, we reported that the Australian ban on the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 has been lifted in Samsung's third win against Apple.  And now, fresh from the Mannheim Regional Court, Motorola Mobility won...»

Breaking: HP to Open Source WebOS – Code Base and Continued Investment – A Good Move

John Furrier | December 9th

HP CEO Meg Whitman is announcing that HP has officially open sourced WebOS. HP will contribute all the WebOS code base, Enyo framework, and continued investment into the WebOS technology platform. HP still has to make a...»

Marc Andreessen and Andreessen Horowitz Deny Any Involvement In Yahoo Takeover

John Furrier | December 9th

Here is the statement from Marc Andreessen on the speculation that he was in the running to take over the operating role of Yahoo. From Marc Andreessen, co-founder and general partner of Andreessen Horowitz:

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Twitter’s New Brand Pages: the Right Direction for Social Ads?

Mellisa Tolentino | December 9th

Social media plays a crucial role for brands these days.  As seen on Facebook and Twitter (and even Google+), brand pages are important to keep audiences interested by constantly updating their pages, telling consumers what’s...»

IBM’s Futuristic Ideas for High-Performance Computing

Maria Deutscher | December 9th

IBM is introducing Watson to the big data world. The supercomputer includes a lot of components developed by the company - and some of which have been proved to be quite useful for IBM customers...»