“Unlimited” Now Equals 300 Megabytes

George Ou | November 10th

A small wireless company called Republic Wireless has started a new “unlimited” wireless voice/text/data service for $19 per month.  It was bad enough when companies were calling 5 gigabytes unlimited, but Republic Wireless has stretched the
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Summify: Finding a Place in a Crowded Market

Tom Foremski | November 10th

I met with Mircea Pașoi, co-founder of Vancouver-based Summify, a service that helps people deal with information overload by figuring out the top news stories for the day based on their peer groups on social networks. This...»

Tasso Argyros Talk’s about Aster’s MapReduce Angle, Hadoop Ecosystem in theCube

Maria Deutscher | November 10th

Tasso Argyros, vice president of marketing and product management for Aster Data talked with Dave Vellante and Jeff Kelly in Hadoop World 2011 about Hadoop, the market and in particular his company’s offering. The discussion kicked off...»

Apache BigTop: The Next Big Thing in Hadoop

Klint Finley | November 10th

Yesterday during his keynote at HadoopWorld 2011, Apache Hadoop creator and Cloudera employee Doug Cutting announced that the next version of Cloudera's Distribution Including Hadoop (CDH4) will be based on Apache BigTop. But what exactly is...»

SunGard and University of Texas Join Forces to Solve Cloud Computing Problems

Kristina Farrah | November 10th

We all take advantage of cloud computing regardless of whether we realize it or not. Buying stuff on eBay, browsing through Amazon, watching our favorite online videos, all of these take place in the cloud. In

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Informatica EVP James Markarian Talks Hadoop in theCube

Maria Deutscher | November 10th

James Markarian, executive vice president and general manger of Informatica’s Enterprise Integration unit, stopped by theCube at Hadoop World 2011 to give us a look at the ecosystem from his company’s perspective. Informatica has...»

Mobile Ads Saw Triple-Digit Growth in 2011

Kristina Farrah | November 10th

Everything that used to be exclusively PC is becoming mobile as well –be it malware, viruses, anti-virus tools, videos, and even advertising. In Millennial Media’s Q3 SMART report, six verticals experienced triple digit

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Crosswa.lk Combines iCloud, Facebook for App Recommendations

Mellisa Tolentino | November 10th

Finding great apps for your iPhone, iPod or iPad has become a prime area of interest for search developers, and Imaginary Feet, a developer of web and mobile applications for iOS, has launched Crosswa.lk, a social...»

Digital Reasoning Focuses on Pattern Recognition in Unstructured Data on Hadoop

Bert Latamore | November 10th

Cloudera user Digital Reasoning is focused on developing ontologies for unstructured data, basically finding the patterns that allow that data to be analyzed, company CEO Tim Estes told SiliconAngle CEO and Founder John Furrier...»

There’s More to Hadoop Implementation than Volume, says Attivio CTO

Kristen Nicole | November 9th

Attivio’s all about unlocking unstructured data.  Coming off the recent release of version 3.0 of their Unified Information Access Platform, Attivio CTO Sid Probstein drops by theCube at Hadoop World 2011 to discuss how...»