Pokemon-esque Game for iPhone MinoMonsters Catches Them All December 16

Mellisa Tolentino | November 10th

There are thousands of apps available apps in Apple’s iTunes App Store and it’s really difficult to choose the right app.  Imaginary Feet’s Crosswa.lk could help you in your dilemma but I think most people, like...»

Social Video Takes Lead with Spreecast and LiveLead Services

Isha Suri | November 10th

Social videos have become a rage these days and this is quite evident from lots of startup companies coming up with similar services. Two of the latest ones include Spreecast and LiveLead, who are offering live-group...»

Datameer Chief Stefan Groschupf Talks Business Agility at Hadoop World 2011

Maria Deutscher | November 10th

Stefan Groschupf, the co-founder and chief executive officer of analytics software maker Datameer, visited theCube to have a chat with SiliconANGLE founder John Furrier and Wikibon’s Dave Vellante. Groschupf gave us a rub-down of his company’s history,...»

Adobe Flash Mobile Pullout, So What Happens Now?

Mellisa Tolentino | November 10th

Yesterday, Adobe Systems announced that they will be pulling the plug for Flash for mobile as well as sack 750 employees from North America and Europe to cut cost of expenses.  The decision to drop Flash...»

“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

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


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...»