MapR Launches Free Online Hadoop Training Program

Klint Finley | November 9th

As we've noted there's an increasing demand for workers with Apache Hadoop skills. But if you're a developer or IT operations professional, how can you learn more about Hadoop? MapR, a company that sells its own...»

Amy O’Connor in theCube: Nokia Looks to Hadoop for Transforming Data Solutions and Consumer Apps

Kyt Dotson | November 9th

The troubles facing smartphone manufacturer Nokia have been front and center a lot lately so seeing them at Hadoop World 2011 shines a light on their future intent. Nokia Senior Director of Analytics, Amy O’Connor, came...»

Cloudera CEO and his Backers Discuss Accel’s New $100M Big Data Fund

Bert Latamore | November 9th

Venture capital fund Accel Partners, a major investor in Cloudera, Clickview, and Fusion-IO, announced the creation of a $100M Big Data fund at HadoopWorld 2011 in New York City Nov. 8, to foster rapid innovation...»

Fusion-io Files for $350M Registration Statement

Maria Deutscher | November 9th

Flash-based storage solutions vendor Fusion-io announced it has filed papers with the SEC purposing a public offering of its stock. The company went public not too long ago and already it’s looking to sell about $350...»

Big Data Analysis as Self-Service SaaS for Everyone? That’s Quantivo’s Plan

Bert Latamore | November 9th

Big data is widely seen as the next big thing in marketing and customer relations by large enterprises. Technologies like Cloudera to Amazon Elastic MapReduce are mostly based on the open-source Hadoop database technology developed...»

Hortonworks to Take Apache Hadoop Beyond MapReduce, Says Arun Murthy

Bert Latamore | November 9th

The Hortonworks team of ex-Yahoo Hadoop developers is focused on their announced goal of getting half of the world's data onto Apache Hadoop within the next five years, says Hortonworks Co-Founder and Architect Arun...»

Work Isn’t All About Just Salary Anymore: Social Media and Internet Top Gen Y Expectations

Kristina Farrah | November 9th

Digital natives, or those never knowing the world without internet, are the future force of the working industry--and let’s face it, their needs and preferences revolve almost entirely around technology. A study conducted by


GE & Juniper Networks Team-up To Develop Data-Secured Military Vehicles

Mellisa Tolentino | November 9th

At the MILCOM 2011, being held at Baltimore, Maryland, GE Intelligent Platforms and Juniper Networks announced that they will be working closely to develop a family of rugged, highly secure routing and network...»

Gmail App Pulled Out… Again!

Mellisa Tolentino | November 9th

Last week was quite embarrassing for Google as on the day they launched the Gmail app for iOS devices, they had to pull it out the very same day because the app was very buggy.  Users...»

Nvidia Parades the World’s First Quad-Core Mobile Processor, Tegra 3

Kristina Farrah | November 9th

Everybody’s been waiting for Nvidia to finally unveil the Tegra 3 processor and it's finally here. Tegra 3 enters the market as the most powerful and the first quad-core ARM A9-based processor for mobile devices, featuring