What Women Want: Pinterest and Trusted Bloggers

Mellisa Tolentino | March 16th

Who's more trustworthy - blogs and social media or consumer reviews?  That's the question BlogHer, the premium cross-platform media network and publisher for women,  asked in their 5th Annual Women and Social Media Study, which...»

Accel Big Data Conference Set for May 9th At Stanford University

Matt Weinberger | March 15th

Accel Partners has announced that its inaugural Big Data Conference, which promises to "uncover the future disruptive ideas and technology trends in Big Data," will be held on the Stanford University campus on...»

Puppet vs. Chef: Which is More Popular?

Klint Finley | March 15th

Which configuration manatement tool is more popular: Puppet or Chef? RedMonk analyst Stephen O'Grady recently did some Web mining to find out. O'Grady's not sure. I'm betting that Puppet has more traction, but that Chef is growing fast. O'Grady...»

How Salesforce.com Deals With Big Data

Matt Weinberger | March 15th

During his keynote session, Salesforce.com CEO and Chairman Marc Benioff brought video game publishing giant Activision's CIO Robert Schmid on stage.  They talked about how the Salesforce Service Cloud enables it to meet unique challenges...»

Scott Weller of HP Talks Services and the New Role of the CIO

Maria Deutscher | March 15th

[caption id="attachment_96118" align="alignright" width="300" caption="The Cube - HP New Support Reality - Scott Weller, HP, with John Furrier and Dave Vellante"][/caption] Scott Weller, the VP of the support business within HP’s technology services group, ...»

Social Technology for Kids That Create Safe Spaces from PixyKids to PBS

Mellisa Tolentino | March 15th

Kids and gadgets go hand-in-hand, like they’re meant for each other, they can figure things out much faster than an adult like how to finish a level in a game or how to actually play a game.  It’s...»

VMware Updates Spring Support in Light of Accelerated Growth

Maria Deutscher | March 15th

Virtualization software maker VMware announced that it has updated its Spring expansions to support version 3.1 of the framework. The list includes Spring Integration, Spring Security, Spring Batch, Spring Data, Spring Mobile and...»

Firefox Copying Chrome but Prepares for Windows 8

Mellisa Tolentino | March 15th

Mozilla released the latest version of their browser, Firefox 10.2, this week and critics aren’t really impressed, saying nothing much has changed.  The only addition worth noting is its ability to sync add-ons...»

Malware Infiltrating Anonymous Not So Different from Any Other Trojan Trickery

Kyt Dotson | March 15th

Wednesday, an operating system designed around a flavor of Linux was released by an apparent cell of Anonymous accordingly loaded with anonymity tools, hacking suites, and privacy software—but it also potentially came with a side of...»

How the Daily Dot Uses Data Journalism to Understand Tumblr, Reddit and the Role of the Influencer

Alex Williams | March 15th

Like the past few years at SXSW,  the buzz over the past week came down to what apps are hot and what are not. But the deeper questions will go unanswered for quite some time....»