SOPA and PROTECTIP Grumble in the Grave: Let’s Salt and Burn the Bones

Kyt Dotson | April 6th

It looks like in an almost zombie film action, SOPA and PROTECTIP may be lurching back from the dead—and like all good zombies, it’s out for brains: storage and cloud will be the first on the plate. We’ve...»

Samsung Reports Record-High Q1 Sales while HTC Suffers from Low Revenue

Mellisa Tolentino | April 6th

Samsung Electronics Co. and HTC released their 2012 first quarter guidance reports, and not surprisingly, the manufacturing companies have completely different financial results. Samsung reported  consolidated sales of approximately 45 trillion Korean Won and a...»

CyberSecurity Weekly Roundup: From Kelihos to Cloudlock

Kristina Farrah | April 6th

Starting this week, SiliconANGLE brings you cybersecurity roundup to sum up the latest happenings in the Internet security space. This is a particularly important area as the Internet becomes a lethal weapon in the digital age.


SAS Picks Accenture for Analytics Implementation in EU Contract

Maria Deutscher | April 6th

IT consultation Accenture has been chosen by the SAS Institute to help deploy their Risk Management for Insurance initiative in a client environment. The company in question is Folksam, a Swedish insurance provider that contracted SAS for the...»

500 Startups Gets $50M Round – How You Can Get In on the Fun

Cherr Aira | April 6th

Incubator programs are great for getting startups on the right track.  500 Startups, one of the up and coming incubators, has just landed a $50 million funding round to aid its bevy of entrepreneurs, proving that...»

Top 20 Most Popular Programming Languages Among Hacker News Readers

Klint Finley | April 6th

Two weeks ago someone ran a poll on Hacker News asking what the readers' favorite programming language was. Yesterday (April 5) I took a look back at the poll to see who came out on top. I...»

Canonical Brings The Noise With “Metal As a Service” But What is the Strategic Value?

Matt Weinberger | April 6th

Metal-as-a-Service (MAAS) isn't just my new band name - it's both the name of and concept behind Canonical's new physical server provisioning tool, bringing "cloud-like semantics for on-demand capacity" and simplifying the deployment of big data and cloud...»

Millennial Media Faces Patent Lawsuit After Closing IPO

Mellisa Tolentino | April 6th

Millennial Media recently closed their IPO offering of 10,200,000 shares of common stock at a public offering price of $13.00 per share, but there's already trouble for the mobile ad network, as it faces...»

Simplifying Hadoop Querying With SaaS and Why It Matters to the CIO

Matt Weinberger | April 6th

Analytics startup Kontagent is breaking the mold with the availability of kSuite DataMine, a SaaS offering that enables analysts to use Hive-powered, SQL-like queries to get data out of a Hadoop deployment. It's meant to give insights...»

DataDirect Networks to Provide the Storage Behind New Telescope

Maria Deutscher | April 6th

Earlier this week we covered IBM’s partnership with the European ASTRON to develop analytics software that will filter the data collected by the Square Kilometer Array.  The initiative aims to make the job of...»