5 Big Data Tools Built On Hadoop

Klint Finley | November 4th

Yesterday I looked at several of the alternatives to Apache Hadoop that are coming from companies like HPCC Systems, Twitter and Microsoft. These projects differentiate themselves from Hadoop by providing a more robust set of integrated tools...»

Apple Fights Gadget-Porn on iPhone-Related Domains

Isha Suri | November 4th

It’s nothing new that porn and scammers take undue advantage of every connected device, even ones they shouldn't.  Besides the web, the mobile domain is another target for the porn industry, specifically the forbidden fruit...»

Lot18 Closes $30M Round as Deals Sector Takes Off

Maria Pila | November 4th

Lot18, a New York-based, invitation-only site that started off selling wine online just a year ago, has raised $30 million in a third round of capital. The most recent round was led by Accel...»

Third Annual Hadoop World Conference: Live at theCube

Maria Pila | November 4th

Cloudera, a leading provider of Apache Hadoop-based data management software and services, is gearing up for its third annual Hadoop World conference. The sold out event brings together some of the most...»

Catching Up with Big Data: Manifesto Part 2

Maria Deutscher | November 4th

In part two of the Wikibon big data manifesto, Jeff Kelly compares traditional analytics and the tools associated with it with big data, and the need for new tools to effectively process the growing...»

Fusion-io Reports Stellar Growth for 1Q 2012

Maria Deutscher | November 4th

Flash-based storage vendor Fusion-io held its second ever earnings call yesterday, reporting some impressive year-over-year growth. The company reported GAAP revenue of $74.4 million in the first quarter of fiscal year 2012, a 175...»

Oracle-Google Settlement Won’t “Settle In” until Next Year

Saroj Kar | November 4th

The ongoing dispute between Oracle and Google over Java intellectual property violations will take more time than expected to settle. According to a filing in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, yesterday...»

Groupon Beats Expectations With “Unneeded” IPO Cash

Mellisa Tolentino | November 4th

Groupon, one of the top daily deals sites, has been yo-yoing this year as to whether or not it was time for their initial public offering.  They were set for an IPO over...»

Sony Predicts Over $1.1 Billion Full-Year Net Loss After Numerous Setbacks

Kyt Dotson | November 4th

The year of 2011 has been extremely harsh for Sony and it’s been peppered with cataclysm and catastrophe. Starting with Japan’s earthquake and the resulting the tsunami that shut down production at 10 factories in March.

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TMI: Are You Tweeting Yourself At Risk? [Infographic]

Mellisa Tolentino | November 4th

Are you one of those people who are so fond telling the world what you’re doing?  Like announcing where you’re at or if you’re leaving the house or if you’re watching TV at home, alone? ...»