Nobody Panic: Microsoft Isn’t Rebranding Windows Azure

Matt Weinberger | May 8th

From the "Somebody on the Internet said so" department: Following a blog post on Paul Thurrott's Supersite for Windows, Microsoft Windows Azure customers are suddenly worried that Redmond has axed the "Azure" brand for...»

RIM Appoints New COO and CMO Amidst Product Turmoil

Mellisa Tolentino | May 8th

Research in Motion announced two new additions to the company: Kristian Tear as the new chief operating officer and Frank Boulben as the new chief marketing officer.  Tear fills up the position vacated by Thorsten...»

CTIA 2012 Kicks Off With New LTE Devices and Security Apps

Mellisa Tolentino | May 8th

The International CTIA Wireless 2012 trade show kicks off in New Orleans this week and will run until the 10th of May.  Tech companies gathered to showcase their latest products and services which will...»

NASA, Air Force, Harvard Compromised by Hacker Crew ‘The Unknowns’

Kyt Dotson | May 8th

Last month saw a rash of hacks hit a variety of high profile targets including NASA, the U.S. Air Force, the French Ministry of Defense, the European Space Agency, the Bahrain Ministry of Defense, the Thai Royal Navy,...»

Hadoop/MapReduce Worth $812.8 million in 2016 [Report]

Maria Deutscher | May 8th

A recent Wikibon report included a forecast about the future of the big data market as a whole, including revenue from all products and services that tie in with this area. The research firm...»

Apple and Samsung Lower Patent Claims, Apple Seeks iPhone 5 Domain

Mellisa Tolentino | May 8th

Today’s mobile news roundup features more iPhone 5 news, T-Mobile's unveiling of Passpoint, TwitPic for iPhones, and more. Apple filed claim for iPhone 5 domain It looks like Apple will be naming the next iPhone the “iPhone...»

Big Data Adoption Too Slow in Public Sector, Govt Pays the Price

Maria Deutscher | May 8th

Storage solutions maker NetApp and MeriTalk, a community portal for government IT personnel, released a reported about the big data gap in public sectors – how organizations are seeing the same changes everyone...»

Small Victory for Android after Being Found Guilty of Java API Infringement

Kristen Nicole | May 8th

A small victory for Google, despite being found guilty for infringing on Oracle’s Java API copyrights, as U.S. District Judge William Alsup said Oracle won’t get the $1 billion in damages it seeks from Google...»

Mobile Payments on the Rise, PayPal and Amazon Ahead of Google Wallet

Saroj Kar | May 8th

JiWire, the location-based interactive media channel that connect advertisers to on-the-go mobile audience, released its latest Mobile Audience Insights Report. The JiWire Q1 2012 Report highlights the latest trends in connected device adoption, location...»

Checking in with Metro: Lessons in Rebranding for Windows 8

Rich Blackwell | May 8th

Microsoft introduced the Metro design language in October 2010, for use with Windows Phone. The ultimate goal in creating the Metro style was to apply Metro to all Microsoft products and services. Metro represented a...»