Instagram for Android Hits the Market, Lacks Certain Features and Tablet Support

Saroj Kar | April 3rd

Instagram, possibly the most popular photo sharing app on Apple app store of all time, has finally come to Android platform after more than a year of waiting and months of speculation. Instagram...»

Anonymous “Operation Blackout” That Didn’t Happen but What-Could-Have Been

Cherr Aira | April 3rd

I slept last March 30th wondering if Internet will would there when I woke up. Good thing, it is unharmed. The recent threat to the internet and national infrastructure seemingly failed as “Operation Blackout” did not materialize....»

Creating, Curating and Cultivating SXSW Interactive

socialnerdia | April 3rd

About a year ago I gave a presentation titled “Creating, Curating and Cultivating the Social Web” at the Marketing 2.0 Conference. The point of the presentation was that I believe...»

Big Data is the New Natural Resource: New IBM Tool Powers Decision Making

Maria Deutscher | April 3rd

Big Blue finally revealed the fruits of a four-year R&D initiative involving hundreds of IBM engineers, along with resources provided by 200 partners and 100 clients. The initiative aims to realize a motto of...»

Is China Involved in Cyber Espionage? Luckycat Trojan Strikes Hard

Mellisa Tolentino | April 3rd

Once again, China is in the middle of hacking incidents that use malware to acquire sensitive information from various industries in several countries.  Researchers now believe that China is involved in “cyber espionage” or cyber spying. Symantec’s Luckycat Symantec, the...»

Massive Credit Card Breach Exposes 1.5 Million Customers

Kyt Dotson | April 3rd

Monday, Atlanta-based Global Payments disclosed that hackers accessed their systems and stole credit and debit card account information for almost 1.5 million customers. Although spokespeople form their outfit have been claiming the event has been “contained” others see...»

More Probing From The SEC and EU for MoMo, Groupon

Mellisa Tolentino | April 3rd

You’d probably think that in this day and age, giant tech companies can pretty much do whatever they want, like acquire other companies, or alter their terms of service.  But no, there are regulators who...»

Are You Available? Cloud Uptime a Year After the Great Amazon Web Services Outage

Klint Finley | April 3rd

"Can we take availability off cloud concerns list?" Krishnan Subramanian, principal analyst at the newly formed Rishidot Research, asked at the beginning of last year. Google had just announced a new SLA that removed exemptions...»

Pinterest Executive Shakeup One of Many Recent Growing Pains

Kristina Farrah | April 3rd

It's been confirmed that Pinterest CEO Paul Sciarra is leaving the company and will be replaced by co-founder Ben Silbermann. This move follows Sciarra’s decision to take a 6-week break.

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HVD: Cloud Desktops Come Of Age

Matt Weinberger | April 3rd

It's almost funny. Virtual desktop infrastructure, or VDI, was supposed to be a panacea for what ails the modern IT department. Properly built, configured and deployed, VDI can boost agility, save energy, and enable a...»