Female CEOs on the Rise, Reviving Tech’s Look at the Glass Ceiling

Isha Suri | November 1st

It seems that females are finally appearing in the front row in the corporate landscape, with IBM's first female CEO reviving an industry's look at the glass ceiling.  The computer giant has been running...»

Adjusting to a Data Intensive, Mobile World – Google Unveils New Look for GMail But Sadly Lacks API Improvements

Alex Williams | November 1st

Google is giving an in-depth look at its new design for GMail. The new highlights reflect the new demands of a data intensive, mobile community. Unfortunately, there is no mention of any improvements to...»

IBM’s Watson Getting Smarter, Edges Harvard Students in Jeopardy

Isha Suri | November 1st

IBM's renowned supercomputer Watson, which has already tasted victory several times, has proven to have gotten even smarter.  Earlier this week Watson once again gained a victory in a Jeopardy quiz-show battle with a trio...»

Facebook Scam “Girl Who Killed Herself on Halloween” Video Spreads

Kyt Dotson | November 1st

A scam campaign has hit Facebook with a familiar click-jacking underlying theme: the death of a person. Although, the entitled posts don’t solicit a particular celebrity they do entice users of the social media site to click a...»

HP Announces Moonshot A New Low Energy Server Technology – Shift to Mobile Cloud Architecture

John Furrier | November 1st

HP is announcing today at HP Labs a major innovation in the server technology called "Moonshot," a big shift from the x86 architecture to what HP calls "Extreme Scale Computing." The Moonshot announcement is featuring an...»

Yahoo Cashes Out $270M for Ad Network, Board Member Refuses CEO Job

Kristina Farrah | November 1st

A Yahoo rumor graduates from speculation to fact, as the company confirms that it’s going to buy ad network Interclick in an all-cash deal for $270 million.  The transaction is expected to


Storage Startup SolidFire Raises $25M in Fresh Capital

Maria Deutscher | November 1st

Boulder, Colorado-based SolidFire raised $25 million in its second funding round from New Enterprise Associates, as well as Valhalla Partners and Novak Biddle Venture Partners.  All three participated in SolidFire’s first round back in...»

Gamification: The Biggest Thing Next to Social Media

Kristina Farrah | November 1st

What exactly is gamification? Wikipedia says it’s the use of game design techniques and mechanics to solve problems and engage audiences.  Typically gamification applies to non-game applications and processes in order to encourage


Can the Nook Color 2 Challenge Amazon’s Kindle Fire?

Saroj Kar | November 1st

Yesterday it was just a rumor, now it is official: Barnes & Noble is holding press conference on November 7 in New York and many analysts expect the announcement of the newest portable Nook device....»

Clearspring Data Gets Smarter with XGraph Acquisition

Kristina Farrah | November 1st

In order to improve data infrastructure and analytics capabilities, Clearspring, provider of a top social sharing and analytics platform, acquired data science company XGraph. Clearspring has a proprietary data processing infrastructure that