Groupon Reworks Counter as IPO Dreams Slip Further

Mellisa Tolentino | October 10th

While IPO season was in full swing earlier this year, things seemed to have calmed down in certain sectors, namely daily deals.  Groupon in particular seems to be having trouble reaching an IPO launch, raising...»

The Evolving Place of Pastebin.com in Social Discourse, From LulzSec to Occupy Wall Street

Kyt Dotson | October 10th

The previous decade showed us how the Internet and social media change the face of protests. In fact, a leaderless collective of interested parties emerged from forums calling themselves Anonymous to form a surprisingly large mass protest against...»

Wikileaks, Secret Orders and Hidden Emails Raise Eyebrows in US, Germany

Mellisa Tolentino | October 10th

Two government sects in the US and Germany are said to be acquiring personal information with the use of secret orders and Trojans, raising questions as to whether or not thee organizations are violating the...»

Abstracting Data Science for the Every Day User

Alex Williams | October 10th

Unlike my cohorts in San Francisco for the circus that is Oracle OpenWorld, I spent two days last week in sunny San Diego, talking to the folks from Teradata, a company with its roots...»

Clustrix CTO: In-Memory is a Hack to Throw Hardware at the Database Problem

Klint Finley | October 10th

Dave Vellante and John Furrier interviewed Clustrix CTO Aaron Passey on theCube last week. Clustrix offers a highly scalable relational database that's fully compatible with MySQL. Passey claims Clustrix can scale near-linearly. The most interesting bit...»

iCloud Gains Security, Interoperability Concerns

Mellisa Tolentino | October 10th

The new Apple iOS 5 includes iMessage and iCloud, probably the most talked about offerings of the new OS aside from the talking personal assistant, Siri.  The features are impressive but it seems like not...»

Yammer’s New Desktop Version Gets More Social

Maria Deutscher | October 10th

Yammer upgrades the desktop version of its enterprise sharing and collaboration software, which now offers six new features. Most of the changes are designed to enhance the UI and the overall use experience. A group...»

The Jobs Affect on iPhone 4S Sales

Mellisa Tolentino | October 10th

When Apple unveiled the iPhone 4S last week, it wasn’t greeted with much applause and gusto as Apple fans, as well as fandroids, weren’t exactly impressed with the new product.  A lot of consumers put...»

Netflix Drops Qwikster, Raises Questions of Business Direction

Maria Pila | October 10th

Netflix revealed today that it will abandon a proposal to separate its streaming and DVD businesses, sending its shares soaring in pre-market trading.  Last month the company said its DVD-by-mail service would be split...»

Technology on Autism : A Ray of Hope and Possibility

Phoebe Mandap | October 10th

The rate of autism has increased over the years, and is still continuously growing.  People who are autistic or those who have Alzheimer’s disease are at high risk to wander away from home and...»