Cisco Forecasts Massive Cloud Growth by 2015

Maria Deutscher | November 30th

Networking gear provider Cisco released its first Global Cloud Index study, a new series that focuses on future global datacenter and cloud traffic. According to the inaugural issue, cloud traffic will multiple by 12 within the next...»

These Big Data Events will Unlock the Possibilities of Unstructured Data

Kristina Farrah | November 30th

Big data - datasets that grow so large that they become awkward to work with using on-hand database management tools, says Wikipedia. This particularly new area of information technology includes capture, storage,


Microsoft’s Backdoor Takeover of Yahoo Begins

Isha Suri | November 30th

Following its keen interest in Yahoo, Microsoft is taking the next step by bidding a minority stake. Microsoft, along with private equity firm Silver Lake and Andreesen Horowitz bid $16.60 per share for a...»

Top 10 Companies Looking for People with Hadoop Skills

Alex Williams | November 30th

Apache Hadoop has risen to the seven spot on the Indeed top 10 list of job skills that are in peak demand.  It's a jump that shows why big data is expected to be...»

Spotify Believes in Developers, Reveals App Cloud Strategy

Mellisa Tolentino | November 30th

Spotify unveiled a major change in their service as they integrate apps into their long term outlook. The added app support will enable third-party functionality such as music reviews, lyrics, nearby concert information and ticket...»

Microsoft Boasts Biggest Sales Week in Xbox History, 1 Million Consoles Sold

Kyt Dotson | November 30th

The Xbox 360 has been out for almost seven years—that’s also how old Blizzard’s colossal MMO World of Warcraft is—and it’s still going extremely strong. According to the Official Microsoft Blog, last week closed the biggest sales...»

Mark Benioff Strengthens Salesforce Social Media Agenda at NYC Keynote

Maria Deutscher | November 30th

Marc Benioff, the CEO of enterprise SaaS provider Salesforce, has given his latest keynote today during the Cloudforce New York event, sponsored by his company. He focused on the social enterprise, a topic he has...»

Who Keeps the ZooKeeper? Netflix Open Sources Apache ZooKeeper Tools

Klint Finley | November 30th

Dell's Crowbar plugin for Apache Hadoop wasn't the only new Hadoop tool open sourced by a major company yesterday. Netflix released Curator, a set of libraries for working with Apache ZooKeeper. Zookeeper is a...»

Whitman Vows to Recoup HP by 2013, webOS Verdict in 2 Weeks

Cherr Aira | November 30th

The dust is settling a bit slower than hoped for Hewlett Packard, following a series of unfortunate events and seemingly dramatic year-ender.  Fresh from a leadership change-up, which named Meg Whitley as the ...»

New Media Minute: Four Digital Media Startups to Watch

Daisy Whitney | November 30th

Which digital media startups are poised for success? The New Media Minute has scoured the ranks of new players in shopper marketing, social media, gaming and mobile. In this week's New Media Minute, Daisy Whitney tell us why to watch Bluefin...»