Intel Funds Universities to Spawn Open Source Patents

Kristina Farrah | September 15th

In order to conjure up more open-source patents, Intel convinces a handful of universities to host Intel Science and Technology Centers at $2.5 million a year for 5 years.  The research will be spearheaded by...»

Ballmer Finally Admits that Windows Phone Sales not What He Had Hoped for

Steven Hodson | September 15th

During today’s Financial Analyst Meeting (FAM) CEO of Microsoft Steve Ballmer finally admitted to the fact that Windows Phone wasn’t performing well. He did say that Microsoft’s partners hadn’t sold ”quite as many as I would have liked” between...»

InMobi Raises $200M, Shakes Up the Mobile Ad War

Mellisa Tolentino | September 15th

Mobile advertising is a fast growing industry utilized by advertisers and developers as mobile devices (smartphones and tablets) and their consumer use continuously grow.  InMobi, a leading mobile advertising company, raised $200 million...»

Cloud Security Proves its Necessity

Maria Deutscher | September 15th

Security in the cloud is a big deal for both customers and enterprises, and solution providers have started to take note.  Microsoft is one of them, now that it said that Windows 8 will be...»

Cisco’s To Do List: Cut Revenue Forecasts, Bash Competition

Maria Deutscher | September 15th

Networking giant Cisco is still the number one player in the industry, but its investors have not been all that optimistic as of late.  This is due to declining earnings, and Cisco caused more reason...»

How Do You Grep the Web? Blekko Tells All

Mellisa Tolentino | September 15th

Blekko, the search engine known for blocking out spam, came quite a long way since their rough launch last year.  People weren’t really expecting too much from them, especially when they downplayed their product as...»

The Larry’s Head to Court as Google Faces Fire from All Sides

Mellisa Tolentino | September 15th

Oracle CEO Larry Ellison and Google CEO Larry Page have been ordered to mediations, and both CEOs are requested to both appear for at least two full days in court for the hearing set on...»

WalMart Acquires OneRiot, Beefs Up Digital Strategy

Maria Deutscher | September 14th

Wal-Mart, the retail giant that also happens  to be the number one employer in the world, has taken a slight turn with its strategy and has begun to focus on expanding its digital product portfolio....»

Rethinking Skill Certifications: Mozilla’s Open Badges Project

Klint Finley | September 14th

Evaluating tech workers' qualifications is a persistent issue when hiring consultants, contractors and employees. Established certification programs, such as those from Microsoft and Oracle, are big, broad certifications covering major general use technologies. But in a world...»

SAP Acquires Hemisphere, Expands Mobile Growth Strategy

Maria Deutscher | September 14th

German business software giant SAP acquired Right Hemisphere for an undisclosed amount; Right Hemisphere is a company that develops 3D visualization tools for enterprise users. the company's goal is to simplify employees’ workflows and overall...»