Patent Reform Impacts IT: More Trolling, or Innovation?

Maria Deutscher | September 12th

A decade-old bill that is referred to as an almost complete overhaul of the current U.S patent system is expected to receive final congressional passage this month, the WSJ reports, and there are mixed...»

SAP Sybase Downplays NoSQL for ISVs

Alex Williams | September 12th

In a  briefing on Friday, I learned about Sybase new "SQL Anywhere OnDemand Edition," that in a press release the company says "provides cloud-specific tooling and features that allow ISVs to manage data for cloud...»

9/11: the 10th Anniversary Commemorated Through iOS, Android Apps

Mellisa Tolentino | September 12th

Ten years ago on the morning of September 11, the entire world was shocked when four jet planes were hijacked by terrorists.  The first plane hit the World Trade Center’s North Tower at 8:46...»

Activity Streams are the New Information Cortex: 4 Examples [Infographic]

Alex Williams | September 10th

I've written a lot about activity streams over the past few years. Yesterday I, reported the news about Strides, the new service from VMware's Socialcast that combines activity streams with task management. Strides...»

Google to Announce Dart: Yet Another Programming Language

Klint Finley | September 9th

If you think what the world needs is another programming language you'll be delighted to know that Google has a new one just for you. It's called Dart and it will be announced at the GOTO...»

Mobile Market is Booming. But Can It Save a Nation’s Economy?

Cherr Aira | September 9th

The mobile market is still an emerging one, and as it strives for stable ground, it's still a reactionary market as well.  Even when the iconic Steve Jobs stepped down from his CEO post...»

Bartz, Shareholders Continue to Blast Yahoo Board

Saroj Kar | September 9th

Carol Bartz's departure as Yahoo's CEO isn't going to be enough to pacify many Yahoo shareholders, and there's even been a call for a few other choice board members.  The decision left investors and analysts...»

LexisNexis Puts Its Hadoop Competitor on GitHub

Klint Finley | September 9th

HPCC Systems, the Apache Hadoop competitor developed at LexisNexis Risk Systems, just shared its source code on GitHub. The company announced in June that it would open source the project and it's now made good...»

Lenovo To Dell: We’re Coming for You

Mellisa Tolentino | September 9th

Last July, the research firm IDC published that Lenovo has taken the number three spot from Acer in PC sales with 12.2% market share.  They were behind Dell with 12.9%, while HP held the...»

Dell Adds Former White House Chief of Staff, Others to Board

Maria Deutscher | September 9th

Hardware giant Dell is the latest tech company that has added new members to its board of directors. According to a newly released announcement, Janet Clark, Laura Conigliaro and Ken Duberstein are the three...»