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...»

Did Apple iTunes Help Spy on Users?

John Casaretto | November 30th

Three years. More than 1200 days. That’s how long transpired between the time that Apple was warned of a critical vulnerability and the time they actually patched it last month. It is the latest in a rising trend...»

The Shift to Smartphones in the Developed World

George Ou | November 30th

It’s a clear indication of mainstream smartphone adoption when even my mother is interested in getting a smartphone.  She has always been content with a basic phone – not even a feature phone – but is now...»

Brightcove App Cloud, The Rise Of Hybrid Apps

Mellisa Tolentino | November 30th

Brightcove, a top service provider for cloud content services, has released a comprehensive set uf apps with the Brightcove App Cloud, a content app platform for building and operating engaging native apps for...»

Breathing and Succeeding in the Startup Life

Tom Foremski | November 30th

Silicon Valley is like a snow cone on a hot day — the flavorless chunks of big ice at the top represent the large corporations, HP, etc; while the sweet juice has collected in the bottom

Carrier IQ Android App Caught Secretly Logging Keypresses, HTTPS Queries

Kyt Dotson | November 30th

A recent YouTube video posted Monday by Trevor Eckhart, an Android app developer, says that a particularly popular app that hides from plain view and watches everything that happens on the phone. During the video, Eckhart used a...»

Box Giving Away 50 Gigs of Free Storage to LG Android Users, Adds Offline Features and More

Klint Finley | November 30th

Box today announced a partnership with LG along with new features for its Android app. As part of the new partnership, users who log into Box for Android on any LG phone running Android 2.1 or higher...»

Adobe Acquisitions Surge as US Employees Face Job Cuts

Isha Suri | November 30th

Earlier today Adobe Systems announced it's all set to acquire Efficient Frontier, a top player in multi-channel ad buying and optimization.  They're entering into a definitive agreement to acquire the privately held Efficient Frontier,...»