5 Creative Ways to Use Google+ from Backup to Recommendations

Krystin Lewis | April 20th

With all of the social networking sites out there, it's hard to tell which ones you should bother with and which is just another sloppy knockoff of tried and true favorites, such as Facebook. Google+ is...»

7 Tech Firms Face Antitrust Lawsuit For Anti-poaching Agreement

Mellisa Tolentino | April 20th

Seven technology companies are facing an antitrust class action lawsuit for allegedly conspiring not to poach each other’s employees. Apple Inc., Google Inc., Intel Corp.,  Adobe Systems Inc., Intuit Inc., Walt Disney Co.'s Pixar unit and...»

Fusion-io Offers Flash SDK to Software Devs

Maria Deutscher | April 20th

Fusion-io makes flash storage that can credit a tremendous amount of its popularity to the sophisticated software powering it, such as the Atomic Writes I/O cutting extension. The company is responsible for slowly pushing SSDs...»

Day 4 of the Google-Oracle Trial: Courtroom Transformed Into Classroom

Mellisa Tolentino | April 20th

Quick recap: The Google-Oracle trial began on Monday.  Oracle sued Google for allegedly infringing Java patents for the Android platform.  The first day of trial was spent on jury selection and Oracle’s opening statements.  The...»

RIM To Open Source BlackBerry OS, Samsung Preps Cloud Service?

Mellisa Tolentino | April 20th

Today’s mobile roundup features RIM's plan to open source BlackBerry OS, Samsung to unveil cloud service, Apple’s 4G issue in Australia and more. BlackBerry OS open source Research in Motion is kind of like Apple in that...»

OpenStack’s Game: The Enemy’s Gate Is Down

Matt Weinberger | April 19th

There's this idea out there that OpenStack, the open source cloud computing platform project started by Rackspace Hosting and NASA and since taken up by over 150 other companies, is out to erode the...»

It’s Time to Bring More AppSec Into AppDev

Klint Finley | April 19th

Earlier this month Michael A. Davis wrote for Information Week that NoSQL equals "no security," echoing Alex Popescu's musing last month that for many NoSQL projects, security is an after thought. According to Davis: "In our...»

8+ Splunk Alternatives

Klint Finley | April 19th

Splunk just announced its IPO today, and it's getting a lot of attention. But don't forget about its alternatives. Splunk isn't just for logs, and there's not a clear general purpose alternative to Splunk. However, there...»

Spotify Tunes Up Android but Still Has a Ways to Go

Saroj Kar | April 19th

Spotify for Android gets an update with a complete design makeover and improved navigation, more social media integration and high resolution artist images.  The update comes at a time when users have had many...»

W2O Expands to Big Data with Ravel Merger

Maria Deutscher | April 19th

The W2O Group, an alliance of companies that run marketing and outsourced development, has achieved a foothold in the analytics space with the acquisition of Ravel.  Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Ravel...»