Instagram: Rise of the Billion Dollar App [Report]

Saroj Kar | April 26th

This week Distimo published its latest report on Instagram. “The Rise of Instagram and the Significance of the First Billion Dollar App Acquisition” highlights how Facebook's acquisition marks a significant achievement in the mobile app store...»

Google Admits to Removing Java Code from Android after Oracle Lawsuit

Mellisa Tolentino | April 26th

The “copyright phase” of the Google-Oracle trial reached its end with Google executive chairman and former CEO Eric Schmidt giving his testimony.  They will move on to the “patent phase” of the trial after...»

Wiggio Gains 1M Users for Student-Driven Cloud Collaboration

Maria Deutscher | April 26th

Wiggio is a Boston-based cloud collaboration startup that’s working its way up the same niche market that helped spawn at least one other incredibly fast-growing network – students. And Wiggio is surprisingly similar to Facebook...»

Samsung Announces Quad-core Processor, Sued By 18 Olympians

Mellisa Tolentino | April 26th

Today’s mobile news roundup includes Apple’s announcement regarding their upcoming conference, Samsung’s first quad-core application processor, Blackboard’s augmented reality offering and more. Samsung’s quad-core offering South Korean company, Samsung Electronics, introduced the Exynos 4 Quad, the industry's...»

A Comparison of Mythical Phones: iPhone 5 vs. Galaxy S3

Mellisa Tolentino | April 26th

We’re hearing a lot of buzz regarding two devices yet to be unveiled.  Yeah, this is about the Samsung Galaxy S3 and Apple’s iPhone 5.  Even before they become a reality, the two are quite...»

When It Comes To Google Apps, Cost Is The Least Of It [Infographic]

Matt Weinberger | April 26th

A new report, sponsored by Google-friendly ISV peer group Cloud Alliance for Google Apps, has found that when it comes to reasons for moving to the search giant's cloud, the low $50/user/year is only part...»

AI On the Rise Weekly: Discovering New Singing Talents, Crowd Computing, and Prostitution

Cherr Aira | April 25th

The time when computers know everything may not be as far-off as compared to decades ago when research around artificial intelligence commenced. With experts noting that AI is on the brink of passing the Turing Test and...»

Linux Foundation’s CloudOpen Conference Bridging Open Source Cloud/Big Data Communities

Matt Weinberger | April 25th

The Linux Foundation today announced the formation of the first-ever CloudOpen conference, a technical event designed to bridge the disparate communities that have gathered around open source cloud and big data projects. To give...»

Juniper Beats Earnings Forecast but Remains Cautious About Q2

Maria Deutscher | April 25th

Networking gear maker Juniper Networks managed to outdo what the market had in mind for the first quarter of 2012, beating analysts’ estimates with a fair margin. Profit came in at 16 cents per...»

Box, SkyDrive, and Dropbox Revamp Service As Google Drive Enters the Race

Mellisa Tolentino | April 25th

This week hits us with a lot of surprises in the consumer cloud space, from Box’s new API, the unveiling of Google Drive, Microsoft's SkyDrive update and Dropbox’s new feature. So let’s take a look at...»