StartupWatch: Engine Yard Moves Beyond Rails To PHP

Tom Foremski | September 6th

It's always a pleasure to catch up with John Dillon, CEO of Engine Yard because he's a Silicon Valley veteran and that gives him a perspective into trends and key issues that less experienced managers lack. At Engine...»

Android’s Openness Could Be Its Downfall

Mellisa Tolentino | September 6th

Google has always been proud of the fact that Android is an open source platform, which means it can be used and tweaked by developers, especially mobile manufacturers, the way they want it to run. ...»

Remaking the Internet

richardbennett | September 6th

The Time Warner Research Program has published my essay on the Internet architecture, . The essay examines the issues that make it difficult if not impossible for the Internet to continue to grow and meet the challenges that

Appecelerator: Let the Hackathon Begin, A Race to $10,000

Cherr Aira | September 6th

As mobility becomes a significant parcel of the human race’s daily professional and personal lives, ocean of opportunities open up across the industry. One of which is mobile apps development,which has kicked off strong and...»

StartupWatch: A Trillion Line Spreadsheet – Manipulating Big Data

Tom Foremski | September 6th

New York based 1010 Data likes to ask: "What could you do with a trillion row spreadsheet?" because it shows off the capability its technology has in analyzing massive amounts of data. Sandy Steier, co-founder of 1010...»

Big Data Gives NASA a Great Consumer App for Space

Mellisa Tolentino | September 6th

I’ve always been fascinated by the vastness of space and everything that comprises it.  When we were kids, my siblings and I shared this telescope that our mom bought for us.  It wasn’t one of...»

iPhone 5 Release Confirmed For October?

Maria Pila | September 6th

Over the weekend, a few reports popped up that all seem to suggest one thing: The iPhone 5 launch is around the corner. Of course, as it’s customary to remind everyone, rumors are rumors, which...»

RIM Investor Wants to Sell Patents, Restructure

Kristina Farrah | September 6th

Canadian merchant bank and RIM investor Jaguar Financial Corp. calls the attention of the BlackBerry-maker's board to chew over other strategic alternatives, including selling the company or at least some of its patent-holding branches, following...»

DHS Tips Off Alleged Future Anonymous Attacks

Kristina Farrah | September 6th

The US Department of Homeland Security's National CyberSecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC) recently issued a bulletin alerting the security community, especially financial services, of Anonymous' illicit activities over the coming months. The hacker collective has already taken...»