RIM’s Mobile Fusion Hopes to Secure Rivals’ Users Too

Mellisa Tolentino | November 29th

RIM can’t deny the fact that sales of their smartphones and tablet continue to decline, as more people are enticed to use iOS and Android devices.  And with the anticipation for new devices running...»

Puppet Labs Gets $8.5 Million from Google, Cisco, VMware and Existing Vendors

Klint Finley | November 29th

Puppet Labs announced today that it closed $8.5 million in C-Seies funding with Google, VMware and Cisco as new investors. The investment brings Puppet's total raised to $15.5 million. Its previous investors - Kleiner Perkins Caufield...»

Geeks Seek Love, Need the Millionaire Matchmaker

Mellisa Tolentino | November 29th

Silicon Valley is like a pool filled with millionaires, young and old.  Many are married or in a relationship, which may not sound surprising-- there's no shortage of woman that are attracted to such resourceful...»

VMware On the “Right Side” of Virtualization

Maria Deutscher | November 28th

Paul Maritz, the head of EMC virtualization subsidiary VMware, is sticking behind the plan he’s been following, and realizing quite successfully, since leaving Microsoft to join the company.  He’s naturally been among the most prominent...»

We’ll Be Cashless and Cardless by 2016, says PayPal

Mellisa Tolentino | November 28th

As technology invades every aspect of our lives, a recent PayPal report ‘Money: The Digital Tipping Point’ stated that by 2016, Brits would no longer need cash, checks or credit cards to go shopping as...»

Rumor: Is Microsoft really in the ‘early stages of licensing’ for a Kinect-enabled TV?

Kyt Dotson | November 28th

Microsoft is working hard behind the scenes and right up in front to bring Kinect technology into commercial enterprise. It has already proven itself as a powerful human-computer interface for video games, and now with the...»

ARM Widens Appeal to Android Developers with New Toolkit

Maria Deutscher | November 28th

Chipmaker ARM, which provides a good portion of the chips that power smartphones today, is now offering free software to Android developers seeking to optimize their code for ARM processors. ARM Development Studio 5  (or...»

SAP Eyes Database Dominance with Pure In-Memory Approach

Jeffrey Kelly | November 28th

As if there was any doubt after the messaging onslaught at this year’s SAPPHIRE and TechEd conferences, a senior executive in SAP’s business analytics division tells Wikibon that the company is going all-in on in-memory storage architecture...»

Juniper, Akamai Contend over Cotendo Acquisition

Isha Suri | November 28th

The buzz of the day is that Juniper is looking to take over Cotendo, a startup company with roots in Israel. The opposing contender is Akamai, for which Contendo is already a competitor. The...»

What Are the Best Cities for Tech Jobs? A Look Beyond the Valley

Klint Finley | November 28th

Joel Kotkin, a professor of urban development, and Forbes Magazine have published a list of the top 10 best cities for tech jobs in the U.S. The results are surprising - the Bay area doesn't even hit...»