What’s the Key to Simplifying Big Data? Objectivity Founder Tells All

Kristen Nicole | February 28th

Many of us have an idea of what big data means, but it's the execution that seems to trip people up.  If you ask Objectivity, the company behind InfiniteGraph, one of the biggest challenges
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Kinect-enabled Shopping Cart May Aid Shoppers at Whole Foods

Kyt Dotson | February 28th

Now that Microsoft has released their development kit that brings Kinect software to Windows, many venues are beginning to look for applications for the video game sensor. Right now, Whole Foods is looking into a prototype that would...»

Toll-Free & Shared Data Plans from AT&T, Verizon

Mellisa Tolentino | February 28th

When purchasing online, most of us go with retailers that offer free shipping, even though the items can be more expensive.  Though we know it’s just a clever gimmick, we’re still able to save a...»

Infographic: Jaspersoft’s Hadoop Connector Roundup

Maria Deutscher | February 28th

Jaspersoft, a maker of big data-oriented BI software, released a new infographic it calls the Big Data Index – a list of all the top big data connectors, along with statistics and trends for...»

FTC Says Deal With Google’s New Privacy Policy, Bill For Taxing Violent Games Trashed

Mellisa Tolentino | February 28th

It was late January when news of Google’s new privacy policy taking effect on March 1, 2012 broke, drawing plenty of criticism and concerns.  With March 1 just a day away, consumers are faced with...»

Fund a Friend’s Trip with myTab on Facebook

Kristina Farrah | February 28th

Though they’re still waiting for the approval of gifting Paypal features, social travel gift card myTab announced that they’ve already gone live with their Facebook app. They did some minor tweaks in the

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Patent Wars: Yahoo Vying for Pre-IPO Facebook Shares?

Mellisa Tolentino | February 28th

A new patent dispute is brewing in Silicon Valley as Yahoo seeks to impose a licensing fee over Facebook using 10-20 of their patents in advertising, the personalization of Web sites, social networking and messaging.

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Day 2 @ MWC – Details on Android Jelly Bean Emerge

Mellisa Tolentino | February 28th

Yesterday was the start of the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain and we tackled some of the devices that made attendees stop and stare.  If you missed our MWC Day 1 coverage, click on...»

Node Firm Partners with &yet for Node.js Consulting

Klint Finley | February 28th

Last month I told you about The Node Firm, a new consulting firm dedicated to the open source server side JavaScript platform called Node.js. The Node Firm is a "bite sized" consulting company, focused on very...»

Cloudera Steps Up Contributions to Big Data Ecosystem

Maria Deutscher | February 28th

Cloudera, the first commercial distributer of the Apache Hadoop data munching engine, announced that it had added a certification program that will run as an independent extension of Cloudera University. The company – currently...»