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...»

Another Boastful Anonymous Hacker Arrested in Utah

Mellisa Tolentino | April 19th

It seems like hackers can’t keep their ego in check.  Another hacker got arrested for bragging his feats. John Anthony Borell III of Utah was arrested by the Federal Bureau of Investigation as they have evidences that linked him...»

With Its New Marketplace, Amazon Web Services is Becoming the Next Microsoft

Alex Williams | April 19th

Amazon Web Services Marketplace launched this morning. It's a comprehensive service that makes the company a full-fledged app seller with the undoubtable potential to move further up the stack and become the next...»

Anonymous Looks to Obsolete Pastebin for Leaks With AnonPaste

Kyt Dotson | April 19th

The Anonymous hactivist collective has seen a tool arise from amidst its ranks that seeks to replace the use of Pastebin for releasing manifestos, articles of leaked data, and evidence of past exploits (often criminal or sensitive in...»

NAB Recap: Big Data, Mobile Backup and Flash

Maria Deutscher | April 19th

The NAB conference brought thousands of experts under one roof to share their unique insight on one area or another, and to demo their companies’ new products. There were quite a few announcements at the...»

Waking Dead Celebs: Holographs See a New Future in Storage, Ads

Mellisa Tolentino | April 19th

Music and art lovers who attended the Coachella Festival last Sunday were given the show of their lives when Tupac Shakur, the rap artist murdered in 1996, performed right in front of their eyes alongside...»

SAP HANA, New Deals Can Improve Mixed Q1 Results

Josette Rigsby | April 19th

Enterprise software maker SAP has released preliminary results for the first quarter of 2012, which ended March 31. The financial news was mixed. Although the company reported a record quarter in Asia Pacific/Japan and double-digit...»

The American Economy in Big Data Terms

Kristina Farrah | April 19th

The American economy is yet to recover from the recession with millions of people still jobless to date.  Major corporations are also on a heyday, cutting jobs in recent months. However, statistics show