Apple’s New Non-Executive Chairman and Director

Mellisa Tolentino | November 16th

Apple recently lost a couple of their top executives when Ron Johnson, Apple Senior VP of Retail, left to become CEO of J.C. Penny, and John Theriault, Apple Vice President of Global Security, retired,...»

Are You Team Facebook or Google: Who Can Better Secure Your Data?

Cherr Aira | November 16th

The security terrain provides another fighter's ring for the match between two of the biggest web stars: Facebook and Google. The two titans have been trying to push each other out of the premier spot...»

Apache Hadoop Gets its First Update in More Than a Year

Alex Williams | November 15th

Apache Hadoop has a new release, its first in more than a year. According to the Cloudera blog, the new release, Apache 0.23.0, has a number of new features and improvements, including HDFS...»

Hadoop and NoSQL VC Funding Is More Than $350 Million – Up 266%

Alex Williams | November 15th

The 451 Group is releasing a report that says Apache Hadoop and NoSQL funding is more than $350 million. Funding has shot through the roof in the past few months with funding for Hadoop...»

QLogic Latest IT Firm to Buy Back Stock

Maria Deutscher | November 15th

Networking gear vendor QLogic is the latest tech company that announced a stock buyback recently. In a press release that went out today, QLogic confirmed that its board has authorized a repurchase of $200...»

Quantum Updates Disk, Tape Offerings

Maria Deutscher | November 15th

Quantum announced the latest versions of its DXi8500 disk system and the Scalar i6000 tape library, as well as its Quantum Vision storage and backup analytics tool. DXi8500 features the new DXi 2.1 software, which the...»

Daily Deals Seek Premium Packages in Lifestyle Apps

Saroj Kar | November 15th

LivingSocial, the main competitor for Groupon across the Atlantic, has launched a new feature called Room Service (available at home) and Instant Ordering (real-time order). The new services offer delivery of meals to high-end home...»

AMD Challenges Intel with New Chip, Rapid Expansion

Maria Deutscher | November 15th

It seems some of the major storage vendors are starting to look beyond Intel. The chipmaker has some very ambitious plans to expand in areas where its market share is relatively small (namely mobile), though...»

.xxx Domains Grabbed By Schools Before the Rush

Mellisa Tolentino | November 15th

The ICM Registry started offering .xxx domain to all interested parties including porn sites and non-porn brands or names.  The point of ICM Registry is to make all porn-related sites end with .xxx, so it would be...»

Music Madness, from iTunes Match to Android Piracy

Mellisa Tolentino | November 15th

As Google Music nears its full launch and rumors of a new Store flood the headlines, other music services are spicing things up to keep their edge as well.  While Google's leaked hints of what...»