Cisco Is Brewing Something Hot, Distracts Investors from Impending Layoffs

Mellisa Tolentino | July 13th

News of Cisco’s restructuring and their impending massive lay-off are making investors rethink their portfolios.  With the sales of network switches and routers dropping, you’d think that the company is slowly going down...»

EA Loses Investor Faith with PopCap Games Deal

Maria Deutscher | July 13th

Game maker Electronic Arts is expanding its business into new platforms via its latest acquisition, PopCap Games. The latter is responsible for hits including Plants Vs. Zombies, and had a price tag to match. EA...»

Round 2: SAP VS. Oracle

Mellisa Tolentino | July 13th

With the lawsuit Oracle filed against SAP last year, the court ruled in favor of Oracle granting them a $1.3 billion to be paid to them by SAP for their illegal downloads of Oracle’s...»

Dropbox Secure in High Valuation, but What About Your Files?

Mellisa Tolentino | July 13th

The personal cloud has been a hit with a rise in consumers as its products are made available on smartphones and tablets.  It beats having to save all your files on a thumb drive,...»

Dell Storage Forum 2011 Revisited

Greg Schulz | July 13th

About a month ago I was invited by Dell to make a quick trip down to Orlando to attend the Dell Storage Forum 2011 (e.g. twitter #dellsf11). Given that on


RDIO CEO: “Spotify is a Unicorn.”

Tom Foremski | July 13th

As Spotify, the hugely popular European online music service prepares for its imminent US launch, RDIO, a relatively new online music service, recently hosted a media roundtable at the swanky Boulevard Restaurant, in San Francisco, with top...»

VMware vSphere 5: Is it Right for Your Business?

Cherr Aira | July 13th

VMware’s launch of vSphere 5 shook the industry this week, and the sheer magnitude worries competitors. Giving importance to cloud computing and virtualization of small-to-medium sized businesses, the latest in vSphere technology becomes a...»

Is Google+ More Facebook or More Twitter? Yes

Hutch Carpenter | July 13th

Quick, what existing social network is Google+ most likely to displace in terms of people’s time?

Another Try by Google to Take On Facebook Claire Cain Miller, New York Times This isn’t a Facebook-killer, it’s a Twitter-killer. Yishan Wong,

RIM’s Rebound Shares App Profits with Carriers

Jennefer Almirante | July 13th

BlackBerry maker Research in Motion may have been undermined by Apple’s iPhone and phones using Google’s Android software, leaving RIM with little but a legacy for market share....»

Cloudera Whiz-Kid Lipcon Talks Hadoop, Big Data with SiliconANGLE’s Furrier

Jeffrey Kelly | July 13th

Hadoop, the Big Data processing and analytics framework, isn’t your average open source project.
“If you look at a lot of the open source software that’s been popular out of Apache and elsewhere, its sort of like