This Week in the Cloud: from Gluster to WeVideo

Maria Deutscher | September 16th

There have been a few interesting cloud developments this week, and we’ve rounded up the most notable ones here. The first highlight is an update from Gluster. The open-source storage software maker teamed up with ...»

FTC To Toughen Up Parental Controls for Mobile Web

Mellisa Tolentino | September 16th

As more children grow fonder of their mobile devices and mobile apps, parents are growing concerned with the apps their kids are downloading.  Though there are some legit and trustworthy educational or fun kids...»

Box.net Rejects $550M Acquisition Offer, Writes its own Story in the Cloud

Maria Pila | September 16th

Sources say the cloud storage company Box(.net) has turned down a $550 million acquisition offer, according to reports. Rejecting a $550 million acquisition offer is not necessarily a wrong move for the in-demand company...»

Intel’s Advanced Energy Saving Microprocessors

Tom Foremski | September 16th

At the Intel Developer Forum, Justin Rattner, Chief Technology Officer, presented a keynote on advanced microprocessors with 50 or more cores and able to run on tiny amounts of electric power. The chips would be able to switch...»

RIM Says New BlackBerries Will Revive Sales, Investor Interest

Mellisa Tolentino | September 16th

Research in Motion held their second quarter earnings call yesterday and reported a 59% loss in profit as mobile handset shipment is lower than expected.  Revenue for the quarter was at $4.2 billion, with net...»

McAfee’s 2011 Most Dangerous Celebrities

Mellisa Tolentino | September 16th

Recently, news regarding famous actress Scarlett Johansson’s nude photos surfaced the Web as the actress’ mobile phone was allegedly hacked by cybercriminals.  Now if you’re a curious cat and set out searching for nude photos...»

QLogic Thinking Flash for the Future

Maria Deutscher | September 16th

Storage networking solutions provider QLogic may be venturing into a whole area, according to Stifel Nicolaus analyst Aaron Rakers. He had a chat with Logic CEO Simon Biddiscombe, who suggested that his company is interested...»

Cisco’s Restructure Plan: Invest in Partner Ecosystem

Maria Deutscher | September 16th

Networking giant Cisco took a hit in recent years as an overly complicated internal decision-making system took over, and slowed down the company to a grinding halt from a market standpoint.  After several very slow...»

Music Cloud Wars: Are The Best Things In Life Always Free?

Mellisa Tolentino | September 16th

    There's a string of new services, apps and features emerging from the music cloud, Songza's free streaming apps for iOS and Android marking the latest.  With large and small players beefing up their tactics,...»

Terrifying Warning Signs of Social Media Use in Mexico: Who’s to Blame?

Cherr Aira | September 16th

Social media is already an extension of our real world.  Sometimes, what we boast and discuss over social networking sites are simple truths that we cannot say out loud in our non-virtual lives. But with...»