Survey: Nearly Half of Businesses Received No Leads from Social Media Campaigns

Klint Finley | November 14th

Last week I mentioned I was a bit grouchy about the failures of social business. Here's an example of why: 42% of the respondents haven't generated any leads from their social media campaigns, according to an...»

Datacenter Virtualization: It’s Complicated

Maria Deutscher | November 14th

Companies are virtualizing to optimize their hardware resources, lowering the number of servers and consequently power needed to run jobs. Virtualization can also boost overall efficiency beyond just lowered costs, to include an increase in...»

Windows Embed is Latest Big Data Outlet for Microsoft

Isha Suri | November 14th

Microsoft is fleshing out its new Big Data strategy, paving its way to the land of Big Data opportunity.  Taking its efforts in the right direction, Microsoft is looking at its Windows Embedded group to...»

Kobo Vox Joins Crowded e-Reader Market as Kindle Fire Leads Developer Interest

Mellisa Tolentino | November 14th

The tablet market is hot, and Kobo is hoping to get in on the party.  Kobo recently launched the Kobo Touch Edition, which is a fresh take on eReaders as it featured realistic page turns,...»

Bitcoin Wallet Encryption Bug Discovered in Official Client

Kyt Dotson | November 14th

News is circulating the Internet right now that a serious bug has been discovered in the newly minted “encrypt wallet” functionality of the official client for Bitcoin versions 0.4 and 0.5. The private keys may be left unencrypted...»

IBM Forays into Big Data Initiatives, Building E-commerce Research Labs

Isha Suri | November 14th

IBM has recently finalized a deal with Chinese electronics retailer Suning Appliance to build research centers in China and the U.S. The company will leverage this deal to develop e-commerce products as well as...»

Cloud/Mobile Strategy 6: Choosing Good Candidates for the Cloud

Bert Latamore | November 14th

Okay, so you have defined the business services you provide and have gained enough experience to have a good idea of what public cloud services are like. Now you need to decide what, if any,...»

Syria Spy Tech May Be Powered By NetApp, U.S. Senators Seek Investigation

Kyt Dotson | November 14th

Amid technology companies being implicated in oppression and censorship, U.S. lawmakers are seeking an investigation against NetApp for their potential role in Internet-surveillance infrastructure being raised in Syria after the recent political upheaval. A recent article in Bloomberg...»

Google’s New Attitude, from X to Music Stores

Mellisa Tolentino | November 14th

Google is always in the news, either because of legal issues, new products, Android dilemmas or whatever, since they’ve got their hands in almost every cookie jar.  They were quite busy in the month of...»

Google Offering 24×7 Support for Enterprise Business Customers

John Furrier | November 14th

Google announced today at Atmosphere, the CIO summit, 24x7 support for their business customers. Amit Singh announced the deal while promoting the Google success in the enterprise. Google's mission is all about cloud,...»