Another Executive Shakeup for Hewlett-Packard, Loses Labs Head & Senior Vice President Prith Banerjee

John Furrier | April 5th

Executive shakeups have become quite frequent at Hewlett-Packard, the latest to leave being Prith Banerjee, the senior vice president who led its research and development organization - HP Labs. Banerjee's last day is April 15, for...»

HTML5 Needs Frameworks to Transition Developers, Users into Mobile Future

Kristen Nicole | April 5th

HTML5 is said to be “the one” that would dominate all forms of computer language from desktops to mobile devices, toppling Flash along the way.  Back in November, Adobe pulled the plug on their Flash...»

Super PACs and Social Media: Another Ploy for 2012

Saroj Kar | April 5th

Traditionally, political communication is understood as the space in which the applicant sends a mass message to the public with the intent to persuade their decision to vote. Under this logic, voters had only opinion...»

Draw Something Hits 50M Downloads in 50 Days

Mellisa Tolentino | April 5th

Draw Something, the Pictionary-like app that invaded iOS and Android devices, has been downloaded 50 million times in just 50 days.

"We believe it's not only the fastest-growing original mobile game of all time – 50
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Got a Mac? You’re Probably Infected. Here’s What You Need

Mellisa Tolentino | April 5th

On Wednesday, Russian anti-virus vendor Doctor Web published an article stating that 550,000 Macs were infected with BackDoor.Flashback.39 -  a Trojan that targets an unpatched JavaScript codes (CVE-2011-3544, CVE-2008-5353 and CVE-2012-0507) vulnerabilities within...»

VMware’s Upcoming Earnings Report and How it’s Tied to EMC

Maria Deutscher | April 5th

VMware announced the date of its earnings call for the first quarter of 2012. There’s no forecast available publicly at the time of writing, but the company has seen a lot of growth in...»

3D, Geospatial Tags are the Way of the Future: Where Conference 2012

Mellisa Tolentino | April 5th

At the O’Reilly Where Conference: The Art and Business of Location, the venue where emerging tech meets anxious investors, Facebook project manager Josh Williams addressed app developers interested in exploiting location-based opportunities. Williams,  the former...»

iPhone Users Turn Elitists Over Instagram App, Google Glasses Sneak Peek

Mellisa Tolentino | April 5th

Today’s mobile roundup features Google’s Project Glass, Apple users outraged by Instagram for Android, and more. Google’s Project Glass Sneakpeek In February, reports surfaced that Google was secretly working on heads-up display glasses, which are  capable...»

More Hosted Hadoop: SunGard Offers Big Data in the Cloud

Klint Finley | April 4th

Amazon Elastic MapReduce and Microsoft's Hadoop on Azure service are getting some new competition today with the launch of a technical preview of SunGard Availability Services' hosted Apache Hadoop solution, called Unified Analytics Services (UAS). According...»

OpenLogic Announces SPDX, Code Contributions

Maria Deutscher | April 4th

OpenLogic is, as the name implies, an open-source company. It makes an open PaaS called CloudSwing that’s designed to offer more flexibility to enterprise users leveraging multiple technology stacks, and also offers a free...»