MapR No Longer the New Kid on the Block, Raises $20M

Maria Deutscher | August 30th

MapR, the startup that developed the M3 and M5 Hadoop distributions competing with Cloudera’s dominant distribution as well as the several other players currently hitting the market, has secured $20 million in venture...»

Workplaces Mobilize As VMWare Digs Into iOS, Android

Mellisa Tolentino | August 30th

As the VMworld conference in Las Vegas pushes into its second day, we recap on VMWare’s day 1 highlights around PC virtualization, as it rolls out View 5.0.  VMWare aims to integrate...»

Funding Keeps Flowing to Hadoop Start-ups

Jeffrey Kelly | August 30th

So last week I wrote about MapR’s approach to Hadoop. MapR’s Jack Norris explained that the company is focused on improving the core Hadoop infrastructure rather than supporting Hadoop deployments with consulting services. And unlike Cloudera, MapR is...»

Nokia Shuts Down Developer Forum in Wake of Subscriber Data Theft

Kristina Farrah | August 30th

A hack drove Nokia to taking down its own developer forum while investigating the casualties during the assault. They are currently analyzing the scope of the intrusion and how much sensitive user information had been compromised and stolen...»

HP Tablet Revival or PC Spin-off? Someone Make Up HP’s Mind.

Mellisa Tolentino | August 30th

Hewlett-Packard cannot make up its mind as to what they really plan to do with their PC business.  They have released vague statements and products over the past week or so, and people are only getting...»

A Quick Demo of VMware’s Virtual Mobile Phone

Alex Williams | August 30th

VMware announced its new mobile virtualization technology today. Last night I saw a demo of how it works. It's a native integration which you can see in the responsiveness. The switch between work and personbal...»

Mt. Gox Warns Bitcoin Popularity Attracting Increased Phishing Attacks

Kyt Dotson | August 30th

In a recent e-mail broadcast, Mt. Gox—the premier Bitcoin exchange struck by a hack that nearly devastated the entire market in June—the exchange administrators warn of the rising tide of phishing attacks directed at users....»

Citrix Fulfills Promise, Extends CloudStack Offerings to VMware, Oracle

Cherr Aira | August 30th

Cloud computing and virtualization are major parcels of the present innovative IT service delivery model.  The complete acquisition of Cloud.com by Citrix Systems spells a deep dive into the open source community.  One of...»

Why Geolocation isn’t Quite “There Yet”

Michelle Greer | August 30th

This weekend, we cowered to think that major cities on the American east coast would be pummeled by Hurricane Irene. We watched CNN and Twitter to see how things were going. Geolocation tools like ...»

IBM Extends Connections Platform to iOS, Android and BlackBerry

Maria Pila | August 30th

IBM has some new software designed to help organizations embrace social networking using the broadest range of mobile devices. Yesterday, IBM launched three updated mobile applications designed to help businesses that use its enterprise...»