Despite Setbacks Nexon Sets $1.2 billion IPO for Dec. 14

Kyt Dotson | December 7th

With the upcoming Zynga IPO—and the subsequent roller-coaster ride of scheduling, rescheduling, and then getting raked through the mud—the massively-multiplayer gaming front almost feels like it’s a little bleak but for the...»

RIM, Yahoo Battle Manpower Headaches

Kristina Farrah | December 7th

Sad as it may seem, RIM and Yahoo are only gaining problems, added on top of their lackluster performance and slacking market.

First off, two of RIM’s employees were fired following their


AppFog Rolling Out Third Party Add-Ons, Including MongoDB Hosting

Klint Finley | December 6th

Platform-as-a-Service provider AppFog announced today that it is rolling out a new program for third party add-ons. Users will be able to manage accounts with third-party services from a single interface. The first partners are the...»

Paper Waste Too Often Overlooked in the Age of the Cloud

Bert Latamore | December 6th

IT has operated under constant heavy pressure from senior management to cut costs for at least 20 years. The 2008 financial meltdown has increased that pressure from a dull roar to a full scream. And...»

Top 10 Books on Programming According to StackOverflow Users

Klint Finley | December 6th

StackOverflow is a question and answer community for programmers. Users can ask questions and then vote on the best answers. Back in 2009, someone asked: "What is the single most influential book every programmer should...»

How Many Proprietary, Value-Add Components will Hadoop Community Accept?

Jeffrey Kelly | December 6th

Last week, Hortonworks announced its engineers, with the help of the Apache Hadoop community, developed a new RESTful-based protocol called WebHDFS to enable a wider range of application to access the Hadoop Distributed File System. WebHDFS, which...»

HP Gets Printer Happy as Oracle Retaliates in Court

Maria Deutscher | December 6th

Alongside its lengthening legal clash with Oracle, Hewlett-Packard is doing some damage control under head Meg Whitman following several major blunders by the two previous CEOs. Whitman, the former chief executive of eBay, stated that...»

Apple Still Rules Despite Market Share Loss, Small Devices Prevail

Cherr Aira | December 6th

Where there is mobility, there is prosperity--mobile's Midas touch, as the cliché goes. Clearly, anything that has to do with the likes of Android, Samsung and Apple are gaining incredible momentum, thanks to man’s...»

EMC Leads Storage Software Industry Growth

Maria Deutscher | December 6th

IDC released its latest "Worldwide Storage Software QView” study, covering the storage software industry’s growth by revenue and other trends in the third quarter of 2011. Companies spent $3.5 billion in this area throughout...»

7 Possible Graph Databases for Developers

Klint Finley | December 6th

Graph databases are one of the most interesting but least talked about areas of non-relational/NoSQL database development. We hear a lot about MongoDB, Apache Cassandra and Redis, and much less about Neo4j and DEX. That can...»