Slide Gets Dissolved As Max Levchin Leaves Google

Mellisa Tolentino | August 26th

Google earlier acquired Slide, which made social games and apps for iOS and Android devices, just about a year ago for about $200 million.  And now, they’ve decided to shut it down and Max Levchin, founder...»

How Social Gaming Came to Be: Infographic

Kristina Farrah | August 26th

In its most literal sense, social gaming is ancient history. It started about 5,000 years ago with origins traceable back to Egypt. It could have existed long before that but God knows what civilization played...»

Oracle VM Version 3.0 Takes on VMware

Maria Deutscher | August 26th

Database giant Oracle launched the third version of Oracle VM this week, its hypervisor offering which it hopes will help it gain a foothold in this space by luring in VMware customers. Monica Kumar, senior director...»

The End of Single Language Platforms: Heroku Adds Support for Java

Klint Finley | August 25th

Heroku, best known as a platform-as-a-service for Ruby on Rails, announced today that it will support Java. The company added beta support for two other development stacks this year - Node.js and Clojure...»

Announcing SiliconANGLE.tv VMworld Live #theCUBE Schedule – 8 hrs/day x 4 days of Live Video Coverage of #VMworld 2011

John Furrier | August 25th

I am excited to share with you the full schedule for our live video program at VMworld 2011 where we will be on the scene with blanket broadcast coverage. SiliconANGLE.tv Productions with VMware, SiliconANGLE.com, and Wikibon.org bring to...»

Cisco’s New Router Connects ATMs, Vending Machines to the Web

Saroj Kar | August 25th

When it comes to routers, Cisco is an unparalleled leader in the industry. Cisco made itself a fortune by selling routers and network equipment to enterprises, data centers and service provider networks.  But the company...»

Samsung Tablet Ban Extended, IFA Hopes Crushed

Mellisa Tolentino | August 25th

As reported yesterday, Samsung was defeated by Apple in a Dutch court when the court approved the injunction filed against them for their smartphones.  But they had high hopes for their German court appearance...»

Cook Inherits Apple, What Happens to the Ensemble Now?

Cherr Aira | August 25th

When I saw Steve Jobs trending on Twitter, my bubble thought says “uh oh, what’s the cause of death?” To my surprise and possibly a good portion of the planet, Steve Jobs is still alive,...»

EMC to Buy Back $2BN of Its Own Stock

Maria Deutscher | August 25th

Storage giant EMC said in a 8-K filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that it plans on buying back $2 billion worth of shares in fiscal year 2011.  This expands its existing plan...»

App Stores Boost Revenue, Social Enterprise

Maria Deutscher | August 25th

The app ecosystems supporting Android and iOS, the two most prominent mobile operating systems that account for the vast majority of today's market share, have ballooned to include hundreds of thousands of apps each -...»