Microsoft Gears Up for Build 2011, Unveils Windows 8

Val Galin | September 12th

Microsoft will have a big day ahead as it prepares for the Build 2011 developer conference, running Sept. 13-16 in Anaheim, California.  The event will showcase Microsoft's latest version of its operating system—Windows 8.  The...»

Forum User Passwords Possibly Stolen In Bitcointalk.org Bill Cosby Hack

Kyt Dotson | September 12th

Yesterday, Bitcoin enthusiast discussion forum Bitcointalk.org announced that an intruder compromised their forum software and may have had access to the password hashes--but the intruder seemed a lot more interested in plastering Bill Cosby all over...»

HTC OS Coming Soon? Mobile Brands Diversify from Android

Cherr Aira | September 12th

Android and iOS are the lords of the land when it comes to mobile operating systems.  But their dominance is now being challenged as mobile companies start to diversify and look for options...»

The Evolution of the WinTel PC to be Revealed

George Ou | September 12th

The next evolution of the Personal Computer (PC) running Windows and Intel Architecture (WinTel) will likely be shown this week at Microsoft’s “Build” conference for software developers.  If reports are accurate, I will predict a seismic shift in ...»

Wattpad Gets $3.5M to Grow Digital, Self-Publishing Community

Mellisa Tolentino | September 12th

Wattpad, the Toronto-based online community of writers and readers, closed a $3.5 million Series A funding round led by Union Square Ventures together with W Media Ventures, Golden Venture Partners and existing angel...»

Orb and Netflix Sweep the Mobile Scene, Streaming Videos to More Devices

Kristina Farrah | September 12th

Amidst the growing mobile competition, Orb Live pulls out a decider, allowing users to enjoy an entire media collection (music, photos and videos) to stream on their favorite mobile device via PC or Mac....»

Primary Data Optimization: Wikibon Tackles Another Tough Topic

Maria Deutscher | September 12th

We're all well aware that big data is driving innovation at the enterprise and startup levels, but beyond recognizing big data needs and its industry impact, we must now determine how to best implement it....»

Broadcom Expands 4G Goals with NetLogic Acquisition

Mellisa Tolentino | September 12th

Broadcom Corp., a leader in semiconductor solutions for wired and wireless communications, announced today that it has agreed to buy NetLogic Microsystems Inc., a provider of intelligent semiconductor solutions that are powering...»

Patent Reform Impacts IT: More Trolling, or Innovation?

Maria Deutscher | September 12th

A decade-old bill that is referred to as an almost complete overhaul of the current U.S patent system is expected to receive final congressional passage this month, the WSJ reports, and there are mixed...»

SAP Sybase Downplays NoSQL for ISVs

Alex Williams | September 12th

In a  briefing on Friday, I learned about Sybase new "SQL Anywhere OnDemand Edition," that in a press release the company says "provides cloud-specific tooling and features that allow ISVs to manage data for cloud...»