HortonWorks Powers Microsoft’s Hadoop Distro

Maria Deutscher | October 12th

Microsoft took a big dive into big data analytics today, alongside the announcement of SQL Server 2012.  Thanks to a partnership with HortonWorks, a Hadoop service provider that was spun off from Yahoo!, the software...»

Mango Debuts in India as Microsoft Lures More Android, iOS Developers

Saroj Kar | October 12th

Microsoft Corporation India finally launched its first Windows Phone 7.5 ,or Mango, in India this week. Major smartphone handset provider, HTC, is the first to usher in this change with the launch of their new...»

Michael Dell Suggests Turmoil at HP is Opportunity for Dell

Alex Williams | October 12th

Dell took a swipe at HP to start off its inaugural Dell World event with a survey it did in conjunction with a research group that found customers with 500 or more people are...»

What’s the Industry Impact of iCloud and Siri?

Kristen Nicole | October 12th

iOS 5 has finally arrived and with it comes the much anticipated updates including iCloud, Siri and more.  Steve Jobs called iCloud “the soul” of its upcoming operating system, and it's everything Apple


Government and Private Players Join Hands for US Broadband Adoption

Saroj Kar | October 12th

A coalition of major IT companies, online retailers and nonprofit organizations have launched a nationwide program to drive up broadband adoption in the U.S., and train residents in computer technology skills in an effort to...»

Cisco Grows and Loses in the WLAN Market

Maria Deutscher | October 12th

Networking giant Cisco is still the dominant player in the networking industry, despite a substantial decline throughout the past few quarters.  This was enough to get CEO John Chambers to rethink his strategy and start...»

Orbitz Taps Big Data In The Cloud with Kognitio Deal

Jeffrey Kelly | October 12th

For Orbitz, the cloud and Big Data fit hand in glove. The online travel company recently began using Kognitio’s cloud-based data warehousing platform – Kognitio calls it Data-as-a-Service – to process and analyze large volumes of display advertising...»

My Steve Jobs Story

Jeff Nolan | October 12th

Like a lot of people I got self-reflective when I read that Steve Jobs had died. The public outpouring and memorial reflects his iconic status to so many people, and my friends know how I feel about it…...»

VeriSign Aims for Power to Shut Down Websites Without Court Order

Mellisa Tolentino | October 12th

VeriSign Inc., the authoritative registry operator for two of the most important top-level domains, .com and .net, filed a request to the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers’ (ICANN) Registry Services...»

Google Announces Cloud Storage Hot on Heels of IBM/Nirvanix Deal

Klint Finley | October 12th

Last week Google followed Oracle's Public Cloud announcement with its own Cloud SQL announcement. Today, Google made an enterprise cloud announcement that includes a new Cloud Storage service along with an SLA update for...»