FlashSoft Takes “Flache” to the Virtual Machine

Kristen Nicole | August 23rd

Flash storage is a sexy topic lately, thanks to the recent success of companies like Fusion-io.  FlashSoft is another that’s been on our radar lately, with an initial launch product designed around the leveraging...»

Engine Yard Acquires PHP PaaS Orchestra

Klint Finley | August 23rd

Engine Yard will announce today that it has acquired the PHP platform-as-a-service provider Orchestra, which just launched last March. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Orchestra was founded by employees from the development firm ...»

Gluster Adds Hadoop Support to Storage Offering

Maria Deutscher | August 23rd

Gluster, a maker of open-source storage software, announced GlusterFS 3.3 beta 2 today. The major addition this update brings is the introduction of Hadoop support, a move that likely made Gluster’s platform suddenly much more...»

Viralheat API Frees Sentiment Analysis for All

Kristen Nicole | August 22nd

When it comes to sieving through unstructured data, there’s a great deal of interest from several industries, from advertising to search.  Viralheat’s unleashing its intelligence tool to those companies in need, with the release of...»

Data Gives the Daily Dot a New Media Edge

Kristen Nicole | August 22nd

Take a look at your daily feeds.  They’re likely filled with stories about the latest Valley startup to receive funding, some intrusive piece of Android malware, or a rumor concerning a Facebook change, an Apple...»

The Lessons of the iPad and the TouchPad

Mark 'Rizzn' Hopkins | August 22nd

So HP today discovered what happens when you make an affordable tablet: you sell out. This is exactly what I preached about the iPad back when it was still a rumor waiting to happen in my negative-leaning...»

VMware Resorting to Facebook Referrals for New Blood

Maria Deutscher | August 22nd

EMC virtulization subsidiary VMware is taking a new approach to recruiting new workers via social media. Instead of using LinkedIn alone, the business-oriented social network that recently had a very successful IPO, the company is going...»

Internet Access Restored in Libya

Saroj Kar | August 22nd

Libya's web connectivity appears to be slowly coming back online after a six-month blackout, but the access was then taken back again after some hours. The state-run ISP restored the Internet connectivity for Libyan citizens early Sunday. However,...»

DirecTV and Sony Brings NFL to the PlayStation 3

Phoebe Mandap | August 22nd

DirecTV is a direct broadcast service provider based in California and it is one of the largest satellite-television providers that transmits digital satellite television and audio to many households in the United States, Latin America, and the...»

More Mobile Users are Willing to Sacrifice Location-Privacy for Better Deals

Cherr Aira | August 22nd

I am actually one of those who look forward to getting daily deals in my e-mail inbox. The anything-discount fan made me sign up for more than five location-based marketing websites. I would not mind providing the company...»