Facebook vs Marriage Vows: the GPS Affect

Cherr Aira | September 27th

When Mark Zuckerberg and his accomplices created Facebook, I bet it never crossed their quirky genius minds that it could be a network cited as (unofficial) grounds for divorce, or even a subtle swipe at...»

Data Scientists Are Rocking the Big Data World

Jeffrey Kelly | September 26th

Data Scientists are the new rock stars of the technology world. Don’t believe me? At last week’s Strata conference, throngs of attendees were jockeying so intensely for position to listen to bitly Data Scientist...»

The Future for Enterprise Search is as a Service

Alex Williams | September 26th

Lucid Imagination is launching a cloud-based platform for search with connectors to Hadoop, Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Sharepoint CMS. LucidWorks Cloud is what the company calls a "Search as a Service" offering. It joins ...»

DataDirect Networks Unveils New Software, New Execs

Maria Deutscher | September 26th

Big data storage solutions DataDirect Networks announced the SFA10K-X array; identical to its existing SFA10000 offering hardware-wise, but equipped with  DDN’s new paralleled and multi-threaded version of its SFA OS. The platform is VMware-certified, built to support larger workloads...»

Obama’s LinkedIn Town Hall, Urges People to “Pay It Forward”

Cherr Aira | September 26th

Fair share. This is what President Barrack Obama would like Americans to give in order to revive the economy and pull down unemployment rates, which have hit all-time lows in the last few months, putting...»

Salesforce.com CEO Confirms Forthcoming Do.com Service

Klint Finley | September 26th

We still don't know much about what Do.com will be, but Salesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff just tweeted about the service, confirming for the first time that it is in fact a Salesforce.com property. Benioff wrote:...»

Digital Payments a Growing Concern Worldwide, for Regulators and Consumers

Saroj Kar | September 26th

The European Commission (EC) has launched an antitrust probe into e-payments in Europe. The commission will examine a group of companies including Santander, HSBC and Barclays to determine whether or not a monopoly is at...»

Mozy Gets New Speedy, Backup Features

Maria Deutscher | September 26th

Mozy, EMC’s cloud backup service for enterprises, got an upgrade today.  The first is a 100X improvement in file scanning capacity, according to the company. This “dramatically" decreases the time it takes to complete...»

Get Me Another Virtual Machine – We Need More Cowbell!

Alex Williams | September 26th

The platform market is changing the way apps are delivered and points to a future that raises some questions about the role of virtualization in cloud computing. For example, this past week Heroku began accepting F8...»