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...»

Zynga Diversifies Beyond Facebook as Gaming Industry Spreads

Mellisa Tolentino | October 12th

Recap: Zynga, the company that brought new twists to online gaming,  partnered with Google and brought some of their games, CityVille and Texas Hold’em Poker, to Google+ but with the expensive build of their...»

The New Services Paradox – How IBM is Winning the Race to the Middle

Alex Williams | October 12th

The new services paradox goes something like this: The new services companies want to grow and get big. Companies like Box.net dream of being as big as Microsoft. Salesforce.com dreams of slaying the Oracle...»

Blizzard to Experiment with Real-Money for Gold Scheme in WoW via Tradable In-Game Pet

Kyt Dotson | October 12th

Most of the virtual items for sale in Blizzard’s überpopular massively multiplayer online role playing game (MMORPG) World of Warcraft bind directly to users’ accounts—meaning that once bought they cannot be traded to other players. Recently, Blizzard announced...»

3 Things Every Entrepreneur Should Forget: a CEO’s Perspective

Kristen Nicole | October 12th

Starting a business is one of the hardest, but also most rewarding things you can do, especially if you're of an entrepreneurial mindset.  In our second profile snapshot with industry executives and thought leaders, we hear...»

Blackberry Outage Linked to Backup System Failure

John Casaretto | October 12th

Blackberry service issues by RIM have reportedly spread to users throughout North America. The service outages as reported here, first affected the Middle East, Europe and Africa. Going into its third day of disruption,...»

Apple Fans Prep for Today’s iOS 5 Release

Mellisa Tolentino | October 12th

If you don’t have the means to buy the new iPhone 4S or you have no plans of replacing your iPhone at the moment, Apple users won’t be completely left in the dark as they...»