How to Spend $1.25B in a Day: A Supreme Cyber Monday

Mellisa Tolentino | November 30th

Cyber Monday 2010 was a billion dollar bonanza.  If you think that number is huge, think again.  ComScore reported that Cyber Monday 2011 surpassed expectations, tallying $1.25 billion in online spending, a 22% increase...»

Google Updates Maps and Bar, Helps You Find Your Way Indoors

Mellisa Tolentino | November 30th

Google released its latest update for Google Maps on Android devices.  The update features a new service that takes Google Maps to the next level by bringing it indoors.

According to a blog post

YouTube Sees Highest Traffic to Date, Online Video Surges

Mellisa Tolentino | November 30th

Our everyday lives get so cramped that we often feel stressed by the end of the day.  And for most of us, the quickest way to relieve some of the stress is to watch something...»

BYOD Finds a Friend in Private App Stores

Cherr Aira | November 30th

There is no question that among the lucky segments of mobility, apps stores could be one of the most lucrative. Public app stores have gone wild, becoming money-making outlets for developers, and changing the way...»

Hadoop Alternative HPCC Now Available on Amazon Web Services

Klint Finley | November 30th

If you've been waiting for an easy way to test HPCC, the alternative to Apache Hadoop built and open sourced by LexisNexis Risk Solutions, then you're in luck. Starting today HPCC Thor clusters will be...»

AT&T-T-Mobile Deal Crumbles, Lies Revealed

Mellisa Tolentino | November 30th

The Federal Communications Commission may have hammered the final nail in the coffin for the AT&T-T-Mobile deal, with the latest staff report they have presented, along with the threat of an administrative hearing. The report...»

Amazon Web Services Planning Real-Time, Big Data Stream Processing Service

Klint Finley | November 29th

According to a job ad posted by Amazon Web Services, the company is planning to launch a new service for processing streams of big data. Here's the job listing:

Amazon Web Services is looking for a Senior

Hackers Setting HP Printers Ablaze: A Little Perspective

John Casaretto | November 29th

Electronics gone wild.  First it was iPhones exploding,  then there was a story about studies showing wifi-enabled laptops killing sperm, now there is a story that says hackers can set your HP printers...»

Privacy Wins with Fresh Facebook-FTC Agreement

Maria Deutscher | November 29th

Social networking giant Facebook has reached a privacy settlement with the  U.S. Federal Trade Commission, WSJ reported. The company has been under intense international scrutiny  due to a rather lengthy list of blunders involving...»

Michael Rizkalla Leaves HP Amidst webOS Confusion

Maria Deutscher | November 29th

Michael Rizkalla, the former senior director of webOS application development at HP, is the latest executive that left the company ever since employment in its consumer units became unstable.

“The departure of Rizkalla highlights the bigger