Hooke Em’ Horns – University of Texas Gives Out Free Google Apps GMail Addresses for Life

Alex Williams | November 4th

In the Longhorn state, you take care of things in a big way. That is certainly true for the University of Texas, which is giving out free email for life to 450,000 University of Texas (UT)...»

Kinect Sales Hit Milestone of 10m Units Sold Total

Kyt Dotson | November 4th

Microsoft has celebrated the first birthday of Kinect by announcing a lifetime sales of 10m units moved. This is somewhat in contrast to the astonishing opening sales that gave it 8m total unit sales in the first...»

HP Announces New Business Tablet

Bert Latamore | November 4th

HP Thursday announced a new $700 Windows 7 business tablet, underlining its renewed commitment to the business end-user computing market. The new HP Slate 2 Tablet PC is an upgrade to its original...»

Google Faces Lawsuit by Chicago Doctors over Negative Online Reviews

Isha Suri | November 4th

Two Chicago doctors have recently filed a lawsuit against Google due to negative online reviews written against them. The story started when an Illinois woman complained on the internet that her plastic surgery resulted...»

5 Distinct Hadoop Deployment Patterns

Alex Williams | November 4th

In an e-mail interview this week with Forrester Senior Analyst James Kobielus, I asked about Hadoop's real-time capabilities. The conversation turned to what he sees as five distinct Hadoop deployment patterns. It's a good primer...»

Infineta Gussies Up with Pay-as-you-Go WAN Optimization

Kristen Nicole | November 4th

Infineta’s latest offering is the Data Migration Accelerator, which the company says is the first of its kind pay-as-you-go data migrations service in the industry. It’s based on Infineta’s flagship Data Mobility Switch (DMS).  The...»

Google Does a Barrel Roll and Revamps “Freshness” Search Algorithm

Kyt Dotson | November 4th

It’s been a fun week for Google with the discovery of a cute web FX trick that causes the search engine to “do a barrel roll” and the revamp of their algorithm that will boost the...»

5 Big Data Tools Built On Hadoop

Klint Finley | November 4th

Yesterday I looked at several of the alternatives to Apache Hadoop that are coming from companies like HPCC Systems, Twitter and Microsoft. These projects differentiate themselves from Hadoop by providing a more robust set of integrated tools...»

Apple Fights Gadget-Porn on iPhone-Related Domains

Isha Suri | November 4th

It’s nothing new that porn and scammers take undue advantage of every connected device, even ones they shouldn't.  Besides the web, the mobile domain is another target for the porn industry, specifically the forbidden fruit...»

Lot18 Closes $30M Round as Deals Sector Takes Off

Maria Pila | November 4th

Lot18, a New York-based, invitation-only site that started off selling wine online just a year ago, has raised $30 million in a third round of capital. The most recent round was led by Accel...»