Dell Open-Sources Code for Hadoop Deployment Tool

Klint Finley | November 29th

Crowbar is an open source deployment tool developed by Dell originally as part of its Dell OpenStack Cloud service. It started as a tool for installing Open Stack, but can deploy other software through the...»

Exploding iPhone Raises Questions over Lithium Ion Batteries

Mellisa Tolentino | November 29th

Lithium ion batteries are the most commonly used type of rechargeable battery used in electronic devices like smartphones, tablets, laptops, digital cameras, and now electric cars. They have one of the best energy...»

EU to Take Focused Aim at Facebook’s Brand of Privacy

Maria Deutscher | November 29th

The big data fuss seem to have trickled down to social media in a rather peculiar fashion. Social media networks, Facebook in particular, have faced a fair share of public scrutiny in the past year or...»

Nexon’s MapleStory Hacked, 13.2 million Korean Online Gamers’ Data Exposed

Kyt Dotson | November 29th

Last week, a massive private data breach struck Nexon’s extremely popular massively multiplayer online game, MapleStory that affected nearly three quarters of the 18 million players. According to the MMO publisher, much of the sensitive stolen information had...»

Chris Brogan on Google+ for Business, Black Friday Marketing, and the Power of Building a Platform

socialnerdia | November 29th

Chris Brogan is a blogger, speaker, consultant, bestselling author and President and CEO of Human Business Works. Chris was one of the very first people I ever “met”...»

Facebook Should Focus on Apps, Not Buffy the Phone

Maria Pila | November 29th

Yes, the Facebook phone is apparently real, and its name is Buffy but is a Facebook phone really wanted? According to the guys over at AllThingsD, not that many are interested in having a...»

Microsoft License to Bring its Apps to Android, iOS

Val Galin | November 29th

Fresh off rumors of licensing the Kinect to television hardware manufacturers, Microsoft announced on Tuesday that it will give interested companies a licensing deal to its enterprise systems protocols to develop apps for...»

Is Facebook Worth $10 Billion? IPO Fever Reaches Boiling Point

Isha Suri | November 29th

Facebook is coming close to its much anticipated IPO, seeking one of the largest in history. The company is targeting a time frame of April to June 2012, and is looking to raise around...»

WordPress Deal with Federated Media Finally Pays Off

Mellisa Tolentino | November 29th

WordPress is expanding publisher monetization capabilities with a new product called WordAds.  For years, users have been requesting for a way to make money with their blogs through ads, but WordPress didn’t see anyone fit...»

Cyber Monday’s Mobile Takeover: Apps and Ads on the Rise

Mellisa Tolentino | November 29th

With mobile devices taking center stage especially in the past year, we're seeing more web-based activity shifting to this space.  Expectations were high for mobile shopping this holiday season, and Black Friday stats have already...»