AppHarbor’s New API Gets Around Azure

Kristen Nicole | June 29th

.NET developers get a boost from AppHarbor this week, as the company releases an add-on API.  The new developer tool provides a self-service portal for third-party providers, letting developers purchase cloud services directly...»

MySpace SOLD to the Dungeon of Doom! Crack Those Ads.

Ross LaRocco | June 29th

The fate of MySpace has finally been uncovered.  Recently, I mentioned how Facebook would have benefited by the founders crossing over to the light.  It didn't quite happen that way.  The service was...»

Oracle Acquires Pillar Data Systems, Strengthens I/O Storage Portfolio

Saroj Kar | June 29th

Oracle's made another major buy today, announcing that it has agreed to acquire Pillar Data Systems, a privately held storage technology company that is majority-owned by Oracle's own chief executive officer, Larry Ellison. Neither parties...»

HP Expands Storage Business Amidst Company Shifts

Maria Deutscher | June 29th

Hewlett-Packard is making storage a very major aspect of its outlook, especially as it shifts in manufacturing and services strategies to reflect today's enterprise and consumer markets. The company is currently the largest storage vendor...»

Mobile Metrics Get Social with AddThis for iOS, Android

Jennefer Almirante | June 29th

Online content sharing platform provider, Clearspring, announces that their AddThis tool has gone mobile.  The platform can increase social sharing capabilities with the use of leading mobile devices like the iPhone and

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Google+ More Than Just a Social Networking Plot?

Mellisa Tolentino | June 29th

If you don't have at least one social network that you religiously log in to, you must be living under a rock.  Everyone has either a Facebook or Twitter account, to say the least, each...»

Exclusive: Yahoo HortonWorks Funding Details $20m Raise @ $200m Valuation – EMC, NetApp Pass, Benchmark Steps in

John Furrier | June 29th

Yahoo's core Hadoop contributors have left the company to form their own startup called HortonWorks. HortonWorks has big time financing and support from Benchmark, and the company will be headed by be ex-Yahoo engineer manager Eric Baldeschwieler. ...»

Sony Gaming Gets New Chief in Wake of PSN Hacks

Kristen Nicole | June 29th

With barely two months having passed since the Sony hacking incident (which led to the closing down of their prestigious online gaming systems, the PlayStation Network), Sony is now ready to reshuffle

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FBI Closing in on LulzSec with Search Warrant in Ohio

Kyt Dotson | June 29th

A federally sealed search warrant was executed by the FBI in Hamilton Township but no arrests have been made. While much of the news appears to be reporting that it was an area “teen” the actual age...»

Come Aboard the Deduplication Boat

Cherr Aira | June 29th

Data deduplication is a blazing hot item for companies that are on the hunt for cost-effective storage solutions. A recent article depicted the huge impact on cost per terabyte of data deduplication together with...»