SAP Celebrates 40th Anniversary with Social Gestures, Internal Change

Maria Deutscher | April 2nd

Business software maker SAP turned 40 years old today--four decades through which the company managed to adapt to the key changes in IT, transforming into the mega-vendor of enterprise software it's become today.  Quite...»

Yahoo Launches New Cross-Platform App Development Framework Mojito

Klint Finley | April 2nd

Yahoo today released Mojito, an HTML5/CSS3/JavaScript/Node.js framework for building cross-platform applications. Mojito is part of the Cocktail initiative Yahoo announced a few months ago. The other piece of Cocktail is Manhattan, a cloud hosting platform...»

Mobile Workers Present New Security Challenges for the Cloud

Saroj Kar | April 2nd

Dropbox, Box, Google Docs, Microsoft Office 365, SkyDrive, SugarSync ... the list of cloud organizations seems to grow every day. But given the attractiveness of this concept, there's also security risks of cloud-based services. Cloud computing...»

What DevOps Can Learn From Product Development

Klint Finley | April 2nd

Today at DevOps Days Austin, Dell corporate strategist Michael Cote gave a presentation on what DevOps teams can learn from product development. You can find his slides here, but I'm going to try to summarize...»

A Few Noteworthy Social Media Campaigns

Angela Connor | April 2nd

I am always on the lookout for interesting social media campaigns and initiatives.  I do this for two reasons: To fuel ideas for my work and motivate my team of social media practitioners, and to stay on top...»

VMware Pulls the Private Cloud Back into the Enterprise, Plus Training

Maria Deutscher | April 2nd

Virtualization solutions maker VMware is swiftly rounding out an expanding portfolio of personal cloud tools: from software that allows employees to ‘split’ their phones to a work profile and a personal profile, to a...»

$44M Into the Future IBM Will Analyze Two Internets a Day

Maria Deutscher | April 2nd

The Netherlands Institute for Radio Astronomy or ASTRON has been assigned with the task of setting up the backend for the Square Kilometre Array. When turned operational sometime in 2024 the telescope will capture at...»

Bitcoin Draws the Attention of British Traders

Kyt Dotson | April 2nd

Bitcoin is making the news again after British traders have gotten wind of the speculative potential of the currency and began to try their hand at buying into it like any other commodity market. The news comes...»

Big Beautiful Data: See Our Social Exchange from Twitter to CNN

Kristina Farrah | April 2nd

Social interactions make up a good portion of the mounds of of data that visualization tools can aesthetically portray, giving us a more holistic way to perceive them.  This week we tackle social


Global Payments Loses Visa Support After Hack

Mellisa Tolentino | April 2nd

Another data breach in the online payments world, this one resulting in Global Payments losing its Visa certification.  Global Payments Inc., the provider of electronic transaction processing services for merchants, ISOs, financial institutions, government...»