Picking the Low Hanging Fruit and Considering SaaS in a Larger Context

Bert Latamore | November 3rd

Obviously the place to start with any cloud migration is with the “low hanging fruit”. And you should start with one or two services as early as possible to gain experience with SaaS. This is true...»

Another Hadoop Alternative: Spark

Klint Finley | November 3rd

I just published a list of Apache Hadoop alternatives, but here's another one for the list: Spark. Spark is an distributed in-memory data analytics platform that uses the Scala programming language. IBM claims that Spark...»

Alleged Chinese Hacker Targets Companies Involved in Chemical and Military R&D

Kristina Farrah | November 3rd

Symantec, a US-based security company, uncovers a string of cyber attack against 48 companies involved in chemical and military industries. The assaults are said to be corporate espionage carried out by hacker 'Nitro' from China. It


SAP Gets Greener, One Kilowatt at a Time

Maria Deutscher | November 3rd

Business software maker SAP  is looking to break out of business as usual to deliver better results to its shareholders, as well as to achieve some extended goals.  The company released its quarterly sustainability...»

ARM Gets Ready to Swim with the Blue Whale via HP MoonShoot

Cherr Aira | November 3rd

The fact the late Steve Jobs went with the neophyte ARM technology over the biggie Intel to propel their ultralight designs as seen in iPad—Jobs' crowning glory. This perhaps became the springboard for Hewlett-Packard to tap their...»

New Media Minute: How to Measure ROI in Online Video

Daisy Whitney | November 3rd

About 40% of media buyers at marketers and agencies say that measuring ROI in online video is hard to do. That’s why marketers should outline goals up front so they can better measure ROI against the cost per view in online...»

3+ Alternatives to Apache Hadoop

Klint Finley | November 3rd

Next week the SiliconAngle team is heading to the HadoopWorld event in New York City. We'll be broadcasting theCube live and covering all the latest developments in the Apache Hadoop ecosystem. But it's important to remember...»

Microsoft’s Mobile Strategy Lacks Family Support

Mellisa Tolentino | November 3rd

Microsoft is focusing on making things more mobile.  Yesterday, they launched Bing for Mobile and updated Bing to make it show identical results in all platforms.  But with release versions for iOS and Android, we're...»

Google+ Package Arrives on the Doorstep of YouTube and Chrome

Kyt Dotson | November 3rd

Ever since its debutante unveiling at the social media prom, Google+ has had a bit of a rocky start and what have felt like a few stumbles. Google is attempting to bring the service into the mainstream and...»

Video Ads are in Season: Google, Others Seek Foothold in this Lucrative Market

Kristina Farrah | November 3rd

According to a survey conducted by Burst Media, 7o percent of web users watch online content every week, and from that, a fifth of them have taken action after watching a video