NBC’s Twitter Account Hacked, Announces False Terrorism Strikes

Kristina Farrah | September 13th

NBC’s Twitter account was hacked Friday evening and released a string of false Ground Zero terrorist attack tweets. Intended or coincidental, the account was breached just days before the 10th anniversary of 9/11. Riding the wave of rumination,...»

After Competing in Jeopardy IBM Watson Becomes a Medical Consultant

Cherr Aira | September 13th

Perhaps one of the most relatable issues in the cloud is healthcare IT. The dawn of this era signals the mounting interest of the sector to automate their database and capitalize on high level analytics solutions. This...»

Menlo Ventures Launches $20 Million Early Stage/Talent Fund

John Furrier | September 13th

Shervin Pershevar announced on stage at the AOL TechCrunch Disrupt 2011 conference that he and Menlo Ventures has started a $20 million fund.  The fund will be called the Menlo Talent Fund. Shervin and his team at...»

Badgeville Tailors Social Experience into Gamification, Launches Social Fabric

Kristina Farrah | September 13th

Badgeville, a startup that adds the dynamics of gamification to e-commerce and web publishing websites to engage users, recently launched a new product called Social Fabric. The startup company is looking to add social networking features on websites on...»

Bitcoinica Adds a Little Forex Brokerage to the Bitcoin Ecology

Kyt Dotson | September 13th

Imagine the bustle of the crowds as traders hustle all around, jostling shoulders and elbows to get noticed by the man with the clipboard, waving their slips as they yell in the din. It’s not the 1940s on...»

Ultrabooks – Intel Stays Committed to the PC Style

Alex Williams | September 13th

The Ultrabook is Intel's answer to the new mobile computing landscape. During his keynote today at the Intel Developer Forum, CEO Paul Otellini pushed heavily on the topic of mobility with a road map...»

Windows 8 Developers Will Be Able to Build Metro Apps with .Net and XAML

Klint Finley | September 13th

Today at Build, Microsoft announced that developers will be able to build native Metro applications for Windows 8 using XAML, C#, Visual Basic, C++, HTML5 and more. This will surely come as relief to .Net and Silverlight...»

Huawei Heads to Africa as Presence Falters in Asia, Europe

Maria Pila | September 13th

Huawei Technologies appears bent on capturing the Nigerian smartphone market via its Ideos smartphone, which it successfully launched in Kenya earlier this year.  The company says it sold 60,000 Ideos phones in the country in...»

EnterpriseDB Ups the PostgreSQL Ante

Val Galin | September 13th

PostgreSQL, an open source database management system, got pumped up today with the released of version 9.1.  The latest community edition release aims to compete at the enterprise level and confidently goes head-to-head...»

Music Cloud Startups Hitting All the Right Notes

Mellisa Tolentino | September 13th

Free cloud-based music streaming site Songza has taken in some funding and gone mobile.  Launching on ioS and Android, the free mobile apps lets users create personalized and sharable music collections in the cloud, aiding users...»