Google Brain Drain Continues: Nirvanix Lands a New CTO

Dave Vellante | June 28th

Paul Froutan, the former head of global data center infrastructure at Google has joined cloud storage provider Nirvanix as its new CTO. Froutan, who resides in Houston, TX, spent four years at Google...»

ShelfLuv’s Inspiring Instant Amazon Books Search Shows Promise for Personal Cloud

Kristen Nicole | June 28th

The world of connected devices has inspired a wealth of personal cloud services, allowing age-old industries to become more hopeful about today’s digital age.  The publishing industry in particular has found new life in digital...»

Android Ice Cream Sandwiches Look Awfully Tasty to Microsoft

Kristina Farrah | June 28th

Android device activation all over the globe is hitting the roof. As tweeted by Android chief Andy Rubin, “There are now over 500,000 Android devices activated every day, and it’s growing at 4.4% w/w.” The...»

iParents Just Landed: Be Careful What You Tweet!

Cherr Aira | June 28th

It’s interesting to see my parents now have a Facebook or Twitter account, reconnecting with their old pals from way back who knows when. But when they started commenting/parenting within these social networking sites, that’s...»

Daily Deals Sector Steams Up with a Few Buys of its Own

Robert Manto | June 28th

It is evident that the daily deals industry is hot. Just ask Groupon with revenue of $760 million last year. The first half of 2011 has passed, and already a lot of things have...»

Big Data Spurs New Hadoop-Inspired Projects from Yahoo and Beyond

Robert Manto | June 28th

For the past few months, there have been a lot of rumors that Yahoo will be launching a separate company that would focus on the development and commercialization of Apache Hadoop. Derrick Harris from...»

Paris Hilton Taps GroupMe for Private Affairs.

Ross LaRocco | June 28th

Paris Hilton strikes again,  but in the mobile space instead.  This could be an endeavor to start fresh and make people forget about her first paragraph in Wikipedia.  GroupMe, a popular messaging platform for iPhone, Android,...»

Tablet Summer Showdown Is a Circus for Mobile OS

Maria Deutscher | June 28th

The tablet device market is heating up as more and more companies are looking to take a bite out of the iPad’s overwhelming share of the market. Hewlett-Packard is one of them, and we’ve learned...»

FlashSoft Picks Data Favorites, Uses Flash as Cache

Kristen Nicole | June 28th

Flash storage seems to be the popular kid on the block right now, with companies like Fusion-io sparking debate over the technology’s use at the enterprise level, while also incurring interest from the startup...»

Google-Inspired Project Analyzes Big Data Graphs: Ravel Goes Open Source

Kristen Nicole | June 27th

Big data is a big deal these days, and it’s our connected systems that’s driving demand around number-crunching and analysis in this department.  Social networks alone have driven the desire to connect relationships across the...»