7 More Casualties as Google Cleans House

Mellisa Tolentino | November 23rd

Over the years, our house gets cluttered with so much junk that eventually we have to let go of some stuff.  Most of us find ourselves holding on to junk, thinking that we might need

Study: Gamer Girls Who Play Online Enjoy More Sex

Kyt Dotson | November 23rd

If you’re a woman, a video gamer, and enjoy online gaming chances are you enjoy more sex than your non-gaming counterparts. At least that’s what a study run by Harris Interactive on behalf of GameHouse according...»

Tablet Retail Better Prepared for Holiday Shoppers this Year

Mellisa Tolentino | November 23rd

Thanksgiving and Black Friday are fast approaching, and retail stores are gearing up to accommodate the massive throng of shoppers come Friday.  In the past, Black Fridays have always been chaotic.   Yeah, it’s crazy,...»

Your Keyboard is Dirtier Than Your Toilet Seat: Infographic

Cherr Aira | November 23rd

With an entire world embracing technology, we fear that excessive exposure to radiation could put us at risk.  But the real danger is actually bacteria.  In high school chemistry we were instructed to observe the...»

FCC to Take AT&T-T-Mobile Deal to Administrative Court

Mellisa Tolentino | November 23rd

Ever since AT&T announced it plans to acquire T-Mobile, it’s been jumping hurdle after hurdle trying to make this tall order of a deal work out.  The Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski is one...»

Intel Invests in Android as Mobile Strategy Emerges

Maria Deutscher | November 23rd

Insyde, a Taiwan-based company that makes firmware based on Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) and Android distributions based on the original open-source code Google produces, received some fresh capital this week. Intel Capital made an...»

Funding, Acquisitions and Partnerships – A Chart for the Growing Big Data Universe

Alex Williams | November 22nd

I sat down with James Kobleius at the IBM Information on Demand conference  several weeks ago and listened almost open-mouthed as he described the Hadoop universe. I kept thinking "someone needs to make a chart,"...»

Data Recovery and Backup Industry Sees Growing Adoption, New Products

Maria Deutscher | November 22nd

The big data explosion many companies are experiencing today is leading to a number of changes in the traditional datacenter, and data recovery and backup is an area that is no exception.  Bigger datasets mean...»

ActiveState Offers Free Tool for Developers

Maria Deutscher | November 22nd

ActiveState's Stackato Micro Cloud comes out of beta today, and will remain a free offering to developers.  Stackato is the company’s Cloud Foundry-based open platform-as-a-service, which differentiates itself by being vendor agnostic with support...»

Microsoft Grows Search, Personal Cloud Strategy with Latest Buy

Saroj Kar | November 22nd

Microsoft has been pretty quiet on the acquisition front in recent months, one of its last major acquisitions being the Skype deal for $8.5 billion in May. But the software giant is once again on...»