The Drive by Download and Mobile Botnet Seen As Top Threats for 2012

Alex Williams | January 3rd

Kaspersky Labs has issued a report detailing the top cybersecurity threats for 2012.  It's a report worth reading.  Nation states will develop new forms of cyber attacks. Logic dumps will proliferate. Mobile drive by...»

A Milestone for Apache Hadoop with Version Release

Maria Deutscher | January 3rd

The newest version of the MapReduce framework has been released, featuring several improvements for the security branch of Hadoop 0.20.205.0, the current stable version. It’s notable that one of the main enhancements arriving with...»

US Elections Meet the Web, Google Monitors Digital Campaigns

Cherr Aira | January 3rd

If the 2012 elections were to be held today, Ron Paul is set to be the victor in Iowa, thanks to his web popularity. But the polls say otherwise: his competitor is actually winning...»

Google Chrome Increase In Popularity But Stumbles on Ads

Mellisa Tolentino | January 3rd

December last year, Google Chrome dethroned Mozilla Firefox as the number two most-used internet browser with Chrome’s global market share at 25.69%, while Firefox was down to 25.23%.  But Microsoft Internet Explorer still held...»

Music Reaches Cloud 9, SoundCloud Secures $50M

Cherr Aira | January 3rd

The global marketplace for cloud music services is becoming more crowded with countless users accessing their favorite songs online, dumping the conventional use of compact discs and harddrive storage. This trend has paved the way...»

Microsoft Enables Linux on Azure, Offers Emergency .NET Fix

Isha Suri | January 3rd

Microsoft has recently announced that it is enabling Linux on Windows Azure, and working on allowing its customers to make virtual machines (VMs) persistent on its Windows Azure platform. This means that users will...»

Just One Thing Management Dynamics

Jeff Nolan | January 3rd

I have a unique background among small company (I’m loath to write “startup”, Get Satisfaction is more substantial than that) executives in that I have venture capital, and very large company to very small company...»

The Four Horsemen of Cloud Brokering

Nico Popp | January 3rd

The concept of cloud brokering had been drawing more attention lately. In particular, Gartner has developed quite a bit of market analysis on the topic. Most of these analyses tend to focus on the business of...»

zColo Acquires 28,000 square foot Las Vegas Facility

Maria Deutscher | January 3rd

Data center operator zColo, a subsidiary of the Zayo Group, acquired MarquisNet's data center business. The transaction involved the purchase of MarquisNet’s MarquisNet's data complex in Las Vegas, Nevada for an undisclosed amount. zColo is...»

How not to Land a Social Media Job in 2012

Angela Connor | January 3rd

When I started this post, I planned to provide a few tips for landing a job in social media in 2012, but I found myself heading in a different direction. After all, sometimes the best advice on what to...»