Facebook Scam “Girl Who Killed Herself on Halloween” Video Spreads

Kyt Dotson | November 1st

A scam campaign has hit Facebook with a familiar click-jacking underlying theme: the death of a person. Although, the entitled posts don’t solicit a particular celebrity they do entice users of the social media site to click a...»

HP Announces Moonshot A New Low Energy Server Technology – Shift to Mobile Cloud Architecture

John Furrier | November 1st

HP is announcing today at HP Labs a major innovation in the server technology called "Moonshot," a big shift from the x86 architecture to what HP calls "Extreme Scale Computing." The Moonshot announcement is featuring an...»

Yahoo Cashes Out $270M for Ad Network, Board Member Refuses CEO Job

Kristina Farrah | November 1st

A Yahoo rumor graduates from speculation to fact, as the company confirms that it’s going to buy ad network Interclick in an all-cash deal for $270 million.  The transaction is expected to

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Storage Startup SolidFire Raises $25M in Fresh Capital

Maria Deutscher | November 1st

Boulder, Colorado-based SolidFire raised $25 million in its second funding round from New Enterprise Associates, as well as Valhalla Partners and Novak Biddle Venture Partners.  All three participated in SolidFire’s first round back in...»

Gamification: The Biggest Thing Next to Social Media

Kristina Farrah | November 1st

What exactly is gamification? Wikipedia says it’s the use of game design techniques and mechanics to solve problems and engage audiences.  Typically gamification applies to non-game applications and processes in order to encourage

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Can the Nook Color 2 Challenge Amazon’s Kindle Fire?

Saroj Kar | November 1st

Yesterday it was just a rumor, now it is official: Barnes & Noble is holding press conference on November 7 in New York and many analysts expect the announcement of the newest portable Nook device....»

Clearspring Data Gets Smarter with XGraph Acquisition

Kristina Farrah | November 1st

In order to improve data infrastructure and analytics capabilities, Clearspring, provider of a top social sharing and analytics platform, acquired data science company XGraph. Clearspring has a proprietary data processing infrastructure that

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Adknowledge Expands to Facebook, Acquires AdParlor

Kristen Nicole | November 1st

Leading the long tail marketplace, Adknowledge has a pretty strong foothold in every type of advertising (in-game, email, etc.), except Facebook. In order to tackle this particularly lucrative area in advertising, they finally

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A Mobile Dev Platform for Every Developer

Kristina Farrah | November 1st

Everybody loves the idea of mobile.  As people and businesses increasingly learn to love smartphones, the mobile application development market and other smartphone-reliant industries keep on improving and intensifying all the same.  Looking

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Attivio Releases v3.0 of Unified Information Access Platform

Maria Deutscher | November 1st

Attivio announced the third version of its Active Intelligence Engine (AIE) unified data platform, which, just like the previous two versions, focuses on unstructured data.  The offering aims to supplement big data analytics by providing...»