Strata Day 3: Event Highlights and Where Big Data Stands Today

Maria Deutscher | March 2nd

This week featured the Strata event, a gathering that’s dedicated to everything big data. It's an event that has been regularly attended by SiliconANGLE and Wikibon throughout the years.  This particular industry has historically been,...»

NASA Hacked, Was It China Again?

Mellisa Tolentino | March 2nd

China takes the spotlight again as news surfaced of hackers taking control of networks at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory  last November.  The hackers were able to install malware, delete or steal sensitive data, and...»

Hortonworks Wants an Enterprise-Ready Hadoop, says CTO [Video]

Bert Latamore | March 2nd

The recent changes at Hortonworks, which saw Eric Baldeschwieler move from CEO to CTO and Rob Bearden become CEO, were routine and do not indicate any change in the company's dedication to developing open...»

Strata Conference Mini Maker Faire: Robots and the Data Crush [Video]

Alex Williams | March 2nd

Robots, visualizations and wine - the combination gives it the feel of an O'Reilly Makers Faire.  It was actually the Strata Conferece's Mini Maker Faire, which featured all sorts of Arduino inspired and sensor driven...»

It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane! It’s a… Car?

Mellisa Tolentino | March 2nd

I’m not really sure how far back it goes, but mankind have always wanted to fly.  That’s why people are into extreme activities like skydiving, paragliding, base jumping and all those activities that requires you...»

Public Data Still an Untapped Resource: VIDEO

Maria Deutscher | March 2nd

Virginia Carlson of the Metro Chicago Information Center is attending the Strata Conference for the second time, and stopped by theCube with John Furrier and Jeff Kelly. She shared her take on an area...»

Zynga’s Project Z – Smart Move Towards Independence

Mellisa Tolentino | March 2nd

It was in October of last year that Zynga stated they will be launching their own gaming site independent of Facebook, which was dubbed Zynga Direct, or Project Z.  And finally, after months of...»

Hadoop Ecosystem Going Mainstream: A $50 Trillion Future [Video]

Bert Latamore | March 2nd

Last year was the year of validation for Hadoop, when the endorsements by a growing list of vendors and users showed that it was for more than a toy for Yahoo, Google, Facebook, and Twitter,...»

Top 5 Smartphone Brands @ MWC 2012

Mellisa Tolentino | March 2nd

Mobile World Congress 2012 officially ended yesterday, but attendees still can’t stop gushing over the devices unveiled at the event.  Here's a quick recap of what brands made an impression this week. Nokia The Finnish phone...»

Apple’s Legal Battles, Worms On Android and More

Mellisa Tolentino | March 2nd

Today’s mobile roundup features Apple’s legal battles against Samsung, Motorola and Proview, AT&T’s new “unlimited data” policy, Sprint and Chrysler partner up, worm attacking Android devices, and a tablet especially made for kids. Apple Both Apple and...»