Why Geolocation isn’t Quite “There Yet”

Michelle Greer | August 30th

This weekend, we cowered to think that major cities on the American east coast would be pummeled by Hurricane Irene. We watched CNN and Twitter to see how things were going. Geolocation tools like ...»

IBM Extends Connections Platform to iOS, Android and BlackBerry

Maria Pila | August 30th

IBM has some new software designed to help organizations embrace social networking using the broadest range of mobile devices. Yesterday, IBM launched three updated mobile applications designed to help businesses that use its enterprise...»

Fusion-io Launches ioCache at VMworld 2011

Maria Deutscher | August 30th

Fusion-io had some big news coming out of VMworld, the announcement of ioCache. The new offering is the fruit of a one year-long team up with ioTurbine, a developer of virtualized caching software in acquired...»

Samsung Urged to Drop Android, but Can Bada Compete?

Mellisa Tolentino | August 30th

Since Hewlett-Packard announced that it will stop manufacturing webOS devices, there have been rumors going around that Samsung will buy Hewlett-Packard’s PC business, but last week,  Samsung chief executive Choi Gee-sung firmly denied...»

The Gamer Plight: Console Price Wars, Virtual Goods Loss

Mellisa Tolentino | August 30th

As Razor launched its new Razor Blade, looking to be the world’s first true gaming laptop, other game companies are also finding new ways to keep these game addicts glued to the screen. Nintendo The Nintendo...»

Virtensys Tackles I/O Bottlenecks in Virtualized Environments

Jeffrey Kelly | August 30th

It’ not what VMware wants to hear, but I/O is one of the big bottlenecks in virtualized server environments. But one vendor’s challenge is another vendor’s opportunity, according to Stephen Spellicy. Spellicy is vice president of...»

RockYou To Slide: Look Who’s Still Standing?

Mellisa Tolentino | August 30th

RockYou, the company that brings games and advertising into the social media realm, is partnering with Peak Games, a fast-growing gaming company that's been taking over Turkey and looking to expand.  With the...»

Big Data Spotlight: Hadoop, Local Storage Key to the Future

Kristen Nicole | August 30th

Big data is a pretty hot topic right now, but when it comes to cloud implimentation, there’s still a lot to learn.  Today’s first big data panel at VMworld welcomed Cloudera co-founder Amr Awadallah...»

Facebook Settles in on Location, Photo Goals

Kristina Farrah | August 30th

Facebook Places allows people to share their location along with their thoughts in real time through smartphones. Now, the largest social media network on the planet expands the array of devices that can avail...»

The Arrival of the Virtual Phone?

Alex Williams | August 29th

The post-PC era has its complications. Love your smart phone? Well, you may work for a company that adopted the Blackberry circa 2008. That creates a problem. It's often the only mobile device that is...»