Nokia Plans a Comeback with Windows 8 Tablet, Launches Cheaper Smartphone

Cherr Aira | November 17th

Nokia was a total hit back in the day. And, everyone was wondering what could have gone wrong? They drowned in the competition. People are no longer going gaga about their mobile phones. The market shares...»

Samsung Galaxy Nexus Ushers Wave of Holiday Device Rush

Mellisa Tolentino | November 17th

After the long wait and much anticipation for the newest Nexus to grace the tech world, the Samsung-Google Galaxy Nexus is finally out in the market.  Google unveiled the Galaxy Nexus less than...»

Informatica Cozies Up for Cloud Winter 2012

Maria Deutscher | November 17th

Data integration software maker revealed Informatica Cloud Winter 2012, the latest version of its offering which will become generally available in 2012. It features several significant improvements, notably extended support and several additions to the...»

Box Announces New Partner Network and Fund

Klint Finley | November 17th

Box announced today the Box Innovation Network (/bin), an alliance of platform partners including Appcelerator, Cloud Foundry, Heroku, Rackspace, SnapLogic and Twilio. In addition to the platform program, Box is investing up to $2 million in /bin...»

Vimessa’s Mobile Video Messaging App Comes with Promise of Cross-Platform Sharing

Kristen Nicole | November 17th

Vimessa launches its video messaging service today, taking claim of the world’s first video voicemail app for any mobile device.  You can send high-definition video messages for free to any mobile phone number or email...»

Overhauled: AOL Injects Cool Twists to Classic IM

Cherr Aira | November 17th

Before you could even “Skype” or “BBM” your friends, or even use Facebook chat, there was AIM. Now, the AOL Instant Messaging (AIM) system that pioneered web chat back in the 1990s hopes to once...»

Mark Himelstein Joins Hortonworks as VP of Engineering

Maria Deutscher | November 17th

Hortonworks, a Hadoop startup that was spun off from Yahoo, has hired Mark Himelstein as its new vice president of engineering. Hortonworks is amidst some rapid expansion thanks to a couple of recent initiatives, which...»

How Google Music Compares to iTunes, Spotify

Mellisa Tolentino | November 17th

There are so many music services available today that you’d have to ask why Google Music is such a big deal.  I’ll tell you why, because Google Music takes on two giants: Apple and Facebook....»

Hadoop Gets Another Vote of Confidence From Microsoft

Jeffrey Kelly | November 16th

It appears Hadoop has yet another fan: Microsoft. ZDNet is reporting that Microsoft is putting LINQ to HPC, its distributed runtime and associated programming model for unstructured data analysis at scale, on ice. Codenamed Dryad, LINQ to...»

Cisco and Vyatta: Competitive or Compatible?

Alex Williams | November 16th

Earlier this week, Vyatta raised another $12 million for its virtual network security technology. In an interview with Vyatta executives on Monday I asked about their competitors. Vyatta CEO Kelly Herrell said they are far...»