Microsoft Joins Hadoop Party, Adds Support to SQL

Saroj Kar | August 10th

Apache Hadoop has been widely used by enterprises for big data management and making major gains these days, with Microsoft being the latest to join the cloud club.  Microsoft announced the integration of open source...»

Measuring Windows Performance impact for VDI Planning

Greg Schulz | August 10th

Here is a link to a recent guest post that I was invited to do over at The Vitalization Practice (TVP) pertaining to measuring the impact of Windows Boot


Hackers Threaten BlackBerry Maker over Co-Operation with London Riots Investigation

Kyt Dotson | August 10th

Hackers have defaced the BlackBerry blog in a move to intimidate Research In Motion over a statement that the company would lawfully assist the police during the investigation of the London and Tottenham riots. The London riots spread...»

Copyright Holders Take Aim at Over 200,000 BitTorrent Users in the US

Kristina Farrah | August 10th

Amassing under the cloak of a pay-up-or-else scheme, over 200,000 BitTorrent users in the United States have been sued by copyright holders over the past year. Further lawsuits are mounting by the day. We cannot possibly imagine how the...»

Reacting to the Broadband Speed Data

richardbennett | August 10th

Over on the Innovation Policy Blog I take a look at the FCC’s broadband speeds report and some of the reactions to it: The results are surprising to some because they contradict a widely-circulated myth to the...»

Big Data, Hadoop Seep Into More Business, Services

Maria Deutscher | August 10th

There have been some notable highlights from the data analytics industry bubbling up this week, both from big, and relatively small players alike. The first update comes from EMC, one of the many companies  attending at...»

Car Dealer Triples Sales with iPad

Daisy Whitney | August 10th

iPads and tablets are popular for watching videos and playing Angry Birds, but they’re also gaining traction in the enterprise and in business to business uses. Here's a look at how hospitals, corporations, manufacturers and an independent auto dealer are using these...»

Image of Windows 8 Tablet Photo Sharing Leaked?

Steven Hodson | August 10th

As we head into the Build conference this fall we are going to be hearing; and seeing a lot more about the different parts of Windows 8, and the different platforms it is being designed for. Thanks to...»

Google Refuses Korean Real-Names Policy, but Imposes it on G+ Users

Tom Foremski | August 10th

Google's insistence that people use their real names on Google Plus goes against its official policy of refusing to comply with South Korea's Real-Name verification law. The Korean law forces web sites with more than 100,000 visitors per day...»

Global Hunt takes Apple, Samsung to EU: Sales Banned in Europe

Mellisa Tolentino | August 10th

As mentioned in an earlier article, Apple was banned by a German court from selling their Galaxy Tab in members of the European Union except for Netherlands although they could also lose this.  The...»