Backupify Gets Another $5M, Sets Sights on Google Apps

Mellisa Tolentino | September 8th

Backupify, a leading backup provider for cloud based data, closed a Series B $5 million round of funding, led by Avalon Ventures together with General Catalyst and Lowercase Capital. Backupify works by creating a...»

Nielsen Moves to Online Video GRP, Blip Refines Ad Strategy

Daisy Whitney | September 8th

Measurement services and Web publishers are refining their tools to help grow online video ad dollars. Nielsen just rolled out  ratingspoints for online programming, rolling up online impressions into a GRP measurement, while Web publishers like blip.tv are...»

IBM Wagers a Billion on Small Businesses

Kristina Farrah | September 8th

Raising capital has always been tricky for SMBs.  It restrains development and expansion, and banks are often stingy in offering financial help.  Thankfully, not everybody is blind about this setback as Big Blue announced a...»

Windows Gets a Desktop Gadget for Google+

Steven Hodson | September 8th

Not everyone in the world likes living in a browser. (Unlike my good friend Louis Gray, who does. I still have a bone to pick with you about that Louis.)  I, on the other hand am the...»

Android App Ecosystem Overtaking Apple App Store

Maria Pila | September 8th

Android Market has shown some real growth over the last year, and there's no doubt that at some point this had to happen.  Or, at least, it will.  Since the launch of the iTunes App...»

Google Favors Android Partners, What Else Is New?

Mellisa Tolentino | September 8th

When Google acquired Motorola Mobility, concerns regarding Google playing favorites grew.  Though they have been doing this for quite some time now, reading an actual statement from Google regarding this still brought that...»

Apple Takes Samsung to Japan Courts

Mellisa Tolentino | September 8th

After taking hit, after hit, after hit from Apple, Samsung is gearing up for another battle as Apple is out to get them--this time in Japan. Apple filed a lawsuit in the Tokyo...»

Intelligence Community Puts Up Money for an Easier to Use Hadoop

Klint Finley | September 8th

Platfora, a startup dedicated to making Apache Hadoop easier to use, came out of stealth today and announced $5.68 million in series A funding. The company was founded by Ben Werther, who was head of product...»

Start Of The .XXX “Sunrise” Period

Mellisa Tolentino | September 8th

Last month we did an article about the .xxx domain, and how it is both beneficial and easier to identify porn sites, but also poses a threat for the non-porn industry.  The ICM Registry...»

HP Opens Public Cloud Offering to Beta Testers

Maria Pila | September 8th

Hewlett-Packard Co. is taking a step closer toward its promise of offering a public cloud service by providing early access to select testers. HP announced on Wednesday that it has launched its HP Cloud...»