Facebook’s Validation Point – A Web 2.0 Company Tackles Legacy Problems

Alex Williams | September 14th

The Facebook Open Compute story is a pretty clear effort to position itself as a leader in open data center design. But it also provides a way for it to show enterprise operators the...»

Yahoo, AOL Rely on Microsoft for Ad Deal

Mellisa Tolentino | September 14th

Yahoo and AOL are losing to Facebook and Google in online advertising, and it is projected that by the end of this year, online advertising on Yahoo's network will drop 11% from 16.1% in 2009,...»

When Does Technology Hinder Disaster Communications?

Kristen Nicole | September 14th

Global warming is really taking a toll on Mother Earth.  If you haven’t noticed, almost every part of the world is being hit by natural disasters almost every week.  Earthquakes, hurricanes, flash floods, mudslides,...»

Samsung Seeks Developers for Smart TVs, Connecting its Devices

Kristina Farrah | September 14th

Samsung Electronics is looking for the most innovative applications around IPTVs, Blu-ray players and Blu-ray Home Theater Systems, and kicks off the "Free the TV" Challenge, an initiative that first began 5 years ago.  The...»

Fusion-io Grows Partnerbase as Flash Storage Gains Traction

Maria Deutscher | September 14th

Solid-state SAN storage provider Kaminario has teamed up with Fusion-io, a company that sells flash-based storage acceleration solutions, to develop what it calls the Kaminario K2  storage, one of the industry’s first all solid-state SAN products....»

An Ugly Week for Certificate Authorities: DigiNotar, GlobalSign, and ComodoHacker Collide

Kyt Dotson | September 14th

Certificate Authorities (CAs) make up the backbone of the web of trust for credit card transactions and secure communications between web browsers and web sites. Without this “web of trust” intact, people surfing the web cannot really trust...»

Kynetic Calls Out NextGen E-commerce: Goin’ Digital Baby

Cherr Aira | September 14th

E-commerce has gone a long way from buying and selling on scantily created websites, evolving into highly organized auction sites and open markets like eBay and Amazon, and now the fanaticism of...»

John Furrier on Venture Capital: Freestyle Capital Closes Early Stage $27 million dollar venture fund

Mark 'Rizzn' Hopkins | September 13th

Freestyle Capital Exploding on The Scene Closes $27m Fund, More Exits Coming Two respected tech entrepreneurs Josh Felser and Dave Samuel officially announced their early-stage VC firm Freestyle Capital. Although Dan Primack of Fortune Term Sheet...»

John Furrier on Venture Capital: Menlo Ventures $20 million dollar fund

Mark 'Rizzn' Hopkins | September 13th

Menlo Ventures Launches $20 Million Early Stage/Talent Fund Shervin Pershevar announced on stage at the AOL TechCrunch Disrupt 2011 conference that he and Menlo Ventures has started a $20 million fund. The fund will be...»

SAP’s Balancing Act

Jeffrey Kelly | September 13th

LAS VEGAS - SAP is at an inflection point not unlike it found itself 25 years ago. Back then, SAP put all its money on R3. This time SAP is betting the house on an in-memory data processing...»