Apprenda Closes $10M Funding Round, PaaS Going Strong

Maria Deutscher | August 9th

Apprenda, a PaaS for .NET, has raised $10 million in a second round of funding led by Ignition Partners. Existing investors New Enterprise Associates and High Peaks Venture Partners also participated. The company stated...»

AT&T Under ‘Monopoly’ Review by FCC, Rivals Take More Jabs

Mellisa Tolentino | August 9th

Aside from its plans to buy T-Mobile, AT&T is also looking to acquire Qualcomm’s spectrum.  AT&T may be trying to do too much, as the FCC recently announced that they will combine the review of...»

Markets Fall: What Will Happen to the Silicon Valley Recovery?

Tom Foremski | August 9th

Turmoil in global financial markets and economies is never good for Silicon Valley despite the fact that the regional economy has its own boom and boost cycles that operate on a different timetable. Currently, Silicon Valley has been booming,...»

RIM to Co-operate with Metropolitan Police Over BlackBerry Role in London Riots, Looter Networking

Kyt Dotson | August 9th

Scotland Yard has vowed to investigate and track down instigators who have been using messaging software and social media in order to post "really inflammatory, inaccurate" messages using the BlackBerry network, Twitter, Facebook, and other social media networks....»

Google Voice Gets a Global Spam Filter

Jeff Nolan | August 9th

I seem to have missed the news last month that Google added a global spam filter to Google Voice but thanks to the well placed reminders in the app I discovered it today. GVoice has had a...»

The Structure of NFC: Paving Ground for Mobile Payments Revolution

Maria Pila | August 9th

Visa announced its plan to accelerate the migration to EMW contact and contactless chip technology in the United States. The adoption of dual-interface chip technology will help prepare the U.S. payment infrastructure for the...»

London Riots Resurface Facial Recognition Privacy Concerns

Mellisa Tolentino | August 9th

The 'London Riot Facial Recognition' is a group of civilians who aim to help authorities identify individuals who participated in the UK riot over the weekend.  They're using a technology that's rather controversial at...»

The Deal With Daily Deals: A Fad Built on Big Data

Mellisa Tolentino | August 9th

So, you’ve been saving up for that really, really expensive gym membership or yoga class,or you’ve been dying to try that new chic restaurant that everyone is raving about but it’s just too expensive.  Maybe...»

ElasticStack Joins the Open-Source Cloud Club

Maria Deutscher | August 9th

The vendor-agnostic, open-source cloud has been getting a lot of attention from both customers and companies that are developing initiatives around this topic.  Amazon, Microsoft, Rackspace and OpenStack are among those who are leading this...»

SmartyPig Goes Mobile with Offers, Social Savings

Kristina Farrah | August 9th

As a leading online social banking application, SmartyPig helps customers save the extra dollar by socializing saving, spending and charitable giving using a secure and easy way to access account information while on the go....»