Amazon Cuts Out the Middleman: Launches its Own Cloud Storage Gateway

John Furrier | January 25th

In a move that was expected by some and feared by others, Amazon today announced its own AWS Storage Gateway, which immediately calls into question the long-term validity of the business models for standalone...»

Anonymous Plagued By Wannabes

Mellisa Tolentino | January 25th

Anonymous, the hacker collective that’s been keeping the government on edge, is now being plagued by wannabes, using their name in recruiting people to join their malicious cause and promoting shady sites. Earlier, I mentioned in...»

The Impact of Megaupload’s “Mega-Downfall” on Sharing in the Cloud

Kyt Dotson | January 25th

With the fall of to the United States government in an action that has taken them entirely offline—in a move yet unprecedented by the US against a foreign site—it brings to mind what sort of effect this...»

HP Storage Gets the Grade: Targets Education Sector

Maria Deutscher | January 25th

HP announced that California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB) has made a purchase of HP P6000 Enterprise Virtual Arrayspower its datacenter, which empowers over 5,000 students and faculty. As a part of the transaction Hewlett-Packard...»

Megaupload Founder Denied Bail via E-mail, Claims He’s Reformed

Mellisa Tolentino | January 25th

Kim Dotcom, founder of the infamous file sharing site Megaupload, was denied bail by Judge David McNaughton.  The judge cited that Dotcom is a flight risk and there is a possibility that if the bail...»

Shopkick Gets Kickin’ thanks to Mobile, Holidays

Cherr Aira | January 25th

Startups have been getting a warm reception from the booming mobile industry. The wide consumer base of mobility has plenty of room to explore, with mobile shopping presenting one of the most promising avenues....»

VMware Opens Virtualization Marketplace after Stellar Q4

Maria Deutscher | January 25th

VMware's been on a tear lately, unveiling the new Solution Exchange, an online virtualization and cloud solutions marketplace.  It's a hub where customers, partners and developers can converge, simplifying the process around choosing business solutions. The...»

On Facebook’s Plate: Mandatory Timeline IPO & Anonymous Threats

Mellisa Tolentino | January 25th

The inevitable has happened: Facebook’s Timeline is rolling out, want it or not.  Last week, when I wrote about Facebook unveiling their Timeline Apps, I also mentioned that the Timeline will be a mandatory...»

Which Cloud Sites are Least Likely to Shut Down Amidst Megaupload Debacle?

Mellisa Tolentino | January 25th

With the recent Megaupload shutdown, cloud users are now asking if the service they are using would be the next target of the authorities.  This is actually a great question, since there is an...»

Appcelerator Hires Gartner Analyst to Boost Mobile Angle

Maria Deutscher | January 25th

Mobile development platform provider Appcelerator has hired Michael King to fulfill a couple of significant responsibilities in the company, both of which will serve the purpose of boosting Appcelerator’s position in the mobile universe. King spent...»