New Twitter Layout & Self-Serve Ads: Good for Business

Saroj Kar | February 17th

Today when you browse the Twitter Home page, you might be surprised to see a new layout. Indeed, Twitter has upgraded its new profile interface to all users. Initially launched to a small group of users...»

Apple Wins Against Momo, Google Tricks Safari

Mellisa Tolentino | February 17th

Apple won the case regarding the slide-to-unlock patent against Motorola Mobility in a German court. The patent concerned, EP1964022, covers "unlocking a device by performing gestures on an unlock image."   According to a report...»

Basecamp Goes Back to the Basics with a New, Cleaner UI

Alex Williams | February 16th

37 Signals Founder Jason Fried previewed a redesign today for Basecamp that has three things in mind:

    1. Speed
    2. Big Picture
    3. Focus
It's the first time since 2004 that Basecamp has had such an overhaul. It's called ...»

Yahoo Releases YSlow Open Source on Github

Klint Finley | February 16th

For years Yahoo's application YSlow has been a staple in the Web developer's toolkit since 2007. Now the company has released the code on Github under the BSD license. The apps is entirely built in...»

Hortonworks Quietly Shuffles Its Management Team

Klint Finley | February 16th

This morning Hortonworks announced its training and certification program. What it didn't announce that is that it has quietly shuffled its management team, a fact that's reflected on its website. The biggest change, as ...»

Redis is Hot. What Can You Use It For?

Klint Finley | February 16th

If you haven't heard of the in-memory key-value store Redis, you'll probably be hearing about more in the near future. Other NoSQL databases, such as the document database MongoDB remain somewhat controversial among practitioners. Nothing...»

SAP-Success Factors Acquisition is Official

Maria Deutscher | February 16th

Today SAP announced that its tender offer for all outstanding shares of Success Factors’ common stock is closed. The merger is expected to be completed in a few days, a SAP spokeswoman told SiliconANGLE. The deal...»

Rackspace Acquires SharePoint Services Firm

Klint Finley | February 16th

Cloud hosting provider Rackspace announced today that it has acquired Sharepoint 911, a firm dedicated to providing services for Microsoft SharePoint. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. This acquisition will give Rackspace more credibility in...»

Attivio Scores EU Contract with Europol

Maria Deutscher | February 16th

Business intelligence solutions maker Attivio announced that Europol has selected its Active Intelligence Engine as the offering that will power its data management and analysis operations. Europol is a law enforcement agency that tracks...»

Greenplum Tackles the Cons of Hadoop, Forrester Approves

Maria Deutscher | February 16th

The now EMC-owned Greenplum, maker of analytics software, is facing the same challenges as everyone else in the Hadoop ecosystem. One of the latest tidbits of commentary by TechWorld’s Chris Kanaracus sheds some...»