Chilly Storms Brewing in the Cloud Over Megaupload Takedown

Kyt Dotson | January 30th

Last week saw what felt like a surprise move by the US government against the Hong Kong-based file sharing site, Megaupload. Swooping in from afar the company and several of its executives found themselves embroiled in...»

Yahoo Kills 10 Mobile Apps, Hones Focus on Social TV, News

Kristina Farrah | January 30th

Yahoo's new CEO Scott Thompson is doing some early spring cleaning, reducing the number of mobile apps that are hardly gaining traction. The announcement comes in a blog post Friday afternoon and includes

...»

Facebook Deals With IPO, Timeline and Phishing Scandals

Mellisa Tolentino | January 30th

Rumors of Facebook’s impending IPO were fortified when trading for shares in secondary markets was suspended for three days - an act done by companies to ensure that investors can’t buy or sell until...»

Tabbedout Hires New CEO as Niche Mobile Payments Heat Up

Kristina Farrah | January 30th

Effective immediately, Paul Fiore becomes the new CEO of Tabbedout, a mobile payment startup targeting the hospitality industry. Fiore has over 20 years of executive leadership experience in technology and finance services industries.

...»

Pentaho Moves Big Data Integration Project to Open Source Apache

Jeffrey Kelly | January 30th

Pentaho is open sourcing its Big Data integration engine, known as Pentaho Kettle, moving the entire project to the Apache License Version 2.0. Kettle was previously available under the GNU Lesser General Public License. Kettle includes Pentaho’s ...»

Symantec vs. Lookout: Malware vs. Adware

Mellisa Tolentino | January 30th

The Cyber age opened us to a world full of malicious software, or malware, that harms our computing devices in various ways.  And these threats are now targeting mobile devices, particularly those that run on...»

HANA Chairman at the Center of SAP-Oracle Rivalry

Maria Deutscher | January 30th

Oracle and SAP have been going at it for a long time now.  The feud has extended beyond regular industry competition when the former sued the BI solutions maker for corporate espionage, a case that...»

Firefox 10 Out Tomorrow, Readies for Silent Updates

Mellisa Tolentino | January 30th

Mozilla’s fast-release approach, which the company adopted last year to better compete with the likes of Google Chrome, dictates that every six weeks, they are to release the latest version of Firefox.  And tomorrow, January 31st,...»

Millennial Media’s New Campaign for Old Users

Maria Deutscher | January 30th

Millennial Media, the largest independent (and soon to be public) mobile ad network operator, announced the latest addition to its portfolio. The App Engagement Program is designed to provide marketers a way not to...»

Megaupload Files to be Deleted as Early as Thursday, Personal Data at Risk

Mellisa Tolentino | January 30th

According to a report from the Associated Press, federal prosecutors stated that files in Megaupload could be deleted as early as Thursday, February 2. The site has been inaccessible to users since the US authorities...»