Shopkick 1 Year Later: More Brands, More “Check-Ins” and More Data

Mellisa Tolentino | August 17th

Shopkick, one of the largest location-based shopping apps that rewards shoppers for merely walking into stores, has made it through its first year unscathed. In just a year, shopkick has a reported 2.2 million...»

Hactivists Go Mobile, Depict Dog Wars Gamers as Animal Abusers

Mellisa Tolentino | August 17th

Dog fights are illegal in many countries as animal rights activists are taking action against animal cruelty.  Nevertheless, an app developer decided to make a virtual game in the same context, Dog Wars.  Much...»

Is the Cloud Ready for IT Outsourcing? Bridging Migration and Challenges

Cherr Aira | August 17th

Arguably, cloud computing is now beginning to define the future of technology and the human race’s way of managing data. With cloud consumerism striking an upward trajectory, next level enterprise solutions become...»

Pageonce Scores 5M Users Amidst Mobile Finance Competition

Maria Deutscher | August 17th

Pageonce, the operator of Pageonce Money & Bills, a mobile service that lets users manage their bank accounts from a number of mobile platforms, has reached a major milestone, with a reported five...»

Box Raising Another $35 Million – “God Bless the SEC”

Alex Williams | August 16th

I just saw the news on Techmeme that Box is raising another $35 million. I'll keep this brief. Wow. Combined with its past round that equates to $83 million in venture capital funding. Venture Beat discovered...»

Microsoft Slashes Prices on Azure Cloud Platform, Lures More SMBs

Saroj Kar | August 16th

Microsoft is extending efforts on its cloud solutions, particularity for small developers and SME enterprises. In an attempt to attract developer community that runs smaller apps on its Azure platform, Microsoft, starting October 1st, decided...»

Joyent Opens up SmartOS in the Cloud

Maria Deutscher | August 16th

Cloud software developer Joyent announced that its SmartOS platform, which was once only a component of its SmartDataCenter and public cloud offerings, is now available under an open-source license.  Joyent CTO Jason Hoffmann refered to...»

No iPad 3 for 2011?

Maria Pila | August 16th

Apple was supposedly set to launch its iPad 3 in the second half of 2011 with a supply volume of 1.5-2 million units in the third quarter and 5-6 million in the fourth quarter,...»

Kid Tech Gets the Royal Treatment

Kristina Farrah | August 16th

On-demand internet streaming media provider Netflix has rolled out its kids-only section. This division allows children to watch movies without making parents anxious over the possibly of inappropriate content appearing in a search, as it...»

Nutanix Debuts Rounded-Out VMware Server

Maria Deutscher | August 16th

Startup Nutanix announced its first product, a virtualized server it named Complete Cluster. The 2U or 3.5 inch high VMware-based box comes equipped with four x86 nodes, each containing eight 8 Intel Xeon processors that...»