Windows 8 Finds a Comfy Home on the iPad

Steven Hodson | September 30th

Thanks to Corvida on Google+ I ran across this rather cool how-to post that will let you experience Windows 8 as it should be experienced – on a tablet, and iPad at that. The how-to is ...»

Karmasphere Secures $6M to Grow Hadoop, Big Data

Maria Deutscher | September 30th

Karmasphere, a company that offers an analytics engine that sits on top of the Hadoop data processing infrastructure, announced today that it has closed a second round of funding for $6 million.  New...»

Message to Meg Whitman: How to Boost Public Confidence in HP in 3 Strategic Steps; Extra Credit: Punch Oracle in the Face

John Furrier | September 30th

Dear Meg (and Ray Lane), I wanted to share my near-term recommendations for HP to quickly re-establish its credibility with investors, analysts and large enterprise customers: 1) Fix The Autonomy Deal: First and foremost, activate the termination clause for the...»

Android Tablets Heat Up the Market: Samsung, Amazon in the Lead

Maria Pila | September 30th

Samsung's been a beast in the tablet market, validating Google Android while taking a front seat in driving the tablet market beyond the iPad.  It's no secret that Android hopes to make gains in the...»

Klout vs. Kred, the new Social Media Influence Metric on the Block

Kyt Dotson | September 30th

A new service is being launched by social media analyst industry leader PeopleBrowsr intended to compete with other influence-metric social media services like Klout—in fact, it looks exactly like a competitor directly to Klout. Just with a different...»

Oracle Adopting Open-Source R to Connect Legacy Systems

Alex Williams | September 30th

Oracle looks like it is investing in R, the programming language of choice for statistical analysis and rich, data visualization. Oracle says it will integrate R with its Oracle Database. Other signs from Oracle show...»

Jump Desktop Tops Best iPad and Android Tablet Business Apps

Maria Deutscher | September 30th

This week brings with it another five iPad and Honeycomb business apps worth considering.  Jump Desktop takes the number one spot, thanks to some prime feature capabilities.  The virtual desktop client got the highest rating...»

Chrome Encroaches on Firefox as Security, Mobile Drive Browser Trends

Mellisa Tolentino | September 30th

There’s no denying that the top web browser is Microsoft IE, taking a 52.81% share of the market.  But it looks like second place is up for grabs.  Firefox has been trying to tread water as...»

HP’s Uncertain Focus Leaves webOS Adrift

Mellisa Tolentino | September 30th

Ever since Hewlett-Packard announced that they will discontinue production of webOS devices, people have been asking, “what will happen to webOS?”  Speculations regarding HP's mobile platform's future ranged from selling to the  highest bidder, but...»

Facebook F8 – Welcome to the New LinkedFaceTweet+

John Furrier | September 30th

[This is a guest post by Vanessa Camones, CEO and Founder of theMIX agency, a digital marketing consulting agency. get updates via her FB timeline or tweet @vanessacamones]- JF On the first day of Facebook’s f8 conference...»