Cloudant Developer Paul Davis Joins Apache CouchDB Project Management Committee

Klint Finley | February 17th

As I reported earlier this year, Cloudant is refocusing its development efforts towards Apache CouchDB by merging its open source Big Couch into the main Apache CouchDB project. The move followed CouchDB creator Damien...»

Brands on Google+ See 1400% Growth in 30 Days

Saroj Kar | February 17th

Although Google Plus has not yet managed to outshine Facebook users by volume, the search engine's latest attempt at a social network already has a notable number of followers. From December, the fans that the top...»

Gen8 Wrap Up: Why the Idiot-Proof Server is HP’s Best Yet

Maria Deutscher | February 17th

It was a busy week for HP with news of their latest server, Gen8.  At the event we brought you live coverage with a host of analysts and executives expressing their thoughts

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Cloud’s Growing Influence in Backup & Recovery

Maria Deutscher | February 17th

The cloud is one of the major trends doing a rather successful job at disrupting today’s IT environments from end-to-end, and backup and recovery is no exception. The latest testimony of that is SunGuard’s...»

Human-like Robots Tackle Crosswords, Stand-Up Comedy

Mellisa Tolentino | February 17th

IBM’s Watson, the artificial intelligence computer system capable of answering questions posed in the natural language, gained a good deal of popularity after participating in the TV game show Jeopardy!, where he trumped several...»

Anonymous Defaces U.S Government Consumer and FTC Websites Over ACTA with Scathing Remarks, Video

Kyt Dotson | February 17th

Early Friday morning, Anonymous struck a several U.S. government websites to protest the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA), an extremely controversial trade agreement between multiple nations that has been dubbed the next version of SOPA and PIPA (recently defeated...»

FalconStor to Report Q4 Earnings, Hopes to Reassure Shareholders

Maria Deutscher | February 17th

Cloud backup solutions maker FalconStor will soon hold its earnings call for its fourth fiscal quarter. The company, which has gone through a lot of turbulence in 2010 and 2011, will have to reaffirm...»

Netflix Reneges on DVD Rentals as Cable Ups the Ante

Mellisa Tolentino | February 17th

Netflix’s price increase last year rather infuriated some of their patrons.  Many thought that the $16/month charge for both streaming and DVD rental was too much, and some even threatened to leave.  But what angered...»

How Do We Protect Kids’ Data in Mobile Apps?

Mellisa Tolentino | February 17th

More children, not teenagers, are using mobile devices.  Sometimes they use their parents’ gadgets but some lucky kids get their own.  Some parents don't think much of it, but what they fail to consider is...»

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...»