This Week in Cloud: Services, Analytics in the Spotlight

Maria Deutscher | December 10th

This week it’s all about cloud services, and an interesting push by IBM to get into the analytics world. The first two developments pertain to the accelerating open-source trend within the as-a-service space, where this approach...»

HP Executives: webOS is a Platform, Not an Operating System

Klint Finley | December 9th

HP will transform webOS into a platform with the goal of creating a world-class HTML5-browser that would potentially compete more with Chrome and Safari than Android or iOS. The strategy would put HP on a path...»

Red Hat Introduces Open-Source Big Data Storage Solution

Maria Deutscher | December 9th

Red Hat further clarifies their intentions behind its acquisition of open storage management firm Gluster with the launch of the Red Hat Storage Software Appliance, a big data file system based on open-source technology. The offering,...»

The webOS Opportunity for RIM and the Overall Market

Bert Latamore | December 9th

webOS is a promising technology with great potential that until now has suffered from bad luck. Palm's last great innovation, introduced before the iPad,  could have been a competitor to the iOS. But Palm lacked...»

Bleak Outlook for the PC Industry as 2012 Nears

Saroj Kar | December 9th

PCs have faced a cautious market this past year or so, with the rise of tablets but also because of our very globalized market.   Market research firm IHS predicts the PC industry will shortfall in shipments...»

Carrier IQ-gate Redux: The Wolf in the Smartphone

Kyt Dotson | December 9th

Over the past few weeks, there’s been something of a brouhaha brewing over the discovery of a diagnostic app embedded in almost all modern smartphones used by carriers to determine what’s gone wrong with a phone. The app...»

Is OPEN Act The Solution For Piracy?

Mellisa Tolentino | December 9th

Piracy is the greatest dilemma of anyone selling legitimate and original products. Pirates earn more than the original sellers because they sell it at a cheaper price, so people go gaga over them.  The U.S. government has been...»

Custom App Optimization with New Relic’s Latest Integration

Maria Deutscher | December 9th

Cloud-based app performance monitoring service New Relic has been integrated into CloudSwing, an open-source PaaS by OpenLogic. CloudSwing is based on the concept of allowing the user to do a lot of customization in order...»

HP Open Sources WebOS – Will it Be Enough to Lure Developers?

Klint Finley | December 9th

HP is open sourcing WebOS, the mobile operating system acquired from Palm last year for $1.2 billion, and Enyo, the development framework for the OS. WebOS has been widely praised yet has struggled to gain traction, in...»

Motorola Mobility’s Epic Win against Apple

Mellisa Tolentino | December 9th

Earlier today, we reported that the Australian ban on the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 has been lifted in Samsung's third win against Apple.  And now, fresh from the Mannheim Regional Court, Motorola Mobility won...»