Yahoo Releases YSlow Open Source on Github

Klint Finley | February 16th

For years Yahoo's application YSlow has been a staple in the Web developer's toolkit since 2007. Now the company has released the code on Github under the BSD license. The apps is entirely built in...»

Hortonworks Quietly Shuffles Its Management Team

Klint Finley | February 16th

This morning Hortonworks announced its training and certification program. What it didn't announce that is that it has quietly shuffled its management team, a fact that's reflected on its website. The biggest change, as ...»

Redis is Hot. What Can You Use It For?

Klint Finley | February 16th

If you haven't heard of the in-memory key-value store Redis, you'll probably be hearing about more in the near future. Other NoSQL databases, such as the document database MongoDB remain somewhat controversial among practitioners. Nothing...»

SAP-Success Factors Acquisition is Official

Maria Deutscher | February 16th

Today SAP announced that its tender offer for all outstanding shares of Success Factors’ common stock is closed. The merger is expected to be completed in a few days, a SAP spokeswoman told SiliconANGLE. The deal...»

Rackspace Acquires SharePoint Services Firm

Klint Finley | February 16th

Cloud hosting provider Rackspace announced today that it has acquired Sharepoint 911, a firm dedicated to providing services for Microsoft SharePoint. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. This acquisition will give Rackspace more credibility in...»

Attivio Scores EU Contract with Europol

Maria Deutscher | February 16th

Business intelligence solutions maker Attivio announced that Europol has selected its Active Intelligence Engine as the offering that will power its data management and analysis operations. Europol is a law enforcement agency that tracks...»

Greenplum Tackles the Cons of Hadoop, Forrester Approves

Maria Deutscher | February 16th

The now EMC-owned Greenplum, maker of analytics software, is facing the same challenges as everyone else in the Hadoop ecosystem. One of the latest tidbits of commentary by TechWorld’s Chris Kanaracus sheds some...»

VMware Partners with Peake for Medical Cloud

Maria Deutscher | February 16th

Virtualization giant VMware is getting deeper into the healthcare sector now that Peake Healthcare Innovations has OEM’d its virtualization technology to power a new public/hybrid cloud offering.  It will enable doctors and hospitals treat...»

Google’s M&A Chief Says Deal Focus Has Changed

Tom Foremski | February 16th

Google made 79 acquisitions last year, mostly small companies and mostly for their engineering talent. The largest acquisition was Motorola Mobility, a $12.5 billion deal. This year, the search giant expects to focus on smaller numbers of deals in...»

No Siri in Mac OS X Mountain Lion’s Mobile Updates

Mellisa Tolentino | February 16th

Apple just announced their new Mac operating system, the OS X 10.8 or Mountain Lion, which is now available for developers to preview. In an interview with the Wall Street Journal, Apple CEO Tim Cook discusses...»