IBM Bets $440M on Retail Analytics, Acquires DemandTec

Maria Deutscher | December 8th

IBM announced it has acquired the San Mateo, California-based DemandTec in an all cash deal for $13.20 a share, or about $440 million.  DemandTec offers analytics software-as-a-service for the retail industry, helping companies identify...»

Could Patriot Act Be the Public Cloud Killer? Microsoft Loses BAE Contract

Cherr Aira | December 8th

Integrity is everything when talking about data. A simple loss could mean fatality, more than ever if it escapes your own jurisdiction. And what a scare if you here the statement: if US wants your data, they can...»

Xbox LIVE Coming to an iPhone Near You, Microsoft Launches Official iOS App

Kyt Dotson | December 8th

Xbox LIVE continues to get more mobile as they move into the world of iOS devices with the unveiling of an app that will run on any device running iOS 4.3 or higher (including iPhone, iPod touch, and...»

Google Readies First Asian Data Centers

Mellisa Tolentino | December 8th

Google announced that it will spend $300 million on a new data center in Hong Kong which will be operation by 2013.

"We're working as quickly as we can to get this facility operational so we
...» Gets More Fabulous with $40M in Fresh Funds

Mellisa Tolentino | December 8th, one of the fastest growing e-commerce companies out there, announced a $40 million round of Series B funding led by Andreessen Horowitz.  It doesn't come as much of a has taken...»

Autonomy Keeps Its Culture Under HP Rule

Maria Deutscher | December 8th

Autonomy’s Mike Lynch made some comments about the exact degree of the integration with Hewlett-Packard during the Bloomberg Enterprise Technology Summit in London. He stressed that his company’s “high-speed culture” needs to remain the way...»

Make Birthdays Special With New Skype Greetings

Mellisa Tolentino | December 8th

Birthdays are special and honestly, it’s hard to think of something awesome to give a friend oro loved one on this special day.  Birthday cards are so ancient, though they are still sweet.  But at...»

New Chip Industry Evolves Around High Density, Mobility

Maria Deutscher | December 8th

The chip industry is driven by a number of consumer and enterprise trends, which all center on the demand for higher performance for lower costs. Vendors are addressing this topic in both segments, and several...»

OnLive Cloud Gaming Goes Mobile

Mellisa Tolentino | December 8th

OnLive, the cloud gaming platform that synchronizes, renders, and stores games on remote servers and delivers them via the Internet, announced the availability of their app for tablets and mobile devices.  The app...»

Entertainment Equals Mobile Engagement: Millennial Media SMART Report

Kristina Farrah | December 8th

Mobile is an especially important area as connected devices evolve an entire industry. We have some interesting trends outlined by Millennial Media's October SMART report, specifically in the entertainment sector.  First off, we