Apple Gets Back to Business after Star-Studded Memorial for Jobs

Mellisa Tolentino | October 17th

On Sunday evening, elite members of the Silicon Valley community made a beeline to Stanford University's Memorial Church for an intimate service in memory of Silicon Valley legend, Steve Jobs. Just like any Apple event, this...»

Facebook for iPad Tops Business Tablet Apps of the Week

Maria Deutscher | October 16th

This week brought several important enterprise updates to the mobile space, especially where Android is concerned.  It's growing support that the enterprise sector is a ready and willing mobile audience, always in need of business-ready...»

This Week in Cloud: Storage Key for Enterprise and Consumers

Maria Deutscher | October 15th

The past week in the cloud featured a lot of storage updates, both in the enterprise and consumer segments. The first highlight is a partnership between tech veteran IBM and storage startup Nirvanix to help...»

Skype Infographic – No Silverlight Required [w00t]

Alex Williams | October 14th

The one nice thing about a Microsoft infographic about Skype? No Silverlight required! If you want to see the video of Microsoft Skype President Tony Bates, that's a different story. You'll need Silverlight to...»

Facebook as an Enterprise Vendor? It’s Not as Crazy as It Sounds

Klint Finley | October 14th

GigaOM's Derreck Harris asks whether Facebook might be the next big enterprise software vendor. Why isn't it crazy? Well, look at Amazon.com. Amazon.com is and was an e-commerce giant. But in 2006, it decided to capitalize on...»

DataDirect Networks Strengthens Market Position with Recent Milestones

Maria Deutscher | October 14th

Big data storage firm DataDirect Networks is growing its market share by pursing an aggressive strategy that involves expanding their offering portfolio and strengthening the management team. The company’s most recent update is the announcement...»

Hadoop Leads Market Trends as Hortonworks gains Traditional Players

Maria Deutscher | October 14th

Open-source big data engine Hadoop has become one of the fastest growing trends in the IT world, and the number of companies that get involved with this ecosystem – both solution providers and users –...»

Medallia Looks to Mobile Web for Real-Time, Location Aware Feedback Loop

Mellisa Tolentino | October 14th

        One of big data's most elusive targets is customer service, a specialized area of market research that demands action.  It's presented a great opportunity for real-time data analytics, with a number of services cropping up...»

Local SF Economy is Booming, Office Space Search

Tom Foremski | October 14th

San Francisco Chronicle reports that 40 tech companies are searching for 2 million square feet of office space, the "equivalent of nearly four Transamerica Pyramids" says Mayor Ed Lee. The article profiles a company called Idle Games, which...»

Microsoft and Skype: It’s Time to Bring Video Calls into the Living Room

Kyt Dotson | October 14th

Microsoft and Skype sealed the deal today—the most famous and best branded VoIP provider across the Internet will now become a division of the most powerful software house in the world. The future of personal communications may...»