Bitcoin 0.4.0 Will Secure Your Wallet With Native Encrpytion

Kyt Dotson | September 27th

This major release to the Bitcoin client hit the digital stacks September 23, 2011 and it includes a long-awaited security feature: encrypted wallets. Of late, users of the cryptocurrency have suffered increased attempts by outside parties to get...»

All Systems Go! Apple Sends Invites for Oct. 4 Event

Val Galin | September 27th

Apple finally confirmed the much rumored Oct. 4 event, as it handed out its official invitations to selected guests today.  The event will be held at Apple's Cupertino campus on Tuesday, 10am PST...»

Box Announces Mobile Enterprise Development Contest Winners

Klint Finley | September 27th

Box announced the winners of its Mobile Dev Challenge this morning, a contest I helped judge. Participants were tasked with creating a mobile enterprise app that integrates with Box's service. Bizmo, an...»

Violin Memory Marches into Airports – Hypergrowth Ahead for Flash Market?

Alex Williams | September 27th

No pun intended but Violin Memory is one of the more flashier companies in the red-hot storage space. That's apparent in a few ways. Today the company announced new flash storage arrays for what it...»

Open Source NoSQL Database Riak Hits 1.0

Klint Finley | September 27th

Riak, an open source NoSQL database based on's Dynamo architecture, reached the 1.0 milestone today. Basho, the project's sponsor, offers an commercial version of the database with enterprise support. Like Apache CouchDB, Riak is written...»

Nokia N9: the First, and Probably Last Meego Phone

Mellisa Tolentino | September 27th

The Nokia N9 has now begun shipping to customers and stores, though no carrier is officially tied with the device.  The beautifully designed device features an intuitive user interface that’s controlled with a simple...»

Peak Games is Peaking Fast, Bags $19M Funding

Cherr Aira | September 27th

Social networking is elbowing out many other industries with its massive popularity on a global scale. One of the luckiest channels here is social gaming.  Everyone saw how Zynga, makers of FarmVille and CityVille,...»

R.I.P. Reijane Huai: Remembering FalconStor’s Founder and Journey

Cherr Aira | September 27th

The tech community mourns today. One of the first brave souls to have changed how the world looks at virtualization is found lifeless in his Long Island home, in what could be a suspected suicide...»

Cloudera Partners With Pervasive To Improve Hadoop Performance

Jeffrey Kelly | September 27th

Cloudera is enlarging its circle of friends. The company announced two new partnerships this week, one with R specialist Revolution Analytics and another with data integration vendor Pervasive Software. My colleague Maria Deutscher explored...»

SlideShare Dumps Flash, Goes All HTML5

Klint Finley | September 27th

Starting today all new documents uploaded to SlideShare will be converted to HTML5 instead of Flash. Meanwhile, the company is running a process to re-convert all old documents into HTML5 with the goal of completely eliminating flash....»