Government and Private Players Join Hands for US Broadband Adoption

Saroj Kar | October 12th

A coalition of major IT companies, online retailers and nonprofit organizations have launched a nationwide program to drive up broadband adoption in the U.S., and train residents in computer technology skills in an effort to...»

Cisco Grows and Loses in the WLAN Market

Maria Deutscher | October 12th

Networking giant Cisco is still the dominant player in the networking industry, despite a substantial decline throughout the past few quarters.  This was enough to get CEO John Chambers to rethink his strategy and start...»

Orbitz Taps Big Data In The Cloud with Kognitio Deal

Jeffrey Kelly | October 12th

For Orbitz, the cloud and Big Data fit hand in glove. The online travel company recently began using Kognitio’s cloud-based data warehousing platform – Kognitio calls it Data-as-a-Service – to process and analyze large volumes of display advertising...»

My Steve Jobs Story

Jeff Nolan | October 12th

Like a lot of people I got self-reflective when I read that Steve Jobs had died. The public outpouring and memorial reflects his iconic status to so many people, and my friends know how I feel about it…...»

VeriSign Aims for Power to Shut Down Websites Without Court Order

Mellisa Tolentino | October 12th

VeriSign Inc., the authoritative registry operator for two of the most important top-level domains, .com and .net, filed a request to the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers’ (ICANN) Registry Services...»

Google Announces Cloud Storage Hot on Heels of IBM/Nirvanix Deal

Klint Finley | October 12th

Last week Google followed Oracle's Public Cloud announcement with its own Cloud SQL announcement. Today, Google made an enterprise cloud announcement that includes a new Cloud Storage service along with an SLA update for...»

Zynga Diversifies Beyond Facebook as Gaming Industry Spreads

Mellisa Tolentino | October 12th

Recap: Zynga, the company that brought new twists to online gaming,  partnered with Google and brought some of their games, CityVille and Texas Hold’em Poker, to Google+ but with the expensive build of their...»

The New Services Paradox – How IBM is Winning the Race to the Middle

Alex Williams | October 12th

The new services paradox goes something like this: The new services companies want to grow and get big. Companies like Box.net dream of being as big as Microsoft. Salesforce.com dreams of slaying the Oracle...»

Blizzard to Experiment with Real-Money for Gold Scheme in WoW via Tradable In-Game Pet

Kyt Dotson | October 12th

Most of the virtual items for sale in Blizzard’s überpopular massively multiplayer online role playing game (MMORPG) World of Warcraft bind directly to users’ accounts—meaning that once bought they cannot be traded to other players. Recently, Blizzard announced...»

3 Things Every Entrepreneur Should Forget: a CEO’s Perspective

Kristen Nicole | October 12th

Starting a business is one of the hardest, but also most rewarding things you can do, especially if you're of an entrepreneurial mindset.  In our second profile snapshot with industry executives and thought leaders, we hear...»