Nintendo Sales Drop as Competition Overshadows Main Offering

Maria Deutscher | July 29th

The gaming industry is being shaken by a drastic shift in user demand, and Nintendo along with B&M game stores has taken a hit.  Sales of the Nintendo 3DS hand-held console, which comes with a no-glasses 3D gimmick,...»

Who is the CEO Hiring? An Interview with Sugar CRM’s Larry Augustin

Alex Williams | July 29th

I was talking with Sugar CRM CEO Larry Augustin before one of the OSCON keynotes this week and he started talking about who he would like to hire. What he said in many respects...»

Qualcomm Releases AR SDK Kit for iOS

Saroj Kar | July 29th

Qualcomm Inc., one of the world leaders in 3G and next-generation mobile technologies, released its augmented reality (AR) software development kit (SDK) for Apple’s iOS platform. The new AR SDK will help Apple developers to...»

BlueCross Adds Encryption After File Theft Incident

Maria Deutscher | July 29th

The explanation behind the long string of hacks we’ve seen lately that stretches back all the way to last year may show that hackers are getting smarter, but some cases can also be attributed to organizations’ failure to...»

Capgemini Sees Profit Hike, Stops Acquisition Spree

Saroj Kar | July 29th

One of Europe's largest computer consultancy firms, Capgemini, reported a more than 25 percent gain in net profit in the first half of 2011, but cash in hand drops significantly after a series of acquisitions...»

HTC and Samsung Losing Momentum, Face Apple on All Fronts

Maria Deutscher | July 29th

HTC and Samsung reported results for the second quarter today. Both the companies’ figures suggested that they’re starting to see a decline in their almost supernatural growth rates from the past few quarters, something that...»

Sony Suffers Brunt of Revenue Decline Alongside Competitors Like Nintendo

Kyt Dotson | July 29th

It’s been a bad year for video game console developers out of Japan—I say so because Microsoft still seems to be steaming strong. Both Sony and Nintendo have seen a sharp decline in revenue over the past fiscal...»

Who Looks Worse in Oracle vs. Google Case for Java?

Maria Pila | July 29th

The battle between Oracle and Google is a sordid saga, with each side making its own appeal to the court system.  This last week has been especially thrilling, with emerging emails that make Google look...»

Personal Cloud Needs More Space, Dropbox Stretches Out in SF

Kristina Farrah | July 29th

Getting too big for its current fishbowl, personal cloud storage company Dropbox is looking for a change of scenery--and a bigger office to swim in. They also intend to hire 400 more employees, making them 8 times larger than...»

This Week in the Cloud: From OpenStack to the New OS in Town

Maria Deutscher | July 29th

There have been several interesting update this week from the cloud computing industry, and open-source innovation was one of the biggest highlights in the last few days. HP, Gluster and Dell all had an OpenStack...»