A Developer Looks at the Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Logging Consulting Hours

Alex Williams | February 10th

Good to see the perspective of a developer working in the trenches of a dev shop where often startups go to get the grunt work done. Anarchogeek calls it the underbelly of the software development...»

Syrian Officials Discover When They Choose Bad Passwords, Anonymous Will Get In

Kyt Dotson | February 10th

As a democratizing agent, the Internet gives access to a multitude of people to a multitude of targets and Syrian President Bashar Assad's office discovered recently that extremely poor Internet security acts like cracks in the dyke—the Internet...»

Mobile Payments to Hit $998.5 Billion in 2016

Saroj Kar | February 10th

Global mobile payment market revenues will raise from $47.2 billi­on in 2011 to $998.5 billion in 2016, according to a study by Canadian-based provider of market intelligence services, IE Market Research (IEMR). According to a...»

Salesforce Optimistic on Earnings: Analysts See Growth in Enterprise Cloud

Maria Deutscher | February 10th

Cloud-based CRM provider Salesforce will be reporting its earnings for its latest fiscal quarter soon, and followers of the company’s stock seem optimistic. A lot of that can be credited to some the big...»

What’s the Sweet Spot for BI? Execution and Vision

Cherr Aira | February 10th

Mobility, social media and the consumerization of IT have great influenced what business models look like nowadays. Furthermore, the massive flow of data from these avenues has elevated the business intelligence (BI) into a new...»

5 Profiles In Social Media Excellence

Phil Butler | February 10th

Everyone reading this little list of social presences will have their own favorites, lists of those extraordinary profiles out there that reach out and grab your attention. Better yet, those that really do take you in, into where...»

This Week in Cloud: EMC’s Project Lightning, Open-Source Trends

Maria Deutscher | February 10th

This week, the most noteworthy updates in the cloud came from three areas: storage, cloud services, and the open-source community. Unquestionably the biggest news this week is the Project Lightning announcement from EMC. The development of...»

Zynga Partners With Hasbro for Toys and More

Mellisa Tolentino | February 10th

Online gaming rivals, Zynga and Hasbro are partnering, in the physical realm, that is. Hasbro, maker of popular board games such as Scrabble and Monopoly, will be making games and toys based on Zynga’s popular...»

Can Android@home Rival Apple AirPlay?

Mellisa Tolentino | February 10th

Aside from venturing in the cloud storage sector, Google is said to be trying their luck in home entertainment. According to a report from the Wall Street Journal, Google is developing a home-entertainment system that...»

Video Game Developer Double Fine Raises $1 Million Overnight with Kickstarter

Kyt Dotson | February 10th

Best known for their hit video game Psychonauts and Brutal Legend starring Jack Black, Double Fine’s founder, Tim Schafer, decided to eschew the convention of pitching an idea to a publisher and decided to use crowdfunding site...»