OnLive Cloud Gaming Goes Mobile

Mellisa Tolentino | December 8th

OnLive, the cloud gaming platform that synchronizes, renders, and stores games on remote servers and delivers them via the Internet, announced the availability of their app for tablets and mobile devices.  The app...»

Entertainment Equals Mobile Engagement: Millennial Media SMART Report

Kristina Farrah | December 8th

Mobile is an especially important area as connected devices evolve an entire industry. We have some interesting trends outlined by Millennial Media's October SMART report, specifically in the entertainment sector.  First off, we


Cloudera Releases Free Version of Its Hadoop Management Console

Klint Finley | December 8th

Cloudera today announced Cloudera Enterprise with Cloudera Manager 3.7, the latest version of the company's proprietary Apache Hadoop management stack. Most notably the launch includes a new Cloudera Manager Free Edition, which is available as a free...»

2015 is The Year of Mobile Payments

Cherr Aira | December 8th

We’ve come a long way from over-the-counter cash payments and swiping credit cards every time we make a purchase. The dawn of the mobile era has sporadically signified the boom in the mobile payments...»

The Perpetual Hell of Apple-Samsung Patents

Kristina Farrah | December 8th

Despite their ostensibly healthy business mutualism, Apple and Samsung have actually taken legal brouhahas against each other in courts across different countries. The patent skirmish began when Samsung launched its Galaxy devices, which


EMC Packages Its Big Data Analytics Offerings in “Unified” Proprietary Platform

Jeffrey Kelly | December 7th

EMC today announced a new Big Data Analytics appliance that brings together the company’s Greenplum analytic database, its MapR-based Hadoop distribution and its Chorus development/collaboration platform under one roof. The platform, called the Unified Analytics Platform, is more or...»

Is a Security Vulnerability Requiring a Global Amazon Web Services Reboot?

Alex Williams | December 7th

This morning, thousands of Amazon Web Services customers received notice that their instances on the cloud service are scheduled for reboot.  "Routine ugrgade," is the given reason but cloud experts believe it appears more than...»

The Social Scene in China: The Bitter Taste of Forbidden Fruit

Kristen Nicole | December 7th

When Facebook says that they won’t stop until every single organism on the planet has a profile, that includes a serious effort to make friends in China. But the world’s most populous nation is building...»

MapR Releases v1.2 of its Hadoop Distribution

Maria Deutscher | December 7th

MapR released the latest version of the MapR Distribution for Apache Hadoop, introducing a number of significance enhancements.

“MapR Distribution Version 1.2 vastly expands the selection of developed and deployed applications," said Jack Norris, vice president of

Tata Communications Deal with SuccessFactors Looks More Interesting Following SAP Acquisition

Alex Williams | December 7th

Last week, Tata Communications offered up some news about its new Human Capital Management (HCM) technology which exemplifies a change in roles that systems integrators have traditionally operated. The news now looks even more...»