Oracle Acquires GoAhead, Strengthens Communications Portfolio

Saroj Kar | September 23rd

Oracle has announced the acquisition of software provider GoAhead Software. Based in Bellevue, Washington, GoAhead is a manufacturer and supplier of software solutions for network and telecommunications. Oracle expects the transaction to be completed...»

What is Amazon ElastiCache?

Alex Williams | September 23rd

Simon Brunozzi is a developer with Amazon Web Services. He produced an excellent primer about Amazon's ElastiCache service. The fast-paced demo comes with a basic and clear explanation about memory caching, Memcached and...»

FBI Arrests of Suspected LulzSec, Anonymous Hackers Sweep the U.S.

Kyt Dotson | September 23rd

News and speculation have been all a twitter this morning with the revelation that the FBI has arrested two alleged members of the group LulzSec and the hacktivist collective Anonymous on Thursday morning in Tempe, Arizona and San...»

Schmidt Admits “Google might be a monopoly…”

Mellisa Tolentino | September 23rd

Google has been busy with court appearances this week for a couple of reasons: Eric Schmidt defending Google from antitrust allegations stating that they favor certain services which greatly affects their competitors and CEO...»

This Week in the Cloud: Open-Source, Personal Cloud

Maria Deutscher | September 23rd

A lot has been going on in the cloud this week, and two areas in particular, open-source and personal cloud storage, were the main highlights. First of all, Diablo – the latest and first “production...»

Mobile Games become Channels for Activism

Maria Pila | September 23rd

WarCo is a first-person shooter game where players shoot camer footage instead of a gun. A work in progress at Brisbane, Australia-based studio Defiant Development, the game is a collaboration of sorts; Defiant is working...»

HP’s New CEO Will Stick To the Plan

Mellisa Tolentino | September 23rd

This has been one chaotic week for Hewlett-Packard.  Over the past few days the company has delivered both positive and negative news, which is making investors’ heads spin like crazy. They started the week announcing the...»

What if People Stop Sharing? Facebook Has the Answer

Tom Foremski | September 23rd

I've often wondered if the Facebook "Like" or Google "+1" buttons are the most basic of all social gestures -- the most minimal of user generated content that can be published by social media streams. I've wondered if...»

Emerging Markets and Data Analytics Push Deloitte’s Highest Revenue Since 2008

Robert Manto | September 23rd

Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu announced  its earnings yesterday for the fiscal year 2011. Considered as one of the world’s biggest accounting and consulting firm, the company has posted its highest revenue in three years. Deloitte...»

What’s Facebook’s Mobile Strategy for Media-Rich Timeline?

Kristina Farrah | September 23rd

During the f8 Developers Conference, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced Timeline to replace Profile and Wall.  The new functionality will enable users to have more control over what they have published on their account...»