Groupon Files for IPO, Seeks $750M

Kristen Nicole | June 2nd

After months of speculation, and even some on-stage dodging during an interview at the D: All Things Digital conference, Groupon has filed for an IPO.  The development marks one of the most high-profile IPOs...»

Permabit Adds 4 New Patents to Existing Portfolio

Maria Deutscher | June 2nd

OEM embedded data storage company Permabit announced on the company blog that it has been awarded four new patents by the US Patent and Trademark Office, adding up to a patent portfolio size of

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Hello Bar Goes Pro, Avoids Becoming Another Ad Unit: INVITES

Kristen Nicole | June 2nd

When it comes to website design, there’s all sorts of tricks you can use to direct users’ attention, call them to action or simply make your site more functional.  Advertisers have known this for years,...»

Rock Health Hails 10 Startups for the 2011 Seed Accelerator

Kristina Farrah | June 2nd

There have been numerous competitions to encourage startups to develop new ideas and products that will help shape the future of information technology. Centered on developing applications around health care, Rock Health, the SF...»

Upcoming Sony NGP Reveal at E3 2011 Most Likely the ‘PlayStation Vita’

Kyt Dotson | June 2nd

It started with a rumor. We’ve known for a while now that Sony intended to reveal its Next Generation Platform (NGP) June 6th at the Electronic Entertainment Expo but the would-be official name of the device has...»

Nirvanix Accelerating Private Cloud Adoption Faster than Traditional Players

Maria Deutscher | June 2nd

The private cloud has gained a lot of interest throughout the past few years, and most CIOs recognize the value of such a deployed. A private cloud offers several benefits traditional IT infrastructure doesn’t,

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Nokia’s Market Share Falling as Android Overtakes Europe

Kyt Dotson | June 2nd

Google’s Android platform may have taken longer to flow into the markets of Europe, but its foothold is definitely growing. As more affordable smartphones begin to push into the mainstream, Android has become the turn-to OS of...»

Skype Unwraps New Open Standard Interface for Encoding Cameras

Kristina Farrah | June 2nd

At Computex held in Taipei, Taiwan, communications platform provider Skype unveils UVC 1.4, a new standard interface for communication to H.264 cameras. It will become Skype’s unofficial standard for video calling as it gives...»

Oracle Donates OpenOffice.org to Apache Foundation

Maria Deutscher | June 2nd

Oracle has passed control of the OpenOffice.org code base to the Apache Software Foundation Incubator project. OpenOffice.org is Microsoft Office’s main competitor, and is one of the most popular productivity software products on

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HP Still Believes in webOS, Takes Apple Approach to Hardware & Software

Maria Deutscher | June 2nd

Hewlett-Packard is currently reshaping itself into a more software-oriented company. Speaking at the D9 conference today, chief executive Leo Apotheker offered a glimpse into HP’s plans for webOS. It seems to be following

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