Top 10 Companies Looking for People with Hadoop Skills

Alex Williams | November 30th

Apache Hadoop has risen to the seven spot on the Indeed top 10 list of job skills that are in peak demand.  It's a jump that shows why big data is expected to be...»

Spotify Believes in Developers, Reveals App Cloud Strategy

Mellisa Tolentino | November 30th

Spotify unveiled a major change in their service as they integrate apps into their long term outlook. The added app support will enable third-party functionality such as music reviews, lyrics, nearby concert information and ticket...»

Microsoft Boasts Biggest Sales Week in Xbox History, 1 Million Consoles Sold

Kyt Dotson | November 30th

The Xbox 360 has been out for almost seven years—that’s also how old Blizzard’s colossal MMO World of Warcraft is—and it’s still going extremely strong. According to the Official Microsoft Blog, last week closed the biggest sales...»

Mark Benioff Strengthens Salesforce Social Media Agenda at NYC Keynote

Maria Deutscher | November 30th

Marc Benioff, the CEO of enterprise SaaS provider Salesforce, has given his latest keynote today during the Cloudforce New York event, sponsored by his company. He focused on the social enterprise, a topic he has...»

Who Keeps the ZooKeeper? Netflix Open Sources Apache ZooKeeper Tools

Klint Finley | November 30th

Dell's Crowbar plugin for Apache Hadoop wasn't the only new Hadoop tool open sourced by a major company yesterday. Netflix released Curator, a set of libraries for working with Apache ZooKeeper. Zookeeper is a...»

Whitman Vows to Recoup HP by 2013, webOS Verdict in 2 Weeks

Cherr Aira | November 30th

The dust is settling a bit slower than hoped for Hewlett Packard, following a series of unfortunate events and seemingly dramatic year-ender.  Fresh from a leadership change-up, which named Meg Whitley as the ...»

New Media Minute: Four Digital Media Startups to Watch

Daisy Whitney | November 30th

Which digital media startups are poised for success? The New Media Minute has scoured the ranks of new players in shopper marketing, social media, gaming and mobile. In this week's New Media Minute, Daisy Whitney tell us why to watch Bluefin...»

Did Apple iTunes Help Spy on Users?

John Casaretto | November 30th

Three years. More than 1200 days. That’s how long transpired between the time that Apple was warned of a critical vulnerability and the time they actually patched it last month. It is the latest in a rising trend...»

The Shift to Smartphones in the Developed World

George Ou | November 30th

It’s a clear indication of mainstream smartphone adoption when even my mother is interested in getting a smartphone.  She has always been content with a basic phone – not even a feature phone – but is now...»

Brightcove App Cloud, The Rise Of Hybrid Apps

Mellisa Tolentino | November 30th

Brightcove, a top service provider for cloud content services, has released a comprehensive set uf apps with the Brightcove App Cloud, a content app platform for building and operating engaging native apps for...»