All Is Not Kumbaya In the Hadoop Open Source Community

Jeffrey Kelly | October 10th

When you think “open source community,” do you think of a tightly knit group of developers linked arm-in-arm dedicated to building and promoting an open standards-based technology? Well, that scenario may be common in the early...»

Scammers Take Advantage of Steve Jobs’ Departure

Kristina Farrah | October 10th

I’m a huge of admirer of Steve Jobs and I mourn for his demise along with a couple of hundred million others from all over the world. Though he was expected to depart this life weeks after he...»

Google’s Dart Programming Language Disappoints Hackers

Klint Finley | October 10th

As expected, Google announced its new programming language Dart at GOTO Conf. We previously reported on the language here. Dart is a new programming language that will run in its own virtual machine in...»

Groupon Reworks Counter as IPO Dreams Slip Further

Mellisa Tolentino | October 10th

While IPO season was in full swing earlier this year, things seemed to have calmed down in certain sectors, namely daily deals.  Groupon in particular seems to be having trouble reaching an IPO launch, raising...»

The Evolving Place of Pastebin.com in Social Discourse, From LulzSec to Occupy Wall Street

Kyt Dotson | October 10th

The previous decade showed us how the Internet and social media change the face of protests. In fact, a leaderless collective of interested parties emerged from forums calling themselves Anonymous to form a surprisingly large mass protest against...»

Wikileaks, Secret Orders and Hidden Emails Raise Eyebrows in US, Germany

Mellisa Tolentino | October 10th

Two government sects in the US and Germany are said to be acquiring personal information with the use of secret orders and Trojans, raising questions as to whether or not thee organizations are violating the...»

Abstracting Data Science for the Every Day User

Alex Williams | October 10th

Unlike my cohorts in San Francisco for the circus that is Oracle OpenWorld, I spent two days last week in sunny San Diego, talking to the folks from Teradata, a company with its roots...»

Clustrix CTO: In-Memory is a Hack to Throw Hardware at the Database Problem

Klint Finley | October 10th

Dave Vellante and John Furrier interviewed Clustrix CTO Aaron Passey on theCube last week. Clustrix offers a highly scalable relational database that's fully compatible with MySQL. Passey claims Clustrix can scale near-linearly. The most interesting bit...»

iCloud Gains Security, Interoperability Concerns

Mellisa Tolentino | October 10th

The new Apple iOS 5 includes iMessage and iCloud, probably the most talked about offerings of the new OS aside from the talking personal assistant, Siri.  The features are impressive but it seems like not...»

Yammer’s New Desktop Version Gets More Social

Maria Deutscher | October 10th

Yammer upgrades the desktop version of its enterprise sharing and collaboration software, which now offers six new features. Most of the changes are designed to enhance the UI and the overall use experience. A group...»