SXSW Music Infographic: Where Do All Those Bands Come From?

Cherr Aira | March 2nd

Once again, Austin will be at the center of an eclectic scene as the South by SouthWest Conference (SXSW) Interactive Festival opens at the second week of March. This annual event showcases the best...»

Twitter’s Nathan Marz: Architect for Human Fault-Tolerance

Klint Finley | March 1st

Nathan Marz is a lead engineer at Twitter. He came over to Twitter from Backtype, a real-time social analytics company that Twitter acquired last year. Marz started working on Storm, an open source real-time computation system,...»

Data Science: Opportunity or Threat to Business Intelligence Professionals?

Klint Finley | March 1st

Bill Schmarzo, CTO of EMC's EIM Services, is called the "Dean of Big Data," mostly because of his role in EMC's data science training courses. Today at Strata Conference Schmarzo appeared on theCube with...»

What We’ll See from Big Data in 2012: Rivalries, Verticals and More Growth

Maria Deutscher | March 1st

Wikibon analyst Jeff Kelly has drawn out the likely big data trends we’ll be seeing as we head deeper into 2012: many of which have already set root last year, and are currently growing to...»

Facebook’s New Premium Ads and Its Impact on Advertisers

Saroj Kar | March 1st

Shortly before the planned IPO that will boost the world's largest social network, Facebook is targeting investors with their new ad offerings. Facebook, for the first time, is allowing advertising on mobile devices. Facebook launches...»

1010data Provides Big Data Analysis in the Cloud with the Trillion Row Spreadsheet

Bert Latamore | March 1st

1010data (pronounced Ten-ten data) is a SaaS big data management and analysis provider created by two former Wall Street analysts in 2000, before either Software-as-a-Service or big data existed as industry terms. It has more...»

Big Data Can Turn Content into Context, says Digital Reasoning COO [Video]

Kristen Nicole | March 1st

There’s plenty of buzz around big data, but it all boils down to being able to turn that content into context.  We can tap all the data the world has to offer, but it means...»

Strata Conference Day 2: Making Use of the Web’s Pool of Data

Maria Deutscher | March 1st

Strata Conference 2012 is all about big data, a term that has gotten considerably bigger since last year, thanks to a market-wide shift and companies like Cloudera, HortonWorks and MapR.  Yesterday we covered Day...»

Game Dev Starbreeze Reaches Out to Pirates, Offers Jobs

Kyt Dotson | March 1st

Alongside the release of the Xbox 360 version of EA’s Syndicate came the expected releases from the warez Scene. With each upcoming release of a game, the warez community does its best to beat the release date to...»

Talend’s Open-Source Approach to Hadoop is Working [VIDEO]

Maria Deutscher | March 1st

Yves de Montcheuil, the head of marketing for Talend, stepped into theCube with John Furrier and Wikibon’s Dave Vellante to talk a bit about his company, its announcements from the Strata Conference and the...»