Twitter, Groupon Must Bring Analytics to their Mobile Marketing Platforms

Saroj Kar | February 29th

After the recent redesign for user profiles, Twitter launches a new update dedicated to the business of mobile.  About two years after the launch of sponsored links in the timeline - the famous Promoted...»

Nirvanix Takes on HDD Crisis with Global Cloud Services

John Furrier | February 29th

Responding to the ongoing HDD shortage caused by the massive floods in Thailand—which is causing customers to pay top dollar for disk storage systems and face extended wait times while HDD manufacturers...»

How Does Bump Handle All that Shared Data? Riak’s NoSQL Database

Maria Deutscher | February 29th

Riak is an emerging big data technology that’s picking up momentum. The NoSQL database was listed on Jaspesoft’s big data connector infographic as one of the smaller offerings accounting for 26 percent of connector...»

Yammer Raises New $85 Million Round of Funding to Expand Enterprise Sales and Marketing

Klint Finley | February 29th

Enterprise social network company Yammer announced today another round of funding: a whopping $85 million round led by DFJ Growth. That's more than all of Yammer's previous rounds combined. This follows Yammer's fourth round of funding


Strata Conference Day 1: Data Mining and Predictive Models

Kristina Farrah | February 29th

One of the biggest conference dedicated to big data kicked off yesterday, and we at SiliconAngle are here to give you the highlights of the events, drumming up highlights and exclusive interviews.


Spring Hadoop Signals A Maturing Ecosystem

Alex Williams | February 29th

In a discussion yesterday with EMC Data Scientsit Dr. Pedro DeSouza, the conversation turned to the immaturity of the Hadoop ecosystem ...»

Tableau and Attivio Turn Analytics Simplification into a Trend

Maria Deutscher | February 29th

This week's full of big data news, in part thanks to O'Reilly's Strata Conference (check SiliconAngle regularly for live coverage and analysis).  We covered Pentaho’s agreement with DataStax to couple its BI platform & interface...»

Microsoft’s Windows Azure Experiences Outage

Kyt Dotson | February 29th

Reports of Microsoft’s Windows Azure cloud platform having a bad day apparently cannot be exaggerated enough—customers are reporting that the system has been all-but-entirely offline for hours. According to The Register, the problems began around 9 p.m....»

First Look at Windows 8 Debut: MWC 2012

Mellisa Tolentino | February 29th

Microsoft created a big splash, not literally, as they hosted their launch on a covered pool at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona when they launched the consumer preview of the Windows 8. During the...»

EMC on How Scale-Out NAS, Isilon Fits into the Big Data Picture

Maria Deutscher | February 29th

Storage giant EMC released a couple of short best practice videos in which Nick Kirsch, Isilon's Director of Product Management, talks over the five main highlights of this technology. Isilon is one of the...»