Cloud Storage Costs 74% Less Than Running In-House

Alex Williams | September 20th

Cloud storage costs 74% less than running it in-house. That's the conclusion of Forrester analyst Andrew Reichman who says that storing 100 terabytes of cloud storage costs $251,000 per year, compared to the $1 million...»

The Larrys Failed to Settle In Court: Oracle vs. Google Lives On

Mellisa Tolentino | September 20th

Google CEO Larry Page and Oracle CEO Larry Ellison both appeared in court yesterday as U.S. Magistrate Judge Paul Grewal called upon them, aiming to reach a settlement regarding the case against Google’s Android...»

Will Open Source Reduce Android Dependance for Samsung and HTC?

Mellisa Tolentino | September 20th

Since Google announced their Motorola Mobility acquisition, there have been questions as to what this could mean to other mobile device manufacturers with regards to the Android platform.  And with evidence of Google favoring certain...»

Layar, Telefonica for New Visual Search Technology

Kristina Farrah | September 20th

Layar, the open platform for mobile augmented reality (AR), establishes a partnership with Telefonica I+D in order to avail of its powerful visual search technology: IRIS. Visual search is a fundamental piece in


Fancy a Breedable Goat? Get Capital One for FarmVille

Mellisa Tolentino | September 20th

As social networking proliferates in our daily lives, we can’t ignore the fact that there are some who just use these sites to play online games where they can build and expand their farms or...»

Google Wallet Officially Launches, but Not For Everyone

Mellisa Tolentino | September 20th

As we reported yesterday, Google was said to be planning a launch for their Google Wallet service, and lo and behold, they did.  It was reported that they had MasterCard on board and now it...»

Automobiles Cross the Mobile Road, Other Industries: Report

Cherr Aira | September 20th

The mobile sphere has a life of its own and is growing at an incredible pace. Its explosion has given birth to other billion-dollar markets, including mobile advertising. Today, industries are leveraging a...»

Hitachi Grows HP Storage Ecosystem with Latest Launch

Maria Deutscher | September 20th

Japanese hardware maker Hitachi announced that 3PAR F-Class, T-Class and P10000 V-Class systems will ship with its 3.5-inch Fibre Channel Ultrastar SLC-based solid  state drives in them. The Ultrastar SSD400S SSD line-up is specially designed for OEMs,...»

From Cave Paintings to Microblogging – the Meandering Path of Communications Through the Ages [Infographic]

Alex Williams | September 19th

To commemorate its Confluence 4.0 release, Atlassian posted a fun infographic today that explores communication through the ages. I love the intro, explaining the difficulties of sending messages even with the aid of animals...»

ScaleMP Takes Its Virtual HPC Solution to the Next Level with AMD Support

Klint Finley | September 19th

ScaleMP will today announce a partnership with AMD. Previously ScaleMP has supported only Intel based architectures, but ScaleMP's virtualization solution will soon run on AMD architecture. The new version of the software will be available through...»