Android Should Countersue Apple for All the Rip-Offs in iOS 5 Beta!

Mellisa Tolentino | August 8th

The much anticipated Apple iOS 5 Beta has been released to developers over the weekend, although it’s only the beta version.  Aside from the iOS 5 Beta, the Xcode 4.2 Developer Preview 5, iTunes 10.5...»

Why Did Apple and Facebook Go With Fusion-io? It’s All About the Data

Alex Williams | August 5th

Fusion-io released its fourth quarter results yesterday and announced the acquisition of IO Turbine, a move that shows the never ending demand for better data performance. Here's the problem. As Fusion-io sees it,...»

Yahoo Loses Hadoop Leader; Data Chief Moves to Battery Ventures

Maria Deutscher | August 5th

Todd Papaioannou, the VP and chief cloud architect at Yahoo who was responsible for the cloud and Hadoop teams working at the internet company, resigned to take on the role of entrepreneur in residence at...»

PushBI Tops Business Apps for iPad, Android Tablets this Week

Maria Deutscher | August 5th

This week we’ve rounded up five of the best iPad and Honeycomb business apps.  Tablets are of increasing importance as Android seeks to dominate this sector too.  With the latest Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 release,...»

Ex-Cisco Employee Accused on Hacking Charges

Saroj Kar | August 5th

Cyber-attacks are becoming more recurrent now, and large organizations are suffering sleepless nights to remediate it. The latest to hit, a former Cisco engineer is accused of computer hacking charges by a federal grand jury....»

Ex-Microsoft Executive Named To Top US Tech Post

Maria Pila | August 5th

Former Microsoft executive served as Bill Gates' assistant in the past, and now Steven VanRoekel has been named as the next chief information officer for the federal government.  In 2009, VanRoekel joined the Obama administration as managing...»

Cloud Week in Review: iCloud for Developers, VMware License Update

Maria Deutscher | August 5th

There were a few major updates this week in the cloud space, starting with VMware’s vSphere 5 licensing change. When the fifth version of the currently dominant hypervisor was launched, the company sought to cash in...»

Mobage Gains Carrier Support, Extends Mobile Gaming Revenue Channels

Mellisa Tolentino | August 5th

Just before July ended, DeNA company ngmoco announced that its Mobage social games platform for Android has been released in English-speaking countries around the world.  On August 4, ngmoco announced the roll out...»

Who is Tom Williams? MyBitcoin.com Reappears with Statement Claiming Site Was Hacked

Kyt Dotson | August 5th

The semi-anonymous developers who ran MyBitcoin.com have left a cryptographically signed message on the front page of their site talking about why the site went AWOL last month along with almost $250,000 worth of BTC. Although the...»

Android, iOS or Others: Which Platform Suits You?

Mellisa Tolentino | August 5th

Admit it, you want an Apple device, be it for the design of the software or its outer aesthetics.  But unfortunately, due its higher price compared to other devices, you can’t afford one.  So many...»