Google Spearheads South Africa Start-up Incubator

Mellisa Tolentino | November 21st

When a baby is born prematurely, the neonate is placed in an incubator so that it can thrive.  And companies are just like babies in the sense that only a few start-up businesses thrive without...»

GE Announces New Software Practice with Big Data Focus

Jeffrey Kelly | November 21st

General Electric says it plans to hire 400 software architects and engineers to man a new Big Data "nerve center" opening next summer in California. The new practice will focus on developing software to help customers make...»

New BlackBerries Already on the Decline, Windows Phone 7 Market Intensifies

Kristina Farrah | November 21st

RIM got a bit of attention during the initial days of its BlackBerry 7 product line release. Right now, however, tides are beginning to turn. Emasculating their glory is the nearly incessant growth


RIM Outlook Revised after Outages and Stalled Sales for PlayBook and BlackBerry 7

Alex Williams | November 21st

A once bullish analyst for RBC Capital Markets has lowered fiscal third-quarter estimates for Research in Motion due to stalled sales for the Blackberry 7 and the Playbook. According to the Boy Genius Report (BGR),...»

Expedia Acquires eLong, Launches Social Integration

Mellisa Tolentino | November 21st

Expedia, the US-based internet travel website, and Renren, the top real-name social network in China, jointly announced that Renren sold eLong, their online travel planning and hotel booking, and flight booking site

Kinect Developers Start Your Compilers: Microsoft to Launch Accelerator Program

Kyt Dotson | November 21st

Developers seeking to take advantage of Kinect and Natural User Interface technology might just get a boost up from Microsoft this coming spring. The software giant has begun signups for their Kinect Accelerator program. The company...»

Galaxy Nexus has Volume Bug, but No Flash (Yet)

Mellisa Tolentino | November 21st

Just last week, the Galaxy Nexus was finally made available in the the UK market.  According to AnanTech’s preliminary analysis, the Galaxy Nexus offers better browsing compared to the iPhone 4S, but iPhone...»

Apple-Motorola Lawsuit: $2.7 Billion at Risk

Saroj Kar | November 21st

Following the victory of Motorola Mobility in a legal dispute against Apple in Germany related to the infringement of two patents, it seems that the Californian Company risks a loss of $2.7 billion in an...»

Pakistan Curtails Freedom From eVPN To SMS

Mellisa Tolentino | November 21st

Back in August it was reported that Pakistan aimed to ban eVPNs, or encrypted virtual private networks, to tighten their leash and increase cyber security with the rise in documented cyber attacks.  This wasn’t...»

Save Money and Gas Thanksgiving Weekend with Zimride’s Latest Route

Phoebe Mandap | November 21st

Zimride is having a growth spurt, turning to the holidays to launch a new route between San Francisco and Lake Tahoe.  Opening to public starting Thanksgiving Day, Zimride will give a free tank of gas...»