Can RightNow Infuse Oracle with Some Real Cloud Culture?

Klint Finley | October 24th

Oracle announced today that it will acquire cloud-based customer service vendor RightNow for approximately $1.5 billion. After the acquisition RightNow's services will be offered as part of Oracle's Public Cloud. RightNow offers a wide range of...»

IBM Goes to the Cloud for Sentiment Analysis

Jeffrey Kelly | October 24th

IBM will make its Hadoop-based InfoSphere BigInsights platform available via the cloud so enterprises can perform Big Data Analytics without needing to install and service Hadoop clusters on premise, according to the company. The news...»

Bitcoin is Not Dead (Again) Part II

Kyt Dotson | October 24th

For those who have been reading my coverage of the cryptocurrency Bitcoin, you might have noticed that there isn’t actually a “Bitcoin is Not Dead Part I.” This is because in spite of people repeatedly calling out the...»

Yahoo’s Survival Could Hinge on Google, Microsoft Funds

Isha Suri | October 24th

Ever since the Yahoo become notorious for its service and financial issues, the longstanding web portal has yet again become the topic of acquisition talk.  The latest potential buyers include Google and Microsoft,who are apparently...»

Oracle Targets Salesforce with Latest Buy: RightNow for $1.5 Billion

Maria Deutscher | October 24th

Oracle has entered into an agreement to acquire RightNow, a customer service software maker that’s used  by over 2,000 clients, according to the company. Its flagship offering is called RightNow CX, a cloud-based product designed...»

Anonymous #OpDarknet Burns Down Pedophile Websites and Publishes Usernames

Kyt Dotson | October 24th

The weekend brings us news of Anonymous grabbing their masks, torches, and pitchforks and raiding a series of privacy-hardened darknet websites. An Anonymous hactivist cell is claiming responsibility for taking down more than 40 child-pornography websites...»

Google+ Needs Media Hub Beyond Music

Mellisa Tolentino | October 24th

If Apple has iTunes and Facebook has Spotify, Google is hoping to trump with its own music hub incorporated into Google+ that not only lets users stream music, but also download it to their devices. ...»

Siri Says Goodbye To Co-Founder Kittklaus

Mellisa Tolentino | October 24th

Siri, the talking personal assistant app on the iPhone 4S, is getting rave reviews, though some find Siri a bit flawed.  Most are mesmerized by the witty remarks Siri offers, making you feel...»

Landmark Study Finds That Cell Phones Do not Cause Cancer

richardbennett | October 24th

A group of researchers at the Danish Cancer Society’s Institute of Cancer Epidemiology in Copenhagen and at the International Agency for Research on Cancer in Lyon have concluded the first serious prospective study of a large population of...»

Biography Remembers Life and Impact of Steve Jobs

Maria Pila | October 24th

Apple's revolutionary products, which include the iPod, iPhone and iPad, are dictating the evolution of modern technology. When talking about these products and their impact on our lives, one thing will surely come to mind:...»