Best Black Friday Deals: In-Store & Online

Mellisa Tolentino | November 25th

It seems like everyone in North America in either done with the Black Friday madness, or are just getting started.  Most shoppers planned weeks before, outlining what stores to hit first, and where they can...»

AT&T, T-Mobile Preps For $4B Break-up Fee

Mellisa Tolentino | November 25th

Earlier this week FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski presented another hurdle towards the AT&T-T-Mobile merger when he announced that he plans to push for an administrative hearing to deter the deal.  Genachowski stated that over...»

A Plea for Entrepreneurs to Always Remember What Really Matters

Klint Finley | November 24th

Last week the technology community was saddened by news of the apparent suicide of Diaspora developer Ilya Zhitomirskiy. He was 22 years old. In response to the news, developer/entrepreneur Joshua Ellis wrote:

It’s been reported that Diaspora co-founder

Cyber Monday For Surf-Savvy Shoppers

Mellisa Tolentino | November 24th

Cyber Monday is the shopping "holiday" after Thanksgiving.  The term was coined back in 2005 with the rise of online shoppers found in the workplace.  If you’re not into going out and joining in on...»

Thanksgiving Bonanza: Mobile’s Economic Impact on Retail, Travel

Cherr Aira | November 24th

The holiday shopping this year seems more interesting to watch compared to 2010. Gone are the days when people would stay up for hours standing in a long queue waiting for their turn to purchase...»

Bummer: Google Wave To Disappear Forever This Coming Spring

Alex Williams | November 23rd

Google will start shuttering Google Wave at the end of January and turn it off completely April 30. We often write in this blog about young tech companies and their innovation. But it is also important...»

Canonical Drops CouchDB from Ubuntu One, Couchbase Denies Interest (Updated)

Klint Finley | November 23rd

Monday Canonical announced that it will no longer use Apache CouchDB to power the structured data synchronization aspect of its Ubuntu One cloud storage service. Canonical's John Rowland Lenton wrote:

For the last three years we

VMware Reverses Open Mac Virtualization Policy

Maria Deutscher | November 23rd

Users of Mac OS X Leopard and Snow Leopard got all worked about the latest release of VMware’s Fusion desktop virtualization app, at least for a short time. Version 4.1 provided what seemed to be...»

Welcome to the Coffee Shop – The Country Club Is Closed

Alex Williams | November 23rd

I am thinking about going to a coffee shop this afternoon. I work at coffee shops quite a bit. I can go there and get my work done just as easily as in my home....»

As Ubuntu Declines, Can Desktop Linux Stay Relevant in the Era of Cloud and Mobile?

Klint Finley | November 23rd

Ubuntu has fallen to fourth place on its Linux distribution popularity index and Linux Mint has surged to the top. The top five most popular distributions for the past month are:

  1. Mint
  2. Fedora
  3. OpenSUSE
  4. Ubuntu
  5. Debian
Over the past year the...»