Opera Solutions Lands Industry First with $84M for Big Data Innovation

Maria Deutscher | September 14th

Opera Solutions, a big data software maker (contrary to Opera Software, the developer of the web browser), just announced one of the biggest funding rounds in the history of this industry.  The company...»

As Shares Slump by 5% Nintendo Bets on New Games to Revive the 3DS Sales

Saroj Kar | September 14th

Nintendo's 3DS handheld game device hasn’t taken investors by surprise and it has already been forced to slash prices to try to revive the sales but nothing seems to be working. The company shipped a total...»

Software Services Shifting To Include Strategic Consulting

Jeffrey Kelly | September 14th

UPDATE: Check out this post by my colleague Klint. It adds some really good context to the shifting role of services discussion. What I hear again and again from SAP this week at TechEd is that the...»

Flash Sales Market Matures, Revels in Luxury and Design

Maria Pila | September 14th

Launching just 12 weeks ago, Fab.com is already upping the ante with new ”Online Pop-Up Shops,” giving the popular retail pop-up shops in the real world a digital runaround.  The flash sales site's...»

Android Overtakes iOS in Europe, Intel Wants In

Mellisa Tolentino | September 14th

Looks like Android's dominance over iOS has crossed the pond.  According to the latest comScore MobiLens report, which analyzes the growth trends of smartphone platforms across the five...»

Facebook’s Validation Point – A Web 2.0 Company Tackles Legacy Problems

Alex Williams | September 14th

The Facebook Open Compute story is a pretty clear effort to position itself as a leader in open data center design. But it also provides a way for it to show enterprise operators the...»

Yahoo, AOL Rely on Microsoft for Ad Deal

Mellisa Tolentino | September 14th

Yahoo and AOL are losing to Facebook and Google in online advertising, and it is projected that by the end of this year, online advertising on Yahoo's network will drop 11% from 16.1% in 2009,...»

When Does Technology Hinder Disaster Communications?

Kristen Nicole | September 14th

Global warming is really taking a toll on Mother Earth.  If you haven’t noticed, almost every part of the world is being hit by natural disasters almost every week.  Earthquakes, hurricanes, flash floods, mudslides,...»

Samsung Seeks Developers for Smart TVs, Connecting its Devices

Kristina Farrah | September 14th

Samsung Electronics is looking for the most innovative applications around IPTVs, Blu-ray players and Blu-ray Home Theater Systems, and kicks off the "Free the TV" Challenge, an initiative that first began 5 years ago.  The...»

Fusion-io Grows Partnerbase as Flash Storage Gains Traction

Maria Deutscher | September 14th

Solid-state SAN storage provider Kaminario has teamed up with Fusion-io, a company that sells flash-based storage acceleration solutions, to develop what it calls the Kaminario K2  storage, one of the industry’s first all solid-state SAN products....»