More Google Services Bite the Dust: Au Revoir Picnik!

Mellisa Tolentino | January 23rd

If you thought Google’s killing spree ended in 2011, you are so wrong.  Imagine my surprise when I got an e-mail from Picnik, the online photo editing service Google bought in 2010, telling...»

RIM Shares Up After CEO Change

Mellisa Tolentino | January 23rd

Late Sunday it was reported that Research in Motion’s co-CEOs Mike Lazaridis and Jim Balsillie stepped down.  The co-CEOs will be immediately replaced by current COO Thorsten Heins.  Director Barbara Stymiest will take over...»

Megaupload Update: Dotcom Pleads “Not Guilty”

Mellisa Tolentino | January 23rd

Just as last week was coming to an end, reports of Megaupload being shutdown surfaced the web, catching the attention of Anonyous, the hacker collective known for taking down unjust web sites. The commotion...»

Regardless of Its Future CEO or Owner, RIM’s Future is Cloud Services

Klint Finley | January 23rd

RIM has announced that co-CEOs Mike Lazaridis and Jim Balsillie will step down and will be replaced with current COO Thorsten Heins. The news follows rumor that Samsung was in talks to acquire all or part...»

Splunk Tops this Week’s Best iPad, Android Tablet Business Apps

Maria Deutscher | January 22nd

BI software maker Splunk released version 4.3 of its software this week, introducing a more straight-forward interface designed for the direct use of the business user.  The latest edition features several improvements, notably the fact...»

This Week in Cloud: Open-Source, Services and Security

Maria Deutscher | January 21st

This week three areas of the larger cloud industry grabbed headlines, thanks to a handful of major updates from vendors. First, the OpenStack ecosystem reached a new milestone with the release of the first commercial...»

IT Industry Leaders Report Optimistic Q4 for the Most Part

Maria Deutscher | January 21st

IBM, Microsoft, Intel and Google reported their earnings throughout the fourth financial quarter of 2011 this week.  All four have seen growth, but only three managed to meet and exceed analysts’ expectations. ...»

Capgemini’s CTO On the Changing Role of IT

Klint Finley | January 20th

In an interview on ZDNet Capgemini CTO Andy Mulholland talks about the rise of cloud services and the changing role of IT in the enterprise.

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Dell Gets Tangled Up with Insider Trade Charges

Maria Deutscher | January 20th

Sandeep Goyal, a former Dell employee who later left for a job at Neuberger Berman’s mutual fund business, is in the center of one of the biggest insider trading cases to surfaced recently. The...»

Flood Aftermath Hampers Tech Sector, Drives Thai Gov’t to Improve

Isha Suri | January 20th

Though the disastrous floods of Thailand are over, the aftermath still persists, severely affecting the technology sector.  Throughout Thailand, the streets are littered with detritus, the phones don't work, and rusted machinery has been...»