Is the Kindle Fire Really a Hot Piece of Tablet?

Mellisa Tolentino | November 15th

The Kindle Fire is finally available today so those who pre-ordered the device, expect that your Kindle Fire is on its way.  Since the Kindle Fire was first unveiled, it's received mixed reviews -...»

What’s in a Middle Name? Victory Over Facebook

Mellisa Tolentino | November 15th

So what would you do if one day, your Facebook account has been deactivated because they want you to use your first name and not your middle name, though people know you by your middle...»

Where’s Etsy’s Big Data Strategy? Musings of Hadoop World 2011

Kristen Nicole | November 15th

Big data’s so prevalent in the social media space that you hardly think of them as mutually independent.  At Hadoop World last week the social representation amongst Hadoop users were well represented, with sessions from...»

Samsung To Take On Apple’s iPhone 4S In March

Mellisa Tolentino | November 15th

After the iPhone 4S launch Samsung was quick to file a preliminary injunction in France, Italy, Japan and Australia.  Though people are expecting that they would also file in Korea, the company chose not to. One...»

Revolution R 5.0: Hadoop Integration, New Features

Maria Deutscher | November 15th

Revolution Analytics launched the latest version of its software suite for analytics projects based on the R programming language, Revolution R 5.0. The solution now provides users with the ability to tap two of the...»

Vyatta Raises $12 Million From HighBAR Partners – Virtual Network Security Provider Showing Big Gains

Alex Williams | November 15th

The next wave in cloud computing is the transformation of the network. We've seen the virtualization of compute. Storage has since followed and now we are seeing the full virtualization of the network. Vyatta is...»

Humanization of Tech: Infographic

Kristina Farrah | November 15th

Technology’s purpose has always been to increase productivity.  If we look back in history, new tools are not exactly the easiest to handle but people capitalize on them with sweat and time in


Android 4.0/Ice Cream Sandwich Open Sourced, But is Google Still Open Washing?

Klint Finley | November 14th

Google has released the code Android 4.0, better known as Ice Cream Sandwich. Google delayed releasing the code for Android 3.0 (Honeycomb), which criticism from some open source advocates. The acquisition of Motorola furthered fears...»

Siri’s Cousin Trapit Launches AI Search Assistant

Kristen Nicole | November 14th

From the same artificial intelligence platform as Siri comes its cousin Trapit, a personalized web search tool powered by one of today’s most popular technologies.  It launches its public beta today, letting in the...»

Dell’s Take on I/O in the Cloud Datacenter

Maria Deutscher | November 14th

Dell recently released a case study about NIC partitioning (NPAR), a method that splits an Ethernet port into four virtual ports and consequently saves PCI Express (PCIe) slots. It also lets admins to provision bandwidth...»