Big Data and the London Riots – How an NPR Journalist Created a Telling Interactive Map

Alex Williams | August 9th

I've been searching around today for what the data is saying about the London Riots. My sources: Twitter, Google and The Guardian DataBlog. The Guardian blog used open data for its riot coverage. Its sources...»

VMware Embeds RSA Tech into vShield

Saroj Kar | August 9th

VMware is fast becoming the foremost competitor in the cloud computing realm, and to add to its product portfolio, VMware is launching new data loss prevention (DLP) features in an updated version of its virtual...»

AWS Outage Causes Web Services to Go Down Again

Maria Deutscher | August 9th

One of the biggest factors that hold back some companies from migrating to the cloud is the whole topic of reliability. The average uptime of cloud deployments has been observed to be higher than that of traditional ones,...»

Seagate Hybrid Drive is the Cloud’s Future

Maria Deutscher | August 9th

Hard drive maker Seagate announced it the one millionth unit of its Momentus XT solid state hybrid drive, which the company introduced back in spring 2010 for use in laptops and gaming systems.  The...»

Smartphone-Armed Citizens Chronicle London Riots Violence

Cherr Aira | August 9th

London’s bridge (of peace and order) is seriously falling down. One of the world’s richest and busiest cities is now battling days of riots spurred by masked/unnamed culprits in defiance of police brutality.  Very...»

Anonymous Gets Another Taste Of their Own Medicine

Mellisa Tolentino | August 9th

In a previous entry, I stated that getting banned from Google+ was the worst thing that happened to Anonymous.  This led to them creating their own social networking site, AnonPlus, and challenged hackers to hack their...»

Twitter: Unravel the Mysteries of Big Data

Cherr Aira | August 9th

Tell me what your tweets are, and I’ll tell you who you are.  Twitter has been the outlet of my heart and mind. My tweets are a product of mixed emotions and liberated imagination.  And...»

Tablet Makers Driven Out of US to Beat iPad Sales

Mellisa Tolentino | August 9th

The Apple iPad has dominance in the US market as 80% of tablet owners sport Steve Jobs' latest creation.  So tablet makers are looking into European and Asian markets where there is weaker tablet...»

Microsoft Keeps AAA Credit, Pins Hopes on WP8

Saroj Kar | August 9th

Microsoft has received some good reviews for Windows Phone 7, but when it comes to market share, it is still lagging behind Android and Apple. There is still an opportunity for Microsoft to seize the...»

Apprenda Closes $10M Funding Round, PaaS Going Strong

Maria Deutscher | August 9th

Apprenda, a PaaS for .NET, has raised $10 million in a second round of funding led by Ignition Partners. Existing investors New Enterprise Associates and High Peaks Venture Partners also participated. The company stated...»