Couchbase Secures $14M, Forges Ahead in NoSQL Revolution

Mellisa Tolentino | August 10th

Couchbase, a leading provider of NoSQL database technology, has secured a $14 million in series C funding, led Ignition Partners with participation from the company's existing investors Accel Partners, Mayfield Fund, and North Bridge...»

Fred Wilson – With Due Respect, There Will Be Files in the Cloud

Alex Williams | August 10th

Fred Wilson published a blog post today with the premise that there will be no files in the cloud. With due respect I am going to have to object to his premise. He follows the...»

The @RiotCleanup Story: 2 Days, 86,000 Followers and 84,000 Mentions

Alex Williams | August 9th

The story about the @RiotCleanup Twitter account is one of the few shines of light coming out of the terrible riots in the United Kingdom. I started tracking the account today.  It has increased from...»

Skytap’s New Cloud Orchestration Features

Maria Deutscher | August 9th

Cloud automation service provider Skytap announced the addition of two new cloud orchestration and configuration routing features to its Skytap Cloud lab manager today, with an aim of pushing up it a notch ahead of...»

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...»