Buffett’s Berkshire Takes 5.5% Stake in IBM

Maria Pila | November 14th

Investor Warren Buffett says his company bought about $10.7 billion of IBM stock this year, giving him a stake of more than 5 percent stake in the technology company. Buffett revealed the new investment during...»

Diaspora Co-Founder Dies: Site Revamp is “Tribute” to Zhitomirskiy

Mellisa Tolentino | November 14th

Diaspora*, the open-sourced and distributed community of social networks run by users that enables users to own their own personal data, control with whom you share, and discover cool stuff throughout the Web, lost...»

Sony’s New Vision of the TV is a High Risk, but Necessary Move

Phoebe Mandap | November 14th

In this period we call PC era, we as consumers have been fed a lot of amazing products.  Things that we never imagined would be possible 10 years ago are actually here – who would...»

Hello Vino Turns to Big Data with Image Recognition iPhone App

Kristen Nicole | November 14th

There’s an app or two for virtually anything, even wine.  The retail market is swarmed with stacks of wine brands, making it hard to pick which one works for a certain occasion or suit someone’s taste.


Lessons Learned from Logitech’s Expensive Google TV Mistake

Phoebe Mandap | November 14th

Logitech, a global provider of personal peripherals for computers and other digital platforms,  is giving up on its Logitech Revue companion box, taking into consideration that the Google TV device has caused Logitech to spend more...»

Weekly iPad, Android Business App Roundup: Cube Time Tops the List

Maria Deutscher | November 13th

This week’s top five business apps for tablet users  include productivity apps, a web browser, and a security suite – and Cube Time & Expense Tracker, the first app in our roundup got the spotlight....»

Arista on the Hadoop-Aware Network: IT Will Have to Change

Maria Deutscher | November 13th

Doug Gourlay of Arista Networks sat down for an interview with SiliconANGLE’s John Furrier and Wikibon’s Dave Vellante, providing a glimpse into the networking layer of a Hadoop deployment. After a brief talk about the...»

This Week in Cloud: OpenStack, Amazon Seize the Day

Maria Deutscher | November 12th

Alongside the announcements coming out of Hadoop World 2011, this past week features several updates from the cloud industry as well. The first highlight is an update from OpenStack. Rackspace will be handing over control of...»

Strive for Tight Integration Between Hadoop, Complimentary Big Data Approaches

Jeffrey Kelly | November 11th

There was a ton of great content at Hadoop World 2011 this week, but one point that struck me was the number of vendors present that were not, strictly speaking, part of the core Hadoop ecosystem. They included...»

Cloud/Mobile Strategy 5: Security in the Cloud

Bert Latamore | November 11th

Security is always a major concern when discussing public cloud services. CIOs and often senior management as well feel safer keeping control over vital company data rather than trusting it to a third party out...»