OpenSource News: Hortonworks COO Rob Bearden Joins Gluster Board of Directors

John Furrier | July 14th

Gluster,  a startup that provides scale-out, open source storage solutions, announced that open source leader Rob Bearden has joined the company’s board of directors.  According to the Gluster's press release, Bearden joins to support Gluster’s...»

HP & Dell Still Lead Global PCs, Seek Mobile Crossovers

Jennefer Almirante | July 14th

Hewlett-Packard and Dell not surprisingly led worldwide PC shipments during the second quarter of 2011 according to preliminary research from Framingham-Mass.-based IDC. The IDC report noted that HP saw good growth...»

Technology and the Supreme Court

Glenn Manishin | July 14th

It is rare that the justices of the Supreme Court of the United States actually write or speak about technology. But as connectivity and user-generated content become more ubiquitous and pervasive, sometimes the Court — despite its...»

We’re Already Raving About Spotify: Hands-On Review

Kristen Nicole | July 14th

With the recent availability of Spotify to the US, it’s already getting great reviews from first-time users.  We're pretty impressed by it from the moment of download to the point when you’re actually listening...»

PayPal Banks on Mobile-to-Mobile Payments for Android

Cherr Aira | July 14th

When mobile phones and tablets become standard members of society, it's no longer surprising to witness how these gadgets and technology alter the way we perform our tasks, and predominantly, the way we live our...»

We Live in The Age of Conversation Overload

Tom Foremski | July 14th

I can deal with information overload -- if I didn't get to read that special article everyone is sharing then no big deal. But conversation overload is an entirely different thing. As a journalist I have trouble keeping...»

It’s All in the Box: HTML5 Apps Planned, New Executives on Board

Mellisa Tolentino | July 14th

As the demand for personal cloud services rises, companies are developing more ways to accommodate consumers.  Box (formerly known as, who has been pushing for its availability in Apple and Adroid-powered smartphones and...»

Biggest Tech IPOs of 2011: What a Ride it’s Been

Maria Pila | July 14th

Some of the biggest tech IPOs, namely LinkedIn, Pandora, Groupon and Zynga, have been the top stories on Wall Street this year.  It's an indication of the tech sector, as well as the global...»

Google+ Boosts Google Shares Ahead of Q2 Earnings Report

Maria Pila | July 14th

Google's set to announce its Q2 financial results later today, with the company stock boosting ahead of the earnings call.  Investors polled by Thomson Reuters expect the search engine to report a net revenue of...»

IBM SmartCloud Reaches Japan, Two New Data Centers in the Works

Mellisa Tolentino | July 14th

With the cloud era’s continued rise, the tech and industry behind it is already becoming big in Asia.  IBM answers the demand by opening two new data centers in Japan; the SmartCloud Enterprise, which...»