Amazon Partners with NBCUniversal, Closing in on Netflix Streaming

Mellisa Tolentino | July 28th

After releasing their second quarter report, which was lower than expected but said to be due to their continued expansion, and subsequently announcing their CBS deal that puts them closer in competition with...»

Sprint’s Team Up with LightSquared Sends Shares Drooping as 4G Battle Ignites

Maria Pila | July 28th

Sprint Nextel Corp. reported a wider loss in the second quarter, but saw its lowest turnover rate ever in terms contract customers as the wireless carrier also confirmed a 15-year agreement with privately held LightSquared...»

IBM’s Latest Creation: a Services Innovation Lab

Mellisa Tolentino | July 28th

After celebrating 100 years, IBM still moves forward as they announced the creation of Services Innovation Lab.  The lab will consist of 200 hand-picked technology experts from different sectors of the company...»

Dell Takes on the Personal Cloud with Stage Media Hub Update

Robert Manto | July 28th

Dell announced the release of Stage software update this week, which further enhances the services initially offered. Dell’s Stage makes it easy for users to access music, videos and images among Dell devices. The Stage...»

Most Firms Use Hadoop for Big Data Management

Robert Manto | July 28th

With Yahoo’s formation of Hortonworks and Cloudera’s latest initiatives, Apache Hadoop has been widely used by enterprises for big data management these days. The Ventana Research survey has found many interesting trends...»

Can BBM 6 Save RIM? No, but it Makes Texting Way Easier for Multitaskers

Mellisa Tolentino | July 28th

We already know about RIM’s 2000 employee layoffs, and being the first FIPS certified mobile manufacturer.  It seems like the company is currently on a see-saw, it’s quite hard to determine whether they’ll be able to pull...»

Alibaba Launches Cloud OS Smartphone, Intensifies Competition

Mellisa Tolentino | July 28th

Earlier this month, while US and Europe are gushing over Android and iOS, China was preparing to launch a smartphone run by Cloud OS. Today, the wait is over, as the very first cloud-based...»

Android Tops Mobile OS, Its Manufacturers Battle Apple

Mellisa Tolentino | July 28th

According to Nielsen, Google’s Android OS tops in consumer use with 39% market share, followed by Apple with 28% then RIM BlackBerry down to 20%.  But since Apple is the only company manufacturing smart...»

Open Cloud Initiative – the Issue is About Freedom

Alex Williams | July 28th

There are increasing calls for online services to provide a set of guidelines that allow for more universal standards that protect individual rights and the freedom to move data where and when people wish. There is...»

Google’s Closure of Labs Signals Big Change, and Good News for Startups

Tom Foremski | July 27th

A new CEO always brings a broom with them, and Larry Page's return to the job at Google includes a major sweep of management and company priorities. One of the casualties is Google Labs, a fairly large collection...»