Box Announces Mobile Enterprise Development Contest Winners

Klint Finley | September 27th

Box announced the winners of its Mobile Dev Challenge this morning, a contest I helped judge. Participants were tasked with creating a mobile enterprise app that integrates with Box's service. Bizmo, an...»

Violin Memory Marches into Airports – Hypergrowth Ahead for Flash Market?

Alex Williams | September 27th

No pun intended but Violin Memory is one of the more flashier companies in the red-hot storage space. That's apparent in a few ways. Today the company announced new flash storage arrays for what it...»

Open Source NoSQL Database Riak Hits 1.0

Klint Finley | September 27th

Riak, an open source NoSQL database based on's Dynamo architecture, reached the 1.0 milestone today. Basho, the project's sponsor, offers an commercial version of the database with enterprise support. Like Apache CouchDB, Riak is written...»

Nokia N9: the First, and Probably Last Meego Phone

Mellisa Tolentino | September 27th

The Nokia N9 has now begun shipping to customers and stores, though no carrier is officially tied with the device.  The beautifully designed device features an intuitive user interface that’s controlled with a simple...»

Peak Games is Peaking Fast, Bags $19M Funding

Cherr Aira | September 27th

Social networking is elbowing out many other industries with its massive popularity on a global scale. One of the luckiest channels here is social gaming.  Everyone saw how Zynga, makers of FarmVille and CityVille,...»

R.I.P. Reijane Huai: Remembering FalconStor’s Founder and Journey

Cherr Aira | September 27th

The tech community mourns today. One of the first brave souls to have changed how the world looks at virtualization is found lifeless in his Long Island home, in what could be a suspected suicide...»

Cloudera Partners With Pervasive To Improve Hadoop Performance

Jeffrey Kelly | September 27th

Cloudera is enlarging its circle of friends. The company announced two new partnerships this week, one with R specialist Revolution Analytics and another with data integration vendor Pervasive Software. My colleague Maria Deutscher explored...»

SlideShare Dumps Flash, Goes All HTML5

Klint Finley | September 27th

Starting today all new documents uploaded to SlideShare will be converted to HTML5 instead of Flash. Meanwhile, the company is running a process to re-convert all old documents into HTML5 with the goal of completely eliminating flash....»

Amazon Ablaze with Kindle Fire Hype

Mellisa Tolentino | September 27th

There are rumors regarding Amazon launching a real tablet, not like the Kindles they have right now.  And the latest word is that they will unveil the new tablet tomorrow, September 28, as Amazon...»

CloudFlare Launches Free IPv6 Gateway Service

Klint Finley | September 27th

The Internet ran out of addresses earlier this year when the primary pool of standard IP addresses, based on Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4), was depleted. To help ease the transition towards the new ...»