Web, Mobile Leaders Join SOPA Protest: A Blacked Out Web

Saroj Kar | January 18th

Google has joined the protest movement against the U.S. bill seeking to combat piracy in the network (known as SOPA and PIPA) because they serve to censor the Internet and that will not stop illegal...»

Is Yahoo Relieved by Yang’s Exit?

Kristina Farrah | January 18th

Yahoo Co-Founder Jerry Yang has always championed the company’s independency to the point of being an obstructionist. Now that he has resigned from his position as an officer and director of the company


Social Startup Echo Hires Two Key Execs

Maria Deutscher | January 18th

Echo hired Ron Bouganim and Kristin Hersant to fill two management positions, as the start-up seeks to strengthen its internal structure. Echo provides real-time solutions to consumer-facing brands.  That consists social integration for the most...»

Why So Many DevOps Tools Are Written in Node.js

Klint Finley | January 17th

If you've been following the growth of either DevOps or Node.js you may have noticed the number of deployment, monitoring and automation tools being created in Node.js. One of the most recent example is Dreadnot, a...»

Giving Every Day Users A Way to Transform IBM Lotus Data into New Apps

Alex Williams | January 17th

You never know what you might find when in search of a good coffee. RedMonk's James Governor was none too pleased with the selection on the Walt Disney World "Boardwalk," here at Lotusphere. With Gary...»

Yahoo Founder Jerry Yang Quits Yahoo – End of An Era Again

John Furrier | January 17th

Jerry Yang stepped down from the board of Yahoo and severed all ties with Yahoo the company that he founded. As the young Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg rises taller everyday, the legend Jerry Yang...»

Embracing the Spreadsheet: Two Approaches to Self-Service Business Intelligence

Jeffrey Kelly | January 17th

Business users love Excel. Well, love is probably too strong a word. Let’s say business users are comfortable with Excel for performing daily reporting and analytic tasks. But the ubiquitous Microsoft spreadsheet application has some serious drawbacks. Namely, business...»

Sprint Changes its Tune on Carrier IQ Support

Maria Deutscher | January 17th

Sprint confirmed that is its working with its OEMs to remove Carrier IQ from its devices. The first one handset that will get its firmware replaced is the HTC EVO 3D, and based on an...»

ComScore: YouTube Losing Out to Hulu on Video Ads

Cherr Aira | January 17th

The digital media battleground will continue to flare up this year. Online video is expected to be at the forefront, with components like mobility and social integration giving it a heady push towards success. The...»

CloudFlare Develops Anti-SOPA/PROTECT-IP App Just in Time for Blackout

Kyt Dotson | January 17th

Tomorrow will be a big day for sites protesting against the “Stop Online Piracy Act” dubbed the “Internet blacklist bill” by opponents and the PROTECT-IP bill. January 18 is the date set by numerous large websites...»