Facebook as an Enterprise Vendor? It’s Not as Crazy as It Sounds

Klint Finley | October 14th

GigaOM's Derreck Harris asks whether Facebook might be the next big enterprise software vendor. Why isn't it crazy? Well, look at Amazon.com. Amazon.com is and was an e-commerce giant. But in 2006, it decided to capitalize on...»

DataDirect Networks Strengthens Market Position with Recent Milestones

Maria Deutscher | October 14th

Big data storage firm DataDirect Networks is growing its market share by pursing an aggressive strategy that involves expanding their offering portfolio and strengthening the management team. The company’s most recent update is the announcement...»

Hadoop Leads Market Trends as Hortonworks gains Traditional Players

Maria Deutscher | October 14th

Open-source big data engine Hadoop has become one of the fastest growing trends in the IT world, and the number of companies that get involved with this ecosystem – both solution providers and users –...»

Medallia Looks to Mobile Web for Real-Time, Location Aware Feedback Loop

Mellisa Tolentino | October 14th

        One of big data's most elusive targets is customer service, a specialized area of market research that demands action.  It's presented a great opportunity for real-time data analytics, with a number of services cropping up...»

Local SF Economy is Booming, Office Space Search

Tom Foremski | October 14th

San Francisco Chronicle reports that 40 tech companies are searching for 2 million square feet of office space, the "equivalent of nearly four Transamerica Pyramids" says Mayor Ed Lee. The article profiles a company called Idle Games, which...»

Microsoft and Skype: It’s Time to Bring Video Calls into the Living Room

Kyt Dotson | October 14th

Microsoft and Skype sealed the deal today—the most famous and best branded VoIP provider across the Internet will now become a division of the most powerful software house in the world. The future of personal communications may...»

iPhone 4S Rocks First Day Sales

Mellisa Tolentino | October 14th

If Apple haters generally thought that people won’t line up to get their hands on the iPhone 4S, they are so wrong.   Aside from receiving massive online pre-orders last week, Apple stores are swarming...»

Ideas from Microsoft’s Courier Project Show Up in an iPad App

Steven Hodson | October 14th

Trust the eagle eye of Long Zheng to catch this one; but it seems that there must have been some good parts of the cancelled Courier project from Microsoft after all, as some user interface similarities...»

Windows 7 Officially More Popular than XP

Maria Deutscher | October 14th

Microsoft’s Windows XP has been the most popular OS in the world for over 10 years, even long after the next two versions of the operating system release. Vista was hardly a replacement to the far more stable...»

Apple Already Wrote off T-Mobile, When Will the Government?

George Ou | October 14th

Everyone got an invite to dance with one of the prettiest girls in school except for poor old T-Mobile.  Apple seems to believe T-Mobile is destined to collapse as an independent company so they’ve decided to give every