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...»

Spectrum Reality

richardbennett | January 17th

Now that a detente of sorts has been reached with Congressional efforts to muzzle some of the most egregious criminal sites on the Internet, attention came resume on some of the other pressing tech policy issues.The spectrum crunch

Apple Still Seeks German Ban on Samsung Sales with Latest Lawsuit

Isha Suri | January 17th

Apple has once again jumped into the lawsuit game. This time the iPhone manufacturer has filed another case against Samsung, targeting over 10 smartphone models.  Apple has filed this lawsuit in the Dusseldorf Regional...»

From Android to Siri, Steve Wozniak Sees Apple’s Hurdles

Maria Deutscher | January 17th

Steve Wozniak seems to believe that Android has quite a bit more potential than iOS, the flagship platform – at least by revenue – of the consumer electronics giant he helped co-found with the late...»

We’re Waiting: Hacker Threatened to Release Full Source Code for Norton Antivirus

Kyt Dotson | January 17th

Saturday, a hacker going by the handle of Yama Tough threatened via Twitter that they would release the source code of Symantec’s flagship antivirus software product Norton Antivirus on Tuesday. “This coming Tuesday behold the full Norton Antivirus 1,7Gb...»

Symantec Acquisition of LiveOffice Gives Business a Cloud Booster-Shot

Kyt Dotson | January 17th

Monday, anti-virus software vendor Symantec announced their acquisition of LiveOffice, cloud archiving and storage vendor. While being best known for their anti-virus and spam protection software, Symantec has also had a long history of suites for general...»

Stack Exchange’s Growth Due to Quality and Quantity: Infographic

Maria Deutscher | January 17th

Stack Exchange released an infographic that provides that looks into all the growth the company has seen in 2011, including the funding it raised and the surge in monthly visitors among other things. The company...»