Mobile Wallets Global Push, Full Steam Ahead

Mellisa Tolentino | September 7th

In this era where smartphones, tablets and apps seem to rule our everyday lives, mobile wallets aren’t far behind in making consumer lives easier.  Mobile wallets allow users to ditch the use of cash or...»

Bartz Fired, Yahoo! Up For Sale… What The Hell Is Going On?

Mellisa Tolentino | September 7th

Yesterday, AllThingsD posted Carol Bartz’s letter to everyone at Yahoo! after she was sacked.  Bartz served as President and CEO of Yahoo from January 2009 until yesterday.  Reportedly, Yahoo! Chairman Roy Bostock fired Bartz...»

Twitter and its Legal, Freedom of Speech Issues

Maria Deutscher | September 7th

Twitter and the entire social media space for that matter has seen a bit of turmoil recently, to say the least. The first news concerns a  27-year-old man  who was arrested in San Antonio,...»

Low End Smartphones Show 115% Growth

Robert Manto | September 7th

Amidst the popularity of smartphones at these times, feature phones are still leading in the overall mobile phone shipments worldwide. However, that may soon change as the popularity of smartphones still continues to rise rapidly. In 2015,...»

Will Analytics be Bigger Than ERP? IBM Seems to Think So

Alex Williams | September 6th

I ran across a profile of Fred Balboni. He's the guy in charge of IBM's global analytics group which launched in April 2009. At its launch, the Business Analytics and Optimization...»

Instead of “NoSQL” Should You Be Thinking “NoDatabase”?

Klint Finley | September 6th

Debates about which database to use - and now even which *type* of database to use - are common. But what if you didn't even need a database? Martin Fowler makes that case in this post. He...»

The Most Up to Date Android Phones [Infographic]

Alex Williams | September 6th

Keeping track of which device has what Android update can be crucial when considering an app development schedule or for determining preferred devices for a post-PC workforce. It's a bit complex, considering the differing schedules that...»

Connected Devices: How Samsung Plans to be a Major Player

Saroj Kar | September 6th

Businesses are now starting thinking beyond the traditional desktop computer, and with the evolution of cloud computing.  Connected devices, which include smartphones, tablets, electronic readers, game consoles, MP3 players and Smart TVs to name a...»

Microsoft Boosts Plans for Display Ad Market with Software Update

Maria Deutscher | September 6th

Software giant Microsoft is adapting to the online ad market, and is rolling out new features to its display advertising tool this month to avoid lagging behind Facebook, Yahoo!, and Google in particular.  The company...»

IBM Puts the B in Big Data Overseas

Maria Deutscher | September 6th

IBM announced today that YLZ, a Chinese IT solutions provider, chose IBM System z mainframe (running Linux) as the foundation of a plan to extend its “citizen livelihood service information network" to seven more  provinces...»