StartupWatch: A Trillion Line Spreadsheet – Manipulating Big Data

Tom Foremski | September 6th

New York based 1010 Data likes to ask: "What could you do with a trillion row spreadsheet?" because it shows off the capability its technology has in analyzing massive amounts of data. Sandy Steier, co-founder of 1010...»

Big Data Gives NASA a Great Consumer App for Space

Mellisa Tolentino | September 6th

I’ve always been fascinated by the vastness of space and everything that comprises it.  When we were kids, my siblings and I shared this telescope that our mom bought for us.  It wasn’t one of...»

iPhone 5 Release Confirmed For October?

Maria Pila | September 6th

Over the weekend, a few reports popped up that all seem to suggest one thing: The iPhone 5 launch is around the corner. Of course, as it’s customary to remind everyone, rumors are rumors, which...»

RIM Investor Wants to Sell Patents, Restructure

Kristina Farrah | September 6th

Canadian merchant bank and RIM investor Jaguar Financial Corp. calls the attention of the BlackBerry-maker's board to chew over other strategic alternatives, including selling the company or at least some of its patent-holding branches, following...»

DHS Tips Off Alleged Future Anonymous Attacks

Kristina Farrah | September 6th

The US Department of Homeland Security's National CyberSecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC) recently issued a bulletin alerting the security community, especially financial services, of Anonymous' illicit activities over the coming months. The hacker collective has already taken...»

Google Kills More Services, Shifts Risk to Other Areas

Mellisa Tolentino | September 6th

Google recently announced the death of Slide and its apps, which angered Super Poke! Pets players, some of which threatened to file a class action lawsuit.  If Google managed to anger a hoard of...»

WP7 User Sues Microsoft for Collecting Geolocation Data without Permission

Kristina Farrah | September 6th

A Seattle lawsuit filed last Friday accused Microsoft and Windows Phone 7 mobile OS of underhandedly tracking its users’ location. The act was said to have been carried out through the camera app present on all WP7 devices,...»

Mobile VMs will Come to the Data for Analysis says EMC’s Gelsinger

Bert Latamore | September 5th

Databases are becoming so huge, particularly for analytics and especially with big data, that they are essentially immobile, says EMC COO Pat Gelsinger, one of the many high profile CEOs to stop by theCube...»

Latest Flash Storage Entrant Gunning for the Very High End

Bert Latamore | September 5th

The latest entrant into the high-end flash storage arena, Pure Storage, came out of stealth mode at the VMware conference gunning for the highest of high ends, the high-availability (HA) market of mainly currency traders...»