Piston Cloud Launches OpenStack Distro

Maria Deutscher | January 19th

Piston Cloud has rolled out Piston Enterprise OS, or pentOS, into general availability today.  The cloud platform is a refined, commercial version of OpenStack – the open-source cloud OS initiative originally kicked off by Rackspace...»

PSN Blackout Wasn’t for SOPA, Heavy Weaponry in Racoon City, BioShock, and More

Mellisa Tolentino | January 19th

Don’t be alarmed if you can’t access your PlayStation Network account today starting from 8am until 9pm PST.  This is not part of the SOPA Blackout that happened yesterday, they’re just having a routine scheduled maintenance. During...»

Google Apps Winning Federal Government Projects with Big Help From Unisys

Alex Williams | January 19th

Google Apps continues to win major contracts in the U.S. Federal Government with the help of Unisys, which continues to focus on integrating Google Apps for Government into a number of federal agencies. Unisys announced today...»

The Apps that Set Apple iBooks 2 Apart

Mellisa Tolentino | January 19th

Since we were kids, our parents constantly reminded us how important education is in life. And Apple shares our parents' thoughts, as they launched iBooks 2 during an event at the Guggenheim Museum in

Healthy Big Data: Identifying the Killers

Kristina Farrah | January 19th

Data has come to our aid in many ways. On top of presenting figures in a more convenient manner, understanding the data allows us to draw out conclusions and further, make predictions to


McAfee Users Irked by Glitch

Mellisa Tolentino | January 19th

McAfee, a renowned computer security company that offers virus protection and Internet security, has been hacked, as reported by Keith & Annabel Morrigan in their blog post in Kaamar.com entitled “Rumor turns Rogue...»

Big Data Fund Sees Promise in Real-Time Backup

Maria Deutscher | January 19th

Code 42 confirmed in a blog post that announced the startup has raised $52.5 million in venture capital from Accel and Split Rock Partners.  This investment represents the first for Accel’s $100 million...»

Yahoo! Offers Sundance Access Amidst Rumors of Layoffs, Resignations

Mellisa Tolentino | January 19th

Earlier this week Jerry Yang, co-founder and onetime CEO of Yahoo! announced his resignation from the company.  Yang’s departure is shrouded with rumors that there is a rift between him and the ...»

New Facebook Timeline Apps bring New Privacy Questions

Mellisa Tolentino | January 19th

Late last year Facebook introduced Open Graph, Timeline, Social apps at their f8 Developer Conference but it wasn’t immediately available for everyone.  Though Timeline rolled out worldwide back in December, until now,...»

ActiveState Private PaaS Stackato Adds OpenStack, XenServer Support

Klint Finley | January 19th

ActiveState today announced a few new features for its Cloud Foundry based private platform-as-a-service Stackato. Last week the company added HP Cloud Services to its list of supported cloud providers. Today the company...»