New Online Media Shows Promise and Profit for AOL, Beyond

Maria Deutscher | May 4th

The internet is evolving, and so does media as a whole. We’ve seen a couple of significant markers of that this past 24 hours, starting with AOL.

The internet company had its


Women in Tech: Anita Borg Women of Vision Awards

Tom Foremski | May 4th

The Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology will celebrate its 2011 "Women of Vision" award winners at Mission City Ballroom, Santa Clara Convention Center, May 19. I attended last year and it was great....»

Using Removable Hard Disk Drives (RHDDs)

Greg Schulz | May 4th

Removable hard disk drives (RHDD) are a form of removable media which includes magnetic tape that address many common use cases. Usage scenarios include enabling bulk data portability for larger environments or for D2D backup...»

Microsoft’s Outlook Gets a Gadget Store Courtesy of Xobni

Steven Hodson | May 4th

Xobni is a well known plugin for Microsoft’s Outlook that looks to socialize your email inbox and provide some intelligence and relationship management capabilities. Having used Xobni back when it was still in beta, I can...»

StorageIO Momentus Hybrid Hard Disk Drive (HHDD) Moments

Greg Schulz | May 4th

This is the third in a series of posts that I have done about Hybrid Hard Disk Drives (HHDDs) along with pieces about Hard Disk Drives (HDD) and Solid State Devices (SSDs). Granted the...»

Intel Announces “3D” Transistor Technology – Moore’s Law Extended

Tom Foremski | May 4th

Intel said it will manufacture new microprocessors based on a breakthrough technology using hundreds of millions of 3D transistors. The technology was first announced nearly a decade ago in 2002. It is only now that Intel...»

New Media Minute: How to Optimize Your Site for Mobile

Daisy Whitney | May 4th

Smartphone users are much more likely to take action, such as buying a product, after seeing a mobile ad. And that action, usually starts with mobile search. According to a new study from Google, about 71 percent of...»

Nokia Waiting for the Right Time to Enter Tablet Marketplace

Kyt Dotson | May 4th

In a market that is saturated with basically all the same product what’s the best way to get sold? Stand out. At least that’s what Stephen Elop, CEO of Nokia, believes will be how his company will make...»

IBM, Red Hat Announce Virtualization Collaboration

Michael Trager | May 4th

At the Red Hat Summit and JBoss World gathering currently being held in Boston, IBM (ticker IBM) and Red Hat (ticker RHT) announced Tuesday they will collaborate to create products based on KVM (Kernel-based...»

Applied Materials Acquires Varian

Michael Trager | May 4th

Today's Wall Street Journal ( reports that Applied Materials (ticker symbol AMAT) has agreed today to acquire Varian Semiconductor Equipment Associates (VSEA) for $63 per share, roughly a 55% premium to yesterday's closing...»