Data Loss from PlayStation Network Extended to Sony Online Entertainment

Kyt Dotson | May 3rd

Sony Online Entertainment went temporarily offline Monday after it was discovered that they also lost customer records in a hack that attacked the PlayStation Network. In this latest string of video game and entertainment related information loss,...»

Big Data’s Biggest Issue: Privacy

Cherr Aira | May 3rd

With the immense potential of Big Data comes a bigger issue—privacy. Richard Snee has immense vision on big data,with notable regard to key players like Hadoop and Greenplum.  With privacy issues heightening in...»

More Details Regarding the Windows Store Coming in Windows 8

Steven Hodson | May 3rd

Thanks to some digging by the team over at Windows8italia we have some interesting details about the proposed Windows Store that we could see when Windows 8 ships. Here are the details they have discovered...»

Innovation Journalism: Why Silicon Valley Startups Deserve a Level Playing Field

Tom Foremski | May 3rd

Media coverage is very important for startups. It is how they gain respect in their community, it is how they can win investors, and it is invaluable in helping to recruit staff. Positive media coverage...»

Android WiFi Takes Blows in Tracking Class-Action Lawsuit and Tether-Wars

Kyt Dotson | May 3rd

A class-action lawsuit has finally emerged from complaints against Google Android over handsets tracking customer locations. This seemed only inevitable after Apple found itself on the receiving end of its own lawsuit involving


mBlast Data Giveaway Takes Cue from Open Cloud Trends

Maria Deutscher | May 3rd

Today we’ve learned that mBlast, a developer of cloud-based marketing applications, launched the free version of its mPact solution. mPact is a product which aggregates big data from Facebook, Twitter, blogs and other websites


HP Denies Rumor: XP Stays, 3PAR Still Cogent

Kristen Nicole | May 3rd

After Hewlett-Packard bought 3PAR in a massive $2.4 billion deal last September, the company has now decided to replace its existing XP line with 3PAR products, or so a recent article on...»

Blackberry Bold Updated, RIM Struggling

Michael Trager | May 3rd

On the heels of last week's warning of declining Blackberry sales and market share, Research in Motion (ticker symbol RIMM) has unveiled an updated Blackberry Bold smartphone which will have a touch screen as well...»

Facebook Valuation Skyrocketing

Michael Trager | May 3rd

Past postings have alluded to the astronomical and bubble-like valuations currently enjoyed in the private markets by social media outfits such as Facebook, Twitter, Zynga, Groupon, and others. Now comes word that Facebook's current...»

Jon Radoff on Gamification: From Terrorism to Android

Kristen Nicole | May 3rd

When news broke of Osama bin Laden’s death Sunday night, I expected pundits to analyze the story from every which angle Monday morning, but one I didn’t see coming was the use of gamification by