Blizzard to Experiment with Real-Money for Gold Scheme in WoW via Tradable In-Game Pet

Kyt Dotson | October 12th

Most of the virtual items for sale in Blizzard’s überpopular massively multiplayer online role playing game (MMORPG) World of Warcraft bind directly to users’ accounts—meaning that once bought they cannot be traded to other players. Recently, Blizzard announced...»

3 Things Every Entrepreneur Should Forget: a CEO’s Perspective

Kristen Nicole | October 12th

Starting a business is one of the hardest, but also most rewarding things you can do, especially if you're of an entrepreneurial mindset.  In our second profile snapshot with industry executives and thought leaders, we hear...»

Blackberry Outage Linked to Backup System Failure

John Casaretto | October 12th

Blackberry service issues by RIM have reportedly spread to users throughout North America. The service outages as reported here, first affected the Middle East, Europe and Africa. Going into its third day of disruption,...»

Apple Fans Prep for Today’s iOS 5 Release

Mellisa Tolentino | October 12th

If you don’t have the means to buy the new iPhone 4S or you have no plans of replacing your iPhone at the moment, Apple users won’t be completely left in the dark as they...»

BlackBerry Outage: Day 3. Etisalat To The Rescue

Mellisa Tolentino | October 12th

Yesterday we reported that Research in Motion announced that service had been restored to affected users in Europe, Middle East and Africa sans explanation as to what caused the service outage. But in a later statement,...»

Sony In The Slumps With PSN Breach, TV Recall

Mellisa Tolentino | October 12th

Last April, over 100 million Sony PlayStation Network accounts were hacked, though it wasn’t until a week had passed that they learned about the breach in their security.  It took more than two months...»

Zenprise Gets $30M to Extend Cloud Product Portfolio

Maria Deutscher | October 12th

Zenprise, a company that offers a mobile management platform for enterprises, announced a $30 million funding round led by the Silicon Valley-based Greylock Partners. Existing investors Rembrandt Venture Partners, Ignition Partners and Shasta Ventures are...»

IBM Puts Amazon, Google On Notice with Nirvanix OEM Partnership – Cloud Leadership Is About Scale Advantage

John Furrier | October 12th

UPDATE: A Google engineer posted by mistake an internal note to his public Google + account. He slams Google + and Amazon. - Link is here IBM is making their own moves...»

XIO’s Hyper ISE Offers SSD Performance at Disk Prices

Maria Deutscher | October 12th

Xiotech, which has changed its name to XIO as of August this year, is betting a lot on its Hyper ISE (Integrated Storage Elements) product. CEO Alan Atkinson and chief enterprise architect Robert Stevenson discussed...»

DataDirect Networks Unveils Major WOS Upgrades

Maria Deutscher | October 12th

Big data-focused storage solutions provide DataDirect Networks announced the newest version of its Web Object Scaler, which features big performance improvements and data protection enhancements.

“As more organizations move toward cloud paradigms, there is an exponential