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

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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

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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
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Location Creates its Own Hot Market in Mobile, More Acquisitions

Maria Deutscher | May 3rd

Location-based search engine Local.com has acquired Krillion for $3.5 million to strengthen its position in the market. Krillion too operates a location-based search engine, which aggregates data about products from local stores

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Cyber Attacks Take Advantage of Osama bin Laden Search Trends

Kristina Farrah | May 2nd

This strange and wonderful weekend has been one of the most historic this side of the century, and we turn to the internet as a real pulse of the world.  The streaming of the...»

The Cloud Executive Shuffle: Nirvanix, Twitter and AppSense

Maria Deutscher | May 2nd

The tech space has seen a lot of hires and fires lately, and three big names in cloud, virtualization and social media just joined the club.  The first one is Nirvanix, an enterprise cloud

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