Amazon’s Kindle Fire Burned with First Patent Suit

Maria Pila | October 11th

Amazon's latest tablet, the Kindle Fire, won't be available until November, but it has already become the target of a patent lawsuit. Smartphone Technologies, owned by patent collecting and licensing firm Acacia Research Corporation, ...»

Bottleneck Woes in Virtualization: Infographic

Maria Deutscher | October 11th

Tintri, a provider of a virtualization optimized storage system, released an infographic entitled “Storage Holds Back Virtualization Deployments,” in which it laid out the obstacles and demands from their VM customers. In 2011, thirty-six percent of...»

BlackBerry Service Restored, Users Await Outage Explanation

Mellisa Tolentino | October 11th

It was reported yesterday that BlackBerry users in Europe, Middle East and Africa encountered problems as their devices have no internet connection and cannot send or receive e-mail as well use the popular BlackBerry...»

Nodeable Socializes your Servers

Maria Deutscher | October 11th

Nodeable, a startup that raised $2 million from True Ventures, Crosslink Capital, and Barton Asset Management, announced its “collaborative systems management tool for the cloud."  The service aims to make the IT department’s day easier by wrapping...»

Facebook Appeals to Gamers and Developers with New iPad App

Maria Deutscher | October 11th

Facebook launched the first version of its iPad app this week, which is available immediately via the App Store. It also extended its Facebook Platform to its iOS apps and mobile site, allowing developers to...»

US Military Worries Over Virus-Laced Drones

Mellisa Tolentino | October 11th

UFOs? Nah.  It's just the General Atomics MQ-1 Predator and the General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper, a couple of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) used by the US Military to do surveillance, and sometimes attack hostile grounds.  These...»

Datafiniti Launches “Google for Data Sets”

Kristen Nicole | October 10th

No doubt, there’s an endless amount of information on the web.  Some is worthwhile, most isn’t.  But determining how to glean useful content from the web is a question nearly as old as the Internet...»

Google Grabs Talent Behind Social Analytics Company SocialGrapple

Klint Finley | October 10th

Google has acquired SocialGrapple, a social graph analytics company founded by Andrey Petrov. Petrov issued a statement saying that SocialGrapple is being shut down as part of the acquisition. Google confirmed to Dain Binder that Petrov...»

Companies Vie to Make Android Enterprise Ready as the BlackBerry Brand Burns

Klint Finley | October 10th

The BlackBerry e-mail service was one of the original enterprise cloud services. The on-premise BlackBerry Enterprise Server connects to RIM's data centers and synchronizes e-mail which is delivered via the cloud to BlackBerry handhelds. But the days...»

SAP Ventures Puts $10M in One97

Maria Deutscher | October 10th

SAP Ventures, the software maker’s VC arm, invested $10 million in One97 Communications, an India-based company that provides services to telcos and mobile users. Vijay Shekhar Sharma, the founder and current head of the company...»