No Hadoop – Oracle Announces Appliance for Small Business Market

Alex Williams | September 21st

No Hadoop news today from Oracle. Instead, Oracle announced a database appliance for the small and medium sized business market that integrates software, servers, storage and networking into one box. In a live Webast, President Mark Hurd...»

Fatal Hacking Aftermath: DigiNotar Files For Bankruptcy

Cherr Aira | September 21st

When you thought that certificate authorities have kissed the pits, how would a bankruptcy sound? The cyberspace bids farewell to DigiNotar. The fall of DigiNotar is already a catastrophe that everyone expected soon after the...»

Zaarly: Searching for Gold in Hyper-Local Commerce

Tom Foremski | September 21st

Bo Fishback is convinced that his startup Zaarly has the potential to remake the national economy by making it easier for people to farm out small jobs to their local community. Need someone to stand in line for...»

HP Layoffs May Reach Europe, Search for New CEO Raises Questions

Mellisa Tolentino | September 21st

Reports from earlier this week note that Hewlett-Packard will soon start laying off more than 500 workers from their Palm division as webOS will soon fade into the sunset.  The dust hasn’t even settled yet...»

The Many Deaths of Google+

socialnerdia | September 21st

+Dan Reimold has 44 followers at the time that I write this. He wrote an “article” called Google+: Social Media Upstart ‘Worse Than a Ghost Town.” Dan‘s article basically says “Google+ is not good because no one follows...»

Business Technologies That Shook The World

Tom Foremski | September 21st

Dell has produced an interesting infographic about important business technology achievements, a very large infographic. [Is it too large? How long can you go before you need an infographic to explain it...?]                                                                                                                                                                                                                               [Cross-posted at Silicon...»

Microsoft Invests Further in Online Ads with Adchemy Deal, Partnerships

Mellisa Tolentino | September 21st

FACT: You cannot browse the web without seeing at least one advertisement. In the TV industry, for you to enjoy your favorite TV programs, you have to endure countless minutes of commercial ads.   Ads pay...»

Adobe Enables 3D Games With Flash Player 11, AIR 3

Maria Pila | September 21st

Adobe announced the upcoming availability of Flash 11 as well as AIR 3 on a variety of platforms, including Android, iOS (via AIR), BlackBerry Tablet OS, Mac OS and Windows, for early October.  The next Flash...»

Schmidt’s Leaked Testimony Pleads for Pity in Antitrust Hearing

Mellisa Tolentino | September 21st

Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt is set to appear at the Senate Judiciary Committee’s antitrust subcommittee later today.  Google is under investigation for allegations that they favor their own services over competitors'. Politico obtained a...»

SugarSync Update Brings Android App up to Par

Kristina Farrah | September 21st

SugarSync made some significant updates to their Android and iOS personal cloud offerings this week. For Android, SugarSync extended the Mobile Device Management, which used to be available for iOS only.  It streamlines the transport...»