ActiveState Rolls Out New Features to Stackato

Maria Deutscher | November 8th

ActiveState updated its flagship offering dubbed Stackato, adding new management and monitoring capabilities to the private platform-as-a-service that freshly enters into public beta. ActiveState, the company behind the Python and Perl programming languages, has built its offering on...»

Get Your Shopping Apps and Beat the Holiday Rush

Mellisa Tolentino | November 8th

Just in time for holiday shopping, Billeo, Inc., creator of apps that help consumers save time and money while shopping or paying bills online, announces that its new ShopSmart App for iPad is now available...»

When Governments Curtail Freedom: A Tale Of Censorship, Huawei, and Blue Coat

Mellisa Tolentino | November 8th

If you want to know anything about almost anyone, you could usually find it on the web.  If you’re not happy with your government, you can easily find sites that welcome trash-talking government officials or even the government...»

“MySQL Isn’t Going Anywhere Soon, but HBase is a Great Addition to the Tool Belt”

Kristen Nicole | November 8th

Facebook's been pretty active lately, launching new features around messaging and timelines.  Perhaps you've noticed?  Well, none of these enhanced features would be possible without developments in big data, and Facebook is one to always...»

Cloudera, NetApp Execs Talk About Hadoop Washing and More

Klint Finley | November 8th

Today Hadoop COO Kirk Dunn and NetApp Senior Director of Data Center Solutions Jeff O'Neal appeared on our show theCube live at HadoopWorld, followed by Hadoop CTO Amr Awadallah. The execs talked about Hadoop...»

Google Busy With Google+ Pages and the War of Words

Mellisa Tolentino | November 8th

Google+ finally launched something that would keep users coming back for more.  Google+ Pages lets users bond over things they have in common while business will benefit from using this to connect to their customers. According to

5 Reasons Why Accel Partners Announced a $100 Million Big Data Fund

Alex Williams | November 8th

Accel Partners has announced a $100 million big data fund. The news is here, here, here and here. There are several reasons why the fund makes sense now. Here are five: Consumerization....»

Video Ad Market Revels in Booming Budgets

Kristina Farrah | November 8th

Digital video advertising is so effective of a marketing strategy that it’s expected to grow by 25 percent over the next 12 months, accounting for about 23.8 percent of total online ad budgets,

...» Shows Off Shiny New Toy:

Klint Finley | November 8th

Today finally unveiled, the new service we covered previously. VentureBeat has coverage and a sign-up code. I expected to be a rebranding of Manymoon, the project management and collaboration application the CRM...»

Hadoop World: Hadoop Ecosystem is Exploding, Says Cloudera’s Olson in Keynote

Jeffrey Kelly | November 8th

Mike Olson kicked off Hadoop World 2011 with a history lesson. Just two or three years ago, the majority of Hadoop contributions were made to the core distribution. Today. Nearly 70% of contributions are made to Hadoop sub-projects...»