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

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


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


MediaWatch: Bin Laden News Shows SODOMM Effect In Social Media

Tom Foremski | May 2nd

The world's social media was abuzz last night following the announcement of the violent death of Osama bin Laden in Pakistan. Erick Schonfeld, writes:

many people first heard about the news on Twitter, but more often than

Twitter Doesn’t Compete with Broadcast Media, It Amplifies

Kyt Dotson | May 2nd

The recent reports of the death of Osama bin Laden have brought up some interesting remarks about the role that social media has begun to play in the journalistic sphere. In fact, Twitter became the kindling the


Fusion-io Eyes Military Market to Empower Critical Data Access

Isha Suri | May 2nd

Fusion-io, a pioneer of a next-generation storage memory platforms, is going to participate in the Coalition Warrior Interoperability Demonstration (CWID) to be held on June 13-16, 2011 at the Space and...»

Should The New York Times Be Carrying Techcrunch Stories?

Tom Foremski | May 2nd

The New York Times has an ethics policy that bars its reporters from investing in companies in their beat coverage. So why is it publishing Techcrunch headlines? If go to the home page of New York...»

The Connected Enterprise Gets a Boost from Juniper Networks

Isha Suri | May 2nd

Juniper Networks introduced its new Universal WAN solution that will help fulfill the cloud connected requirements of new enterprise network and enable the startups to obtain a  flexible and scalable enterprise and branch routing...»