eBay Revenue is Up, Profit’s Down

Maria Deutscher | July 20th

eBay reported its results for the second quarter of fiscal year 2011 today. The company has seen a strong revenue increase at $2.8 billion, or 25 percent more than in the same period last...»

Police Use of iPhone Iris Scanners Raise Privacy Concerns

Jennefer Almirante | July 20th

Biometric" technology, which is a topic adored by sci-fi writers and fans alike, has found a real-world implementation with law enforcement.  Dozens of...»

Pegmo’s Creative Soup to Soul-cial Media Marketing

Kristen Nicole | July 20th

During my last trip back home I got to catch up with Pegmo, a company I’ve been following for a little while now.  They’re brand new, entering the social goods market on a few...»

Greenplum is Gold: Pushes EMC’s Q2 Profits, Shines with Exadata Update

Cherr Aira | July 20th

Big data poses immeasurable challenges and opportunities to the IT world. Leading companies are looking to maximize their position against accelerating demand to manage information. EMC, one of the global leaders in IT infrastructure...»

Google Uses Data to Get Ahead of Malware, Intercepts Browser Attacks

Maria Deutscher | July 20th

Google has rolled out a new notification for its search engine that will detect whether not a user’s connection is being intercepted. In case a user’s computer is infected with a type of malware that...»

Dell Doesn’t Want Brocade, Buys Force10 to Scale Out Switches Market

Mellisa Tolentino | July 20th

As 2011 proves to be the year of mergers and acquisitions in the networking space, Dell has set its eyes on Force10 Networks, an Ethernet networking supplier.  At the moment, details of the acquisition remains...»

Amazon Cuts Deal with CBS and Follows the Lead of Netflix

Maria Deutscher | July 20th

Amazon is directly competing with Netflix and other content streaming services with Amazon Prime. Today the company took a significant leap forward and signed a non-exclusive agreement with CBS to offer 2,000 episodes of the broadcasting...»

Cisco’s Business Continuity Plan: SecureX, Video and Social Technology

Saroj Kar | July 20th

This week Cisco confirmed its plans to layoff 9 percent of its workforce (6,500 jobs) and to reduce its operating cost by about $1 billion to streamline and focus on the core businesses. Cisco...»

HD as a Service – Lifesize Goes for Mobile Video Conferencing

Alex Williams | July 20th

High definition video conferencing is a cloud service just emerging as a way to reduce the complexity of an ever infinite number of end ponts. We see this with online storage services that connect to online...»

MoneyTree Report: Forget the Bubble, The Rise in VC Investments is Unsustainable

Tom Foremski | July 20th

The latest MoneyTree Report from PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) and the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA), based on data provided by Thomson Reuters: -Q2 2011 VC investments jump 19% to $7.5 billion in 966 deals. Year ago: $6.3 billion in...»