Pivot3 Gets New CEO Amidst Cloud Exec Shuffle

Maria Deutscher | November 3rd

Pivot3, maker of storage and compute appliances, has appointed Rich Bravman as its new chief executive, effective immediately. Braveman is replacing Robert Fernander, who was Pivot3’s CEO since 2007 and will continue to play a role...»

HP Tries Their Luck On Another Tablet: HP Slate 2

Mellisa Tolentino | November 3rd

After Hewlett-Packard CEO Meg Whitman announced that their PC division will not be spun-off, their HP TouchPad made an effort for a last hurrah and partnered with Best Buy offering the tablet for...»

A Buggy Bug Fix for iOS 5.0.1

Mellisa Tolentino | November 3rd

Users of iOS 5 devices noticed that their devices lacked juice.  Apple confirmed that there is indeed an issue on iOS 5 that led to poor battery life, as well as other bugs. Apple has...»

ClickFox Highlight: Automating Customer Service

Maria Deutscher | November 3rd

The WSJ wrote-up a brief overview of ClickFox, an emerging player in the big data space, which offers companies the ability to track consumer experience, rather than gauge interactions via a number of channels...»

From AmazonFresh to BBM Music, Branded Apps Prevail

Kristina Farrah | November 3rd

AmazonFresh, the popular online grocery shopping services provided by Amazon.com, is finally getting its own iPhone app, powered by Metia/Seattle.  The offering is available throughout Seattle and surrounding suburbs, it will join Windows


FalconStor Partners with Fujitsu to Integrate Storage Offerings

Maria Deutscher | November 2nd

Cloud backup company FalconStor announced a milestone development today, entering into a comprehensive worldwide reseller agreement with Fujitsu to integrate its FalconStor Network Storage Server storage and virtualization management software with a part of the...»

Jivox Raises $8.2M, Expands Board

Maria Deutscher | November 2nd

Jivox secured $8.2 million in a second funding round led by Fortisure Ventures, with participation from existing investors Opus Capital and Helion Advisors.  The India-based video advertising firm that aims to  allow customers to...»

Informatica’s New Universal Hadoop Parsing Tool

Maria Deutscher | November 2nd

Data integration software maker Informatica unveiled HParser, “the first data parsing transformation solution for Hadoop environments” that runs natively inside MapReduce to increase the overall efficiency and performance of a deployment.  The offering is compatible...»

AOL, Yahoo Put Faith in Ad Networks as “Senior” Portals Seek New Life

Saroj Kar | November 2nd

AOL's latest ad network strategy just may be paying off, though the company is seeing losses in other areas.  In the first nine months of this year the Internet portal reported a loss of $9.7...»

Groupon Sets the Date for an IPO on Friday

Saroj Kar | November 2nd

Daily deal site Groupon will reportedly price its IPO on Thursday, and begin NASDAQ trading as soon as this Friday. According to All Things Digital, although the financial market is still not stable, the group...»