Bitcoinica Growing Pains Result in Data Errors

Kyt Dotson | September 20th

Last week, I reported on an emerging trading platform for Bitcoin, Bitcoinica, that presented itself as a Forex service and did so without trading any bitcoins with customers. The Bitcoin service runs in the cloud and has...»

Cloud Storage Trickle-down Hits Family Tree Buffs

Maria Pila | September 20th

The popular family network MyHeritage is acquiring storage and backup service BackupMyTree LLC, a free and automatic backup service for family tree data.  The buy marks MyHeritage's sixth acquisition, further expanding its technology and the...»

HP: Fire Tablet Sales to Fired webOS Workers

Mellisa Tolentino | September 20th

This is a confusing time for Hewlett-Packard employees. First the upside: After the enormous success of their first tablet fire sale, where the HP TouchPads literally flew off shelves as consumers clamored to get their...»

Klip Facilitates Social, Mobile Video Sharing

Kristina Farrah | September 20th

Faithful to the idea that mobile video is going to skyrocket over the coming years, start-up Klip allows people to connect through “the magic of mobile video.” It won’t be much longer when people digitally...»

Podio for iPhone Adds Support for Custom Apps

Klint Finley | September 20th

Podio is a Danish company that provides an enterprise social networking and collaboration tool that also includes a platform for building simple custom apps through a point and click interface. Today the company will announce support...»

Cloud Storage Costs 74% Less Than Running In-House

Alex Williams | September 20th

Cloud storage costs 74% less than running it in-house. That's the conclusion of Forrester analyst Andrew Reichman who says that storing 100 terabytes of cloud storage costs $251,000 per year, compared to the $1 million...»

The Larrys Failed to Settle In Court: Oracle vs. Google Lives On

Mellisa Tolentino | September 20th

Google CEO Larry Page and Oracle CEO Larry Ellison both appeared in court yesterday as U.S. Magistrate Judge Paul Grewal called upon them, aiming to reach a settlement regarding the case against Google’s Android...»

Will Open Source Reduce Android Dependance for Samsung and HTC?

Mellisa Tolentino | September 20th

Since Google announced their Motorola Mobility acquisition, there have been questions as to what this could mean to other mobile device manufacturers with regards to the Android platform.  And with evidence of Google favoring certain...»

Layar, Telefonica for New Visual Search Technology

Kristina Farrah | September 20th

Layar, the open platform for mobile augmented reality (AR), establishes a partnership with Telefonica I+D in order to avail of its powerful visual search technology: IRIS. Visual search is a fundamental piece in


Fancy a Breedable Goat? Get Capital One for FarmVille

Mellisa Tolentino | September 20th

As social networking proliferates in our daily lives, we can’t ignore the fact that there are some who just use these sites to play online games where they can build and expand their farms or...»