Why Do Social Networks Have to Die?

Maria Deutscher | April 27th

Frindster, launched back in 2003, was the first major social network the world has seen. Now, 8 year later, the once popular site is closing down and completely overhauling its agenda. The company

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Yahoo Contemplates Hadoop Spinoff

Michael Trager | April 26th

An item in today's Wall Street Journal (wsj.com) indicates that Yahoo (ticker symbol YHOO) may be contemplating spinning off its' Hadoop software engineering unit into a new separate firm that would continue to develop and supply the free...»

Encoding.com Secures $2M for Cloud-based Solution

Maria Deutscher | April 26th

Encoding.com is a San Francisco-based start-up that offers video encoding services in the cloud. The company has reportedly seen a 500 percent growth in monthly recurring revenues in 2010, and as the online video

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Android Scrutiny Increases: Tablets Domination, Skyfire, Data Collection and More

Cherr Aira | April 26th

Android's a headline-maker no matter what the topic is, but this week the mobile OS has been placed under the spotlight thanks to rising consumer concern over its data-collection methods.  It's actually a topic that...»

HP Makes the Most out Of 3PAR Acquisition

Maria Deutscher | April 26th

Today Hewlett-Packard announced that New York-based full-service securities firm Samuel A. Ramirez & Co., has chosen replace its aging IT infrastructure and deploy HP 3PAR Utility Storage. The firm, which reportedly manages

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Android Video Enhanced with Skyfire 4.0 Web Browser

Kyt Dotson | April 26th

Android phones are in for a treat now that Skyfire 4.0 is out of the beta frying pan and into the Android Market fire. The free-to-use browser has been enhanced with eight new killer social

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Do Jerks Do Better In Silicon Valley?

Tom Foremski | April 26th

This morning on CNBC, Ryan Tate from Gawker and I were debating "questionable ethics and jerk behavior by CEOs" it was related to my post last week: Questionable Ethics And The Next Generation Of Entrepreneurs;...»

Amazon Disaster: The Impact and Strength of Cloud Computing at the Middle of the Setback

Cherr Aira | April 26th

Cloud computing is the next big thing in tech sphere, and this place is so enchanting everyone wants to have a taste of it, both critics and supporters alike.  Cloud adoption trends are now...»

Apple iPhone, iPad Tracking Issues Spawn their First Lawsuit

Kyt Dotson | April 26th

Seeking a judge to bar Apple from collecting location information, an iPhone user in Florida, Vikram Ajjampur, and an iPad user in New York, William Devito, have filed suit against the computer giant. The suit also asks for...»

Dell Boomi Rolls Out Spring Update, Leverages Cloud Power

Isha Suri | April 26th

Boomi, a recent Dell acquisition made back in November 2010, has rolled out the Spring update for its AtomSphere SaaS integration suite, along with a partner certification program. This will help enterprises leverage...»