Springcoin Launches Automated Debt Relief Program: where Data Meets Human Expertise

Kristen Nicole | February 8th

Credit cards are handy, but that’s also the very reason they can land you in a big mess. You just keep buying stuff till your debt builds up, then you wonder where all


Groupon Acquisition Amidst First Earnings Call After IPO

Mellisa Tolentino | February 8th

Adku, the stealth startup company founded by ex-Google employees working on big data for e-commerce, announced on Monday that it has been acquired by Groupon, the behemoth daily deals/group buying company.  With...»

Cisco’s Craig Huitema Has High Expectations of the Cloud being a Networking Driver

Maria Deutscher | February 8th

Craig Huitema, director of data center solutions at networking giant Cisco, discussed his take on the cloud and how it’s driving the evolution of the networking market, both in the datacenter and the average...»

The Money-Making Side of Mobile App Development

Mellisa Tolentino | February 8th

In a recent study by the International Data Corporation that involves 350 US residents regarding their view about vendors effectively offering services in mobile application development (AD) and mobile testing services (for applications and devices),...»

schoolFeed Gets $1.7M to Connect Classmates that Missed the Facebook Boat

Kristen Nicole | February 8th

schoolFeed, a new classmate network launched by former RockYou CEO Lance Tokuda, announced a $1.7 million seed investment in a round of funding led by First Round Capital, with the participation of Crosslink Capital,...»

Nokia to Layoff 4,000 Workers, Apple Sued for iPad Trademark

Mellisa Tolentino | February 8th

Nokia, the Finnish-mobile manufacturer, will be laying off approximately 4,000 workers from three factories as they move manufacturing to Asia. The factories in Komarom, Hungary, Reynosa, Mexico, and Salo, Finland, have a total of 8,900 employees...»

Big Money Data: What’s A Trillion Dollars Look Like?

Kristina Farrah | February 8th

Though world has yet to know a trillionaire, I think there's little harm in picturing the many things that a trillion dollars can do. And why not? It’s true that the world has


Oracle Delivers R Enterprise, Data Mining Inside Exadata 11g

Jeffrey Kelly | February 8th

Oracle announced today that R Enterprise users can now run the popular statistical programming language against large volumes of data directly inside the Oracle Database 11g, including the Exadata Database Machine. The capability is part of the newly launched...»

CommVault Stays Stag as HP, Others Build Storage Strategy

Maria Deutscher | February 8th

Enterprise storage software maker CommVault won’t follow the same track its competitors did, and will continue to run solo for the time being, according to a statement by Bob Hammer, the chief executive, chairman...»

Cloudera-Tableau Release Hadoop Connector

Jeffrey Kelly | February 7th

Cloudera and Tableau Software today announced the general availability of a new Hadoop connector that enables Tableau users to pull data directly from Hive into the data visualization platform. Originally released in beta last November, Cloudera Connector for...»