Real Names Getting Real Attention

chrissaad | August 22nd

There’s a lot of fury on the web right now about ‘Real Names’. FB is trying to use it as a unique feature of their comments system claiming it reduces trolling and low value comments. Of course that...»

Fall Release Of iPad 3 Canceled Due To Retina Display Issues

Maria Pila | August 22nd

It looks like the iPad 3 release date has been delayed until 2012. If you're waiting for it, you probably shouldn't hold your breath. Apple fans have hoped the new device would be released this year, but according...»

Conference Calls and Messaging Get Smarter With Skype Acquisition of GroupMe

Mellisa Tolentino | August 22nd

Skype, the leading communication service provider that connects millions of people around the globe, has acquired startup company GroupMe, a free group text messaging and conference call service on mobile phones,for  an undisclosed amount. Although, an...»

Weekly Cloud Roundup: From Microsoft Azure to keeping the Cloud-in-a-Box

Maria Deutscher | August 22nd

This week had its fair share of updates from the cloud-based industry, spanning a number of industries that drew interest from stratups and large solution providers alike. The first one in our round-up is Microsoft. The software giant is...»

Anonymous Explains Decentralized Nature

Kristina Farrah | August 22nd

Widespread hacktivism didn’t die with the disbandment of LulzSec. In fact, LulzSec doesn't seem to have gone down at all with hacktivist collective Anonymous running wild on the Internet. The collective’s recent mischief included shutting down train operation and...»

HP Transformation Driven by Big Data

Maria Deutscher | August 19th

Hewlett-Packard had a pretty unusual earnings call this week, considering that the company used it as an opportunity to reveal some major internal changes.  After reporting fairly flat results, mainly due to declining demand in...»

Mobile Devices: Man’s New Best Friend

Phoebe Mandap | August 19th

The Internet.  I remember my very first experience of getting online – it was truly amazing!   And as years passed, more and more people got engaged in technology – thanks to the mobile devices,...»

Top 10 Smartest and Snarkiest Tweets About the HP Turmoil

Alex Williams | August 19th

Here's something a bit lighthearted for the end of the week. My question: Who had the smartest tweets these past two days about HP's shift to the enterprise? Who was the snarkiest? It's during a week like this...»

Graphene to Shape the Future of IBM Computers

Saroj Kar | August 19th

Graphene, the world's slenderest and toughest material, could help shape the next generation of computers replacing silicon, widely used in today’s digital electronics chips. Graphene, a single layer of carbon atoms, permits flow of electrons...»

Sprint Could Take On Rivals with Clearwire Buy

Maria Pila | August 19th

Sprint is talking to cable companies about a possible investment that may lead to an acquisition of partner Clearwire,  Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter.  Sprint may be in talks with cable providers like...»