Hadoop Meets Near Real-Time Data
Sidestepping HDFS and using Informatica's messaging software, MapR says it will be the first to stream data into the big data platform.
How To Become An App Millionaire
Fire Maple Games owner Joe Kauffman says his secret is great entertainment. But his success story also includes Corona SDK, a programming tool that fuels iOS, Android, and soon OS X apps from one code base.
4 BYOD Security Strategies For Small Business
Whether or not your company embraces the bring-your-own-device approach, don't ignore the data integrity and retention implications of all the personal smartphones and tablets showing up in the workplace.
Should NSA Be Scanning Business Networks?
After NSA presses for such a role, DHS argues it's better suited. But security experts at RSA conference say there's an alternate approach to strengthening company networks.
iPad Apps: 10 Hidden Gems
Apple's iTunes Store has more than 140,000 apps just for the iPad. You can't try all of them, of course, but here are 10 hidden gems worth the effort.
UPS Handhelds Learn Smartphone Tricks
UPS' new device, which will go out to 100,000 brown-clad drivers, has some amazing features. But like any mobile device these days, it's already on the road to obsolescence.
Samsung Galaxy Beam Turns Heads: MWC 2012
Samsung launches its slimmest projector phone ever, the Galaxy Beam, along with a stylish, updated version of Galaxy Note tablet, at Mobile World Congress. Check out our video coverage.
Android Malware Continues To Surge
Mobile threats increased six-fold between 2010 and 2011, says
Kapersky Lab, as security experts at RSA debate whether
Android or iPhone is more secure against malware attacks.
NASA Breaches Leak ISS Control Code
A laptop computer--one of 48 devices that went missing from the space agency between 2009 and 2011--contained algorithms to command the space station.
Windows 8 Beta: Visual Tour
Take a closer look at Microsoft's radically revamped Windows 8 OS, out now in a consumer preview version. Here's the lowdown on features, apps, hardware, and more.
15 New Rules For IT To Live By
The old IT rulebook is obsolete, but the new one that accounts for the rise of mobile, social, and analytics hasn't been written. Consider this a first draft, so your revisions are welcome.
Anonymous Retaliates For Interpol Arrests
Hacktivists use DDoS attacks to knock Interpol website offline following arrests of 25 alleged Anonymous associates. FBI official at RSA credits Anonymous for accelerating international law enforcement cooperation.
iPad Mini Reports Resurface
Apple is believed to be targeting a third quarter launch for an iPad with a smaller display, to more directly challenge Amazon and Barnes & Noble's e-readers.