Facebook Seeks Next-Generation Big Data Tools
Social network giant Facebook and venture capital blue chip Accel Partners think emerging platforms like Hadoop deserve new business intelligence, data visualization, and analytics tools.
Twitter Helps Build Social Data Ecosystem
Twitter's Certified Products Program is a step in the right direction toward improving data quality, analysis, and social business decision making. Let's hope Facebook and LinkedIn follow suit.
Chatter In The Air, Everywhere
Salesforce.com expands its Chatter product family, while GE and Virgin America are exploring exotic applications of the enterprise social network.
Salesforce.com Unifies, Extends Cloud Portfolio
At Dreamforce conference, Salesforce.com's marketing, development platform, and HTML5 announcements point to consolidation of acquisitions even as it adds new file-sharing, social, and collaborative capabilities.
The Ins And Outs Of In-Memory Analytics
In-memory analytics products are now within the reach of many enterprises and can dramatically speed up data analysis and support real-time, data-driven decisions.
Is A Twitter Phone Coming?
Twitter's hiring of Charlie Miller could be a sign that the company is getting ready to produce a phone or something like it.
NASA Makes Most Of Curiosity Rover Data
New Mission Data Processing and Control System (MPCS) uses techniques including graphical views to make raw data from Mars rover useful to more team members inside NASA.