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.
14 Amazing DARPA Technologies On Tap
Go inside the labs of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency for a look at some of the most intriguing technologies they're developing in computing, electronics, communications, and more.
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.
NIST Funds Trusted Identity Pilot Programs
National Institute of Standards and Technology programs are intended to create a trustworthy online environment for consumers and businesses, and for institutional transactions.
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.
Attack Of The Rude Facebook Shoes
What should you tell your Facebook friends to do when their accounts are hijacked by rogue sites that spam their feeds or worse? Here are some steps they can take.
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.