Google used 400 custom-built data-sensing "motes" to collect 150 million database records during Google I/O. Here's how the team built the devices and collected the data.
Data visualization company Tableau Software has raised the price range of its initial public offering to $31 per share.
is more than doubling its commitment to the SAP HANA Real Time Fund, going from $155 million to $405 million, to support innovation surrounding real-time applications and big data.
MicroVentures has reached $16 million in investments today, and claims to have surpassed any other equity-based crowdfunding platform.
"Azure is a billion-dollar business," Laderman says. "Azure is Microsoft's best-kept secret in the enterprise."
While Google already added sending cash via Gmail, it has also debuted new "quick action" buttons in Gmail that let you RSVP to events and more -- all without leaving the inbox.
Who needs a second screen when you can use one screen to watch, share, and see what others are saying about life television entertainment? Today SimulTV launched a new online TV-viewing app that integrates social, eliminating the need for two screens.
New Zealand based Vend raises $6.5 million for its software that integrates with existing point-of-sale systems to bring them into the cloud.
Google cloud infrastructure service Compute Engine is now open to all developers who want to use it.
One big key to the revamp is that Google Maps is based on vector imagery and delivered via WebGL.
Just ahead of Google I/O, "magic" movie editing application Magisto has announced it is one of the first apps to launch on Google Chrome’s packaged app platform.
Kabbage announced today that it will provide loans to both online and offline businesses, and will make a decision in minutes.
Cloud startup SugarSync just closed an additional $3 million in funding, according to an SEC filing.
One unintended use for massive open online courses, dubbed "MOOCs," is to help professors better understand the mechanics of cheating in online learning.
In a move to get more people to try its sleek email app Outlook.com, Microsoft has smartly added Google to its list of chat services, joining Facebook and Skype chat.
Hot database-as-a-service startup Cloudant has raised $12 million in its second round of funding.
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Apple has built a massive and fast-growing $16 billion annual revenue stream in digital content alone, Apple analyst Horace Dediu says.
Twitter has acquired data visualization startup Lucky Sort, possibly to bolster its ad sales and reporting tools.
Google has modified its cloud storage allocation for regular users of its services so they now share 15GB of free storage across Gmail, Drive, and Google+ Photos.