Articles By Juan Carlos Perez

Google adds cloud-based SQL database to App Engine

Google adds cloud-based SQL database to App Engine

Google has created a relational database for its cloud-hosted App Engine application development and hosting platform, a much-requested addition, the...

October 12th, 2011 Juan Carlos Perez
Extreme Makeover: Facebook Edition

Extreme Makeover: Facebook Edition

Facebook Inc. has done an extreme makeover of its user profiles, redesigning the interface so that it's easy to surface...

September 22nd, 2011 Juan Carlos Perez
Novell will shut down Vibe Cloud collaboration suite

Novell will shut down Vibe Cloud collaboration suite

Novell has decided to shut down its Web-hosted Vibe Cloud enterprise social collaboration suite, which bombed with customers although the...

July 28th, 2011 Juan Carlos Perez
Yahoo forms Hortonworks, a new Hadoop company

Yahoo forms Hortonworks, a new Hadoop company

Yahoo and Benchmark Capital have founded a company tasked with advancing the open source Hadoop software framework for applications that...

June 28th, 2011 Juan Carlos Perez
Sega customer database hacked, reports say

Sega customer database hacked, reports say

Video game company Sega had a database hacked and sensitive information on about 1.3 million customers has been compromised, according to media...

June 20th, 2011 Juan Carlos Perez
Google buys social analytics vendor PostRank

Google buys social analytics vendor PostRank

Google Inc. has acquired WAterloo, Ont.-based PostRank Inc., a company whose hosted software measures user engagement with topics, brands, authors...

June 6th, 2011 Juan Carlos Perez
Successful tech startups offer IT tips for CIOs

Successful tech startups offer IT tips for CIOs

Successful technology startups are usually keen to draw attention to their hot products, not to their internal use of IT....

April 25th, 2011 Juan Carlos Perez
Microsoft goes after iPad search users with Bing app

Microsoft goes after iPad search users with Bing app

Microsoft Corp. will try to lure iPad users to its search engine with a new Bing application built specifically for...

April 7th, 2011 Juan Carlos Perez
Twitter adds option to always use HTTPS connection

Twitter adds option to always use HTTPS connection

With the rising awareness and concern over the stealing of passwords and other sensitive data from unsecured Wi-Fi networks, Twitter...

March 17th, 2011 Juan Carlos Perez
Google to let Apps admins put the brakes on upgrades

Google to let Apps admins put the brakes on upgrades

Google Inc. will start letting Apps administrators delay the delivery of upgrades to their domains to give them a chance...

March 15th, 2011 Juan Carlos Perez