April 2012 Archives
Thursday, 26th April 2012
The Samsung Galaxy S III is expected to be announced in London at an event next week. It will then be showcased to analysts and journalists at CTIA in New Orleans the week of May 7. Its predecessor, the Galaxy S II, was considered the Android device of 2011, ahead of both Nexus devices from Samsung and Google. Will the S III reclaim the mantel?
Wednesday, 25th April 2012
Splunk's 10-Year Road to a Successful IPO
The tech IPO is back in fashion, with the likes of Facebook, LinkedIn and GroupOn dominating the headlines over the past year. One of the lesser known technology brands to have gone public is Splunk, a company hyped by its CEO Godfrey Sullivan as "the Google of Big Data." Splunk debuted on the Nasdaq last Thursday, at an opening share price of $17…
How One Startup Managed Its Investment Cash Flow
Backblaze, a leader in cloud storage, just celebrated its fifth anniversary. While the company is now profitable and its seven founders are getting paid salaries, that wasn't always the case. We got a chance to look deep into the company's balance sheet and see exactly how it managed its cash flow over the past five years. The tale offers…
Showyou Launches Web View, TV Pales in Comparison
Now that Showyou has made the remote control obsolete, it has set its sights on the other place we watch video: the desktop. Today, its magical video grid is available on Showyou.com. If you spend any time browsing and watching videos on YouTube.com, your habits are about to change.
Why Apple's WWDC 2012 Conference Sold Out Again - in Just 2 Hours
Tickets to Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) sold out in a record two hours this morning. The conference will be held in San Francisco from June 11-15. "Sorry, tickets are sold out," the site says. It explains that Apple will post videos of the sessions shortly after the conference, making it available to the Internet public at large…