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Twitter and Viacom have announced a partnership that demonstrates the social media site's growing reach. Former Apple executive Tim Bucher has hired away some key technical leaders from Netflix, Apple, YouTube, Amazon and Intel for a new stealth hardware startup. The enterprise software industry of today could learn a lot from the consumer desktop software industry of the 1990s. GigaOm just under two hours agoAlways wanted to get a chance to remix a Public Enemy track? Now you can, thanks to a cooperation between the hip hop pioneers and BitTorrent.
A consortium of schools including the Big 10 universities is reportedly questioning partnerships with private ed tech companies and considering creating their own online education network. Sqrrl Enterprise, a commercial version of the National Security Agency's Accumulo database technology, is now generally available. New Relic already monitors applications extensively, but it wants to give developers further visibility into performance with plugins for a wide variety of other programs. The latest fight between ISPs and over-the-top providers is taking place deep in the network, away from the eyes of regulators and consumers. In its quest to build a database lots of people can use to analyze real-time and historical data, MemSQL is adding the ability to import with . Rockmelt used to be a company that tried to build a social web browser. But since it turned its attention to social news, the focus has shifted.