Datadog makes first acquisition to expand its analytics reach

Datadog makes first acquisition to expand its analytics reach

Datadog Inc., a rising star in the burgeoning cloud monitoring space, has bought out a fellow New York analytics startup to provide a broader view of infrastructure and applications. No financial terms were disclosed, but it’s safe to assume a substantial part...
SAP seeks 360° customer view with ‘hybris’ marketing platform

SAP seeks 360° customer view with ‘hybris’ marketing platform

SAP SE is introducing a new “contextual marketing platform” from its e-commerce division that seeks to provide a comprehensive view of customers. The business intelligence giant claims that it’s in a unique position to deliver on that well-worn pitch thanks to...
Smart-home devices riddled with security flaws, HP study finds

Smart-home devices riddled with security flaws, HP study finds

The increasingly sophisticated and powerful security systems emerging from the connected universe present a double-edged sword for the smart home, according to a new study from Hewlett-Packard on the risks of the technology. The results are alarming, to say the least....

Facebook adds item-selling features to Groups

Facebook Inc. has come a long way from the days of being a simple social network for trendy college students, and now the social media giant is adding yet another feature to its growing list of tools for its 1.3 billion users: online selling. You can find a Facebook...

Apple Watch will redefine its category, says Tim Cook

Speaking at the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference yesterday, Apple Inc.’s CEO said that he believes the upcoming Apple Watch will redefine its category. Much like the iPod did in the MP3 category and the iPad in the tablet category.   “If you...
Apple Pay boards JetBlue, redefines ‘sky’s the limit’

Apple Pay boards JetBlue, redefines ‘sky’s the limit’

For Apple Inc.’s Apple Pay, “The sky’s the limit” took on new meaning yesterday when JetBlue announced that, starting mid-February, passengers will be able to pay for food and amenities onboard using Apple Pay. Following FAA approval, the airline is replacing its...

Fail: Twitter’s CFO has Twitter account hacked

Twitter Inc. Chief Financial Officer Anthony Noto had his Twitter account hacked Tuesday, possibly highlighting once again the microblogging platforms ongoing security issues. Noto’s account, established in 2009, starting tweeting spam messages at mid-morning...