October 2, 2012

W3C to Finalize HTML5 Spec in 2014

The Worldwide Web Consortium (W3C) has announced that it plans to finish the HTML5 spec by 2014 and the HTML 5.1 spec by 2016. That plan allows the committee to

Quantcast Releases Hadoop Alternative

Online-traffic analysis vendor Quantcast has released an open source big-data management engine. Called Quantcast File System (QFS) 1.0, the tool is designed to offer faster performance than Hadoop, which has

IBM’s Plan to Challenge Amazon in the Cloud

IBM has announced a new program that encourages managed services providers to build their own cloud computing offerings using IBM’s PureSystem technology and SmartCloud software. Big Blue is offering zero-interest