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Your data is the cloud's best bartering tool

Open source gives users control of the cloud, which is precisely why cloud vendors will never go there.

By Jan. 14, 2009


SAP touts service that sells customer data from phone firms

The European maker of enterprise software would serve as a kind of middleman, analyzing data gathered by various wireless operators, selling results to marketers, and sharing the profits with the wireless companies.

By May. 21, 2013


Google's genius pin frenzy attracts hordes at MWC (photos)

An all-conference scavenger hunt and barter economy of whimsical Android badges, a claw game, a twisty slide, and real ice cream sandwiches made Google a top destination all show long.

By Mar. 1, 2012


Cleanweb Hackathon app measures gadget energy

The first hackathon for writing applications that use natural resources more efficiently kicked off this weekend and announced a winner.

By Sep. 12, 2011


Are physical Bitcoins legal?

Brass- and gold-plated physical Bitcoins are now available. Just don't let the FBI know...

By Oct. 25, 2011


The future of clean tech? Try hacking code

The idea of the "cleanweb," or using IT to deal with energy and resource problems, gains ground among entrepreneurs and VCs at weekend hackathon.

By May. 8, 2012


Craigslist bests MySpace as top search term

MySpace has been the top term since March 11, 2006. Hitwise suggests more consumers are going to Craigslist as the ailing economy prods them to look for bargains.

By Mar. 20, 2009


Anonymous touts its own social network: 'Anon+'

With the DefCon hacking conference set to begin in Las Vegas next week, hacking group/movement/"idea" Anonymous is touting its own "social network," a site with the Googly moniker Anon+.

By Jul. 30, 2011


'Compostmodern' fertilizes the creative mind

editor's notebook S.F. confab devoted to sustainable design attempts to get the good ideas growing.

By Jan. 24, 2011


Want top search results? Tread carefully

In the business of promoting Web sites to top search results, some push limits to find what tricks are allowed. But there's evidence the trade is getting more respectable.

By Sep. 8, 2008