Today's update involves a new M&A leader to watch; deeper details on HP's breakup; the Spark vs Hadoop for big data debate; and plenty more to start your day.
Good evening, I.T. entrepreneurs. Tonight's podcast (episode 002) features Tristan Barnum -- a marketing hacker, dot-com IPO survivor and entrepreneur. Barnum co-launched and sold a wildly successful IP telephony business -- called Switchvox -- to Digium. Instead of exiting that deal to kick back and relax, Barnum is now busy with two innovative companies -- Voxox and Tellient, a recent startup blending analytics with The Internet of Things.
Ironically, After Nines Inc. is already a bit distracted by EMC company sale rumors. So we're a few minutes late with our traditional 9:01 a.m. ET blog -- which explores five tech rumors, gossip and observations to start your day. Here's the lineup.