Few enterprises are ready for the app economy’s data explosion

In the new app economy, organizations no longer own all the data they need to make accurate business decisions. This loss of control requires data marketplaces and data syndication models that few enterprises are currently prepared for. Apigee’s Anant Jhingran looks at three important steps that companies need to take to succeed in the app economy.

Web traffic: iPhone 5 wins but Galaxy S III holds its own

The iPhone 5 is a few weeks old but according to one mobile advertiser, it’s already getting more mobile web traffic from the iPhone 5 versus Samsung’s Galaxy S III, which launched in June. There’s still an Android win here if you look deep enough.

Polar Mobile bets on HTML5 with new $6M funding round

Toronto-based Polar Mobile, which provides a digital media distribution platform powering the apps of some of the biggest media companies in the world, including Conde Nast, Sports Illustrated and The Wall Street Journal, announced a new $6 million funding round on Monday.

Updated: Mark your calendar now for the big data days of 2012

Everyone knows about Black Friday and Cyber Monday, but did you know December 21 will be a big online traffic day next year? Here, courtesy of data center power Equinix, are other big data, big web traffic dates to prep for, in chronological order.