Yahoo Spin-Off Files for IPO

Big data is getting BIGGER - Yahoo's big data spin-off, Hortonworks, has just filed for an initial public offering.

By staying true to its open source toots, Hortonworks has tried to set itself apart from its competition. Even though it is the first of its peers to offer an IPO, this doesn't mean Hortonworks has taken the cake. There's much road before they are earning profits on their big data startup. With a $86.7 million loss, they have only reorded $33.3 million in earnings. So, you do the math. Read more here.