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Twitter has just released its latest transparency report, and it reveals a somewhat worrying 50 percent rise in the number of user data requests over the last six months. According to its release, a total of 54 governments made requests … Continue reading ?
There’s a new kind of cryptocash in town going by the name of “Stellar”, but unlike other digital monies, it plays well with both existing ones and regular fiat currencies. What’s more, it’s giving away Stellars for free. Sounds intriguing? … Continue reading ?
Microsoft has just lost a key court case that could result in it being forced to give US authorities access to its overseas data centers. On Thursday, District Judge Loretta Preska of the US District Court for the Southern District … Continue reading ?
Ready for another security scare? Good. Because every single USB flash drive or device that you plug into your computer could pose a threat that’s worse than any malware we’ve seen up until now. It really is as bad as … Continue reading ?
The large a computing infrastructure gets, the more difficult it becomes to pore through server logs to track down anomalies or errors. XpoLog Ltd. has introduced log management tools for Big Data that promise better searches at what it claims … Continue reading ?
Microsoft Corp. and IBM Corp. have made significant gains in the fast growing markets for platform-as-a-service (PaaS), infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS), software-as-a-service (SaaS), and related businesses, according to a new report from market watcher Synergy Research Group. (See graph below.) The report … Continue reading ?
This week’s Smart City roundup features new ways in which elevators are being improved with the help of Internet of Things technology, smarter and connected hotel trends, and a new smart and sustainable office building. ThyssenKrupp Elevator gets connected … Continue reading ?
The growing importance of information in decision-making is pushing priorities such as accuracy and compliance higher up the corporate agenda, to the point that a growing number of organizations are now are appointing dedicated leaders charged with shouldering those new … Continue reading ?
For some time now, the DevOps discussion has been dominated by the paradigm of continuous delivery—develop, test, deploy in an uninterrupted cycle—but Moogsoft Inc. believes that the next stage of DevOps is pushing into continuous availability. The position that DevOps … Continue reading ?
The two titans of online real estate plan to join forces, meaning that overnight they’ll literally own the world of real estate data. Zillow, Inc.’s planned acquisition of Trulia, Inc., which was announced earlier this week as a $3.5 billion … Continue reading ?
Netflix Inc. had entered a peering agreement in AT&T Corp. in May under which video will be streamed directly to the latter’s network instead of going through a backbone provider, according to a new report that has been confirmed by … Continue reading ?
Secure voice communications will be an important criteria going forward for most enterprise customers, and BlackBerry Ltd hopes to achieve enterprise mobile security market domination through its first acquisition since new CEO John Chen was appointed last November. Waterloo, Ontario-based … Continue reading ?
One of the biggest hindrances in the wide adoption of Bitcoin is its price volatility. No one wants to invest, say $1,000, today and have that value drop by tomorrow. But neither has anyone attempted to address this issue and … Continue reading ?
Red Hat has moved a little closer to being able to support ARM-based servers by kicking off a new partner program for 64-bit ARM data center vendors. Called the Red Hat ARM Partner Early Access Program, it’s open to both … Continue reading ?
Data analytics is shaking up even seemingly mature markets as vendors see new avenues of growth enabled by the Internet of Things and cloud services. Swedish telecommunications equipment maker LM Ericsson is buying MetraTech Corp., a Boston-based provider of commerce and … Continue reading ?
Pivotal Software, Inc. said Monday that it will collaborate with Hortonworks, Inc. on the open source Apache Ambari project. Hortonworks currently uses Ambari for Hadoop monitoring and management. Other contributors to Apache Ambari include Red Hat Inc. and IBM. Pivotal, … Continue reading ?
Microsoft has been placed under investigation in China for possible breaches of anti-monopoly laws, according to various media reports. China’s State Administration for Industry and Commerce (SAIC) posted a statement to its website on Tuesday (forgive the machine translation here) … Continue reading ?
Twelve months ago, predicting that the role of the CIO in its present form may eventually be replaced by a chief data officer (CDO), tasked not with managing systems but rather the information stored inside, would have earned the speaker … Continue reading ?
The long-term drought of Bitcoin-related apps in the iOS App Store is coming to an end after Apple changed its terms of service to be friendlier to apps that trade in virtual currency. The first app to return to the … Continue readi...
This week’s Smart Health roundup features a new and improved mobile health service, a smart tag to keep Fido safe, and an app to fight childhood obesity. HealthTap Prime HealthTap Inc., an interactive health company, unveiled its next generation digital … Continue reading ?