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What you missed in Big Data: Oracle, eBay join Hadoop open-source party

The past week has seen not one but two technology giants take on a bigger role in the open-source community’s efforts to bring modern analytics within the grasp of the traditional enterprise. Online retail giant eBay Inc. led the charge … Continue reading ?

HP launches commercial OpenStack distro along with developer and customer goodies

Hewlett-Packard Co. has moved another step closer to realizing its lofty vision for a homegrown hybrid cloud with the introduction of the long-awaited commercial version of its OpenStack distribution and two complementary products aimed at helping customers make more of … Continue reading ?

Riding container craze, Bracket Computing exits stealth backed by $85 million

The notion of encapsulating applications into standardized containers that can be seamlessly moved across different types of infrastructure has turned originator Docker Inc. from an unknown service provider into the center of the hybrid cloud frenzy in the span of … Continue reading ?

How Twitter can power the Internet of Things with Fabric

This week’s SmartDevOps roundup features how Twitter can become the Internet of Things’ best ally, a new Internet of Things (IoT) platform to speed development for connected things and apps, and news of what could be the largest IoT hackathon happening … Continue reading ?

After costly summer layoffs, Microsoft’s cloud has a silver lining

The cost of Microsoft Corp.’s massive summer layoffs and a shift in focus to the mobile market has meant a dip in profits for the tech giant. Yesterday the company released its fiscal first quarter earnings, reporting a 13 percent … Continue reading ?

No room for Android: Facebook Rooms alternatives for secret chats

Satiating the rumor mill, Facebook has officially launched its own version of a secret chat app this week, called Rooms. The anonymous service is a standalone app that gives group creators full control over who can participate and how content … Continue reading ?

For mooching gamers, Sony launches Share Play

We can thank all the online social networks for making the concept of sharing a way of life. We’ve gone from sharing our thoughts, images, and videos online, to sharing our homes and vehicles in real life, with services like … Continue reading ?

Miss the 90s? Facebook’s Rooms is a niche chat throwback

For those who miss the feeling of chatting with random people in niche topic chat rooms, Facebook has just launched a new iOS app called Rooms that is designed to recapture that late ’90s magic. The new app allows users … Continue reading ?

How to setup Facebook Rooms: The ultimate anonymous chat app?

Facebook Inc. has officially introduced Rooms, an anonymous chat-sharing app that lets you create rooms for different topics in hopes of attracting others with similar interests. It is currently available for users in the U.S., U.K., and some English speaking countries. … Continue reading ?

The Queen tweets her first and last?

Today, Queen Elizabeth II set the Twitter world afire when she became the first British monarch to send a tweet out to the masses.The queen sent the historic tweet this morning when she visited London’s science museum, and within the first hour, … Continue reading ?

Airbnb considers employee stock sale, evaluation set to rise to $13 Billion

As Airbnb Inc. prepares for an employee stock sale, their valuation is set to rise to $13 billion, up from its $10 million valuation in April. Airbnb is already one of the world’s most valuable private technology companies, beating publically … Continue reading ?

Pew says 40 percent of online adults have been harassment victims

Amid growing concerns over trolls and online harassment, Pew Research Center has released a released new research that concludes that nearly three-quarter s of online adults have witnessed the phenomenon and 40 percent have been victims themselves.  While the results may … Continue reading ?

How’s Hadoop doing in the enterprise? [Infographic]

Hadoop has come a long way from its humble orgins as Yahoo’s answer to its search engine woes, evolving into a data management platform that’s used by one in four enterprises. Named after an elephant toy that belonged to its … Continue reading ?

Ello raises $5.5 Million and becomes a public benefit corporation

Ello has received $5.5 million in new venture capital, which ironically coincides with them legally ensuring that they will never take money from the sale of user data or ads and that goes for any acquirer. Paul Budnitz, co-founder and … Continue reading ?

Russia & China to cooperate on cybersecurity amid tensions with U.S.

Russia and China are on the verge of signing a unique cybersecurity cooperation agreement that would allow the two states to conduct “joint cybersecurity operations”, according to reports in Russian media. The Russian-language site Kommersant, which Forbes says is owned … Continue reading ?

Microsoft’s cloud-first, mobile-first vision starts paying off

These might be transitional times at Microsoft Corp., but that hasn’t stopped it from showing some pretty strong momentum – once again, it’s reported growth in its cloud services, software and Surface tablet divisions – all areas where it’s generally … Continue reading ?

eBay joins open-source community with ultra-fast OLAP engine for Hadoop

Like arch-rival, the soon-to-split eBay Inc. is something of an oddity in that it hasn’t historically been a big contributor to the open-source community. But the e-commerce pioneer hopes to change that with the release of the source-code for … Continue reading ?

Use Hadoop to create value, not push reduction on investment | #BigDataNYC

Moving from proof-of-concept to deployment, Hadoop is ready for business according to Lawrence Schwartz, VP of marketing at Attunity Ltd. His company works with customers from a range of verticals, including energy, healthcare, and finance, to lower barriers to cloud and Hadoop … Continue reading ?

Apple Pay is one week old and it’s been a week of highs and lows

Since launching to the public on October 20, Apple Pay hasn’t been as smooth a ride as Apple Inc. would have hoped. Apple Pay seems to be catching on with consumers and retailers; however, it hasn’t been without a few … Continue reading ?

Bitcoin pegged sidechains whitepaper reveals new horizons for cryptocurrency

This last summer Adam Back, developer of the Bitcoin algorithm HashCash, and Austin Hill, founder anonymous networking and privacy technology company Zero-Knowledge Systems, teased the idea of Bitcoin sidechains: a mechanism for transferring Bitcoins to a separate-but-connected blockchain that can … Continue reading ?

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