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BigDataNYC debate: Are Hadoop upstarts the future or road kill?

Big Data analytics is going to change business as we know it, but there’s no guarantee that the companies that dominate the market today will be around to take a victory lap. That was a consensus of a Wikibon Capital … Continue reading ?

The race to secure .porn domains

On the defensive, a number of celebrities and brands have secured unsavory web domains all in an effort to keep others from destroying their public image. SiliconANGLE takes a look at a few of the more notable domains that were … Continue reading ?

Facebook may soon host news content for New York Times and others

Facebook Inc has long been positioning itself as a personalized newspaper for its users—it is even right there in the name “News Feed.” Now, the social networking giant might be taking that claim a bit more literally by getting into … Continue reading ?

Things you didn’t know you can’t post on Blogger

Google announced that by March 23, 2015, users of its blogging service, called Blogger, can no longer publicly share sexually explicit content and graphic nudity. Google is not banning the said content outright, but it can no longer be shared … Continue reading ?

EMC draws on its federation for integrated Big Data framework

EMC is kicking off the week with the introduction of a reference architecture for Big Data analytics that combines disparate components from its federation of subsidiaries into an integrated data lake. The platform is the culmination of a controversial strategy that … Continue reading ?

Joyent’s new service promises to make on-premise containers a reality

Joyent Inc. hopes to speed the adoption of containers with a new service that promises to remove the main barriers to mainstream acceptance in one fell swoop. The launch is the culmination of a several-year investment in the lightweight virtualization … Continue reading ?

What you missed in the Smart World: Why IoT doesn’t need a unifying platform

This week’s Smart World Series features a device that monitors when your pet is about to give birth, a building management system that battles sleepiness at the office, why the Internet of Things doesn’t need a unifying platform and more. … Continue reading ?

Instagram introduces a collage-building app called Layout

If you were tired of people complaining about the flood of Instagram pictures using one of the app’s many different filters, get ready for a new trend to take over your Facebook and Twitter feeds. Today the Facebook Inc-owned Instagram announced … Continue reading ?

Talend takes data integration to the cloud

Talend Inc. is rolling out a cloud-based version of its data integration platform that aims to address the increasingly distributed nature of the modern enterprise. The launch represents an effort to level the playing field against the hosted options already … Continue reading ?

HP debuts appliance that delivers OpenStack-in-a-box

Hewlett-Packard Co. filled in another missing piece of its hybrid cloud this morning with the launch of a new integrated appliance aimed at lowering the adoption barrier for enterprises. The value proposition puts a powerful open-source twist on the standard … Continue reading ?

Apple Pay decals aimed at reminding ‘forgetful’ iPhone users about Apple Pay

Apple Inc. is offering retail partners free Apple Pay acceptance decals via a newly updated section of the company’s website. All a retailer has to do is select the number of Apple Pay glass and register decal kits required, enter … Continue reading ?

A marginal idea poorly executed: Vessel offers early access to YouTube stars for $2.99/ mth

Vessel Group Inc. (Vessel,) the company founded by former Hulu CEO Jason Kilar that offers exclusive content from YouTube stars for a price launched Tuesday after a period of private beta testing. The site, which according to reports provides a range of YouTube … Continue reading ?

How cloud-based accounting revolutionized a CPA business

A client first turned CPA Jason Blumer on to Xero in 2012. That moment revolutionized his 12-year-old business. Back then, Blumer & Associates CPAs was a typical small CPA firm, mostly using spreadsheets and QuickBooks, and serving small-to-medium businesses (SMBs) … Continue reading ?

Samsung and 11 more manufactures team-up with Microsoft to preinstall apps on Android devices

On Monday Microsoft revealed that it was expanding its partnership with Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd to pre-install Microsoft Office apps (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote), OneDrive, and Skype, on Samsung’s Android tablets. Adding to that Microsoft also reported that it … Continue reading ?

Rubrik launches out of stealth with ambitious plan to “eliminate backup software” in the enterprise

A team of veteran engineers and technology executives exited stealth this morning to change how organizations protect their most sensitive information. The 22-strong Rubrik Inc. hopes to stop at nothing short of “redefining” the multi-billion-dollar data protection market. Or at … Continue reading ?

Rumor: Slack in talks to raise capital at a valuation of $2B-plus

Slack Technologies Inc., the company behind the enterprise messaging platform, Slack, are said to be in talks with investors to raise capital at a valuation of between $2 billion and $2.6 billion. The news comes less than six months after … Continue reading ?

Do not want: Twitter is testing auto-playing videos

Following the worst trends in forced viewership as pioneered by Facebook Inc., Twitter Inc. is now testing the abomination of auto-playing videos. According to Adage, the microblogging come messaging service is currently testing it in the United States only with “some … Continue reading ?

Cyanogen raises $80 million Series C from investors including Twitter & Rupert Murdoch

Mobile operating system startup Cyanogen Inc. has raised $80 million Series C financing in a round led by Premji Invest included Twitter Ventures, Qualcomm Incorporated, Telefónica Ventures, Smartfren Telecom, Index Ventures, Access Industries, Rupert Murdoch, Vivi Nevo, and existing investors … Continue reading ?

Twitch warns users of possible hack, all passwords and stream keys reset

Popular livestreaming service has confirmed that a number of user accounts may have been compromised, forcing the site to reset thousands of passwords and automatically expiring stream keys on the network. Twitch is currently requiring returning users to reset their password … Continue reading ?

How a “Hearthstone” player is going for a world record 40-hour turn

In a turn-based game like Hearthstone, a time limit is an absolute requirement for players to have any kind of fun. Like competitive chess, no one wants to watch an opponent spend several minutes deliberating over the perfect move, especially not … Continue reading ?

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