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Hadoop is now a board room discussion | #BigDataSV

IBM is counting on a long future with Hadoop, and the evidence is in their Big Data strategy. “Hadoop is no longer an IT discussion. CEOs are asking about Hadoop, so there’s a great interest in this topic. Hadoop is … Continue readi...

Tamr wants to disrupt the data lake with its upgraded information unification platform

A promising startup called Tamr, Inc. managed to stand out from the crowd at Strata + Hadoop World 2015 with a new release of its data unification platform that offers to deliver on the elusive promise of integrated analytics, a … Continue reading ?

More acquisitions coming to the Hadoop space | #BigDataSV

The Big Data and Hadoop markets are seeing more consolidation, and the trend is showing across the industry. In their opening segment to BigDataSV, theCUBE co-hosts John Furrier and Jeff Kelly outlined the latest announcements in the Hadoop space and … Continue reading ?

Xbox One opens app development, but some analysts bet on PS4 as the console winner

Microsoft Corp is expected to open up app development for the Xbox One later this year, but some analysts are betting on the PlayStation 4 as this winner of this generation’s console war. According to a report by The Verge, … Continue reading ?

Bitcoin Weekly 2014 February 18: Bitcoin exchanges get hacked and close, 5% BTC sales, Bitcoin Core 0.10.0

This week starts with grim news for the Bitcoin exchange market space with 2015 seeing over five exchanges suspending or shuttering services, and several of them after suffering security compromises. Amid the exchanges suspending or closing includes Neagio, Vault of … Continue reading ?

Shadowrun: Hong Kong earned over 1000% of its Kickstarter goal

Shadowrun: Hong Kong’s Kickstarter campaign has officially ended, and the cyberpunk fantasy game has earned over $1.2 million of its original $100,000 goal with over 30,000 backers. Shadowrun began as a tabletop roleplaying game set in a sci-fi world that is like … Continue reading ?

Watch Live! from Big Data Week: Exclusive interviews at #BigDataSV 2015

We’re following the money trail in Big Data this week, broadcasting live from Silicon Valley during Strataconf. and Hadoopworld. Looking specifically at where the enterprise is allocating resources for real-time and accessibility applications for data analytics, SiliconANGLE wants to know … Continue reading ?

Square Enix is taking dev pitches for Gex and other old Eidos IPs

Gex does not have the name recognition of powerhouse game mascots like Mario or even fallen stars like Sonic, but the wisecracking gekko is getting a shot at a new life thanks to Square Enix. The Japanese game maker best known … Continue reading ?

Parents take a breather with new health monitoring tools for the family

This week’s Smart Health roundup features more smartphone accessories that give new meaning to mobile health while also arming parents with the right tools to help take care of their families. CliniCloud brings healthcare at home A thermometer and a … Continue reading ?

Facebook’s targeted ads just got smarter

Targeted advertising is the bread and butter of Facebook Inc., and now the social network’s ads will be able to show users specific products with pinpoint accuracy. “Many businesses sell more than one product,” Facebook said in a statement. “But … Continue reading ?

The inside track on FalconStor’s software-defined storage pivot | #CubeConversations

FalconStor Software Inc. is back. That’s the message chief exec Gary Quinn (right) and marketing VP Tim Sheets conveyed in their interview with theCUBE on the occasion of the the debut of the company’s software-defined storage platform this morning. FreeStor is the … Continue reading ?

MapR’s new Hadoop distro brings ‘big and fast’ data to the enterprise

Open source Hadoop vendor MapR Technologies Inc. is expanding the functionality of its Big Data platform with the release of MapR 4.1, with the headline feature being new table replication features designed to extend access to “big and fast” data. … Continue reading ?

Forget your passwords! Microsoft shifts focus to biometric authentication in Windows 10

Organizations have another  reason to start making plans to adopt Windows 10 now that Microsoft has revealed that the next release of its operating system will support biometric authentication, enabling security administrators to ditch passwords in favor of stronger security … Continue reading ?

Pivotal strikes Hadoop alliance with Hortonworks, open-sources Big Data suite

EMC spin-off Pivotal Software Inc. has upset the Hadoop world’s applecart by announcing a plan to open-source the majority of its Big Data and analytics software. The company is releasing its products as open-source software under the Pivotal Big Data … Continue reading ?

Microsoft reaches milestone in cloud privacy with compliance to ISO 27018

Feeling unshakably confident about our data stored in the cloud is probably a disposition we’ll never quite reach, but Microsoft just made some headway in instilling us with some faith by making its Azure cloud computing platform the first cloud … Continue reading ?

Bitcoin exchange CAVIRTEX shutting down after being hacked

Canadian Bitcoin exchange CAVIRTEX (161243 Alberta Inc.) has announced it is shutting down after being hacked. The company didn’t come out and admit to being hacked however, but instead said in a statement on its site that “on February 15, … Continue reading ?

Blog aggregator Notey raises $1.6 million. Also what year is this?

Blog aggregator Notey has raised a $1.6 million seed round from individual investors Steve Kirsch (Founder of Infoseek, OneID and CoinTrust), Hugo Barra (VP International, Xiaomi) and Ryan Holmes (CEO and Founder of Hootsuite). Based in Hong Kong, Notey aims to … Continue reading ?

Samsung Galaxy S6 may come with wireless charging

Samsung Co. Ltd.’s latest flagship model the Galaxy S6 may come with wireless charging when it’s launched next month at the Mobile World Congress (MWC.) Samsung engineer Seho Park took to Samsung’s Official Global Blog to talk wireless charging, complete with the … Continue reading ?

Reports: Snapchat raising new round on $16-19b valuation, wants to buy Taylor Swift’s record company

Snapchat Inc. is reported to be seeking a new round (Series E) on a $16-$19 billion valuation as another report claims it may be interested in acquiring Taylor Swift’s record company. Bloomberg claims that the popular self destructing photo sharing … Continue reading ?

Valve caught censoring torrent website references in Steam chat

Millions of Steam users talk using the digital game distribution client’s chat to not only compare notes about games but also as a communication and social networking tool. However, Valve Corporation, parent company that runs the Steam service, has begun to censor private … Continue reading ?

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