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You will choose Plastc over Apple Pay, and here’s why

Apple Inc. wants to revolutionize the retail buying experience with its contactless, iPhone-based, Apple Pay service. Plastc Inc. has introduced a competing payment solution that doesn’t reinvent the wheel, which might actually be an advantage. Plastc looks just like a … Continue reading ?

5 ways Facebook’s anonymous app could beat Secret

There are some things in life you just can’t share with family, or even your closest friends. It’s no wonder anonymous apps such as WhisperText, LLC (Whisper), Open Garden Inc.’s FireChat, Secret Inc. and Cloaq LLC are gaining so much traction. … Continue reading ?

How Splunk is building out its security offerings through Cisco team up | #Splunkconf

The team up between Splunk Inc. and Cisco Systems, Inc meets the gap in many products by taking “bits of info from disparate systems” and then putting it all together in one cohesive overview, explained Adam Wurster. The Networking Consulting Engineer at Cisco’s Cyberarrange recalled … Continue reading ?

Automate your haunted house: 3 ways to trick out Halloween

Ghouls, ghosts, witches and other creatures of the dark will soon be knocking on your door screaming ‘trick or treat!’ Will you just give them candy and send them on their way, or will you be playing a few tricks … Continue reading ...

Speed-dating on a train: How locamotive data saves $1 billion | #Splunkconf

From spreadsheet hell and complicated data relationships to speedy and actionable data, New York Air Brake Corp. details how it uses Splunk, Inc. products to solve its data management problems.  For starters, Splunk enables New York Air Brake to to save its customers $1 … Continue reading ?

Trading personal data for cheaper rates: The future of health trackers and insurance

This week’s Smart Health roundup features the findings of a survey regarding the use of health trackers as it pertains to insurance rantes, a wearable device that automatically manages your body, and a rumored health tracker that’s compatible with various … Continue reading ?

Bitcoin Weekly 2014 Oct 8: Gavin Anderseen on Bitcoin scalability, Blockchain receives $30m, Bill Gates, the BearWhale is dead

The news from this week contains a mixture of the usual Bitcoin expectations from developers speaking up, to technologists speaking out, and funding rounds coming to important outfits. Gavin Anderseen, best known as a Bitcoin core developer, has spoken up … Continue reading ?

The Swiss Army Knife of government Big Data | #Splunkconf

Guiding the Big Data efforts of federal, state, and local governments, Splunk Inc. offers an assortment of tools at an affordable price point. According to Bill Cull, Splunk’s VP of the U.S. Public Sector, many clients in the nation’s capital see … Continue reading ?

Hacked off with JP Morgan Chase: Consumers need to be vigilant

Last night it was reported that telecoms operator AT&T had fallen victim to a serious data breach that left approximately 1,600 of its customers exposed. It might seem like a small number, but it’s the latest in a long line … Continue reading ?

Salesforce.com overhauls core services in a taste of things to come at Dreamforce summit

Taking a page from the VMware Inc. book of earlier-than-expected product reveals, Salesforce.com is rolling out a string of major updates in advance of its Dreamforce ’14 summit next week that provide an early taste of what is shaping up … Continue reading ?

Splunk reveals plans for breaking into new markets| #Splunkconf

Splunk Inc.’s biggest chunk of licensing revenue comes from existing customers. Challenging traditional models where existing customers pay for maintenance, Splunk’s revenue is generated because customers typically start small and then sign on for significant upgrades. Within this business model, “it’s … Continue reading ?

An anonymous Facebook experience, coming soon to your smartphone

Facebook, Inc. recently revealed its plans to create a new mobile social app that allows users to interact anonymously with their friends. It will be a standalone mobile application that will connect users to their contacts but allow them to … Continue reading ?

Behind the hack: The eyes of the enemy

In light of the recent string of high profile data breaches, information security is quickly becoming a front burner issue. According to a recent Trustwave survey of more than 800 IT professionals worldwide, 58 percent expect to be under more … Continue reading ?

Splunk: The growth is not over, say analysts | #Splunkconf

Splunk, Inc. is expected to continue to grow, as evidenced by the rising number of attendees at the data management company’s annual trade show. At least that’s how theCUBE hosts Jeff Kelly and John Furrier see things. Broadcasting live from the … Continue reading ?

Gavin Andresen proposes hard fork to scale the Bitcoin block

Bitcoin proponents are pushing for its wider adoption because they believe cryptocurrency has the potential to replace every other currency in the world. Thanks to this push, there are now hundreds of online and brick-and-mortar shops, restaurants, pubs, and vending … Continue reading ?

Docker snaps up testing tools startup Koality

Red hot container startup Docker Inc. has bagged another acquisition in the form of Koality, an even smaller startup that builds development and testing tools, for an undisclosed fee. As a result of the deal, Koality’s four-man team will move … Continue reading ?

Oracle says DBAs will need to recertify before this time next year

Holders of Oracle’s database certifications will soon need to recertify if they want to continue calling themselves experts. Oracle explains away the policy change as thus: “Our new policy requires you as an Oracle Database certification holder to demonstrate your … Continue reading ?

Splunk shares plans for new data streams: Mobile, mainframes and beyond | #Splunkconf

Splunk turned the world of data upside down by adopting a store first and structure later model, a critical advantage, according to the company’s Senior Vice President of Products Guido Schroeder. “Every successful technology company had something in it that … Continue reading ?

Driving pizza and sales : How Dominos uses Big Data | #Splunkconf

Originally Dominos Pizza brought Splunk into its system to monitor real-time sales during the 2011 Super Bowl. Over the past three years, however, the international pizza franchise has expanded their use of Splunk to a variety of use cases, including “app … Continue reading ?

Oracle OpenWorld DevOps Round Up: Oracle looks to developers for mobile, cloud growth| #OOW14

Oracle Corporation kicked off its OpenWorld user event with array of new cloud computing product launches and services. Oracle has also shifted gear with batch of products that focus on mobile development, developers and vertical industries. Extending its focus from … Continue reading ?

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