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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 ?

GIFs are about to change social media like you never imagined

Introduced in 1987 by CompuServe, the GIF (Graphics Interchange Format) is still alive, because it allows users to create animated images. GIF became part of the Internet culture and is now widely available, some might say ubiquitous, even on photo forums. … Continue reading ?

Sumo Logic unveils Transaction Analysis component for its analytics platform

Sumo Logic, a machine data intelligence company based in California, today announced the general availability of Transaction Analytics as part of its analytics platform. This technology applies the concept of mining connections between transactions to take complex systems and provide … Continue reading ?

Google boosts passwords with USB security key, no good for mobile

Google Inc. announced a new 2-step verification USB key yesterday that eliminates the need to memorize long, complicated passwords for Google services, while providing better security at the same time. Google had already offered a 2-step verification process that required both … Continue reading ?

The 9 best female-friendly tech companies

In an effort to help women achieve a work-life balance in favor of the enterprise, Facebook Inc. has started offering the option to cover the costs of freezing their female employees’ eggs. Following suit, Apple Inc. will begin offering the same perk … Continue reading ?

Uber worth fighting for: Here’s 3 reasons for the protest

Uber Inc. may be pushing its way into new markets every day with its popular ride-sharing mobile app, but many of its drivers are not happy with the direction in which the San Francisco-based company is heading. Uber drivers staged protests in … Continue reading ?

Microsoft/IBM alliance targets Amazon’s cloud dominance

Mutual self-interest can drive even rivals to embrace each other, as IBM and Microsoft have done with a new alliance  that’s aimed at leveling the playing field against infrastructure-as-a-service kingpin Inc. and, to a lesser extent, each other. The partnership has … Continue reading ?

These Kinect apps now available for Windows 8 and 8.1

Microsoft Corp. has just come up with a new fixture for Windows 8 and 8.1, reiterating the software giant’s desire to unify its platforms. Xbox One owners with a Kinect will now be able to connect to their PC or tablet with … Continue reading ?

5 rumors on Google’s Nexus 6 phone and Nexus 9 tablet ahead of tomorrow’s launch

All Hallow’s Eve is once again upon us, and last year Google treated us with the unveiling of its Nexus 5 and the official release of the KitKat OS. Can we expect another new device for this Halloween, or is our … Continue reading ?

Eyeing unstructured data, EMC throws Isilon’s weight behind Cloudera Hadoop

Enterprise storage juggernaut EMC Corp. is rolling out support for Cloudera Inc.’s market-leading Hadoop distribution to its Isilon line of scale-out arrays in a bid to capture a bigger slice of the unstructured data pie, which is expected to account … Continue reading ?

With EMC, Lumenate is taking the 4 Ps approach to protecting its data | #CubeConversations

In the marketing world, the “four Ps” stand for price, product, promotion, and place. Lumenate Technologies LP has adapted the age-old formula for an entirely different item on the corporate agenda: data protection. Jamie Shepard, who heads backup and recovery … Continue reading ?

Smart toilets may soon tell if you’re diabetic

This week’s Smart Health roundup features how smart toilets will play a crucial role in monitoring our health, an e-cigarette that’s connected to the Internet, and a smart thermometer. Smart toilets to play an important role in health tracking   … Continue reading ?

Tableau’s first partner depicts company’s growth | #data14

InterWorks, Inc. started doing work with Tableau Software, Inc. seven years ago and witnessed its evolution from, as its competitors used to describe it, a tool not fit for the enterprise to one that has garnered a kind of following … Continue reading ?

Startup Risk I/O secures $4M for data-driven security intelligence, names new CEO

Security software startup Risk I/O today announced that it has raised an additional $4 million as part of its Series A financing round, bringing the company’s total capital raised to date to $10.5 million. The startup also today announced that … Continue reading ?

MongoDB gets more scalable with refocused (hybrid) cloud management service

MongoDB Inc. is stepping up efforts to monetize its wildly popular open-source database with a major upgrade to its complementary management service designed to taking some of the hassle out of configuring and provisioning the system. The launch comes as … Continue reading ?

How to alienate women (and karma): Microsoft CEO’s sexist comment spotlights industry inequality

Following Microsoft Corp. Satya Nadella’s comment at last week’s Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing conference, that women shouldn’t sweat it if there is vast inequality of man-to-woman pay scales within the tech industry because “karma” will put things right, a … Continue reading ?

Yes, you can deliver scalable cloud projects on time and on budget | #Inforum14

When ReBuild Houston, an initiative to improve drainage and street infrastructure, was voted in on November 2010, the Texas city was tasked with installing a new billing system for the Public Utility Division’s 700,000 customers within six months. In an interview … Continue reading ?

Samsung fixes signal limitations with new, speedy WiFi for smart homes

Speedy Internet will power the Internet of Things – without it, connected devices will be limited in their ability to cross communicate. Laying the groundwork for its Internet of Things (IoT) initiative, Samsung Electronics announced Sunday a fresh development in their 60GHz Wi-Fi … Continue reading ?

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