Hortonworks receives $50M from HP to push Apache Hadoop in latest Big Data partnership

Suzanne Kattau | July 24th

Open-source Apache Hadoop provider Hortonworks Inc. and Hewlett-Packard today announced a partnership to accelerate the adoption of Apache Hadoop in the enterprise....»

At 6 billion clicks a month, Bitly has a distributed analytics system DevOps plan

Saroj Kar | July 24th

Marketing folks love click stats, and tiny URLs spread clicks across numerous spaces in social media. Google, Facebook, Twitter and others already have their respective shortening service. URL shorteners give them even more data and makes them even...»

Doubling down on data governance | #MITIQ

Mike Wheatley | July 24th

Data is valuable. As the challenge of protecting customer data mounts, more and more businesses are embracing data-governance strategies to manage the information that serves as the lifeblood of the company. Without a doubt, data...»

Smart city adoption on the rise, revenue to increase by 9.4%

Mellisa Tolentino | July 24th

This week’s Smart City roundup features a new report on the state of smart building adoption, the first smart city course offering, and a new Internet of Everything (IoE) innovation center to open in 2016.



IBM Social CrowdChat on #BigData #TEDatIBM

John Furrier | July 24th

IBM is having a CrowdChat on #TEDatIBM.  A crowdsourced conversation about Big Data. Here is the feed at CrowdChat.net/TEDatIBM ...»

VMware expands European cloud footprint with second UK data center

Maria Deutscher | July 24th

While some competitors opt to announce their cloud expansions 15 data centers at a time, VMware Inc. is taking a much more reserved approach to scaling its infrastructure footprint, sticking to one facility...»

4 years later : OpenStack milestones and future challenges

Mellisa Tolentino | July 24th

It has been four years since OpenStack was officially launched - as the cooperative celebrates, we take a look at the major milestones this open source initiative has accomplished, and what the future holds.

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Tucci expected to fight activist EMC investor pushing for VMware spin off

Tavis J. Hampton | July 24th

A hedge fund with more than $1 billion invested in EMC plans to convince the company to spin off its subsidiary, VMware, the Wall Street Journal reported Monday....»

A veteran’s new best friend: What is IBM’s Watson Engagement Advisor?

Suzanne Kattau | July 24th

IBM’s Watson is no longer just the world's most famous Jeopardy! game-playing computer. IBM yesterday announced that it has put Watson to work as the world’s most intelligent digital assistant in the...»

Study: People are “more honest” when chatting to a robot

Mike Wheatley | July 24th

A study has shown that chat-bots might be a better alternative to filling in questionnaires when it comes to screening applicants for security clearance. The research was carried out at National Center...»