Twitter transparency report shows sharp rise in government data requests

Mike Wheatley | August 1st

Twitter has just released its latest transparency report, and it reveals a somewhat worrying 50 percent rise in the number of user data requests over the last six months. According to its...»

Stellar debuts with a bang, gives away digital currency for free

Mellisa Tolentino | August 1st

There’s a new kind of cryptocash in town going by the name of "Stellar", but unlike other digital monies, it plays well with both existing ones and regular fiat currencies. What's more, it’s

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Microsoft ordered to let Feds snoop inside its foreign servers

Mike Wheatley | August 1st

Microsoft has just lost a key court case that could result in it being forced to give US authorities access to its overseas data centers. On Thursday, District Judge Loretta Preska of the US District Court...»

BadUSB exploit can hack any device, and there’s no cure in sight

Mike Wheatley | August 1st

Ready for another security scare? Good. Because every single USB flash drive or device that you plug into your computer could pose a threat that's worse than any malware we've seen up until now. It really...»

XpoLog hopes search makes the difference in log management

Tavis J. Hampton | July 31st

The larger a computing infrastructure gets, the more difficult it becomes to pore through server logs to track down anomalies or errors. XpoLog Ltd. has introduced log management tools...»

Report: Amazon feeling the competitive heat in cloud services

Bert Latamore | July 31st

Microsoft Corp. and IBM Corp. have made significant gains in the fast growing markets for platform-as-a-service (PaaS), infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS), software-as-a-service (SaaS), and related businesses, according to a new report from market watcher Synergy Research...»

Revolutionizing buildings with the help of IoT

Mellisa Tolentino | July 31st

This week’s Smart City roundup features new ways in which elevators are being improved with the help of Internet of Things technology,  smarter and connected hotel trends, and a new smart and sustainable office building.

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Where the chief privacy officer fits into the CDO revolution | #MITIQ

Maria Deutscher | July 31st

The growing importance of information in decision-making is pushing priorities such as accuracy and compliance higher up the corporate agenda, to the point that a growing number of organizations are now are appointing dedicated leaders charged with shouldering...»

Moogsoft raises $11.3 million for continuous availability through DevOps

Kyt Dotson | July 31st

For some time now, the DevOps discussion has been dominated by the paradigm of continuous delivery—develop, test, deploy in an uninterrupted cycle—but Moogsoft Inc. believes that the next stage of DevOps is pushing into continuous availability. The...»

Zillow-Trulia merger will create boundless new Big Data opportunities

Mike Wheatley | July 31st

The two titans of online real estate plan to join forces, meaning that overnight they'll literally own the world of real estate data. Zillow, Inc.'s planned acquisition of Trulia, Inc., which was...»