What you missed in Big Data: major changes afoot from Hadoop to Oracle

Maria Deutscher | September 22nd

Now in the final lap, the Hadoop distribution race is seeing the remaining contenders become increasingly reluctant to stay in their respective lanes and actively seek outside help to differentiate, an opportunity that traditional vendors are exploiting to...»

Big ‘Mobile Phone’ Data predicts crimes before they happen

Mike Wheatley | September 22nd

While its true that crime can occur anywhere and criminals come in all shapes and sizes, it's still possible to find patterns in the data. Thus, while it can be difficult to predict if a...»

Google abandons ‘forced’ sign-up policy for Google+

Mike Wheatley | September 22nd

Google seems to have relented on its tough policy towards its not-so-popular social network Google+. Back in July, Google announced users no longer have to use their real names on the...»

Is the Alibaba IPO why Bitcoin’s market price is dropping?

Kyt Dotson | September 19th

Today Alibaba Group Holding Limited went public with an IPO in the United States priced at $68, raising $21.8 billion for the company and investors. According to The Wall Street Journal, this makes Alibaba the biggest U.S....»

New platforms, upgrades simplify life for IoT developers

Mellisa Tolentino | September 19th

This week’s Smart DevOps roundup features an update to an Internet of Things (IoT) software development platform, another platform looking to give apps and devices a voice, and a new product to help the development of enterprise apps.  

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Cloud vendors inject more security into their networks

Maria Deutscher | September 19th

In an effort to address one of customers' most persistent worries  about using public cloud infrastructure, IBM has teamed up with AT&T Corp. to provide private connections to its Softlayer data centers. The partnership will give organizations...»

Big Data “ups the pressure” on pro journalists: Inside Edition’s Deborah Norville shares her story | #Inforum14

Rachel Schramm | September 19th

 . Inside Edition anchor Deborah Norville is a devout believer in Big Data. It "ups the pressure" on professional journalists, she said, when anybody can verify and broadcast data from...»

Red Hat shores up mobile strategy with FeedHenry acquisition

Maria Deutscher | September 19th

Red Hat Inc. has put hybrid computing at the center of its long-term growth strategy, but while the company's on-premise software portfolio may be second to none in the open-source world, its public cloud lineup lags behind the...»

Slow iOS 8 update? Why you should wait, and how to upgrade without deleting photos

Mellisa Tolentino | September 19th

With the newest iPhone 6 already on sale and the iOS 8 software update available for owners of older iPhone models, many of you may be antsy to upgrade. For good reason, too. iOS 8 features a new...»

What’s next for Infor after the cloud? You guessed it – Big Data | #Inforum2014

Mike Wheatley | September 19th

Infor Global Systems has achieved something that the likes of Oracle Corp. and SAP could only dream of. That is, it's successfully transformed itself into a fully-fledged cloud-based software solutions company that, according to Constellation...»