Facebook Will Track Shopping Habits
Facebook plans to track your actions between devices and share with advertisers when an ad leads to a purchase. Here's why one expert says you shouldn't worry.
Cisco To Cut 6,000 Jobs
Cisco's Q4 earnings beat analyst estimates, but company plans to lay off 8% of its workforce.
The Quantified Self On Steroids
An IT director changes his life by monitoring data from wearables and sensors, walking the line between self-discovery and tech obsession.
When Data Joins The Dark Side
A big data stockpile may contain dark data -- unstructured, unclassified information that you can't put to good use. Maybe it's time to find it.
IT Salary Survey 2014: BI/Analytics
Intelligence/analytics and data integration/warehousing professionals at the staff and managerial level are in demand, feel challenged, and are generally secure and optimistic about their careers. So why is compensation stagnant?
NoSQL, NewSQL, or RDBMS: How To Choose
When should you choose a NoSQL or NewSQL option versus a conventional relational database management system? Here are 10 telltale traits that will help you make the right choice.
Tibco Sale Rumors Reemerge
Tibco Software seeks a buyer, The Wall Street Journal reports, rekindling speculation about the integration and analytics vendor's future.
8 Reasons Big Data Projects Fail
Most companies remain on the big data sidelines too long, then fail. An iterative, start-small approach can help you avoid common pitfalls.
Eavesdropping On A New Level
MIT, Microsoft, and Adobe research team demonstrate how to capture sound using video images of objects. Yes, plants will parrot what you say with more fidelity than parrots, under the right conditions.
Tesla Cars: 8 Hot Technologies
Tesla Motors' electric vehicles pack plenty of technology breakthroughs. Explore the most innovative features found in these computers on wheels.
Smarter Cars: 9 Tech Trends
Can your car wake you up if you get sleepy behind the wheel? Or recommend a good Mexican restaurant? These nine technologies will soon change the way we think about cars.
Deep Data Trumps Big Data
Finding smaller, more relevant morsels of information is the key to unlocking big data's potential, says FirstFuel's CTO.
Where The IT Jobs Aren't: Tech
IT jobs in the tech sector will stall while non-tech industries will drive IT job growth, impacting job geography and skills, says new report.
When Data Hoarding Makes Sense
To hoard or not to hoard? EMC's Bill Schmarzo defends the practice of saving all the data you can, even when its value is uncertain.
Microsoft Earnings: 3 Things To Watch
Wall Street has given Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella two thumbs up, so far. But with Windows growth uncertain and Microsoft's cloud businesses still in infancy, Nadella will face questions.
Oracle Big Data SQL: 5 Key Points
Oracle's new big data tool won't cover all the analysis bases, but it will enable SQL-savvy professionals to query Hadoop and NoSQL sources.
IBM 2Q Results Hint Of Turnaround
IBM keeps investing in growth areas, but its sales slump continues. Talks with GlobalFoundaries on chip plant takeover reportedly stall.