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Hortonworks Filing Promises Hot Hadoop IPO
News  |  11/10/2014  | 
Hortonworks, the Hadoop-distributor spinout of Yahoo!, files with the SEC to launch an initial public offering of stock in 2015.
Facebook News Feed: 4 Ways To Cut Clutter
News  |  11/10/2014  | 
Facebook now gives you more -- but not absolute -- control over the content in your news feed. Use our tips to ditch the noise.
Cloudera Boosts Hadoop App Development On Impala
News  |  11/10/2014  | 
Cloudera Impala database for Hadoop joins Apache Spark in an accelerator program aimed at breeding big data applications.
Our Robot-Filled Future: Not All Scary
Commentary  |  11/10/2014  | 
Artificial intelligence is not the danger, says one futurist. Rather, it will save us from danger -- and a dreary existence.
Apple Resolves iMessage Glitch
News  |  11/10/2014  | 
Former iPhone users can deactivate their numbers to fix a bug that sent some texts via iMessage rather than SMS.
Big Data Survey: Trouble Brewing For IT
News  |  11/10/2014  | 
Just 30% of respondents say their companies are very or extremely effective at identifying critical data and analyzing it to make decisions, down from 42% in 2013. What gives?
Google Inbox: 7 Reasons To Say Yes
News  |  11/8/2014  | 
Google's experimental email client Inbox will change the way you look at email.
Windows 10 Enterprise Features Revealed
News  |  11/8/2014  | 
We've gotten peeks at many of the upcoming Windows 10 features for users, such as the Start menu and virtual desktops. But what's coming for enterprises?
Facebook: 5 Things You Didnít Know
News  |  11/8/2014  | 
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg discussed why the social network made Messenger mandatory, his personal style, and more in a Q&A session with users. Here's a look at the highlights.
Can Dropbox & Box Survive Commoditized Storage?
Commentary  |  11/7/2014  | 
Microsoft and Google have turned up the heat on the cloud storage vendors. Time for them to respond.
How DevOps Is Like A Formula 1 Pit Crew
Commentary  |  11/7/2014  | 
DevOps and pit crews both rely on speedy teamwork, but share a fine line between winning and stalling.
Amazon Echo Awaits Your Command
News  |  11/6/2014  | 
Echo microphone and speaker system lets you talk to Amazon's cloud and get answers, news, and music.
Cascading Backer Boosts Hadoop App Performance Management
News  |  11/6/2014  | 
Concurrent, the firm behind Cascading app development, adds Hive and MapReduce support to its Driven performance-management system.
Truthy Project Not Orwellian, IT Groups Tell Congress
News  |  11/6/2014  | 
Indiana University research on Internet memes is not a threat to free speech, computing researchers tell lawmakers threatening to defund the project.
Bringing DevOps To The Federal Government
Commentary  |  11/6/2014  | 
Government needs the disciplined flexibility of DevOps. Is your agency ready for it?
Dell Slams Rivals, Pushes New Converged Infrastructure Plays
News  |  11/6/2014  | 
Dell CEO Michael Dell says that while competitors such as HP and IBM have devolved into chaos, Dell's newest storage, server, and networking products will help it keep an edge.
Google Drive Can Launch Local Apps
News  |  11/6/2014  | 
New Chrome extension Application Launcher for Drive lets Google Drive open files in local applications.
8 Classic Video Games Begging For Tablet Versions
Slideshows  |  11/6/2014  | 
Serious gamers have been left out of the casual-game tablet app market. These well-loved games deserve a reboot for the tablet.
Medical Imaging: Where's The Software?
News  |  11/6/2014  | 
Analysis software for routine clinical use is almost non-existent -- yet is vitally important to help improve diagnoses.
4 Ways to Avoid Malicious Links on Social Media
Commentary  |  11/6/2014  | 
Social media remain fertile ground for hackers to expand their attacks through malware and trendjacking.
Amazon Prime Gains Unlimited Photo Storage, With Caveats
News  |  11/5/2014  | 
Prime subscribers can now store an unlimited number of small photos in Amazon Cloud Drive.
In Search Of Agile Architecture
News  |  11/5/2014  | 
Despite years of refinement, Agile development still does not include architecture and design.
Microsoft Bolsters Azure SQL Database Services
News  |  11/5/2014  | 
Microsoft brings on-premises database capabilities to Azure SQL DB as it claims market share gains for SQL Server 2014.
Jawbone's 2 New Fitness Trackers
News  |  11/5/2014  | 
Jawbone takes on Nike and Fitbit with entry-level Up Move and sensor-laden Up3 fitness trackers.
Dell Cloud Marketplace: Many Clouds, One Dashboard
News  |  11/5/2014  | 
At Dell World conference, company announces offering to help customers manage clouds from partners such as Amazon, Google, and Joyent.
Dell Bolsters Analytics Software, Taps Microsoft Azure ML
News  |  11/5/2014  | 
Dell extends its big data analysis capabilities, adding natural-language processing and integrating Microsoft Azure Machine Learning services.
IT Hiring Process: 8 Survival Tips
News  |  11/5/2014  | 
Navigate past early cuts in the IT hiring process and make it to the "serious candidate" stage, using this advice from recruiters.
IBM Launches Cross-Cloud Security Protection
News  |  11/5/2014  | 
IBM's Dynamic Cloud Security can monitor and analyze data access activity and applications in IBM SoftLayer, Salesforce.com, and Amazon.
Human API CEO On Unifying Health Data
Commentary  |  11/5/2014  | 
Andrei Pop, CEO of health data platform firm Human API, discusses how web APIs can unite scattered health records.
GPS Cuts Fraud, Costs For Home Healthcare
News  |  11/5/2014  | 
GPS-based electronic visit verification products such as Axxess and Celltrack help ensure caretakers actually visit patients' homes.
Google Cloud Cuts Prices Again, Adds Services
News  |  11/4/2014  | 
Google continues to advance its cloud business with better virtualization, flexibility, speed, and affordability, but won't catch up to giant Amazon Web Services anytime soon.
Workday Streamlines Mobile Apps, Unveils Big Data Plans
News  |  11/4/2014  | 
Workday streamlines smartphone and tablet experience, unveils plans for prescriptive-analytic "Insight" applications in 2015.
'Blur' Protects Against Online Tracking
News  |  11/4/2014  | 
New tool blocks companies from tracking you online, lets you mask sensitive information such as email, phone number, and credit card information.
GE CEO Talks Economy, CIOs & Tech
Commentary  |  11/4/2014  | 
GE CEO Jeffrey Immelt shares three quick insights and explains why he sees no chance of the CIO's role diminishing.
Nixie Nabs Intel Wearable Prize
News  |  11/4/2014  | 
Intel contest judges are won over by a wearable, flying drone, award it $500,000.
Google Calendar Redesign: 3 New Features
News  |  11/4/2014  | 
Google's updated Calendar app automatically adds appointment and event details from your email to your schedule and updates them in real time.
You're Sending Too Much Email
Commentary  |  11/4/2014  | 
Myriad communications tools are available, but most of us keep falling back on email. Here's why that's a mistake.
Hadoop 'No Longer Optional,' Says Forrester
News  |  11/4/2014  | 
Forrester says economics will make Hadoop "mandatory," predicts new roles, new software sources, and an end to skills shortage by 2015.
HomeAway Sues San Francisco Over Home Sharing Law
News  |  11/3/2014  | 
Vacation rental service claims new home-sharing law is discriminatory and unconstitutional because it bans second-home owners from short-term property rentals.
Windows 8.1: On The Rise?
News  |  11/3/2014  | 
Windows 8.1 achieves big market-share gains in October, just as Windows XP starts to plummet. But is Win 8.1's momentum sustainable?
3 Challenges To Designing A Voice Interface
Commentary  |  11/3/2014  | 
Here's advice on how to overcome these challenges, as we increasingly rely on voice to interact with connected, smart devices.
Oracle Stokes 'Hostile' Customer Relations, Study Says
News  |  11/3/2014  | 
Campaign for Clear Licensing survey finds 92% of customers say Oracle does not clearly communicate licensing changes.
Obama 2012 CTO: From Campaign To Enterprise
Commentary  |  11/3/2014  | 
Harper Reed talks about the pressure-cooker challenge of building an email-powered, microtargeted online fundraising machine in a hurry. See the video interview from Interop.
Unify Joins Social Collaboration Race With Circuit
Commentary  |  11/3/2014  | 
Circuit, formerly known as Project Ansible, expands Unify's telephony and UC footprint into enterprise social collaboration. Can it compete with heavyweights like Microsoft, IBM, Salesforce.com?
Microsoft Reveals Office For Mac Roadmap
News  |  11/1/2014  | 
Microsoft hasn't updated Office for Macs in four years -- but on Friday, the company finally revealed plans for a new version.
Facebook Adds Tor Support
News  |  10/31/2014  | 
Facebook wants to allow people to use its service without being watched or censored. Is that some kind of privacy oxymoron?
Facebook Referral Traffic Soars, Twitter Tanks Again
News  |  10/31/2014  | 
Facebook drives more than four times the traffic of its closest competitor, while Twitter's share of referral traffic continues to decline.
Windows 7's Halloween Deadline: 5 Key Issues
News  |  10/31/2014  | 
Starting November 1, Microsoft will no longer sell consumer Windows 7 licenses to OEMs. What does this mean for your PC upgrade options?
Has Email Peaked?
Commentary  |  10/31/2014  | 
This excerpt from Phil Simon's upcoming book Message Not Received discusses how email has improved but is still riddled with problems.
HP's 3D Future: Sprout Visual Tour
Slideshows  |  10/31/2014  | 
Take a look at HP's unusual "immersive PC," Sprout, and Multi Jet Fusion, a bold foray into 3D hardware.
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