How To Hack Facebook In 60 Seconds
Facebook rewards U.K. researcher with $20,000 for discovering a mobile device confirmation bug that could be used to take control of any Facebook account.
NASA's IRIS Mission Delayed
Power outage at Vandenberg Air Force Base prevented the 400-pound observatory from lifting off on Wednesday; plan is to launch Thursday.
Splunk Spawns Hunk Hadoop Tool
Splunk brings its analytic know-how to the multi-structured data living in HDFS with Hunk, a new stand-alone system aimed at Hadoop users.
Oracle And Salesforce.com Link Clouds
Salesforce.com commits to Oracle Database, middleware and Exadata; Oracle integrates cloud HCM and financial apps with Salesforce.com in a nine-year deal.
In-Q-Tel Bets On 3 Hot Technologies
Intelligence community's investment arm taps artificial intelligence company to turn data into narratives, also invests in flash storage and solar energy products.
Britain: The New 'Silicon Island'?
The U.K.'s recently launched Information Economy Strategy could take off, but it will require a skilled workforce and a strong infrastructure.
MySQL Cluster Adds NoSQL Option
How Linux Foundation Runs Its Virtual Office
Cost savings is only part of the picture behind the nonprofit's remote workforce strategy. Linux Foundation exec says the virtual office has made the team more productive and innovative, and happier in their jobs.
HP Gets Its Big Data Act Together
Hewlett-Packard's 'HAVEn' ecosystem unites Hadoop, Autonomy, Vertica and enterprise security, backed by management software and consulting services.
Defending NSA Prism's Big Data Tools
The more you know about NSA's Accumulo system and graph analysis, the less likely you are to suspect Prism is a privacy-invading fishing expedition.