IT Visionary James Martin Dies
British-born philanthropist and author of more than 100 books on computers, technology and society was a visionary who some say predicted the Internet.
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.