2014 State Of Database Tech: Think Retro
Conventional databases from Microsoft, Oracle, and IBM still dominate the enterprise, say respondents in our newest research. What will it take for NoSQL, DBaaS, and distributed systems to break through?
Facebook's WhatsApp Deal Under Fire
Privacy advocates file FTC complaint to block Facebook's $19 billion acquisition of messaging service WhatsApp, calling it unfair and deceptive.
Big Data Meets Threat Detection
Security practitioners are getting a lot smarter about using security analytics and big data to identify threats in real-time. But there's a still a lot to learn.
Office 365 Gets Personal
Microsoft Office 365 will soon become more collaborative, focusing on relevant content to provide a more personalized work experience.
Wearables At Work: Hello Big Brother?
Employers must tread carefully with activity trackers and devices like Google Glass. Wearables could take real-time personal data collection to unnerving new heights.
MIT Research Looks To Extend Moore’s Law
For years the semiconductor world has waited for Moore's Law to reach its limit. However, new research from MIT shows how manufacturers can shrink geometries past 20 nm cost-effectively.
Business Apps Are Becoming Disposable
The ease with which software applications can be created and connected to corporate systems has changed the nature of business software development.
IBM Buys Cloudant, Eyes Amazon's Turf
IBM's planned Cloudant buy will advance cloud-based database services, but can the underlying database compete against Amazon DynamoDB, MongoDB, Couchbase, and DataStax?