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NoSQL takes the database market by storm

The NoSQL database market is a small but increasingly important segment of the database market, and it's giving SQL database vendors a scare

Could data from wearable devices land you in jail?

Law enforcement agencies routinely trawl social network data. Will information from wearable technology be next?

Eight ways Lollipop 5.0 reinvents Android

Enhanced security, improved architecture, extensive APIs -- bold changes make Android 5.0 better for business

Republican gains in Congress would have limited impact on big tech issues

Predicted Republican majorities in the House and Senate may not lead to big changes in net neutrality and other issues

Ask Watson or Siri: Artificial intelligence is as elusive as ever

At O'Reilly Strata + Hadoop World, the Salesforce.com expert on AI assessed the state of machine smarts

IBM Watson Analytics preps the data so you don't have to

The new IBM Watson Analytics promises to remove many of the headaches around data cleansing and analysis

Microsoft pitches Windows for Internet of Things to maker community

Microsoft has started shipping a Galileo board with custom Windows firmware

Unplugging the data centre

How AMAG Pharmaceuticals rebuilt IT using as little internal infrastructure

How IBM announced System/360 to the world

The enterprise-ready, single architecture mainframe turns 50 this week

Fifty years on, mainframer remembers 'a fantastic time to be an engineer'

The IBM System/360 revolutionized business computing with the first set of compatible, scalable systems

The Open Source Rookies of the Year Awards

Black Duck picks the top 10 open source projects launched in the past year.

Bringing brains to computers

Silicon brains will create new computers that can use the human brain as a model to make decisions

Brocade CEO: Why we are eating our own young

Brocade's focus on fabrics undermines its own core business model, but that's ok, says Lloyd Carney

12 most eye-popping VC tech deals of 2014

The three largest VC deals of 2014 went to consumer-focused startups, other top investments went to enterpise focussed companies

Hadoop successor sparks a data analysis evolution

2015 could be the year for Apache Spark

The Internet of Things gets real

Interest is growing but sandardsa nd interoperability issues remain

Big Data Digest: Rise of the think-bots

This week in big data news, a bevvy of data-crunching analysis-centered startups came out of stealth

Cloud will be key for Oracle at OpenWorld

The vendor's massive annual conference gets underway Sunday

IDF 2014: Developers must address security and privacy concerns as IoT grows

Connected devices set to reach 50bn by 2020

Check Point plots to disrupt threat intelligence market with new IntelliStore feeds

Is crowdsourcing for cash the next security gold?

Michael Dell: On SDNs and networking for the masses

Aim is to have compelling offer in compute, storage and networking

The mainframe turns 50, or, why the IBM System/360 launch was the dawn of enterprise IT

In 1964, mainframes weren't new, but IBMs' System/360 revolutionised the computer industry

Sisters bet robotics in schools will plant seeds for STEM careers

They've developed a robot-building kit that they want to sell to schools

Foiled! How to beat software vendors' sneaky price increases

Between complex licenses and the cloud, Microsoft, Oracle, and SAP have lots of ways to hike up prices. Here's how to fight back

So, a comic walks into a tech convention

Ex-engineer and standup comedian Don McMillan says he is 'still a geek at heart'


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