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Hortonworks, Pivotal team to better manage Hadoop

Two Hadoop distributors will join forces to work on Apache Ambari, a Hadoop management tool


Apache Hive brings real-time queries to Hadoop

Hive's SQL-like query language and vastly improved speed on huge data sets make it the perfect partner for an enterprise data warehouse

US Social Security Administration spent nearly $300M on IT project 'boondoggle,' lawmakers say

The SSA may have also tried to temporarily keep a damaging report on the project secret, a House committee alleges

Wolfram fortifies SystemModeler with more libraries

Wolfram has opened an online store for third-party modeling libraries

'Canvas fingerprinting' tracking is sneaky but easy to halt

At least two browser extensions can stop the tracking method, which was in wide use earlier this year

Teradata acquires assets of Hadapt, Revelytix for big data

The deals give Teradata SQL querying and metadata management for Hadoop

Yahoo buys Flurry to make more money from mobile apps

The deal could help Yahoo better target ads on mobile devices

Stealthy Web tracking tools pose increasing privacy risks to users

The use of such tracking tools may be unknown to most users, according to a research paper

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Indix, the Google of products

Want to know what products are out there and their attributes and pricing? Indix is on the way to indexing 1 billion of them.

NetSuite buys Venda to boost e-commerce, European presence

Venda's technology will be aligned with NetSuite's SuiteCommerce platform

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Apple and IBM sign historic agreement

Apple and IBM on Tuesday announced a landmark agreement that will benefit both companies.

Microsoft's future under Nadella less about Windows, more about mobile and cloud

The company is moving away from its past devotion to its OS

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Apple, IBM join to make iOS the default mobile platform

Apple and IBM unveiled a major partnership designed to integrate Apple iOS devices and apps with a range of IBM cloud services, big data and analytic capabilities for mobile workers.

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Securing big data off to slow start

While big data implementations have taken off, the work needed to secure these systems has not.

Bank of America illegally copied $300 million in software, alleges Tibco lawsuit

A Bank of America spokesman denied wrongdoing with regard to Tibco's software

Oracle hopes to make SQL a lingua franca for big data

Big Data SQL is set to ship within the next couple of months

Actuate software offers free data analysis to enterprise business units

Departments can create reports and embed analysis results directly into Web pages, using a teaser version of Actuate's software

Microsoft to strike back at Salesforce.com with CRM cloud for government

The CRM Online government cloud will be tied to ones for Microsoft's Azure and Office 365

Understanding big data analytics

IT Operations Analytics has been dubbed the solution to bring order to a rapidly growing complexity. Some are asking “What does this term really mean, what’s the big deal?"

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