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Top 6 highest paying "Big Data'' skill sets in 2016

Top 6 Highest-Paying Big Data Skills to Upgrade to in 2016<p>The world of technology is dynamic by nature. So it should come as no surprise that the …

Larry Ellison says Oracle's new cloud will crush Amazon — but the rest of the world isn't so sure

According to Ellison, the new Oracle cloud platform is both cheaper and more powerful than Amazon Web Services — making it a perfect way for customers to run the large-scale databases that are Oracle's bread and butter.<p>It's a bold challenge to Amazon, which is far and away the leader in the …

Amazon Web Services

Hadoop – Big Data Tutorial

In this <b>hadoop tutorial</b>, I will be discussing the <b>need of big data technologies</b>, the problems they intend to solve and some information around involved …

Hadoop and Big Data

Hadoop and Big Data are in many ways the perfect union – or at least they have the potential to be.<p>Hadoop is hailed as the open source distributed …

Google Adds Big Data Services To Cloud Platform

Google brings its own Cloud Dataflow and Cloud Pub/Sub big data services to Compute Engine and App Engine.<p>Looks like you've hit your article limit. …

Big Data
Databases

The Google Live Search Summary of Big Data

What do you get when you type “big data is” into Google Live Search? An interesting view into what people think about the term!<p>Here’s a quick run …

Bernard Marr | Intelligent Business Performance

Big Data, Analytics & AI Books<p>Bitcoin, Blockchain Splits And What It Means For Business<p>Big Data, Analytics & AI Books<p>Why No Company Should Start A …

6 best practices in making data visualizations

Avoid 3D charts, extend bar charts to zero & other key tips<p><b>Target audience:</b> Data designers, metrics and analytics experts, nonprofits, cause …

Are you addicted to the Internet?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Internet addiction and the dangers that excessive computer gaming poses to children and adolescents are receiving fresh attention with the scheduled premiere of the documentary "Web Junkie" on PBS Monday.<p>The documentary highlights an alarming trend in China. There are similar patterns in …

Teens

Facebook loses appeal over access to user data

<b>(CNN) —</b> You think your Facebook profile is private? Think again.<p>In a decision that raises crucial issues in the digital age, a New York state appeals court ruled this week that Facebook cannot protect users against search warrants obtained by law enforcement officials to access users' digital …

Social Media

Imagine life without Internet

<b>(CNN) —</b> Can you imagine a life without electricity? For most people, the answer is probably no.<p>What about a life without broadband Internet?<p>It would mean: no emails; no ability to quickly look up health information for managing your diabetes or helping your sick child; no way to pay bills, search …

Net Neutrality
Cookies
Computer Science

Windows 10: Revenge of Microsoft?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Microsoft is not a company historically associated with minimalism. For quite some time, its operating system, Windows, has been plagued by tedious customization and nettlesome bloat.<p>In the mid-1990s, Microsoft's "opt-out" versus "opt-in" approach to add-ons, upgrades, and middleware was …

McDonald's
Silicon Valley

The Google Way of Attacking Problems

One Friday afternoon in 2002, long before his company became a household verb, Larry Page walked into the office kitchen and posted some printouts of results from Google’s AdWords engine. On top, in big bold letters, he wrote, “THESE ADS SUCK.”<p>In most companies, this would be seen as cruel — an …

Meet the seven people who hold the keys to worldwide internet security

It sounds like the stuff of science fiction: seven keys, held by individuals from all over the world, that together control security at the core of the web. The reality is rather closer to The Office than The Matrix<p>In a nondescript industrial estate in El Segundo, a boxy suburb in south-west Los …

IT departments won't exist in five years

<i>IT departments are quickly becoming consultancies in companies increasingly driven by consumer technology, and the control they once had over tech</i> …

San Francisco

As Microsoft & Dropbox join forces, the death of file sync and share is one step closer

Verizon and AT&T will allow cross-carrier VoLTE calls

The VoLTE roll out in the United States has been staggered at best due to limited availability. Consumers with the ability to use VoLTE can place HD Voice calls, 1-way or 2-way video calls and use voice/data services at the same time. Unfortuately, VoLTE only works when both parties have supported …

Samsung Galaxy S5

3G 4G mobile Internet users to touch 3 bn in 2020 from 1.3 bn: GSMA

The number of mobile Internet users will grow to 3.8 billion or 50 percent of population in 2020 against 2.2 billion or 30 percent in 2013, said GSMA.<p>…

Who's winning the consumer cloud storage wars?

In seemingly no time, cloud storage has become a commodity product. It’s already relatively cheap and competition is driving prices even lower.<p>On the …

The internet is going private. It’s also grown to 138 Tbps of capacity

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>The world is still sucking down bandwidth like it’s an elixir of the gods, with global bandwidth demand reaching 138 Tbps in …

2015: The year there will be more cellular connections than people

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Credit: Thinkstock<p>At the end of March, there were 6.8 billion mobile connections around the globe, meaning there were more …

Vodafone CEO Vittorio Colao on Indian telecom market

Vodafone CEO Vittorio Colao on Friday shared updates including opportunities — mobile data and 3G — and challenges — tax issue — in the Indian …

How Can Today’s Mobile Operators Evolve Into Digital Telcos of the Future?

<i>Telecoms.com periodically invites expert third-party contributors to submit analysis on a key topic affecting the telco industry. In this piece</i> …

Innovation

Ukrainian hackers claim takedown of NATO Web sites

A "significant" DDoS attack targeted NATO sites but did not affect the integrity of the organization's systems, a spokesperson says.<p>Pro-Russian Ukrainian hackers claimed responsibility for a cyberattack that took down several NATO Web sites amid rising tensions over military incursions into the …

Russia

Russian gangs take 1.2B passwords, 500M email addresses in biggest Web heist ever

Security researchers are calling it the biggest theft of user data ever.<p>A Russian criminal group successfully lifted 1.2 billion passwords and 500 million email addresses from 420,000 websites, Hold Security, an Internet security company said today.<p>Hold Security, based in Milwaukee, has declined to …

7 ways to create better, stronger passwords

NEW YORK (AP) — With the recent news that a Russian hacker ring has amassed some 1.2 billion username and password combinations, it's a good time to review ways to protect yourself online.<p>The hacking misdeeds were described in a New York Times story based on the findings of Hold Security, a …