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7 Awesome Recipe Plugins for Food Blogs - WP Solver

June 14th in Wordpress Plugins by Wordpress Jedi .<p>Many food enthusiasts have started their own food blogs in the past few years. It is much cheaper …

How to Reorder or Add WordPress Admin Menu Items

The default order of the WordPress admin menu may be essentially fine, but it’s not custom built for your preferences. Maybe you have a site that …

Premium Magazine WordPress Themes for Bloggers | MH Themes

MH Themes is specialized in premium WordPress themes for modern online magazines, dynamic news websites, professional blogs and other editorial …

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Responsive Websites Design | Web Design

The present day generation has shifted from PCs to tablets and Smartphones and thus it is important that a website adjusts its dimensions as per …

Chrome beta for Android now has WebRTC for video chatting

Chrome beta for Android has been updated today, and while there are the standard performance improvements on-board, there's also a slick new feature …

Eating Our Own Dog Food – 2x Faster Hadoop MapReduce Jobs

DxWorldEXPO Celebrity Blogs<p>By Liz McMillan<p>Smart Cities are here to stay, but for their promise to be delivered, the data they produce must not be put …

VMware and MapR hope to simplify virtualized big data

MapR Technologies and VMware have collaborated to make it easier for enterprises to virtualize big data applications and get better support at the same time.<p>The companies have collaborated to certify for VMware's vSphere platform the MapR distribution of the open-source Apache Hadoop software …

Hewlett-Packard Makes Its Move Against IBM in Big Data

As demand for personal computers continues to slump, Hewlett-Packard is trying to make itself more attractive to businesses. On June 11 the company …

Why Hadoop projects fail — and how to make yours a success

<i>This is a guest post by Dell Software executive Guy Harrison</i><p>Without doubt, “big data” is the hottest topic in enterprise IT since cloud computing came to prominence five years ago. And the most concrete technology behind the big data trend is Hadoop.<p>Most enterprises are at least experimenting with …

Big Data's health-care revolution

Twenty-four years ago when I was a sophomore in college, I began experiencing a series of unusual fainting spells. The spells eventually landed me in student health, where they ran lab work and uncovered some pretty serious kidney problems. After six months of tests with six doctors across two …

RainStor releases Database 5.5 for Apache Hadoop

RainStor is offering an updated RainStor Database to both improve security for Apache Hadoop-based research and to simplify searching and …

Cloudera leads for Hadoop: EMC and Microsoft lurk in the wings

While Cloudera, along with core Apache and Hortonworks, have the lion's share of current European Hadoop use, proprietary vendors could be the …

Using Big Data to Design Policies to Improve Airline Customers' Experiences

Discovery<p><b>Researcher explores ways to better understand how customers respond to airline practices</b><p>Laurie Garrow conducted her research under an NSF …

GE just invented the first “internet of things” device you’ll actually want to own

If you’ve always wanted to be able to check, from anywhere in the world, exactly how many eggs are in your fridge at home, the Egg Minder is for you. Sure, it sounds silly. Do we really need an internet-connected device and companion smartphone app to tell us something so inessential? But it’s no …

Internet of Things