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Microsoft Snags Oracle's Main Man on Linux

Here’s a really interesting tidbit for software geeks: Wim Coekaerts, a long-time Oracle veteran who helped transform that company into a Linux …

In one week, 1,000 companies have signed up for Amazon's Oracle-killer service

The "freedom" came in the form of a new tool called AWS Database Migration Service that helps these users jump ship from the Oracle database to Amazon's competitor, Amazon Aurora, or to some of the other Oracle competitors that Amazon hosts on its cloud-computing service.<p>Oracle has a really strong …

Cloud Computing

Hyperloop to start work on $6 billion test track 'within weeks'

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT) has announced it will start work $6bn Hyperloop test track within the next two to three weeks.<p>The system, …

Google's new Chromecast is still the easiest way to make your TV smart

Sometimes, the best products are the ones that are the simplest. Google's Chromecast, an HDMI dongle that lets you "cast" videos, music and apps to a …

Apps

Sibling rivalry: iPhone 6S vs. iPhone 6

The successor to Apple’s iPhone 6 has been unveiled: the iPhone 6S. Of course, with such an announcement comes the burning question: what’s the …

Where Antibiotic Resistance Is Worst Around the World

Instead of the usual doom and gloom about antibiotic resistance, let’s begin with the good news. A new global report on antibiotic use, released …

Big oil turns to big data as oil prices plummet

In the face of sliding oil prices, oil and gas companies are increasingly embracing new data tools to help cut costs and manage resources more …

Here's exactly when you'll be able to order Google's new giant Android phones, according to a new report

Both phones will reportedly go up for preorder on Oct. 13, according to a new report from blog Talk Android.<p>The report comes after CNET said Google would hold an event to introduce both new devices on Sept. 29.<p>If both rumors turn out to be true, that means Google's new Nexus phones would be …

Android Phones

Huawei is the new Samsung

Huawei's big launch at IFA this year is the 5.5-inch Mate S. That phone's headline feature? Force Touch, the ability of the touchscreen display to sense varying levels of pressure, which can be used to do cool things like weighing oranges. It's a feature that's been rumored to be coming to the next …

Phones

Don’t Buy Cheap Android Phones From Popular Brands,here’s Why - Phones - Nigeria

<b>Craven</b>:<br>This is very correct. Big brands like Samsung, HTC, and LG make very good devices. Their high-end and mid-range devices come with spectacular …

Ten top noSQL Databases

Malaysian officials say they are close to solving riddle of MH370

A year-long investigation that has baffled aviation experts and spawned of conspiracy theories could be solved as debris confirmed as Boeing 777 jet parts<p>Malaysian officials said they are finally close to "solving the mystery" of MH370 as it was confirmed that plane debris found on the remote …

Spinning Up a Free Hadoop Cluster: Step by Step – Insight Data

<i>The DevOps series covers how to get started with the leading open source distributed technologies. In the first post of this series we step through</i> …

The Nexus 6 is the best Android flagship you can buy today

We're at the time of the year when most of the big players in Android hardware have shown us what they have to offer (waiting on you, Motorola) and …

Android News

Samsung Galaxy S6 and LG G4 Beat Apple iPhone 6 in Performance Comparison

Tom's Guide has put the Samsung Galaxy S6, LG G4, Apple iPhone 6, and several other popular smartphones through a series of performance tests.<p>The …

Apache Flink: Announcing Apache Flink 0.9.0

Announcing Apache Flink 0.9.0<p>24 Jun 2015<p>The Apache Flink community is pleased to announce the availability of the 0.9.0 release. The release is the …

Tiny trackpad uses your thumbnail to navigate devices

Several companies are working on eye-tracking tech as a way to navigate devices. A team of MIT researchers, however, have their eyes set on another body part: the thumbnail. Graduate students Cindy Hsin-Liu Kao and Artem Dementyev are developing a tiny trackpad that fits over your thumbnail. …

A major change is coming to Google search

The revised formula, scheduled to be released Tuesday, will favor websites that Google defines as "mobile-friendly." Websites that don't fit the description will be demoted in Google's search results on smartphones while those meeting the criteria will be more likely to appear at the top of the …

Mobile Devices

Apache Spark, Cloudera Search, Impala — Which is best for Analytics? - Cloudera VISION

<i>This blog was penned by Justin Langseth, the CEO of Zoomdata</i><p>As the leading Big Data Visualization, Exploration and Analytics platform, Zoomdata has …

Fitness Truths: speed training for endurance

Fitness expert Jean-Claude Vacassin focuses on exercising more efficiently over longer distances this week. How? By working on strength and speed<p>BY <b>Jean-Claude Vacassin</b> | 31 March 2015<p>Endurance training is as popular as ever, with more and more of us looking for a fitness challenge that will push us …

Is Big Data the Silver Bullet for Advanced Supply Chain Analytics?

Leveraging “Big Data” is coming up more and more as a “must have” in conversations I’m having with clients and prospects, not only in the food and …

How to Create a Time Slice Photograph That Captures the Passage of Time

This “time slice” image by photographer Dan Marker-Moore is a photograph of Shanghai created with 65 separate images captured over 1 hour and 53 …

Python

A curated list of awesome machine learning frameworks, libraries and software (by language). Inspired by awesome-php. Other awesome lists can be …

Everywhere you can play Pac-Man in your Google Maps app

Google's April Fools' prank, in which Maps users can play Pac-Man in locations around the world, is already underway.<p>While those using Maps on their …

Is that a Sony RX100 Mark III in your pocket?

Announcing Oracle E-Business Suite for Hadoop and MongoDB

Rittman Mead are very pleased today to announce our special edition of Oracle E-Business Suite R12 running on Apache Hadoop and MongoDB, for …

Databases

Cyanogen wants to seize Android from Google, and now it has the cash to do it

In just 18 months, Cyanogen Inc., the commercial arm of the popular CyanogenMod Android variant, has raised over $110 million.<p>The latest round was …

Qualcomm’s Quick Charge 2.0 technology charges ahead of conventional chargers in video test

One of the things we’ve come to accept in the smartphone era is that after a full day’s use, our devices usually need to be charged daily. Being …

Samsung Galaxy S6 & S6 Edge Review: Exclusive Hands-on at the India launch