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Metal Galaxy F could be Samsung's new flagship device?

Samsung could introduce a new premium brand smartphone experience the coming months, according to one rumor.<p>Samsung could soon introduce a third premium smartphone experience to complement the Galaxy S and Galaxy Note family, says an industry source (translate).<p>According to ETNews, the so-called …

Phones

New security measures won’t kill passwords anytime soon

With the iPhone 5S and its fingerprint scanner selling well, one is tempted to say that we may soon no longer have to remember a 4-digit PIN or 10-character phrase with which to access your device or apps. But considering the well-publicized weaknesses of biometrics and the tried-and-true nature of …

Information Systems

Introducing AppDynamics for Mobile Beta available for iOS and Android

According to a report from Kleiner Perkins, mobile applications now account for 15% of all Internet traffic, with 1.5 billion users worldwide. This …

Weekly Big Data Review: Google Dumps Oracle, Cookies

In the latest blow to Oracle’s market dominance, Google has made the decision to migrate its database environment from MySQL to MariaDB, a …

This startup life: Weighing the costs of the cloud against your dwindling capital

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Parse.ly<p>Publishing-industry analytics startup Parse.ly found itself facing one of those bittersweet startup moments in …

The Second Coming of Java: A Relic Returns to Rule Web

Biz Stone called it "one of the most special days in the history of Twitter." And as it turned out, it was also a notable day for Java, a relic of …

Databricks raises $14M from Andreessen Horowitz, wants to take on MapReduce with Spark

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / Dabarti CGI<p>A team of professors that has created the in-memory Spark and Shark platforms for analyzing …