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A Few Tricks All The New iOS 7 Users Should Know

At long last, iOS 7 has arrived. That is, it arrived for everyone who didn’t say “Developer? Oh, yeah, I’m totally a developer. Cough” and wiggle into the Beta months ago.<p>iOS 7 is a strange new land, especially on day one. Out with the gradients, in with the trippy fluorescents. Your favorite app? …

150 Million People Have Decided That Standard Web Browsers Aren't Safe Enough

When FORBES last spoke to AnchorFree in August 2012, CEO David Gorodyansky put forth a modest goal for his 7 year-old company: “We want to be the way the whole world browses the Web,” he boasted. In the last year, the company’s trajectory has matched its lofty ambitions. A year ago 70 million …

Elon Musk and Richard Branson's Best Advice for Entrepreneurs

Via Google Hangout, Musk and Branson talked about starting out, partnerships, failure and more.<p>On Thursday, Google for Entrepreneurs hosted a Google Hangout where Elon Musk and Richard Branson offered their top advice for aspiring business owners. Here are the highlights.<p><b>For Budding</b> …

Entrepreneurship

The Four Things People Can Still Do Better Than Computers

Yes, it’s down to 4. You better be good at them.<p>Humans are good at some things. Computers are good at other things.<p>As Google CEO Eric Schmidt has put it, the key for humans who want to succeed in the future will be observing this “separation of powers” and collaborating with computers while …

How Google, Yahoo, Apple, Facebook, and Amazon track you (infographic)

Americans are starting to perk up about privacy after the reveal of a government surveillance program called PRISM. But it’s important to know how tech companies generally track your data and what you’re agreeing to in those terms of service agreements.<p>Google, Facebook, and Yahoo all rely pretty …

Cumulus sighting means storm coming for Cisco

Cumulus Networks has a cunning plan to change how companies buy, use, and manage networking equipment. It involves Linux, and any success the company …

MakerBot Sells to Stratasys for $403M — Plus $201M for Earn-Outs — as 3-D Printing Market Explodes

The democratizing of 3-D printing just saw its first big deal, with the sale of MakerBot to Stratasys for $403 million in stock, with an additional …

3D Printing

Why Google is the big data company that matters most

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: Google Fellow Jeff Dean<p>Every now and then, someone asks “Who’ll be the Google of big data?”. The only acceptable …

What Is the Software Defined Data Center and Why Is It Important?

Image copyright isak55<p>In every emerging technology market, hype seems to wax and wane. One day a new technology is red hot, the next day it’s old …

Gimme the cache! memcached turns 10 years old | Ars Technica

Little key-value store still works great, keeps most of the WWW running.<p>This week, memcached, a piece of software that prevents much of the Internet …

Netflix Architecture Tutorial at Gluecon

Latest version of the Netflix Cloud Architecture story was given at Gluecon May 23rd 2012. Gluecon rocks, and lots of Van Halen references were added for the occasion. There tradeoff between developer driven high functionality AWS based PaaS, and operations driven low cost portable PaaS is …

Yahoo's Other Billion-Dollar Bets: Where Are They Now?

Yahoo's $1.1 billion purchase of Tumblr could be considered a bargain compared with its other big-dollar bets. The company's history is dotted with pricey purchases of once-hot Web properties that had more promise than eventual purpose. A look back:<p><b>GeoCities</b><b>, 1999: $3.7 Billion</b><p>When Yahoo! bought …

MapReduce, Parallel Processing, and Pipelining: A Tech Primer | Transforming Data with Intelligence

Over the last five years, many DBMS vendors have introduced native or in-database implementations of MapReduce, a popular parallel programming model …