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Geeksphone's Firefox-and-Android phone launches February 20th for 289 euro (update)

Spain's Geeksphone has been teasing the Revolution for a few months now, but today's the day we find out how much the thing will actually cost. The device, which can switch between Firefox OS and Android, will be priced at 289 euro ($395) when it lands on February 20th, just four days before MWC …

Google Cloud SQL Hits General Availability

Google today announced the general availability of Cloud SQL, which, as its name implies, is a MySQL database that lives in Google’s cloud. Among the new features is the encryption of customer data, a 99.95 percent uptime Service Level Agreement (SLA), and support for databases up to 500GB in …

MapR now supports YARN, puts HP Vertica on top of Hadoop

MapR is stepping up the feature set of its Hadoop software, announcing on Tuesday the addition of support for the YARN resource manager and the …

Valve posts entirety of Steam Dev Days to YouTube, explaining its console and VR strategy

Valve is a notoriously private game publisher, and in January it hosted a private event. At Steam Dev Days, the company gathered developers to talk about its strategy for the company's Linux-based Steam Machine game consoles, virtual reality headgear, in-game economies, and game development, all …

Deep learning might make your Netflix recommendations a lot better

Streaming video giant Netflix is experimenting with the advanced artificial intelligence method commonly known as deep learning, it explained on its …