OpenStack execs: Red Hat, Yahoo, Comcast are our adopters -- and contributors

July 25, 2014
In an interview at OSCON, OpenStack officials said upcoming releases will focus on high-level services
OpenStack
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Oracle-powered passport database is on the fritz

July 25, 2014
State Department's database for issuing passports and travel visas, built on Oracle, has been malfunctioning for nearly a week
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Oracle's new database patch could cost you $23,000 per processor

July 25, 2014
Latest patch set for Oracle's database automatically enables in-memory processing -- a feature for which Oracle charges extra
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What we know about the next versions of Windows

July 25, 2014
Rumors are rampant, but here's what's on for sure with Windows 8.1 Updates, Windows 9, Windows 365, Windows Phone, Xbox, and 'Threshold'
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Broadband bullies: Cable companies, lawmakers gang up on local providers

July 25, 2014
House approves legislation prohibiting the FCC from aiding local communities eager to set up high-speed broadband services
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Apache Cordova lets developers create Android apps from third-party WebViews

July 25, 2014
Developers can use WebViews such as Intel's Crosswalk to get around Android's nuances
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Nginx's Web server update beefs up security and load balancing

July 24, 2014
Latest commercial version of fast-rising Nginx Web server adds professional features only available to paying customers
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Free data visualization tool brings clarity to analytics

July 24, 2014
Qlik Sense Desktop is designed to put Tableau-style data visualization in the hands of users, minus Tableau's price tag
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The truth about big data: It's more than technology

July 24, 2014
Big data is a maddeningly broad concept, in part because it represents a new, iterative approach to solving problems
Big Data, Hadoop
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XML co-founder Tim Bray: Beware of spies in your software

July 23, 2014
Governments are a key offender, he stresses, advising use of HTTPS and OpenPGP to block software-based security threats
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