Despite gains, Hadoop still has big holes to fill

June 05, 2014
Analysts see the distributed computing system lacking in areas like security and ease-of-use
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Microsoft gives SQL Server tech to Hadoop -- and helps itself

June 04, 2014
Microsoft donates faster querying technology to Hadoop's Hive and Stinger subprojects, but it isn't giving away the farm
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AMD's 'Kaveri' processor packs lots of muscle -- but for whom?

June 04, 2014
AMD's new notebook processor promises top-quality graphics and battery economy, but faces deflating PC sales
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Spurned by smartphones, Tizen seeks role in Internet of things

June 04, 2014
The platform still has a long way to go, as few mobile developers currently work with it
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3 mobile apps bring home IBM Watson's power

June 03, 2014
Health, education, and retail apps win competition to harness Watson's machine learning and cognitive computing capabilities
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Apple unveils Swift programming language

June 02, 2014
Swift, akin to Objective-C but without the baggage, emphasizes speed and interactivity for building OS X and iOS apps
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Windows 8.1 market share inches ahead of Windows 8

June 02, 2014
But three-fourths of desktops still run Windows 7 or Windows XP -- with Windows 7 reaping the benefits as XP's numbers slide
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SAP: Put a little more HANA in your Red Hat

June 02, 2014
SAP's in-memory database product will be supported on hardware appliances and Amazon images running Red Hat Enterprise Linux
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Socket.IO JavaScript framework ready for real-time apps

June 02, 2014
Framework for mobile and Web apps has engine module and supports bidirectional, event-based communication
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Apache Spark is Hadoop's speedy Swiss Army knife

May 30, 2014
Fast-running data analysis system provides real-time data processing functions Hadoop has been pushed to incorporate
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