Friday, December 15, 2017

BIG DATA

BIG DATA
Big data is a broad term for data sets so large or complex that traditional data processing applications are inadequate. wikipedia

Google adds PHP to AppEngine, tweaks compute and storage services to match AWS. by Sean Gallagher (courtesy ArsTechnica) SAN FRANCISCO, CA—Google wants your applications and data on its servers. At the Google I/O conference today, Google's...

by Dieter Bohn (courtesy theverge)   Although it seems like stories about security holes in browser add-ons are a dime a dozen, the last one was big enough for the US Department of Homeland Security to issue...

by Andrew Cunningham (courtesy ArsTechnica) Meet Toshiba's Kirabook, a high-res Ultrabook for the Windows world. Andrew Cunningham High-resolution, high-density screens are expected on most high-end phones and tablets today. Everything from the iPhone...

Improved Linux drivers boost support for Intel, ARM, and AMD hardware. by Jon Brodkin originally posted Apr 29 2013 (courtesy ArsTechnica) Linux creator Linus Torvalds last night announced the release of version 3.9 of the kernel....

by Steven Levy (courtesy wired.com) Google Chrome, and now Android, boss Sundar Pichai. Photo: Ariel Zambelich/Wired For the past few years, Sundar Pichai has been part of a tag-team routine staged at Google’s annual I/O developer...

by Florence Ion (courtesy ArsTechnica) Google’s annual developer conference is mere days away, so expect a giant heaping of announcements in the near future. We absolutely know the keynote will take place on Wednesday, May...

A computer scientist at Amherst College has performed the first ever head-to-head speed test between a conventional and quantum computer — and, you’ll be glad to hear that the quantum computer won. But only...

by TiA Staff  Image courtesy of NASA The International Space Station recently underwent an OS change from the Windows XP computers to Linux.   It was stated by the United Space Alliance that: “We migrated key functions from Windows...

by Richard Nieva  (courtesy PANDODAILY) Whatever your feelings may be toward the Peter Thiel Fellowship, its focus on fostering young tech entrepreneurs can’t be denied. The program takes 20 young people under the age of...

Tech Tools Will Aid Privacy, Even if Companies Won'tby by Karl Bode (courtesy dslreports) The effort to get Do Not Track functionality embedded into browsers quickly descended into total farce, with sides currently bickering over the...

Google Pushes Out Software Update for Glass by Sharon Gaudin (courtesy CIO/Computerworld) Google has pushed out an update to Glass, its upcoming futuristic, computerized eyeglasses. Google has pushed out an update to Glass, its upcoming futuristic, computerized...

Imagine your lifespan is only 16 years, what would you do? Well, if you were Hotmail you'd call it a day just as they have. What does that say; all technology is short-lived? Sixteen years...