In the world of Android this week: a popular to-do app and the Pebble Watch hit Android Wear; an insanely expensive phone appears; apps can access data on older Android versions.
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VoltDB's co-founder and chief strategy officer discusses the growing requirement for in-memory databases to address the demand to gather, analyze and make sense of operational, machine, social media and other types of data. Do you agree?
Nokia's mapping unit finds a non-automotive customer in SAP's big data in-memory analytics platform HANA.
NetSuite's native Android app provides access to expense, inventory, sales and e-commerce data with a broad rollout planned for 2015.
Pivotal said Tachyon is part of the next generation of data lake technology that will leverage the availability of in-memory processing with an architecture that supports multiple analytics workloads.
If encryption just isn't secure enough for you, these new solid-state drives will wipe their data or even physically fragment their flash memory when the owner sends the device an SMS message.
RMIT University researchers have developed new nanoscale data storage technology that mimics the human brain, and could see ultra-fast electronic memory devices reduced in size to just a few nanometres thick.
Google's upcoming Android L operating system will offer default data encryption, mirroring the functionality in Apple's iOS 8 and the new iPhone 6 range.
The data released by Google shows that while Jelly Bean now powers more than half of all Android devices, KitKat now runs almost one over of every four devices.
Most Android users fall into the moderate and light category based on data consumption, but 23 percent are power users who account for 57 percent of traffic, according to Strategy Analytics.
Main memory is all the same. But why? All data is not created equal, so why is memory? Another reason the cloud is winning.
Lost some important data on your iPhone, iPad or Android device? Here are some tools that might be able to help you get it back.
Businesses beware — Avast says vast amounts of personal data and photos can be recovered from second-hand Android smartphones even if users have re-set them to factory condition.
The vertically stacked data layers promise faster performance than solid-state drives using conventional NAND flash memory, but at a higher price.
MemSQL's CEO sees in-memory technology as the best way to enable real time transactions and analytics applications. He also sees this as the basis for extremely fast big data solutions.
Available in the fall, HP's ConvergedSystem 900 for SAP HANA can deliver 12 terabytes of data in one memory pool.
The new drives provide eight more layers than the first generation of three-dimensional V-NAND flash memory and will be targeted to high-end PCs as well as data centers.
Microsoft's app for Android users to access their free email service gives the impression that it encrypts email, but doesn't actually do it.
The latest release of Kanter Worldpanel data for the three months to March 2014 shows low-cost Android handsets are improving the fortunes of Google's mobile operating system at the cost of Windows Phone sales.
The data released by Google shows that while Jelly Bean now powers more than half of all Android devices, KitKat adoption is accelerating.
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