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Microsoft reveals audacious plans to tighten security with Windows 10

Windows 10 will build in standards-based two-factor authentication to every device, effectively neutering most phishing attacks and password database breaches. The company also announced new features aimed at securing corporate machines from malware attacks and data leaks.

October 22, 2014

FoundationDB: Back to the future with key-value store

Organizations that have maintained their investment in traditional SQL-based databases -- and are seeing the limitations of these databases -- have started adding No-SQL and Big Data databases to their portfolio. FoundationDB believes its database can do it all.

September 4, 2014 by

US government faces new post-Snowden leaker

The United States Government could be facing a new leak source besides Edward Snowden, after classified documents emerged this week outlining data-collecting activities relating to the nation's central counterterrorism database.

August 5, 2014

FoundationDB: A new take on an established data structure

Imagine a database in which the data is a component of the index. This approach has been used before in database systems like Pick and MUMPS. FoundationDB has built upon this concept by adding a highly distributed, highly reliable back end and a number of front ends including SQL.

June 12, 2014 by

Australia trails only the US in data requests

The Silk data request database reveals that the United States makes 3,085 requests per million internet users, followed by Australia on 2,870 requests per million, then France, UK, and Germany.

May 15, 2014

Apollo Group uses data to go back to basic teaching

Since moving its back-end systems to enable the interactions with cloud, data, mobile, and social, Apollo Group has been able to bring a personalised teaching experience to online learning for its students.

May 7, 2014

Big data: Big hype or big hope?

One quarter of APAC businesses have invested in big data, according to a research report just released by Gartner. Customer experience use cases are top priority, especially in financial services and retail — a trend that's reflected in Australia.

October 1, 2013 by

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