A number of agreements between DataStax and firms such as Google and Accenture could be telling for the growth of the open-source Apache Cassandra distributed database.
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Researchers have uncovered a database where over two million stolen login credentials are being stored. Facebook, Twitter, Google and Yahoo accounts are in the mix.
The open-source database picked by Google and Wikipedia will be able to step up the development of technology in a number of specific areas.
Indian government departments are turning to Google Hangout as a platform to gather public feedback, offering citizens three occasions to use the platform to query government officials about the economy and road safety.
John Appleby has been checking out access to resources in database developer environments. He reckons Force.com stands head and shoulders above Google, Oracle, Microsoft, Workday, IBM and SAP. Here are his conclusions.
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Fuhu Inc., the Los Angeles startup behind the $199 Nabi childrens' tablet with Google Nexus guts, is suing former partner Toys "R" Us, which plans to launch its own competing Tabeo tablet next month.
The Spanner technology sees Google craft a globally distributed database to underpin its massive software platforms with the help of atomic clocks, GPS systems and some of its most lauded computer scientists.
Google has announced the pricing for its Cloud SQL database, signalling the end of the free trial period that selected developers have been enjoying, but also opening it up to the wider public.
Microsoft has reduced the pricing for its SQL Azure cloud database service by as much as 75 percent, and has introduced a 100MB database option.The price reductions came about as a result of "customer feedback and evolving usage patterns", Microsoft announced in a Windows Azure blog post on Tuesday.
Google has apologised to the Kenyan business directory site Mocality for trying to drum up business in the country by scraping Mocality's client database and falsely claiming that Mocality works in conjunction with Google.
Google Wallet starts to go big with a major retail partner: Gap, Inc.
Google has delivered a way for people to opt out of having their wireless routers mapped by the company's Street View cars, as it was ordered to do by European data protection authorities.The company’s privacy chief, Peter Fleischer, wrote in a blog post on Tuesday that those wishing to opt out would have to rename their home wireless network, or SSID, so that it ends with the suffix '_nomap'.
Google finally made its opt-out service available today, allowing users to remove themselves from a location database that was populated by its controversial Street View cars.
Social Security numbers, credit card information, and more indexed in Google because of careless human error. Read my first-hand account of finding an entire database comprised of this type of information in Google.
I figure it was only a matter of time before Google decided that its massive geo-information database could be put to use as a means of helping drivers find charging stations for their electric vehicles.Sure enough, the company has teamed up with the U.
Google Apps will roll out a new commenting feature that allows you to solicit feedback, resolve issues and keep a record of multi-author document changes.
A vision to turn the unused white space of wireless airwaves into a "Super WiFi" is one step closer toward becoming reality.In a blog post today, Google said it is one of nine companies that the FCC this week named as administrators for a white spaces database.
Google has upgraded the database that plugs into its cloud platform Google App Engine to provide enhanced reliability, but at the cost of higher latency when writing data to the database
If you can't sell the books, you might as well catalog a few billion words or map the human body in 3D, right?
NTP Inc. settled for $600 million plus in 2006 after a lawsuit against RIM and now they are bringing the fight to Apple, Microsoft, Google, HTC, Motorola, and LG Electronics. There may be some huge settlements coming soon so stay tuned.
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