Uber has announced plans to introduce biometrics, voice recognition, and new driver screening technology, as US authorities charge a Boston-based Uber driver with allegedly raping a passenger earlier this month.
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As well as acquiring storage-engine company WiredTiger, open-source database firm MongoDB is bringing on board the architects behind the technology.
As an alternative to relational technology, NoSQL database deployments could well be entering a new phase next year, according to Bob Wiederhold, CEO of open-source NoSQL firm Couchbase.
A filing to the Hong Kong stock exchange shows that Ma Huateng, chairman of Chinese technology giant Tencent Holdings Ltd, sold a total of 25.1 million shares in four consecutive days last week, leading to a share decline on Wednesday.
SQL databases with in-memory column stores, NoSQL with query languages; it looks like the two schools of database design have begun to merge.
Created out of the technology from two Apache projects, Splice Machine's real-time relational database is now available with a number of extra features.
A new discussion paper released by the Department of Communications is calling for greater sharing of the country's radiofrequency spectrum in a bid to free up space as it approaches a bandwidth shortage in the accommodation of emerging wireless technology.
Intel's investment unit distributes the first batch of its US$100 million China Smart Device Innovation Fund to several Chinese companies including EyeSmart Technology and Shenzhen Fibocom Industrial Development.
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.
Voice recognition technology is good enough for almost all your dictation and PC control needs, although Nuance's desktop software still has the odd rough edge.
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 Capital has made its first investment in China, backing a $38 million Series C investment in Chinese cloud computing optical transceiver company InnoLight Technology Corporation.
Infor's suite of high-end cloud financial software products include a new user interface, in-memory database technology and more. CloudSuite signals a major shift in the application space. Will CIOs bite?
Chinese networking giant's new research site in the Sophia Antipolis technology hub is its 17th in Europe and will focus on chipset design and embedded technology.
A new joint venture between Australian NFC technology startup Tapit and Chinese mobile commerce company 99 Wuxian is poised to 'revolutionise' Chinese m-commerce and offline media.
SAP's push behind its HANA in-memory platform may have raised awareness of the technology across business but that high profile is not yet necessarily translating into adoption.
Oracle's summer of product launches continues as Database 12c becomes generally available. Will all applications go in-memory?
Chinese search giant opens another startup development center in northern Chinese municipal of Tianjin, offering free office space as well as finance, legal, and technical support.
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.
A year after gathering industry feedback on the technology, ICT regulator IDA finalizes the country's regulatory framework for TV white space in a bid to drive commercial deployments and ease demand for more bandwidth.
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