Microsoft is privately testing a public-facing version of its Cosmos big-data service, which features new analysis and storage engines, plus a new SQL-IP language.
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Apple has been granted a patent that could lead the way to a fully flexible iPhone that's actually built to bend in your pocket.
Cisco's lawsuit concerns 12 features covered by 14 patents - all of which are embedded within current products.
The company has secured two patents to streamline cloud deployment and enhances real-time analysis of cloud data.
The creative software giant tacked on more personalization and geo-location features to the latest Marketing Cloud iteration, leveraging iBeacon compatibility to steer customers toward data-driven marketing.
Big Blue says the engine will eventually enable businesses to aggregate international requirements for data transfers and flag any cross-border privacy issues.
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.
Apple is ruffling features by collecting search and location data from OS X Yosemite users through Spotlight features that some argue should be off by default.
LinkedIn says the new security features will help users keep their accounts secure and better manage their personal data.
IBM has patented a technique designed to help customers automatically analyse and manage the location where their public and private cloud data is stored.
Despite being accused of being "hostile to privacy", Dropbox has announced new features to Dropbox for Business that helps businesses ensure their data is safe and secure.
IBM's AlphaZone accelerator has kicked off its 24-week bootcamp for Israeli startups
New features in the cloud customer service application include the ability to create individualized consoles, plus additional APIs for integrating data from other apps.
Facebook announced changes to its privacy and advertising policies on its company blog, extending Facebook's ability to track users outside of Facebook. This counters 2011's position that [we] "do not track users across the web."
Patents filed by Samsung show that the company may be interested in developing a new range of wearables controlled by gestures and image recognition technology.
The next release of Redmond's flagship relational database is done. In-memory computing; cloud and hybrid scenarios; and enhanced data warehousing capabilities are the product's major new features.
Besides patents, intellectual property, and an enterprise data network, what else is there at the struggling Canadian smartphone firm? John Chen thinks a lot more.
Having apps auto update in the background is great, but if that results in data loss then you're about to enter a world of hurt, and your iCloud or iTunes backup is going to be of little help.
The government is partnering local carriers to offer smartphones and services for people over 65 years old. Features include reduced sensitivity of touchscreen, enlarged icons, reduced service charges and higher data quotas.
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