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The idea of using Apache Solr as a standalone primary data store may not be new but it is building momentum, according to Lucidworks' Will Hayes, CEO of the open-source search engine's commercial sponsor.
Storage companies best known for providing memory cards for smartphones and cameras are increasingly using their scale and knowhow to come to a data center near you.
The top three Google products cited in data removal requests from federal agencies came down to Blogger, Search and YouTube.
Microsoft continues to actively extend its Bing search capability to the Android platform, including Android Wear watches and smartphones.
Early data from StatCounter indicates that Yahoo could get a usage bump from a deal to be the default search provider.
According to recent data, of the 174 million smartphones owned in the US in the month of September, nearly 42 percent of them were Apple iPhones.
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.
Castlight's visibility into the actual benefit plan search terms among its customers is worth noting because it's just the beginning of a movement to use big data and analytics to improve healthcare costs and outcomes.
The iPhone and iPad maker is encrypting its services, end-to-end, in a bid to prevent law enforcement (even with a search warrant) from accessing your device data.
A new version of the Riak Enterprise NoSQL distributed database is now available, with better search and more data types designed to broaden its appeal.
A US judge has lifted a stay on a ruling, forcing Microsoft to hand over data it stores overseas. But the software giant said it will not comply, pending an appeal.
New documents reveal the existence of the US spy agency's ICReach, a search engine similar to Google which links to citizen communications data.
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.
In the contentious, long-running court case of Riley vs. California, the SCOTUS ruled cellphones and smartphones cannot be searched by police without a warrant during arrests.
The rumors were true. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos unveiled the company's first smartphone today at its product launch event in Seattle. Here's the lowdown on the Fire Phone.
LinkedIn aims to connect up the world – but it often spooks us with its suggestions of people we may know. How does it turn up these suggestions from people way outside of my professional circle?
Ericsson's new study shows how Indians will be using smartphones and data in a few years from now, bringing the country its next telecom revolution
Customers of U.S. cloud providers should seriously rethink their service contracts, following a U.S. judge's obnoxious ruling that local search warrants must include customer data stored overseas.
Comments made by Verizon's chief lawyer (and heavily disputed by legal experts and academics at the time) have been proven false.
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