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Following reports earlier this month about already seeking a buyer, Concur's board of directors have unanimously approved the transaction.
The latest upgrade boils down to two main tweaks around trending topics and engagement (i.e., Likes and comments).
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New self-service analytics approaches provide an opportunity to dramatically improve analytics business agility and IT/business alignment. But this requires new cultures and new ways of working, and both business and IT organizations have to make compromises.
Microsoft is working on a service that will allow Azure users to take advantage of more analytics and data services. And Apache Storm support may be coming to Azure soon, as well.
MIT professor Alex Pentland outlines his theories on how good ideas arise and spread, and how sensors and big data analysis can deliver better social outcomes.
The latest Facebook app upgrades are designed to help developers better measure the performance and retention of their apps among their users.
At its Inforum 2014 event in New Orleans, the enterprise software vendor made a bevy of announcements, including the launch of Infor Xi, the latest incarnation of its enterprise cloud platform.
Watson Analytics is designed to reach line of business executives and bring cognitive computing to more people inside a company.
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.
Oracle will likely pitch its database, content management tools and analytics packages to Front Porch customers such as A&E Television, BBC, Discovery and Nascar.
Smart air monitors? Smart diapers? If you thought connected devices and wearables were limited to smart watches, you're only on the cusp of the Internet of Things.
Big Data users who swear by Cassandra should seriously consider upgrading to the new version.
Facebook talks about how its using social listening to better target ads.
Although organizations are exploring No-SQL and Big Data databases, many would like to access these data stores using a SQL interface. FoundationDB is now offering a SQL "personality" for their key-value store database.
Square said the partnership is unique from other platform integrations in that it gives its customers an insightful picture of what is driving their offline sales.