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by Yaniv Mor, Co-founder & CEO of Xplenty How do you get Big Data ready for R? Gigabytes or terabytes of raw data may need to be combined, cleaned, and aggregated before they can be analyzed. Processing such large amounts of data used to require installing Hadoop on a cluster of server...
By Shannon Perry Reflecting the increasing attention paid to information security by many Americans, Pew Research recently conducted a large study, “Net Threats”, to identify important trends among technology experts’ opinions and predictions regarding the future of digital security. T...
We’re entering a new age of artificial intelligence. Drawing on the work of a clever cadre of academic researchers, the biggest names in tech—including Google, Facebook, Microsoft, and Apple—are embracing a more powerful form of AI known as “deep learning,” using it to improve everythi...
Tuesday 15 July, 2014 Influential reports urge Government to cut carbon from driving and heating The Government has made good progress on renewable electricity but needs to ramp up efforts to bring renewable transport fuels and heating technologies into the mainstream, ac...
Microsoft is aiming straight for Google’s Chromebooks this holiday season. At the company’s partner conference today, Microsoft COO Kevin Turner revealed that HP is planning to release a $199 laptop running Windows for the holidays. Turner didn’t provide specifications for HP’s “...
End of Windows Server 2003 will drive a new wave of opportunity for cloud services London, UK - Monday 14th July 2014 - According to results from the annual Cloud Industry Forum (CIF) report into cloud adoption, 53% of small to medium sized businesses (SMBs) are currently running a Win...
DNV GL is the world's largest ship and offshore classification society, the leading technical advisor to the global oil and gas industry and expert for the energy value chain that includes renewables and energy efficiency. It is one of the top three certification bodies in the world. ...
60% of millennials surveyed expect a consistent experience from brands whether online, in store or via phoneWAKEFIELD, Mass. - July 14, 2014 - Today, SDL (LSE: SDL) released the final report of the "Five Truths for Future Marketers" series titled "Channels are Irrelevant," that feature...
  Under normal circumstances, my team and I are on the same page when we talk about goals, but during the past month I’m not sure if this has always been the case! With the curtains now drawn on arguably the best World Cup in the modern era, business managers around the world will be f...
  Under normal circumstances, my team and I are on the same page when we talk about goals, but during the past month I’m not sure if this has always been the case! With the curtains now drawn on arguably the best World Cup in the modern era, business managers around the world will be f...
The IGEL W7+ range is designed to easily handle the latest unified communications and multimedia applications with an 8GB flash memory Reading, UK July 14th, 2014 - IGEL Technology today launched a new range of W7+ thin clients to cater for the emerging needs of businesses using Window...
By Shannon Perry Reflecting the increasing attention paid to information security by many Americans, Pew Research recently conducted a large study, “Net Threats”, to identify important trends among technology experts’ opinions and predictions regarding the future of digital security. T...
App Offers Convenient International Calling at Big SavingsJuly 14, 2014 - Boss Revolution, the popular international calling service, has announced the launch of their free mobile app for iPhone and Android. The Boss Revolution app makes international calling even more convenient and a...
Attenda is one of the UK's leading managed services and cloud platform providers, helping UK midmarket organisations to manage and safeguard the availability of their critical business applications. The company has 270-plus employees, who service clients from its head office in Staines...
Aloha,After many years of downloading evaluation editions and using the smaller sized SQL Server Express editions with somewhat limited features, I finally decided to go for SQL Server Developer edition for my future experiments. It costs a bit but you do not have the headaches that ma...
This article details the Microsoft roadmap of major updates taking place (some have already) in 2014. For details follow this link:http://rcpmag.com/articles/2011/02/01/the-2011-microsoft-product-roadmap.aspxHere is a screen shot of the updates that are planned from the above site.In t...
Microsoft said it has freed at least 4.7 million infected personal computers from control of cyber crooks in its most successful digital crime-busting operation, which interrupted service at an Internet-services firm last week. The world’s largest software maker has also identifi...
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The other day I found myself in a discussion with a prospect regarding the merits of capturing complete stack traces for every transaction that flowed through their production system. You see AppDynamics doesn’t do that; we capture problematic business transactions, and this bloke seem...
Last night, Centaur Media's Festival of Marketing and Celebrity Intelligence both scooped coveted awards at the highly regarded PPA Awards 2014. The Festival of Marketing, created by Econsultancy, Marketing Week, Creative Review and Design Week, was announced as Event of the Year, mark...
Bluetooth Special Interest Group survey finds UK consumers recognise wireless connectivity has the potential to simplify their lives London, UK - 11th July 2014 - Brits are embracing wireless connectivity with 60% currently owning a wireless connected accessory, including keyboards, he...
Page loading and latency are two of the important parameters in web traffic. If your page does not load under something like 4 sec, the surfer will go elsewhere. SPDY is all about reducing the page loading and improving latency. SPDY is a Google trade mark and it is still in experiment...
Recently Microsoft turned off (or in the process) support for Windows XP and now it seems Windows 7 is also headed for the chopping block.http://news.yahoo.com/microsoft-ending-mainstream-support-windows-7-early-2015-185319567.html?.tsrc=rogersView details of the dead-line here:https:/...
Recent Jaguar customers can utilize their complimentary pass to expert training Jaguar owners get the daily thrill of driving a sports car like no other, but they also get another advantage. Jaguar owners can qualify for free driving training at the exclusive Jaguar  Performance Drivin...
Cloud computing security issues are constantly a top concern for IT leaders migrating to the cloud. There are many issues related to data security in the cloud and more than one approach to cloud security. Focusing on Infrastructure as a Service cloud security, there are five issues th...
By Natalie Lehrer If you keep up with the latest technology news, it seems like virtualization is happening in every corner of the IT world.  It might be a surprise to you that Microsoft App-V has actually been around for a while. Microsoft acquired a company called Softricity in 2006....
10 July 2014: Murata, a global leader in the design, manufacture and supply of electronic components and solutions is the latest member to join the Dynamic Spectrum Alliance. Murata joins a host of international companies, such as MediaTek, NICT, Google, Microsoft and Facebook, as the ...
By Shannon Perry In western Germany four summers ago, the now-legendary Paul the Octopus acquired international fame by correctly predicting the outcomes of six consecutive FIFA World Cup matches involving the German national team. After concluding his prophetic career with foreseeing ...
The Mobility News Weekly is an online newsletter made up of the most interesting news and articles related to enterprise mobility that I run across each week.  I am specifically targeting information that reflects market data and trends.Also read Connected Globe News WeeklyAlso re...
If you’re one of the early adopters of the Ouya, your video game library just got a lot bigger. Ouya, the video game console that got over $8 million from Kickstarter two years ago, just launched a program called “Ouya All-Access” that gives you access its entire 800 game library...
Welcome to Connected Globe News Weekly, an online newsletter that consists of the most interesting news and articles related to M2M (machine to machine) and embedded mobile devices.  I aggregate the information, include the original links and add a synopsis of each article.  ...
Provectio était présent à l'OpenStack 5! à Paris pour assister aux conférences sur la solution très médiatique de gestion d'IaaS. Le bilan démontre une tendance à la stabilisation des versions de l'outil... The post Le déploiement d’une version stable d’OpenStack à venir ap...
Milan, 9 July 2014. Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cables and systems industry, has finalized the acquisition of the remaining 34% interest in AS Draka Keila Cables, thereby becoming the sole shareholder of this Estonian cable company, which joined the Group fol...
Linked servers offer the following advantages as noted in MSDN documentation:•The ability to access data from outside of SQL Server.•The ability to issue distributed queries, updates, commands, and transactions on heterogeneous data sources across the enterprise.•The ability to address...
As the second half 2014 rolls in, Microsoft is stepping up its warnings for approaching support deadlines for some of its key products, including Windows 7. A few definitions worth knowing: Mainstream support is the typically five-year period when Microsoft provides free patches and fi...
Well this is good news for Microsoft because Microsoft was the first cloud services vendor to get this OK. Let us start expalining what this FedRamp JAB-PTO is.FedRamp:FedRamp stands for Federal Risk and Authorization Managment Program which has government-wide range and provides a sta...
Milan, July 8, 2014 - The CEO of a leading telecommunications company today called for a borderless Europe with a single digital market to be created as part of a bid to stimulate investment in next generation networks in Europe. Italtel's CEO Stefano Pileri made the call to action as ...
P4Search Makes It Easy to Mine Hundreds of Terabytes of Enterprise IP Key Points:P4Search enables content-based search across all files stored in Perforce-from intricate code files, to Microsoft Office docs, to audio-visual libraries, to file metadata-regardless of how the content is s...
P4Search macht es Unternehmen leicht, hunderte von Terabyte an geistigem Eigentum zu durchforstenHighlights:P4Search ermöglicht eine inhaltsbasierte Suche über alle in Perforce abgelegten Dateien - von komplexen Quellcode-Dateien über Microsoft-Office-Dokumente und audio...
Los Angeles, CA, July 08, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Management Technology Consulting (MTC) has released the 5th generation version of this most-popular gap-fill add-on solution to the Microsoft Dynamics CRM platform in a low-cost entry “Editable Grid Pro,” a high-end user-interfac...