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IBM turns metal oxides into non-volatile chips through liquid currents

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IBM is worried that we're reaching the end of the road for CMOS technology -- that we need new materials beyond silicon to keep the power draw down in chips as their performance goes up. It may keep future circuitry extra-lean through a new technique that puts a metal...
IBM turns metal oxides into non-volatile chips through liquid currents

From Amazon's top data geek: data has got to be big -- and reproducible

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Much has been done to bring big data closer to the people who need it. The advent of public cloud infrastructure has decimated the cost of collecting, maintaining and processing vast amounts of data. The next frontier is making that data reproducible, said Matt Wood, principal data scientist for Amazon...
From Amazon's top data geek: data has got to be big -- and reproducible

Amazon S3 goes exponential, now stores 2 trillion objects

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It took six years for Amazon Web Services’ Simple Storage Service, or S3, to grow to storing 1 trillion objects in June 2012. In a blog post on Thursday, however — less than a year later — the company announced the service is now housing more than 2 trillion objects....
Amazon S3 goes exponential, now stores 2 trillion objects

Google: Further Penguin Update "Jolts" To Come; Panda Is Smoother & Monthly

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Fasten your seat belt, if you’ve been spamming Google. The anti-spam “Penguin Update” will have more jolts in the coming months, as Google continues to adjust it. In contrast, updates to the Panda algorithm aimed at low-quality pages are now so minor as not to be noticed, when... Please visit...
Google: Further Penguin Update "Jolts" To Come; Panda Is Smoother & Monthly

Nasuni centralizes storage management for far-flung organizations

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Nasuni, which bills itself as the cloud storage manager for distributed enterprises, now offers a way to centralize management of all those data depostis. The Natick, Mass.-based company, abstracts the actual data itself away from the storage controller and up till now, eliminated the need for the user to   provision, back-up...
Nasuni centralizes storage management for far-flung organizations

ZTE Jolts Investors

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ZTE Corp.'s shares tumbled after the Chinese telecommunications equipment maker forecast a third-quarter net loss, and analysts say the already-tough business climate could get harsher....
ZTE Jolts Investors
Panzura gets $25M to staff up global sales presence

Amazon takes another step to suck up more enterprise data

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Face it, for all the drama around Microsoft’s recent travails, it owns a good chunk of today’s enterprise. I would wager even most Google Apps shop also run Microsoft Office, for example. And then there’s the tons of corporate data living in Windows-centric IT shops– in SQL Server and SharePoint....
Amazon takes another step to suck up more enterprise data

Europeans call for answers over U.S. web spying allegations

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And so the international fallout from the revelations around the NSA’s wide-ranging PRISM surveillance program begins to appear. We’ve already had a spokesperson for the European Commission try to claim it’s a U.S.-only matter (it really isn’t), but now others in the EU are starting to weigh in with their...
Europeans call for answers over U.S. web spying allegations

Making It to CES on a Kickstarter and a Dream

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For tech companies large and small, it’s never been cheap to show your wares at CES. It’s the trade show’s unofficial barrier to entry — front enough cash for a booth, and you’re welcome aboard. But while the prices may still be high, the ways inside are starting to shift....
Making It to CES on a Kickstarter and a Dream

EMC's Paul Maritz: it takes leadership to move companies toward a data-driven future

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It would be easy to think that moving companies toward a future in data would be a technological challenge, but Paul Maritz, EMC’s chief strategist and a key member of its Pivotal Initiative spin-off, took a different approach: it’s about human leadership. Speaking with Om Malik on Wednesday in New York for...
EMC's Paul Maritz: it takes leadership to move companies toward a data-driven future

Structure:Data 2013 live coverage

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If you’re a regular reader of GigaOM you know that we’re big believers in the power of data — both big and, well, bigger — to change the way we think about our world. Until relatively recently, it hasn’t been possible to gather enough data at scale to truly understand...
Structure:Data 2013 live coverage

Fujitsu starts build-it-yourself PC service, lets you go homebrew without the electrical shocks

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Big PC companies are often seen as being at odds with the concept of custom-built computers: apart from letting us ticking a few checkboxes before we order, they'd rather we not fiddle with the internals. Fujitsu is breaking the mold and embracing some of that DIY culture with its...
Fujitsu starts build-it-yourself PC service, lets you go homebrew without the electrical shocks
The DeanBeat: Creating a pop icon that will never age (exclusive)

Olympus SH-50 iHS touts 5-axis video stabilization in a compact, $300 camera

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Olympus helped conquer shakycam videos first in the OM-D, but not everyone has $1,300 to throw at a high-end mirrorless body. It's clearly aware of our plight in launching the SH-50 iHS at CES. Despite the 16-megapixel camera's PEN-like looks, it sits squarely in the point-and-shoot category with a...
Olympus SH-50 iHS touts 5-axis video stabilization in a compact, $300 camera

White-hot BI-on-Hadoop startup Platfora now GA

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Platfora, the San Mateo, Calif.-based startup that helped spur a general rethinking of business intelligence for a big data world, is finally exiting its beta period and is generally available. It’s no wonder the company has garnered so much attention given its stated mission to make Hadoop an interactive experience...
White-hot BI-on-Hadoop startup Platfora now GA

SearchCap: The Day In Search, August 16, 2012

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Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web. From Search Engine Land: Google: Further Penguin Update “Jolts” To Come; Panda Is Smoother & Monthly Fasten your seat belt, if you’ve been spamming Google. The... Please visit Search Engine...
SearchCap: The Day In Search, August 16, 2012
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