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Oracle claims new MySQL Cluster does 1 billion queries per minute—in NoSQL

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Oracle has announced the general availability of MySQL Cluster 7.2 as a GPL download, and claims to have achieved a benchmark of 1 billion queries per minute and 110 million updates per minute on an eight-server cluster. Those results, based on the flexAsynch test in the DBT-2 benchmark, were...
Oracle claims new MySQL Cluster does 1 billion queries per minute—in NoSQL
A better way to do sponsored content (we hope)

Chartboost Is Building The Next Mobile Ad Network To Watch, And They're Expanding To Europe

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Five years ago from their native city of Barcelona, Maria Alegre and her husband Pepe Agell used to watch old Stanford Technology Ventures Program videos from entrepreneurs sharing their founding stories. Intrigued by what they heard, they picked up and moved to the Valley, where Alegre dug into mobile gaming...
Chartboost Is Building The Next Mobile Ad Network To Watch, And They're Expanding To Europe

Engadget's summer gear guide 2012: laptops

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In the interest of keeping cool this summer, we've put together a list of the hottest products out right now. From smartphones to e-readers and everything in between, there's no time like the present to re-up that post-spring-cleaning stash. So grab a popsicle or a cold one and dive...
Engadget's summer gear guide 2012: laptops
Skype issues fix for bug sending IMs to random contacts

SXSW Interactive director Hugh Forrest: "The event is what you make of it"

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Hugh Forrest is sitting in his darkened office at the end of a long work day and worrying about something that people don’t typically associate with Austin, Texas: rain. Last year, two days of cold, squally rain turned the start of South By Southwest Interactive into a sodden, overcrowded...
SXSW Interactive director Hugh Forrest: "The event is what you make of it"

Blood Brothers' secret to success: Events

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Japanese RPG card battler Blood Brothers has been a huge hit both in Japan and in the U.S. At the Game Developers Conference yesterday, DeNA’s Yuji Shimizu, producer of Blood Brothers, revealed to the audience what makes Blood Brothers so successful. “The secret to Blood Brothers is special events,” Shimizu...
Blood Brothers' secret to success: Events

Amazon Kindle Fire ad: three of these less than one iPad

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Amazon has started running one of its first TV ads for the Kindle Fire this week in a conspicuous jab at Apple. The spot (below) recalls Amazon's earlier ads criticizing the poor readability of the iPad but, this time, has an answer to the regular Kindle's lack of features. The...
Amazon Kindle Fire ad: three of these less than one iPad

Fusion-io's CEO and co-founder step down, new leadership looks to increase growth

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Times are a-changin' for Salt Lake City-based Fusion-io, as the company's CEO David Flynn has resigned alongside co-founder and CMO Rick White. It seems that both are stepping away in order to "pursue entrepreneurial investing activities," leaving the act of running one of the world's leading flash storage makers...
Fusion-io's CEO and co-founder step down, new leadership looks to increase growth
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Seems Like An Amazing Husband

Microsoft takes Manhattan, recruits three former Yahoo researchers for new NYC lab

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Jennifer Chayes will head up the NYC lab, in addition to her current role as managing director of Microsoft Research New England.. Microsoft Research is opening a new lab in New York City, seeding it with three former Yahoo researchers who have made their mark in social networks, computational economics...
Microsoft takes Manhattan, recruits three former Yahoo researchers for new NYC lab

Reed Hastings Has A Side Job That Paid $600,000 Last Year (NFLX)

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You know what's a cool gig? Facebook board member. For one, you have a say in running one of the world's most powerful tech companies. For another, you get to hang out with super influential people like Marc Andreessen and Don Graham. And finally, the money is pretty nice.  For...
Reed Hastings Has A Side Job That Paid $600,000 Last Year (NFLX)
Paragon's Android app mounts almost any external hard drive on a phone or tablet
Isilon co-founder Sujal Patel leaving EMC: Next gigs to include angel investing and diaper duty
OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion Server: A Review

Google unveils broadband trial for 10 schools in Cape Town using TV white spaces

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Google is continuing its campaign to provide better Internet connectivity through improved spectrum usage today, after it announced a fresh trial for 10 schools in Cape Town, South Africa. These educational institutions will have access to wireless broadband over a white space network, which takes advantage of “white spaces” –...
Google unveils broadband trial for 10 schools in Cape Town using TV white spaces

Not Connecting: Miami Marlins Organization Threatens Season Ticket Holders With Lawsuit Because They Want To Change Seats

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Way back in ancient 2009, Mike wrote a piece highlighting one spectacularly awful example of a business going out of their way to alienate their fans. We talk a great deal about connecting with customers here, but when we saw the Washington Redskins suing season ticket holders, who weren't able...
Not Connecting: Miami Marlins Organization Threatens Season Ticket Holders With Lawsuit Because They Want To Change Seats

Indiegogo's Danae Ringelmann in Berlin - crowdfunding, building "a goddamn Tesla museum" and what to do with $15 million

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Indiegogo co-founder Danae Ringelmann is in Berlin this week for Campus Party Europe and to help kick off the crowdfunding platform’s “deep launch” in Germany.  It’s pack-in day at Campus Party Europe, and Indiegogo co-founder Danae Ringelmann arrives with a smile, slightly late, sunglasses on head and water bottle in hand....
Indiegogo's Danae Ringelmann in Berlin - crowdfunding, building "a goddamn Tesla museum" and what to do with $15 million

Germany Wants To Charge Search Engines To Use News Excerpts

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Germany’s government wants search engines and news aggregators to pay news publishers for using pieces of their material. Its coalition committee has resolved that a collecting society should charge royalties to re-publishers of news material. “The term of protection should be one year,” according to the committee. “Commercial traders...
Germany Wants To Charge Search Engines To Use News Excerpts

Need For Speed makers tinker under the bonnet to create a surefire smash

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EA's car-racing franchise was seen to be stalling until a switch of developers put it back on poleLet's begin with a quiz. What was the Christmas No 1 in 2005? The correct answer is Need For Speed: Most Wanted. If you yelled out, "Shayne Ward - That's My Goal", then...
Need For Speed makers tinker under the bonnet to create a surefire smash

The king and queen of location-based services

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Dennis Crowley, co-founder of Foursquare, and Alexa Andrzejewski, founder of Foodspotting, are the hottest people in location-based services. Foursquare has a million users. Foodspotting has 100,000. Both are growing very quickly and getting lots of attention. I sit down with them at the Big Omaha conference and talk with...
The king and queen of location-based services

OPERA detector's neighbor sees neutrinos arriving no faster than light speed

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There's been yet another indication that neutrinos are not able to travel faster than the speed of light, this one provided by a neighbor of the OPERA detector that set off the fuss in the first place. The OPERA detector is deep underground at Gran Sasso in Italy, where...
OPERA detector's neighbor sees neutrinos arriving no faster than light speed
Obama campaign's chief data guy gets candid about the data strategy that won the election

Not Connecting: Miami Marlins Threatens Season Ticket Holders With Lawsuit Because They Want To Change Seats

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Way back in ancient 2009, Mike wrote a piece highlighting one spectacularly awful example of a business going out of their way to alienate their fans. We talk a great deal about connecting with customers here, but when we saw the Washington Redskins suing season ticket holders, who weren't able...
Not Connecting: Miami Marlins Threatens Season Ticket Holders With Lawsuit Because They Want To Change Seats
The Murdoch media tour: Spinning the spinoff

OUYA's Kellee Santiago talks game publishing, her new role as Head of Developer Relations

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When Kellee Santiago resigned from her previous gig as president of thatgamecompany, she left behind a job running one of the most highly acclaimed indie game studios in the industry. But she left on a high note, having helped craft Journey -- not just one of the best games...
OUYA's Kellee Santiago talks game publishing, her new role as Head of Developer Relations

Hortonworks teams with VMware to keep Hadoop running

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One year after launching into the Hadoop market with much anticipation, Yahoo spinoff Hortonworks finally has a product available. The company announced version 1.0 of its flagship Hortonworks Data Platform on Tuesday, as well as a High Availability version designed with new partner VMware. Reasonable minds can disagree on whose...
Hortonworks teams with VMware to keep Hadoop running
Ice Cream Sandwich and Jelly Bean get a big bump from the holidays

An open letter to Groupon's Andrew Mason from his biggest critic

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VentureBeat readers: This open letter to Groupon CEO Andrew Mason is my penultimate post focused on the daily deals site. I will still write for VentureBeat, but about a range of other topics, including mobile payments, startups, local search and technology trends. I am still short $GRPN stock. If you’re...
An open letter to Groupon's Andrew Mason from his biggest critic

OpenELEC 3.0 Linux distro launches in beta, rolls in XBMC 12

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We hope you weren't getting settled in with OpenELEC 2.0. Hot on the heels of the finished 2.0 release, the developement team has pushed out a first beta of OpenELEC 3.0 that folds XBMC 12.0 Frodo into the Linux distribution for home theater PCs. Accordingly, most of the additions...
OpenELEC 3.0 Linux distro launches in beta, rolls in XBMC 12
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