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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

App.net goes gratis, announces invitation-only free accounts

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Since its inception, App.net has been working hard to improve its growing platform, giving all of its paid users a 10GB bucket of cloud storage and opening up its File API so devs could use the data stored there. Today, folks wanting in on the fledgling social platform can...
App.net goes gratis, announces invitation-only free accounts

Microsoft really wants students to use Office 365, offers 6 months free & 20GB SkyDrive storage

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                   Sept. 9 - 10, 2013       San Francisco, CA           Early Bird Tickets on Sale Microsoft has launched a new campaign to hook students on Office 365 University by offering up six months of the service and an extra 20GB of SkyDrive cloud storage for free....
Microsoft really wants students to use Office 365, offers 6 months free & 20GB SkyDrive storage

Gift Guide: Lenovo Yoga 13

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When Lenovo first announced the Yoga in October nobody knew what to think. A laptop that folks over to turn into a big tablet? With Windows 8? Meh. However, after some extensive usage I’ve come away thinking that the Yoga might be the coolest Win8 laptop I’ve used and...
Gift Guide: Lenovo Yoga 13
Purported low-end BlackBerry 10 device shows up in leaked image

DNA may soon be used for storage

www.computerworld.com
Researchers at a UK-based bioinformatics school have stored .mp3 and text files in DNA material that they claim can last 10,000 years....
DNA may soon be used for storage
OnApp nabs $20M from LDC to improve cloud management software
Dropbox launches developer conference to stay ahead in the storage wars
Climber is a shameless Vine clone built for App.net

Amazon lets users track their cloud databases with texts, email

www.pcworld.com
Users of Amazon Web Services' Relational Database Service (RDS) can now keep track of their databases with new notifications via email and SMS. Amazon's Simple Notification Service (SNS) will give administrators a heads-up when their databases are running low on storage, have shut down, or a backup has started...
Amazon lets users track their cloud databases with texts, email

Microsoft's Surface Pro to Debut Feb. 9

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Microsoft Corp.The Surface with Windows 8 Pro will go on sale Feb. 9. Microsoft Corp.  will roll out a new version of its Surface tablet running an Intel Corp. processor and sporting a retail price above comparable models of Apple Inc.'s iPad. The Surface with Windows 8 Pro will go on...
Microsoft's Surface Pro to Debut Feb. 9

You only live twice

www.computerworld.com
With an ever-increasing data volume but by no means an ever-increasing IT budget, businesses are facing a tough task in optimising their storage. Most believe that deduplicating redundant copies was the storage saviour.A CNMEA investigates the trend of eliminating cloned data....
You only live twice

Polaroid to make Socialmatic Camera a reality for fans of Instagram, recursion

www.engadget.com
Instagram owes its distinctive identity to Polaroid's OneStep cameras; it's now time to return the favor. Socialmatic has signed a deal for a production, Polaroid-branded version of its 2012 Socialmatic Camera concept you see above, which translates the mobile app's retro icon to a real-world, instant-print shooter. While technical...
Polaroid to make Socialmatic Camera a reality for fans of Instagram, recursion
Looking to try Google Glass? This guy 3D-printed a pair and released the design
Electronic Arts officially launches Origin game platform for the Mac

WebEx co-founder launches Moxtra app to organize your multimedia, foster collaboration

www.insidemobileapps.com
Moxtra, the new organizational app from the team behind WebEx, wants to classify your media and help you collaborate better.  What’s most interesting is how well the iPhone/iPad app plays well with other software. The free app allows you to add virtually any type of multimedia, including documents, photos, web...
WebEx co-founder launches Moxtra app to organize your multimedia, foster collaboration

Samsung launches Android-based media center HomeSync

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Samsung Electronics has introduced the Android-based HomeSync media center, which can be used to watch movies, play games and also provide private and shared storage....
Samsung launches Android-based media center HomeSync

32GB Samsung Galaxy S 4 coming to AT&T May 10th for $250

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We knew that the 32GB version of the Samsung Galaxy S 4 would be coming to AT&T to complement its 16GB sibling for an extra 50 bucks, but the carrier kept pretty quiet about when it would show up. A tweet from AT&T's official account has finally confirmed that...
32GB Samsung Galaxy S 4 coming to AT&T May 10th for $250

Microsoft launching Surface Pro, expanding Surface RT lineup on Feb. 9

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Microsoft announced on Tuesday that it will expand its Surface tablet lineup next month with the new "Pro" model running Windows 8, as well as a new "RT" version with 64 gigabytes of storage....
Microsoft launching Surface Pro, expanding Surface RT lineup on Feb. 9

Mozilla reveals Firefox OS Developer Preview Phone

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Mozilla won't be launching its own hardware to run the in-development Firefox OS, but it's just announced it has built a "Developer Preview Phone" for putting the OS through its paces. It's not quite the same as the mystery device we saw sporting Firefox OS at CES, but its...
Mozilla reveals Firefox OS Developer Preview Phone

Apple Has a (Sort of) New iPad for Sale

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Apple just announced that it will sell a new iPad with its high-resolution Retina display that has twice the storage of its largest model....
Apple Has a (Sort of) New iPad for Sale

ZTE Director arrives at US Cellular, takes charge of entry-level Android

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US Cellular has had precious few truly low-cost smartphones running an Android build that wasn't baked in 2010. For those who'd like something a little fresher, the ZTE Director is here. While it's only slightly ahead of the trailing edge with stock Ice Cream Sandwich, that's an improvement on...
ZTE Director arrives at US Cellular, takes charge of entry-level Android
This Is Nokia's New Flagship Windows Phone: The Thin, Aluminium Lumia 925

Panasonic Eluga P P-03E takes on Samsung with its own air gestures (video)

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Don't think that the Galaxy S 4 has a lock on the concept of touch-free input. Panasonic has bolstered NTT DoCoMo's summer lineup with the Eluga P P-03E, a 4.7-inch Android phone whose one-handed interface can involve even less finger contact than Samsung's flagship. Its central Touch Assist feature...
Panasonic Eluga P P-03E takes on Samsung with its own air gestures (video)

Huawei unveils Ascend G615: 4.5-inch 720p screen, 1.4GHz quad-core processor

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Huawei's just unveiled the Ascend G 615 (not to be confused with the G 520) in Germany, and it's packing a 4.5-inch 720p IPS display and 1.4GHz quad-core processor for 299 euros. In addition to the silicon, 8GB of built-in storage, 1GB of RAM and a microSD slot hide...
Huawei unveils Ascend G615: 4.5-inch 720p screen, 1.4GHz quad-core processor

After nearly 10 years, Adobe abandons its Creative Suite entirely to focus on Creative Cloud

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Adobe first launched Creative Suite 1 back in 2003, and now, ten years and six versions later, the company is taking a left turn: Adobe is abandoning its Creative Suite entirely to focus efforts on Creative Cloud. There will be backlash for this, no doubt. Adobe targets the same Pro...
After nearly 10 years, Adobe abandons its Creative Suite entirely to focus on Creative Cloud

Crucial unveils M500 SSD line with up to 960GB capacity

www.electronista.com
Memory and storage purveyor Crucial today announced the availability of the Crucial M500 series of solid state drives (SSD). Featuring terabyte-class capacity, increased response times over previous models, and an advanced feature set, the Crucial M500 2.5-inch SSD is available in 120GB, 240GB, 480GB, and 960GB capacities....    ...
Crucial unveils M500 SSD line with up to 960GB capacity

Toshiba refreshes the Qosmio X875 gaming laptop with a 1TB hybrid drive

www.engadget.com
For the most part, the 2013 Toshiba Qosmio X875 gaming laptop is just like the 2012 version. The company just announced an updated version, but the only main difference is that it will now be offered with a 1TB 7,200RPM hybrid hard drive, which uses 8GB of flash memory...
Toshiba refreshes the Qosmio X875 gaming laptop with a 1TB hybrid drive

Amazon takes on Apple's Photo Stream with Cloud Drive Photos iOS app

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Amazon on Friday released its Cloud Drive Photos app, and corresponding 5 gigabytes worth of free cloud storage, in what is essentially a competitor to Apple's own iCloud-based Photo Stream service.    ...
Amazon takes on Apple's Photo Stream with Cloud Drive Photos iOS app
Name that Tech Tune: What is this classic Nintendo game?
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?