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IBM: Next 5 years AI, IoT and nanotech will literally change the way we see the world

IBM offers its annual, eye-opening predictions for how technology will transform everyday life in the next five years

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Exposed MongoDB installs being erased, held for ransom

A nonprofit dedicated to making the internet safer is urging administrators to check their MongoDB installations

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Data breaches through wearables put target squarely on IoT in 2017

Security needs to be baked into IoT devices for there to be any chance of halting a DDoS attack, according to security experts.

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Q&A: Hortonworks CTO unfolds the big data road map

Hortonworks' Scott Gnau talks about Apache Spark vs. Hadoop and data in motion

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8 big data predictions for 2017

Research firm Ovum estimates the big data market will grow from $1.7 billion in 2016 to $9.4 billion by 2020. As the market grows, enterprise challenges will shift, skills requirements will change, and the vendor landscape will morph...

Move over Memcached and Redis, here comes Netflix's Hollow

Netflix's new Java-powered data caching system promises to speed access to local data sets and aid developers building on top of that data

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10 things you need to worry about in 2017

It's time for our annual ritual: Burn some incense, peer into the dark, and fret about the future

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Get started with TensorFlow

Begin harnessing the power of Google’s open source machine learning library with InfoWorld's hands-on tutorial

Here Be Dragons: The 7 of the most vexing problems in programming

The 7 most vexing problems in programming

Here be dragons: These gnarly corners of the coding world can be formidable foes, even for seasoned pros

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Tame unruly big data flows with StreamSets

See how the free open source StreamSets Data Collector brings visibility and control to real-time streaming data

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Apache Mesos users focus on big data, containers

A survey of users of the orchestration framework shows that they primarily deploy containers and big data apps, especially Spark

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Redis module speeds Spark-powered machine learning

The newly released Redis-ML component for the popular in-memory data store accelerates machine learning functions with Apache Spark

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SAP Crystal Reports turns almost any data source into interactive, actionable information that can be accessed offline or online, from applications, portals and mobile devices. Currently discounted, for a limited time.

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Building on the hugely popular TI-83 Plus, the best-selling calculator of all time, the TI-84 Plus adds more speed, more memory, an enhanced high-contrast display, and more Apps.

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Become Your Office's Data Analytics Hero with These 4 Interactive Courses, discounted 85% for a limited time to just $39.

Spark 2.0 takes an all-in-one approach to big data

With a new streaming system, performance enhancements, and API refinements, Apache Spark 2.0 offers a big umbrella to data users

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5 big data sources for strategic sentiment analysis

Every company wants to know what its customers feel about it. But sentiment analysis can get more granular -- and turn inward to improve employee satisfaction

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We have the big data tools -- let's learn to use them

Few enterprises enjoy even the first-order benefits of big data. The real payoff will come when we interact with systems much less than we do today

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