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NoSQL, no problem: Why MySQL is still king

You'd think the advent of 'webscale' NoSQL databases would have consigned MySQL to history. But you'd be very wrong

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Trump's ban becomes an H-1B fight

The U.S. tech industry warned President Trump that his immigration order will hurt the U.S. economy by making it more difficult for businesses to attract overseas workers

​Google creates ‘crisis fund’ following US immigration ban

Tech giant, Google, has created a US$2 million crisis fund in response to US president Donald Trump’s immigration ban

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US tech industry says immigration order affects their operations

Apple, Microsoft, and Google are among U.S. tech industry leaders warning that Trump's immigration order will impact company operations

Why Google’s Sergey Brin changed his tune on AI

Google's co-founder admits he didn't pay attention to AI in the 1990s because he didn't think it would work, but has since reconsidered

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US alleges systemic employment discrimination at Oracle

The U.S. government says Oracle routinely and systemically pays white men more than women and minorities and that it favors Asian candidates over others in product development and technical roles

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5 tips to help developers keep up with changing technologies

Developers want to learn new technologies and build new things. These five tips can help keep your developers happy and the innovation flowing.

Despite risk, 1,000 in tech pledge not to help Trump's data efforts

Participating in the pledge means agreeing not to help the government create a database that can be used to target people based on race or religion or "facilitate mass deportations."

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Dear engineers: Please build friendly robots

Anyone who has read science fiction can tell you that killer robots are a problem. The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) wants to do something about it.

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China didn't steal your job—I did

It's all us techies' fault in creating robots and machine intelligence that can do a better job than even the best-trained workers

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A 'boring' Docker fork could solve some problems -- and create others

Docker's tendency to move too fast and break too much has disgruntled many, but a separately maintained fork might create its own problems

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Your fear of open source lock-in is ridiculous

Lock-in is the nature of software, and open source is just software

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For a limited time, the bundle of courses is only $29.99 and jam-packed with over 48 hours of courses and 50 hours of advanced training.

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8 reasons you'll do big data this year

To know what people are really doing with big data technology, you need to get dirty in the trenches. Here's what we've found

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CIOs still don't get open source

CIOs are clueless about open source in 2016? So it appears, according to a fresh Forrester report

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16 for '16: What you must know about Hadoop and Spark right now

Amazingly, Hadoop has been redefined in the space of a year. Let's take a look at all the salient parts of this roiling ecosystem and what they mean

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10 things to worry about in 2016

Yes, it's the poignant sequel to last week's reprieve: a jolly list of worries to keep you up at night this holiday season

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Red Hat is boring -- and more open source companies should emulate it

Brick by brick, Red Hat has built itself into a powerhouse without raising piles of VC money. Today's open source upstarts could learn from it

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