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  • Microsoft struts YouTube-style video streaming for enterprises

    By Gregg Keizer | 20 November, 2014 06:27

    Microsoft on Tuesday announced Office 365 Video, a YouTube-like streaming service where enterprises and large organizations can post in-house video content for communication and training.

  • Teradata brings MapR Hadoop into the data warehouse

    By Joab Jackson | 20 November, 2014 05:36

    Enterprise data sets have gotten so voluminous that they can't fit into even the largest data warehouses anymore, many businesses find. Now, companies running these overstuffed data stores have an on-ramp to newfangled, big-data style processing through a combined effort between analytics systems supplier Teradata and Apache Hadoop distribution provider MapR.

  • IBM's new enterprise email aims to organise your day

    By Joab Jackson | 19 November, 2014 05:00

    IBM is going up against cloud-apps powerhouses Google and Microsoft with its next generation email client, called Verse, designed to enrich email with social media and analysis.

  • Does Skype for Web mean WebRTC is ready for prime time?

    By Mary Branscombe | 19 November, 2014 01:56

    Microsoft's upcoming Skype for Web service will use the new WebRTC standard so it works in all modern browsers -- but not right away: Early users will have to download a plugin that's only available on Mac and Windows.

  • HP plugs the Vertica analytics engine into Hadoop

    By Joab Jackson | 18 November, 2014 09:44

    Bringing some enterprise rigor to the wild world of big data, Hewlett-Packard has issued a package that will allow organizations to harness HP's Vertica analytical database engine to investigate reams of unstructured data residing in Hadoop systems.

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  • 10 more do's and don'ts for faster SQL queries

    By Sean McCown | 17 September, 2014 23:31

    Everyone wants faster database queries, and both SQL developers and DBAs can turn to many time-tested methods to achieve that goal. Unfortunately, no single method is foolproof or ironclad. But even if there is no right answer to tuning every query, there are plenty of proven do's and don'ts to help light the way. While some are RDBMS-specific, most of these tips apply to any relational database.

  • How to Protect Personal, Corporate Information When You Travel

    By Jen A. Miller | 29 July, 2014 22:58

    Before flying from Rome to Philadelphia earlier this summer, I stopped in the hotel lobby to print my boarding pass. The hotel had one computer dedicated solely to this task. It was the only public computer available to guests. I could access only airline websites and input my name and confirmation number for the ticket. That was it.

  • Six ways to prevent a breach like the one at AT&T

    By Antone Gonsalves | 18 June, 2014 22:42

    A data breach like the one recently reported by AT&T demonstrates that security policies alone are only a paper tiger without the technological teeth to make sure they are enforced, experts say.

  • How to sort your Facebook feed by time on mobile

    By Zach Miners | 24 May, 2014 04:00

    Weddings. Job promotions. News articles. Facebook thinks it knows what the best stories are to drop in your news feed. But some users might want to see things their own way.

  • How to Build a Customer Loyalty Program

    By Jen A. Miller | 25 March, 2014 12:48

    Boston-based restaurant chain b.good started its customer loyalty program with email 12 years ago because, well, it couldn't afford much else. As the chain has grown, so has its rewards program, which now has 53,000 'Family' members using keycards and smartphone apps to connect with b.good.

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