The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has given final approval to the settlement of its complaint against Oracle Corp., which alleged the company deceived consumers by not informing them that its security updates left older, still-vulnerable versions of Java running on their computers, following a required 30-day public comment period.
A three-year-old security vulnerability in IBM's implementation of Java, which was thought to be fixed, is actually broken, researchers at Security Explorations disclosed last week.
Online survey company SurveyMonkey Inc. has switched gears by buying a mobile app analytics company and using its technology to launch an app intelligence platform.
No fooling here, just a roundup of news from various vendors including Microsoft, MapR Technologies, AtScale, MemSQL, Looker, Ryft, Dataiku and more who announced Big Data-related products this week.
With the Strata + Hadoop World conference underway, IBM, Microsoft and other companies are announcing new solutions based on the popular open source Big Data analytics framework, Apache Spark.
Paradoxically, data scientists love their jobs overall but dislike what they do most, cleaning and organizing data, according to a new survey of those lucky enough to have the "sexiest job of the 21st century."
Java runtime maker Azul Systems is partnering with in-memory data grid specialist Hazelcast to provide support for Azul's Zing Java Virtual Machine, which is now certified on Hazelcast Enterprise 3.6.
Shortly after announcing the first release candidate of SQL Server 2016, Microsoft today made more data-driven news by unveiling new capabilities for Power BI, its cloud-based analytics service targeting non-technical business users.
Microsoft last week announced SQL Server 2016 RC 1 is now available, nearly feature-complete.
Altiscale wants to simplify this Big Data thing, bypassing trained developers, data scientists and expensive, proprietary systems to connect ordinary business users with Hadoop in the cloud and glean their own analytics insights with familiar tools like Tableau and Microsoft Excel.
Yet another effort to democratize notoriously difficult Big Data analytics was announced yesterday by Hewlett Packard Enterprise, which is providing a machine learning (ML) service to bring that advanced technology to mainstream developers.
Data professionals might have been expecting a launch date for SQL Server 2016 at the Data Driven event held today in New York City, but what they got was a recap of the flagship database system's capabilities and a full-out assault on rival Oracle Corp.
Continuous delivery solutions provider CloudBees has rolled out the first-ever Jenkins-based CD-as-a-Service platform.
The nonprofit Application Developers Alliance is leading a wide-ranging campaign to increase the size, expertise and understanding of the developer workforce, which it sees as a crucial resource for enterprise success in the digital age.