Compression algorithm created for HBO’s Silicon Valley TV series | Apps and Software | Geek.com

The plot of HBO's new tech-centric series features a compression algorithm, and the show's creators have actually coded it!

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New challenges enterprises must meet with Hadoop

As Hadoop moves towards establishing itself as a key data management platform for the enterprise, there is a new set of challenges it must meet to be regarded as a true contender in the field. New challenges enterprises must meet with Hadoop origin ...

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Happy SysAdmin Day -- we're giving away $700 worth of software to celebrate

The last Friday in July may not mean much to the average person, but it holds a special place in techies' hearts. It's System Administrator Appreciation Day. And we're celebrating it today, for the fifteenth time, with a giveaway! As we cannot offer ...

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Devops guru on Cloud Foundry, OpenStack and why startups should steer clear of incubators

On this week's Structure Show, Andrew Clay Shafer talks about his new gig at Pivotal, his issues with OpenStack, and updates us on why incubators still suck. Devops guru on Cloud Foundry, OpenStack and why startups should steer clear of incubators ...

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HP joins the Hadoop backers club, pours $50M into Hortonworks

Another day, another Hadoop investment. This time, it's Hewlett-Packard bankrolling Hortonworks to the tune of $50 million. Your move, Cloudera. HP joins the Hadoop backers club, pours $50M into Hortonworks originally published by Gigaom, © copyrig ...

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4 days ago
Pinterest explains how it runs a souped-up version of Hadoop

The social scrapbook and visual discovery site, which processes about a petabyte of data daily, uses the Hadoop-as-a-service startup Qubole to handle Hadoop jobs and Puppet for its data processing configuration. Pinterest explains how it runs a so ...

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5 days ago
Netflix comes to France with enough capacity to supply a small ISP

In preparation for it's European expansion, Netflix is readying a monumental amount of bandwidth in France. Netflix comes to France with enough capacity to supply a small ISP originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading….

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Turns out reusing weak passwords may be a good idea | Apps and Software | Geek.com

We’ve been told over and over: don’t reuse passwords on the Internet. We’ve also been told that using weak passwords is a sin. Now, Microsoft researchers are making a case for the double […]

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Japanese aquarium uses penguins to make the best AR app ever | Apps and Software | Geek.com

Turn-by-turn navigation has changed how we get around, but we've been doing it wrong this whole time.

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Tesla Model S reportedly hacked at Chinese security conference | Apps and Software | Geek.com

Tesla is working to verify reports from the Beijing Syscan 360 security conference that a Tesla Model S has been successfully hacked. Participants in the conference’s Tesla hacking challenge have reportedly demoed a […]

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11 days ago
Google+ finally ditches real name requirement | Apps and Software | Geek.com

Google+ has existed for more than three years now, and contrary to the trope that pervades comment sections and other social networks, it’s far from a ghost town. Google+ is constantly gaining users, […]

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Google assembles a team of hacker heroes to defend the Internet | Apps and Software | Geek.com

Google wants to make the Internet a safer place. They’re looking for a few good hackers to join Project Zero,? a crack team of security researchers who spend their days hunting down zero-day […]

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No Raspberry Pi 2 until 2017, software is the focus for now | Chips | Geek.com

Earlier today the Raspberry Pi Foundation announced its latest, and what counts as the final revision of the Raspberry Pi board, which is being called the Model B+. This is the Raspberry Pi […]

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14 days ago
Software Entrepreneurs Must Go Mobile-First Or Die | TechCrunch

 If you’re building an enterprise-software company, mobile must be core to your product strategy; it can’t be an afterthought or add-on. And you must build an elegant, easy-to-use mobile app, because employees and consumers far prefer mobile apps to ...

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15 days ago
Software Is Eating the World

Eric Wittman, general manager of development tools at Atlassian, explains Atlassian Git Essentials, the first fully integrated development solution for Git. Atlassian Git Essentials is built to leverage the power of the company's award-winning JIRA i ...

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16 days ago
Hardware Is The New Software | TechCrunch

 Nest. GoPro. Beats. Jawbone. Oculus. All hardware companies and each of them accorded multi-billion dollar valuations either in private investment transactions or acquisitions by some of the largest technology companies on the planet. Read More

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17 days ago
Invent a Slogan and Win Some New HDR Software

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Macphun Intensify Pro Software Review

News from digital-photography-school.com / Andrew S. Gibson

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This Software Glitch From The 1970s Could Suddenly Affect Every Computer On The Planet In 2038
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