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Oracle prioritizes Java 9 bug fixes

Only P1 or P2 bugs that are critical and can be fixed before the July 27 release date will be addressed; all others will be deferred for now

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MillerCoors seeks $100M in damages from IT contractor

MillerCoors is suing IT services firm HCL in federal court over what began as an approximately $53 million software deployment.

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With deep learning, the data-rich get richer

Why AIaaS will dominate business applications for deep learning.

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Huawei sees switch to flash as right time to rethink whole storage infrastructure

Huawei Technologies is going all flash with its latest enterprise storage system, the OceanStor Dorado V3. It's part of the new storage-as-a-service offering the company unveiled at Cebit.

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LinkedIn ramps up its sales tool offering

Apart from the data value, there was a good reason that Microsoft acquired LinkedIn.

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Data the key ingredient for restaurant chain success

ArrowStream’s OnDemand software gives CraftWorks Restaurants and Breweries a full view of its supply chain data, helping it reduce food costs.

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How IBM wants to bring blockchain from Bitcoin to your data center

At its InterConnect conference in Las Vegas, IBM is announcing new features for its blockchain service in an attempt to bring this distributed database technology from its initial use of powering Bitcoin to a broader market, including...

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Apple's Swift cracks RedMonk's top 15 list in record time

Rust, Go, and PowerShell also gather steam in the analyst firm's biannual language rankings

We call this game 'Bluff the Blowhard'

This insurance company's IT shop has strict requirements for documenting development processes and especially code walk-throughs, and that's great -- unless somebody important isn't on board,

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How to use data analytics to improve outcomes of project

Worldwide revenues for big data and business analytics is expected to grow to more than $187 billion by 2019 and the project management industry is projected to hit $5.81 trillion by 2020. Here is how some organizations are leveraging...

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Vendor health check: Salesforce

You can gauge the financial health of this tech vendor by downloading a free profile by independent analysts at Zacks Investment Research.

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Quick hands-on: Tableau adds shapefile, KML & GeoJSON imports for custom maps

You can now use your own geospatial files to create custom choropleth maps in Tableau.

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Why great chief data officers are so hard to find

CEOs and boards are seeking chief data officers who are capable of using data analytics to transform their businesses, says Heidrick & Struggles, which has identified eight CDO archetypes to help companies find these purple squirrels....

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Recruiters: Coding talent needed; degree optional

HackerRank finds that bootcamps and other alternatives to four-year degrees are now seen as viable

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Going usage-based with Hybris

SAP Hybris is talking up the move to a subscription and usage-based economy. But how fast is that actually happening?

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Adobe Reader, Edge, Safari and Ubuntu fall in first day at Pwn2Own

During the first day of the Pwn2Own hacking contest, security researchers successfully demonstrated exploits against Microsoft Edge, Apple's Safari, Adobe Reader and Ubuntu Desktop.

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How A.I. technology is causing major ripples in the travel industry

Technology is utilized in all industries, including travel. How does artificial intelligence contribute to the development of the travel industry?

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7 handy hidden features for Google Play Music

Crank up the volume on your music-listening experience with these seven out-of-sight options.

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Review: Microsoft Teams almost as bad as its beta

Despite the beta feedback, Microsoft cuts corners on user interface, functionality, and cross-platform support. When will it learn?

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Intel pursuing new chips as it plots a wearables future

Intel is pursuing chips like Curie for wearables; it will be smaller and faster than existing chips, and help make sleeker wearables.

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