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IBM makes leap in quantum computing power

IBM has some new options for businesses wanting to experiment with quantum computing. Quantum computers, when they become commercially available, are expected to vastly outperform conventional computers in a number of domains, including machine learning, cryptography and the optimization of … Continue reading

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IDG Contributor Network: In an attempt to disrupt Splunk, Elastic makes another acquisition

Elastic is the commercial vendor that sits behind the Elasticsearch, Kibana, Logstash and Beats open source projects. Elasticsearch was created back in 2010 by Shay Banon, co-founder and CTO of the Elastic company, and is built upon the Apache Lucene … Continue reading

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IDG Contributor Network: In an attempt to disrupt Splunk, Elastic makes another acquisition

Elastic is the commercial vendor that sits behind the Elasticsearch, Kibana, Logstash and Beats open source projects. Elasticsearch was created back in 2010 by Shay Banon, co-founder and CTO of the Elastic company, and is built upon the Apache Lucene … Continue reading

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PowerShell for Linux makes it easier to mix clients, servers and clouds

Microsoft’s key, .NET-based scripting and management framework is now open source and available for Linux (initially Ubuntu, RedHat and CentOS) and Mac OS, and both cloud and traditional infrastructure companies are stepping up to support it. Open source, Linux and … Continue reading

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Google’s new chip makes machine learning way faster

Google has taken a big leap forward with the speed of its machine learning systems by creating its own custom chip that it’s been using for over a year. The company was rumored to have been designing its own chip, … Continue reading

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How Kronos’ cloud migration makes for a better business

Software companies don’t survive – thrive, in fact – for nearly 40 years without a strong aptitude for change. Kronos launched in the late 1970s with the first microprocessor-based time clock. In the decades since, the Chelmsford, Mass.-based company has … Continue reading

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How eBay’s Kylin Tool Makes Sense Of Big Data

When eBay needed to gain more value out of masses of Hadoop data, the company created its own an open source tool called Kylin. Now Kylin is an Apache Foundation project. InformationWeek: Cloud

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Microsoft makes applications smarter with Project Oxford updates

As the cloud and mobile computing revolutions continue trucking along, people are coming to expect greater intelligence from the applications that they use. With people getting more used to taking advantage of things like Microsoft’s Cortana virtual assistant or Apple’s … Continue reading

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