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Monday, 20 October 2014

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 October 20, 2014

TOP STORIES Wave Analytics Cloud: Pros & Cons Wave is a big bet that's already generating demand, but will it live up to the billing? Here are six Wave pros and cons.
Microsoft Brings Storm Stream Analysis To Hadoop
Microsoft Azure HD Insight adds Apache Storm real-time data processing capabilities. Machine Learning service gains free app templates.
Hortonworks Updates Hadoop Data Platform
HDP 2.2 adds more than 100 new enterprise-ready features, including faster SQL querying on Hadoop.
Cloudera Intros Hadoop Monitoring, Self-Provisioning Tool
Cloudera Director tool leads off lineup of announcements, including upgrades to Impala SQL query engine and stronger security.
MongoDB Launches Offensive As Rivals Rev Up
MongoDB looks to compete on every cloud, as Microsoft and IBM gear up to steal its customers.
MapR Offers Free NoSQL Database
MapR-DB is integrated with the MapR NFS-compliant file system and made available with more than 20 different open source components.
Big Data Helps 'Krochet Kids' Stay In The Loop
Nonprofit uses data visualization tools to track economic, health, and social wellbeing of female workers in developing nations.
5 Ways Data Science Teams Can Raise Their Profiles
Is your data science team isolated from the rest of the company?


Apple iPad Air 2: Visual Tour
Apple's iPad Air 2 looks like a slimmed-down version of its predecessor, but it packs many under-the-hood enhancements.

iPad Air 2 Vs. Surface Pro 3: No Comparison
Comparisons between Apple's iPad Air 2 and Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 are both inevitable and misguided.

Apple's Next iPads: 13 Things To Expect
Apple is expected to reveal new iPads this week, including its long-rumored "iPad Pro." What else will Apple show off?

11 Geekiest Halloween Costumes
Halloween is about more than Jack O'Lanterns and trick-or-treaters. It's a perfect time to let your geek flag fly. Check out some of our favorite geeky costumes.

Google Reveals Android Lollipop, Nexus Devices
Google Reveals New Android, Nexus Devices



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