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Bitcoin has officially abandoned its claims for fast transactions at low fees… for now

January 22, 2018

Via: The Next Web

One of the things that got people excited about Bitcoin in the first place was its promise to deliver fast peer-to-peer transactions at a fraction of standard fees. But following its foray into the mainstream, the cryptocurrency has consistently struggled […]


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Cloud portability: Why you’ll never really get there

January 19, 2018

Via: InfoWorld

Portability means that you can move an application from one host environment to another, including cloud to cloud such as from Amazon Web Services to Microsoft Azure. The work needed to complete the porting of an application from one platform […]


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Google is making page speed a factor in mobile search rankings

January 18, 2018

Via: TechSpot

Google’s ever-evolving page rank algorithm is notoriously tricky, to say the least. The search giant takes into account a number of factors when assigning page rank, one of which is speed. At least, that’s been the case with desktop searches […]


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Barcelona to ditch Microsoft in favour of open source software

January 15, 2018

Via: The Inquirer

THE SPANISH CITY OF BARCELONA plans to replace its Microsoft software with open source alternatives including Linux, Libre Office and Open Xchange. Barcelona plans to invest 70 per cent of its annual software budget in open source this year, according to […]


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The Internet of Things: Still Lots for You to Learn

January 11, 2018

Via: Information Week

The Internet of Things (IoT) is already making a significant impact in a variety of business areas, including industrial monitoring and production, supply chain tracking, and multiple retail processes. Down the road, experts see the IoT becoming nothing less than […]


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IDG Contributor Network: Dataops: agile infrastructure for data-driven organizations

January 11, 2018

Via: InfoWorld

About a decade ago, the software engineering industry reinvented itself with the development and codification of so-called devops practices. Devops, a compound of “development” and “operations,” refers to a set of core practices and processes that aim to decrease time […]


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More companies are adding “blockchain” to their name, taking advantage of the cryptocurrency craze

January 5, 2018

Via: TechSpot

Sometimes, just changing a company’s name is enough to profit from a current trend. Right now, investors are falling over themselves to pour money into entities that are apparently linked to cryptocurrencies, even when they actually have little to do […]


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Finding the Software-Defined Storage Your Enterprise Needs

December 22, 2017

Via: Aberdeen Essentials

Industry experts agree that the size of the digital universe will double every two years at least, a 50-fold growth from 2010 to 2020. Data is being generated by both humans and machines at rates that require a radical rethinking […]


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As some technologies become mature, our focus shifts toward new areas of innovation

December 15, 2017

Via: InfoWorld

I recently attended the KubeCon + CloudNativeCon 2017 conference in Austin, Texas, which gathers leading technologists from multiple open source cloud-native communities to further the education and advancement of cloud-native computing. This was my first time attending this conference, so […]


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What will the internet look like without net neutrality? Just ask this sponsored data app

December 12, 2017

Via: BGR

At first glance, Freeway looks like a good app. Through partnerships with content providers and mobile networks, Freeway can let users on limited wireless rate plans use services like YouTube, Facebook, and Spotify without eating into their precious data allowance. […]