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By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 5/17/2018
Google has acquired Cask Data, which develops the open source Cask Data Application Platform to ease building and running big data solutions for enterprises using Hadoop.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 5/16/2018
Oracle says it's signed an agreement to acquire DataScience.com, which has a platform that centralizes data science tools useful for machine learning applications.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 5/15/2018
Hewlett Packard Enterprise will acquire Plexxi to beef up HPE's software-defined networking technology for hybrid cloud infrastructure, the companies said Tuesday.
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By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 4/17/2018
IBM's revenue turnaround wasn't a fluke, as the company showed growth on Tuesday for the second consecutive quarter. The result is helping it put a five-year stretch ...
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 4/3/2018
JetStream launched out of stealth mode Tuesday with tools to help enterprises migrate data across clouds and multiple data centers.
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 4/2/2018
Facial recognition on pigs is just a day in the life of Sarah Cooper, Amazon Web Services' general manager of IoT analytics and applications.
By Carol Wilson, Editor-at-large, 3/28/2018
LOS ANGELES -- Open Networking Summit -- The important role that open source will play in distributing compute power to the edge is coming into clearer focus here ...
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 3/28/2018
Oracle's cloud platform is growing fast -- really, really fast. But not as fast as before. Oracle is looking to automation to help goose momentum back to its former ...
By Mitch Wagner, Executive Editor, Light Reading, 3/20/2018
Salesforce's $6.5 billion acquisition of MuleSoft, announced Tuesday, is about integrating customer information across all channels, but particularly unlocking that ...
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Scott Ferguson, Managing Editor, Light Reading, 5/25/2018
Today marks the official beginning of the EU's General Data Protection Regulation ...
IoT Security Concerns Include Pet Trackers, Kaspersky Finds
Jeffrey Burt, Editor & Journalist, 5/24/2018
Kaspersky Lab researchers found BLE and weaknesses in the Android apps running on ...
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BT's Converged Network Powers New Fiber-Based Services
Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 5/24/2018
The British telco unveiled BT Plus, a plan that provides customers with the ...
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Alison Diana, Editor, Broadband World News, 5/23/2018
Now that they've met cities' broadband needs, Chinese carriers face bigger ...
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