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Australian Telecom Giant To Cough-Up Au$18K In Fine And Apologise For Personal Data Breach
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Telstra, Australia’s largest telecom and media company, has been ordered by the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) to recompense a family judge with AU$18,000 and an apology after it failed to inform him of having published his details in the White Pages directory and in print through its

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Facebook Reveals Spike In Global Government Data Requests Over The Last Six Months
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Facebook released the third edition of its Government Requests Report, earlier this week, and it bears grim tidings. The report brings out the number of Government data and content removal requests received by the social networking site over a period of time, along with requests in matters concerning national security

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Mail.de Delivers On Customer Expectations With Splunk Enterprise
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Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLK), provider of the leading platform for real-time Operational Intelligence, today announced that mail.de GmbH, a German provider of email services, is optimizing its email service and gaining real-time business insight by indexing, correlating and visualizing its machine data with Splunk® Enterprise. mail.de relies on Splunk Enterprise

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Azul Systems And Datastax Partner On High-Performance Java Platform For Cassandra
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Azul Systems, the award-winning leader in Java runtime solutions and DataStax, the company that delivers Apache Cassandra™ to the enterprise, announced a partnership to allow DataStax Enterprise (DSE) customers to leverage the enhanced performance of Azul Zing. Zing is now a certified Java Virtual Machines (JVM) for DataStax Enterprise (DSE),

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Bigpanda Brings Data Science To It - Develops Platform To Automate It Incident Management
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BigPanda, a California based startup that works on a cloud-based software-as-a-service model (SaaS) towards helping enterprises understand IT incidents popped out of stealth mode earlier last week to garner $7 million in Series A funding from Mayfield and Sequoia and has now officially launched the world’s first data science platform

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Intel Administers Funding Worth $62M To 16 Tech Rookies As Part Of This Year’s $355M Investment Strategy
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The opening of 15th annual Intel Capital Global Summit yesterday saw Intel Corporation’s global investment wing, Intel Capital, reveal its plan to invest in 16 companies with various innovative technology portfolios, including Big Data and Cloud Infrastructure outfits. Pledging an amount approximating $62 million, Arvind Sodhani, president of Intel Capital

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Top Tips For Implementing A Big Data Strategy
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Ali Rebaie is a Big Data & Analytics industry analyst and consultant of Rebaie Analytics Group. He provides organizations with a vendor-neutral selection of business intelligence & big data technologies and advice on big data and information management strategy and architecture. Ali also appeared in several lists of “Who’s Who

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Bioscience Innovator Finds Capital To Create Breakthrough “Ultrasound-On-A-Chip” Device That Promises Next Generation Healthcare
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A hand held imaging device that can see real-time, moving, 3-D images of the inner workings of an organism, much like an ultrasound device, only faster and much more accurate, just got fuel for its next stage of development as Jonathan Rothberg raised $100 million to see this device to

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Ibm And Twitter Join Forces To Help Enterprises Make Informed Business Decisions
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Microblogging innovator, Twitter and tech giant IBM have entered into a partnership to amalgamate Twitter’s vast data silos with IBM’s cloud-based analytics, customer engagement platforms, and consulting services. Early last week, the move was announced and both parties believe will “help transform how businesses and institutions understand their customers, markets

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Joyent Scoops Up $15M In Fresh Funding To Make Docker Containers Available On Its Cloud
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Joyent, a cloud computing outfit, has landed $15 million in funding with the intentions to “accelerate the adoption of application containers in the enterprise.” There was participation from existing investors like Intel Capital, Orascom TMT Investments, El Dorado Ventures, EPIC Ventures, LGI Ventures and others in this round. Virtual machines

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