“Some people even think that “Hadoop” and “Big Data” are synonymous (though this is an over-characterization). Unfortunately, Hadoop was designed based on a paper by Google in 2004 which was focused on use cases involving unstructured data (e.g. extracting words and phrases from Webpages in order to create Google’s Web index). Since it was not [...]
Microsoft: “more than half your Android devices are belong to us”. And more
# Microsoft claimed that more than half of the world’s ODM industry for Android and Chrome devices is now under license to Microsoft’s patent portfolio following its agreement with Compal Electronics.
# Hadapt expanded its board of directors and confirmed its $9.5m series A funding round.
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Red Hat grows revenue 20%+. Google withholding Honeycomb source code. And more.
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# Red Hat reported Q4 revenue up 25% to $245m, FY revenue up 22% to $909m
# Google is withholding the source code to Honeycomb for the foreseeable future.
# Rick Clark explained why he left Rackspace amid concerns that the company is exerting too much control over OpenStack.
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