A new company has launched to support the popular Cassandra open-source database. In this Q&A with Riptano founder Matt Pfeil, we learn why Cassandra makes sense in the new way of Web architecture.
Working from a single confirmed portrait of the Regency author, a forensic artist has created what she believes to be the most accurate representation of Jane Austen possible.
So Bono has been listening to his manager and soaking up the ideas that the Internet needs to be locked down before it ruins the video industry. This self-less act of Cassandra-like prophesying involves talking about how great the US is at stopping child porn and the Chinese are at stopping anything they don't like. We point out a few holes in theory there. Also Google is doing everything. Seriously, if you even think fleetingly Google might do something apparently they are.
With stunning naivete, the New York Police Department asks twitterers to post pictures of themselves with police officers. Go on, guess what happened.
If Microsoft's outgoing chief executive had listened to Ray Ozzie, Microsoft's incoming CEO would have a much easier go of it.
Geek-costume creator Mel Hoppe tells Crave about her passion for transformation and the mini cosplay empire she's building from her base in Nevada.
The addition of an extra second to the world's atomic clocks was apparently too much for some popular Web sites and software platforms to take.
The BentProp Project has been searching the Palauan jungle for years to find the remains of POWs and others executed by the Japanese. Unexploded WWII bombs make it a risky quest.
Interest in open-source tooling and infrastructure for big data keeps growing among developers and traditionally proprietary companies.
Data analysis is becoming mainstream thanks to the rise of Hadoop and other big data tools.