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Dead and buried: Microsoft's holy war on open-source software

Q&A: Years ago, Microsoft's CEO described open source as a cancer. Times have changed. Just ask 22-year Redmond veteran and open-source proponent Mark Hill.

By June 1, 2014

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Microsoft cloud service lets firms tap data from Net-connected gadgets

Company is kicking off a limited preview of a new Azure cloud service for managing and analyzing data from Internet of Things devices and sensors.

By April 15, 2014

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Why Nadella is the smart CEO pick to lead Microsoft

commentary Former Microsoft exec Brad Silverberg explains why insider Satya Nadella is the perfect person to lead the company into 2014.

By February 4, 2014

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Hadoop, the elephant in the enterprise

The open-source software, which has emerged as the de facto standard for big data processing, may be what tips enterprise in the favor of open source, according to some high-level execs.

By June 13, 2012

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VMware works to make Hadoop 'virtualization-aware'

The virtualization giant is moving up the big data stack with its new Serengeti open-source project.

By June 13, 2012

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How Facebook stands to gain by sharing its trade secrets

Internet companies seem to enjoy turning the world upside down by sharing software and operational details. Of course, it's still done out of self-interest.

By September 17, 2013

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Is Hadoop the new tape?

Is Hadoop a cool new petabyte storage array? Or is it already as obsolete as yesteryear's tape drives? Some think Hadoop is merely a bridge to some better, future platform.

By March 27, 2012

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Rackspace fights back with suit against 'notorious' patent troll

The target of a patent infringement lawsuit, the cloud service provider goes on the offensive with a countersuit against the patent assertion entity.

By April 4, 2013

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Google vows not to sue over certain patents for open source

To start, the online giant today said it has identified 10 patents related to MapReduce, which allows users to analyze large data sets. It won't sue over those patents unless first attacked.

By March 28, 2013

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Yahoo brings back former employees with Jybe acquisition

The purchase of personalized recommendation app Jybe returns five former Yahoos back to the fold.

By March 20, 2013