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open-source databases

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​Google's Project Zero plans to plug zero-day attacks

A security initiative from Google hopes to identify and put a stop to previously unknown, unpatched bugs that threaten the Web at large.

By July 15, 2014

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NSA has backdoor access to Internet companies' databases

Apple, Microsoft, Yahoo, Facebook, and other large tech companies let the National Security Agency search through confidential customer data, according to the Washington Post.

By June 6, 2013

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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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Facebook CEO denies knowledge of NSA's PRISM program

Mark Zuckerberg says press reports alleging that the social network gave the government access to its servers are "outrageous."

By June 7, 2013

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NSA secretly vacuumed up Verizon phone records

A top secret order reveals that the National Security Agency is gathering records of millions of phone calls made by Americans.

By June 5, 2013

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Open source powers big data index

Interest in open-source tooling and infrastructure for big data keeps growing among developers and traditionally proprietary companies.

By June 13, 2012

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Free LibreOffice office suite beefs up with version 4.0

The free open-source alternative to Microsoft Office now has a new edition with enhancements for both users and developers.

By February 7, 2013

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Cloudera ups the ante on open-source Hadoop

The latest release of Cloudera's Hadoop distribution puts big data processing into a neat stack for ease of use and efficiency.

By April 12, 2011

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Patent activists: Let's light up Intellectual Ventures' IP portfolio

A new crowdsourced project aims to unearth and make public the details of Intellectual Ventures' patent portfolio, something Nathan Myhrvold's firm has worked hard to keep under wraps.

By October 15, 2012

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Do you need OS X Server?

Apple's Server package for OS X could provide the capabilities you need for your home or office network.

By October 3, 2012