Germans need to overcome their traditional fear of the large-scale collection of personal data by companies and instead embrace its opportunities or risk being marginalized in the global economy, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday.
International Business Machines Corp (IBM.N) on Wednesday announced a partnership with Twitter (TWTR.N) to help shape business decisions using data collected from tweets worldwide.
Hewlett-Packard Co's vice president of server engineering expects new lower-power servers made with technology from ARM Holdings to make inroads in niche data centers over the next year in a market dominated by Intel Corp.
Google will build a 600 million euro ($773.58 million) data center in the northern Netherlands, the company said on Tuesday.
Standard & Poor's owner McGraw Hill Financial Inc (MHFI.N) said it would sell McGraw Hill Construction to a private equity firm for $320 million.
Some of the best-known technology investors are looking beyond their tried-and-true Internet plays to bet on healthcare data as the next growth market.
Metanautix has received $7 million in initial funding from Sequioa Capital, the Stanford University Endowment Fund and Shiva Shivakumar, a former VP of engineering at Google. The company plans to release its first product for general availability before the end of 2014. At present, there are half a dozen beta customers using the software, with the largest being Hewlett-Packard.
Nokia surprised investors with strong quarterlyearnings and raised its full-year profit margin forecast as network operators install more powerful systems to cope with surging mobile data traffic.
Companies based outside the European Union must meet Europe's data protection rules, ministers agreed on Friday, although governments remain divided over how to enforce them on companies operating across the bloc.
Business intelligence software provider SiSense said it expects sales to triple in 2014, boosted by soaring demand from small- and medium-sized businesses seeking to analyze growing amounts of data.
China's top search engine Baidu Inc has hired GoogleInc's former artificial intelligence (AI) chief Andrew Ng to spearhead research in a field that promises to show Internet companies how to maximize use of their vast data trove.
Attensity, a company that identifies conversation on social media and other channels, is infused with $90 million in equity financing by an undisclosed international private equity fund.
Predixion Software, a leading developer of predictive analytics software, today announced two new members of its executive team. Costa Harbilas joined the company as senior vice president of global sales and will lead the direct, channel and technical sales teams around the globe.
StackStorm, specialized in data center maintenance, allows one person to effectively manage thousands of servers opposed to hundreds.
New York, US-based web performance monitoring firm Catchpoint Systems will be foraying into China and Russia, based on the pathway provided by their clients, indicating that Asia Pacific and Russia are the emerging markets in the industry.
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