Siri Gets Serious, Microsoft Gets Its Mojo Back and Everything Gets Encrypted in 2014

Annual predictions for the year ahead in tech from analyst Mark Anderson.

Greylock Leads $12 Million Round for Big-Data Startup Trifacta

If Big Data is going to be really big, it also has to be useful.


Big Data, Big Bucks: Palantir Valued at $9 Billion

The company’s software has been a hit with intelligence agencies like the CIA, investigative agencies like the FBI, federal prosecutors, private investigators and others.


How Airlines Mine Personal Data In-Flight

One day soon, frequent fliers should expect flight attendants to know their birthdays, how they like their coffee, and what they’re likely to buy on board.

Big Data App Engine Continuuity Names WebLogic Founder as Director

Big Data is hard. Building big-data apps in Java? That’s easy.


Big Data and the Soles of Your Shoes

Small data represents the constant dripping faucet of information you generate every day.


How $10 Million Can Lose You $250 Million

Mobile is the connective tissue that binds together all marketing efforts.


How to Escape the Dark Valley of Your Hadoop Journey

If the project mantra is “stand up, rinse and repeat,” it’s the “repeat” part that proves challenging.