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Data discovery to become main focus of BI vendors, Gartner says

Half of all BI (business intelligence) implementations will incorporate machine data streams by 2017, according to a new report

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Google updates Gmail to always display photos embedded in emails

And we thought that Gmail didn't want us to see images because sometimes they're annoying.

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Avon halts work on global SAP implementation

A pilot program in Canada 'caused significant business disruption'

Google Sheets adds offline spreadsheet editing for Chrome users

You can now tinker with Google Sheets spreadsheets away from the web. FINALLY.

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Oracle launches revved-up new version of Exadata

The X4 release of the database machine includes big increases in flash capacity and Infiniband throughput

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SAP courts developers with new license, tools, open-source contributions

SAP's HANA in-memory platform figures prominently in the new announcements, which include the long-awaited launch of River

Google (finally) lets you download your Gmail and Calendar data, here's how

This crucial feature was a long time coming, but now you can ditch the third-party backup tools and arcane workarounds.

Google maps airports, train and subway stations with Street View update

The images mark Google's first efforts to map global transit hubs.

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Salesforce.com and HP to offer 'Superpod' for large enterprises

HP's Converged Infrastructure will provide dedicated instances in Salesforce.com's cloud to customers who want them.

In the wake of NSA spying, Yahoo promises encryption everywhere

By March, Yahoo users will have the option to encrypt all data flow to and from the Web company's services.

Google Now update adds RSS-style Cards, Waze traffic reports, and more

An update to Android's Google Search app has added some handy-dandy new features to Google Now.

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The Watson cloud: IBM prepares to open supercomputer to third party developers

IBM will soon give third parties access to Watson, fostering applications that take advantage of the system's artificial intelligence capabilities.

How to edit GIFs without resorting to Photoshop

Here's our hands-on with EZgif.com, an easy, Web-based tool for people with zero graphics know-how.

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Berners-Lee urges countries toward open data strategy

Sir Tim Berners-Lee, founder of the world wide web, called on governments around the world to open up their data to the public.

Salesforce.com to offer private version of its AppExchange app store

Salesforce.com says it will help customers create their own private AppExchanges where employees can download applications to use in their jobs.