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Couchbase open source data store goes mobile

Couchbase launches a version of its namesake NoSQL open source data store that can run on mobile devices, called Couchbase Lite.

Big Blue buttons down big data

IBM will introduce new products and features to help organizations manage their new big-data systems, according to the general manager of IBM information management.

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Lawmakers question security of health insurance hub days from launch

Less than three weeks before a massive U.S. government health information database is scheduled to go live, some lawmakers have significant concerns about the ability of the system to protect personal health records and other private information.

SAP aims for bigger presence in 'big data' with Hadoop partnerships, new apps

Few tech buzzwords of late have been more prevalent than "big data," and SAP is hoping to make sure the market knows it's hip to the trend with a series of new announcements.

NSA's big data efforts need transparency, privacy advocates say

The increasing uses of big data in all kinds of organizations, particularly surveillance agencies, should prompt a debate about legitimate data collection and practices, said several speakers at a Washington, D.C., big data and privacy forum.

SAP buying KXEN for predictive analytics

KXEN's tools are designed to be friendly for business users analysts and will complement SAP's existing predictive analytics offering, the company said in a statement.

Workday rolls out Big Data Analytics module

Workday has unveiled a new software module for its cloud-based HCM (human capital management) application that allows customers to analyze data from both Workday and third-party sources.

Report: NSA defeats many encryption efforts

The NSA has cracked much of the encryption that protects global commerce, banking, trade secrets, and medical records, according to the report, which cites documents leaked by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden

Facebook’s data policy changes put your face front and center

The social network clarifies its data use policies in the wake of a class-action lawsuit settlement.

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How small businesses can mine big data

Your customer data contains hidden gems of business intelligence. Here's how to make it work for your company.