The House Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet is holding a hearing on the Internet of Things this Wednesday. Given the breadth of its jurisdiction, it is unclear what precisely the subcommittee is looking for in its examination of the IoT but it's likely that privacy and security issues are on the list.
National Patient-Centered Clinical Research Network expands, plans to add seven health data networks
This collaborative initiative links researchers, patient communities, clinicians and health systems to leverage large volumes of health data maintained by the partner networks. The funds include support to add seven more health data networks to the existing 34 individual health data networks that currently make up PCORnet. PCORI is an independent, nonprofit organization authorized by Congress in 2010.
Trying to find an ROI for DevOps is an absurd question. But that won't prevent your boss from asking you for a DevOps ROI. Pivotal's Michael Cote does the overthinking on why it's essentially impossible to find a DevOps ROI and suggests that a better bet is to point to successful examples of DevOps adoption.
Other companies joining this project include Dstillery, Facebook, MediaMath, Quantcast, Rubicon Project, The Trade Desk, TubeMogul and Yahoo.
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Denodo, a data virtualization provider; and Tableau, a business analytics software company, announced their partnership Tuesday, creating a new self-service business intelligence experience for end users.
ZapFraud announced Tuesday that it will be contributing data on scams and scammers to the APWG's URL Block List phishing report clearinghouse, which receives reports from hundreds of sources worldwide in a concerted effort to thwart cybercrime.
Predixion and PLAT.ONE have teamed up to provide real-time, predictive analytics on the edge for PLAT.ONE's vertical smart cities, industrial monitoring, smart buildings and vending Internet of Things applications.
Wednesday, IBM launched a new Internet of Things community for developers called IBM developerWorks Recipes. It's designed to help novice and experienced developers learn how to connect devices to the cloud and how to use the data coming from those devices.
Social media intelligence company Infegy launched a big-data-based, automated news generator Wednesday called News Ninja. It's a free site that analyzes what people are saying and sharing online and generates stories about those trending topics in real-time.
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Alibaba said it's making a $1 billion investment in Aliyun, its public cloud computing service, with plans to grow Aliyun's international presence.
The new tool Amazon pushed to Android and Fire developers to test their apps earlier this month will be extended to iOS soon, in a move that makes the service more competitive with others already on the market.