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AWS opens Frankfurt region, courts EU enterprises

zdnet.com — Summary: Like other U.S. based cloud vendors, AWS is trying to expand in the EU and allay concerns about NSA snooping. Amazon Web Services on Thursday launched a new data center in Frankfurt, Germany to add its 11th region and second in the European Union.

ClearStory CEO: How Apache Spark is helping bring analytics to the average Joe

zdnet.com — Summary: With a new analytics cloud service unveiled earlier this month, CEO Sharmila Mulligan explains how ClearStory's engine is shifting data insights to ordinary users. The misuse of data analytics is well documented - data being shoehorned to back up entrenched views, used selectively in petty corporate infighting, or simply misinterpreted.
Oct 23, 2014

ClearStory CEO: How Apache Spark is helping bring analytics to the average Joe zd.net/1wf2Umq

Inside the iPad Air 2

zdnet.com — Summary: What makes Apple's new iPad Air 2 tick? The iFixit team gets their hands on the new tablet and do what they do best - take it apart. The new iPad Air 2 is out, and one of the first units off the production line has fallen into the hands of the iFixit team.

Square launches App Marketplace to woo merchants to Register

zdnet.com — Summary: The Square App Marketplace, stocked with products from Intuit and Stitch Labs, among others, ties back to Square Register, the company's cornerstone point-of-sale platform for payments, inventory, and analytics. Following in the footsteps of tech giants large and small, consumer and enterprise, Square is throwing open the digital doors its own App Marketplace.
Oct 23, 2014

ZDNet: Square launches App Marketplace to woo merchants to Register ow.ly/2Py3pL

CitizenFour, film review: The Snowden revelations, as they happened

zdnet.com — Summary: This absorbing documentary follows film-maker Laura Poitras and journalist Glenn Greenwald as they make contact with the whistleblower and unleash a media storm. A woman receives an email...
Oct 23, 2014

Laura Poitras's documentary on the Snowden revelations, CitizenFour, reviewed on ZDNet: zd.net/1teZ6k6

Kindle Voyage: With the best e-reader, old eyes can do new tricks

zdnet.com — Summary: For aging eyes, busy bookworms, or anyone tired of squinting when they read, Amazon has the prescription. It sucks to get old. There are the usual things associated with entering middle age, such as the aches and pains. You can't party as hard as you used to. You get tired earlier.
Oct 23, 2014

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Oct 22, 2014

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Oct 22, 2014

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