NAND Memory Caches Could Slash Data Center Power Consumption

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A new method for building database caches from NAND could offer equal or better performance as DRAM, with a fraction the cost, power consumption, and dissipated heat.

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Declaration of Independence discovery stuns experts

Harvard researchers were initially skeptical when a database project indicated that an extremely rare parchment copy of the Declaration of Independence was in a small records office in Southern England.

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Dun & Bradstreet Marketing Database Exposed


A Dun & Bradstreet database, 52 GB in size and containing more than 33.6 million records with very specific details, has been exposed. Cybersecurity researcher Troy Hunt, who received the database for study, on Wednesday confirmed that the records already were organized and developed as if intended for distribution to a potential client. The database belonged to NetProspex, a firm purchased by Dun & Bradstreet in 2015 for $125 million. It apparently was compiled for the use of marketers.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84387.html?rss=1

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Military personnel data leaked in Dun & Bradstreet database

The huge leak of a Dun & Bradstreet database containing the details of almost 33.7 million people includes over 100,000 military personnel according to the security researcher who reported the leak.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/16/military-personnel-data-leaked-in-dun-bradstreet-database.html

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OpenMethods, Next Caller Join to Streamline Call Routing


OpenMethods on Tuesday announced integration with Next Caller’s Advanced Caller ID database. The integration will let contact centers on the Oracle Service Cloud use real-time contextual data for more than 500 million landline, mobile and VoIP numbers to personalize and simplify their agent and customer interactions. OpenMethods integrates IVR and telephony data into the CRM package call center agents use, saving customers from repeating who they are and why they’ve called, which can take about 30 seconds.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84373.html?rss=1

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WikiLeaks proposes database of verified Twitter users' info, sparks uproar

Wikileaks said it was considering building an online database containing personal information on verified Twitter users.

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Federal Cybersecurity Performance Gets Mixed Reviews


The spectacular database breach that affected nearly 21 million people highlighted the continuing vulnerability of U.S. government information technology systems, despite the expenditure of billions each year for cybersecurity programs. The breach, which the federal Office of Personnel Management revealed this summer, resulted in the departure of the head of the agency and triggered widespread questioning about the adequacy of federal IT security by members of Congress.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/82571.html?rss=1

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Unicorn, cheese wedge, taco emoji and more coming to Unicode 8.0

The Unicode Consortium on Wednesday released the character database and code charts for Unicode version 8.0, which tacks on a total of 7,716 new and scripts and symbols to the standard, including 41 emoji.



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FileMaker 14 brings feature, speed improvements across Mac, iOS & Windows

Apple-owned FileMaker on Tuesday launched FileMaker 14, a major update of its database software for Mac, Windows, and iOS devices, focusing on speed improvements but adding a variety of other new features as well.



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Apple buys flexible, fast database software firm FoundationDB with eye on the cloud

A report on Tuesday claims Apple recently purchased FoundationDB, a database software company that touts fast speeds via a durable and scalable NoSQL, ACID-compliant architecture.



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Hackers get their hands on 100K ‘deleted’ Snapchat images

A 13GB database of Snapchat photos that users thought had been deleted has been released by hackers who have been collecting the files for years, Business Insider reported.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2014/10/12/hackers-eye-release-100k-deleted-snapchat-images/

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Oracle's Pricey In-Memory Database Feature Triggers a Row


Oracle is taking flak over the in-memory database option in Oracle Database 12c, released publicly on Wednesday. The trouble began when Kevin Closson, formerly the performance architect in Oracle’s Exadata development group, pointed out that the option is turned on by default. Oracle has denied his assertion. The option is easy to turn on by accident, and it should have a default initialization setting that renders it more dormant, Closson maintained. Inadvertently turning on the IMDB could be expensive.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/80827.html?rss=1

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Apple updating its Maps with user corrections every day at 3 am Eastern

Apple is now routinely updating its mapping database on a daily basis with user corrections submitted through the native Maps applications for iOS and OS X, it has been discovered.



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WebMD adds Healthy Target to iOS app, Rovio announces Angry Birds Transformers

Internet health database WebMD on Monday unveiled Healthy Target, a feature that ingests biometric data from iOS-connected devices to deliver personalized health content, while Finnish game studio Rovio announced a new partnership with Hasbro to bring Transformers to the Angry Birds franchise.



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IMDb for iOS adds TV & Amazon Prime listings, Nike+ Move gets internationalized

Two noteworthy new updates hit the App Store on Wednesday as television and movie database IMDb added TV listings and the ability to check titles’ Amazon Prime ability, while Nike’s Nike+ Move gained a number of localizations and stability improvements.



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