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Get the latest Big Data news, insights and updates from the Packt Hub. We’ll help you get to grips with NoSQL databases like MongoDB. With the vast quantities of Data currently stored by businesses, it’s becoming increasingly important to manage it in logical and secure ways. Therefore, the Hub provides news and insights around technologies like Hadoop and AWS to help keep you up to date.

Day Against DRM is back

UN Global Working Group on Big Data publishes a handbook on privacy-preserving computation techniques

On Monday, the UN Global Working Group (GWG) on Big Data published UN Handbook on Privacy-Preserving Computation Techniques. This book talks about the emerging...
Facebook and Arm join Yocto Project as platinum members

Facebook will ban white nationalism, and separatism content in addition to white supremacy...

Yesterday Facebook rolled out a policy to ban white nationalist content from its platforms. This seems to be a significant step towards the longstanding...
Google and Facebook work hard to clean image

Google and Facebook working hard to clean image after the media backlash from the...

Last Friday’s uncontrolled spread of horrific videos on the Christchurch mosque attack and a propaganda coup for espousing hateful ideologies raised questions about social...
terrorist attack

How social media enabled and amplified the Christchurch terrorist attack

The recent horrifying terrorist attack in New Zealand has cast new blame on how technology platforms police content. There are now questions about whether...
Facebook and Arm join Yocto Project as platinum members

Facebook tweet explains ‘server config change’ for 14-hour outage on all its platforms

Facebook has said a "server configuration change" was to blame for an 14-hour outage of its services, which took down the Facebook social media...
Mark Zuckerberg publishes post outlining plans to tackle election interference

Facebook under criminal investigations for data sharing deals: NYT report

Investigations into Facebook's data handling keep piling up. Yesterday, The New York Times reported about the federal prosecutors being in the midst of a...
Apple iPhone 6s screen with social media applications Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Google, Youtube, Vimeo, LinkedIn, Pinterest, WhatsApp etc.

Facebook family of apps hits 14 hours outage, longest in its history

The biggest interruption ever suffered by Facebook goes beyond 14 hours at a stretch. Twitter was flooded with tweets about Facebook, Instagram and Whatsapp...
Julia 1.0 has been released

Hadoop 3.2.0 released with support for node attributes in YARN, Hadoop submarine and more

The team at Apache Hadoop released Apache Hadoop 3.2.0, an open source software platform for distributed storage and for processing of large data sets....
Law Books

Open Government Data Act makes non-sensitive public data publicly available in open and machine...

On Monday, the U.S President, Donald Trump signed the Foundations for Evidence-Based Policymaking (FEBP) Act, which includes the Open, Public, Electronic and Necessary (OPEN)...
Tech trends that might die in 2019

4 things in tech that might die in 2019

If you’re in and around the tech industry, you’ve probably noticed that hype is an everyday reality. People spend a lot of time talking...

Must Read in Cloud & Networking

5 reasons why you should use an open-source data analytics stack...

Today, almost every company is trying to be data-driven in some sense or the other. Businesses across all the major verticals such as healthcare,...

Must Read in Data

5 reasons why you should use an open-source data analytics stack...

Today, almost every company is trying to be data-driven in some sense or the other. Businesses across all the major verticals such as healthcare,...

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