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‘Digital business’ efforts top Gartner hype cycle

Solutions that can help companies become more digitally-focused have emerged as the key theme in market research firm Gartner's latest 'hype cycle' analysis, with innovations such as the Internet of Things (IoT) and advanced analytics with self-service functionality topping the chart. The company's 2015 Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies revealed that these developments, along with…

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LinkedIn offers open-source Hadoop plugin

Professional social networking site LinkedIn has announced it is offering an open-source Hadoop project that aims to help businesses build environments that run across multiple jobs. In a post introducing the Gradle tool plugin, senior software engineer at the company Alex Bain explained that LinkedIn designed this solution to help facilitate work across a number…

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