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Twitter shares leap 73 per cent at stock market debut

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Twitter now valued at £19bn after just one day's trading on the New York Stock Exchange
08 Nov 2013

The evolution of programming languages

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How have programming languages evolved over the past 50 years? How have the early languages influenced later versions, and how are they still used today?
06 Nov 2013

‘We still don’t know what data to trust, and what leads to stupid decisions’ says IBM analytics director

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Data collection still has a long way to go to overcome the veracity curse, says Soffer
06 Nov 2013

NHS Spine2: Q&A with Basho, the US developer behind Riak

Basho's software engineer Sean Cribbs and marketing manager Jeremy Hill answer questions on the new infrastructure
25 Oct 2013

Windows 8.1 globally available today

Free update for Microsoft’s flagship OS downloadable now
17 Oct 2013

UK tech start-ups deserve better

Can the government do more to encourage tech start-ups? Yes – a lot more, according to serial tech entrepreneur Dan Wagner
14 Oct 2013

Amazon launches 'Login and Pay' service in direct challenge to PayPal

'Pay with Amazon' button to appear on partner websites
09 Oct 2013

Thinking outside the Box: an interview with Aaron Levie

The Silicon Valley entrepreneur talks to Stuart Sumner about his company’s IPO, how the NSA scandal has harmed cloud firms, and the importance of a successful ecosystem
09 Oct 2013

Oracle OpenWorld 2013: Oracle goes cloud mad, launching 10 new products and Database as a Service

But company not aiming to be 'a one-stop shop' insists product development VP Kurian
25 Sep 2013

Oracle OpenWorld 2013: Oracle unveils in-memory processing to rival SAP HANA

M6-32 'Big Memory Machine' and cloud backup also revealed by CEO Larry Ellison
23 Sep 2013

Microsoft has lagged behind in infrastructure space, admits cloud CTO Campbell

'It’s like ski slalom – do you want to go back up the hill and try again, or just go onto the next gate?'
20 Sep 2013

Open source Android alternative CyanogenMod hatches plan to take on Google

CyanogenMod's $7m in venture funding sees hobbyists go full-time
19 Sep 2013

IBM to splash $1bn on Linux for cloud computing and big data

But only Linux on IBM's own Power chip architecture
18 Sep 2013

Proprietary software models 'not cloud friendly' agree Channel 4, Sage and Investec

'Completely different model needed' agree experts on AWS customer panel
17 Sep 2013

Spotify adds Hortonworks to its favourites list

Open-source Hadoop distributor to improve personalisation and analytics at music site
16 Sep 2013

Morrisons “wasted” £27m developing online delivery – before striking deal with Ocado

Morrisons to launch new service with Ocado by the new year
13 Sep 2013

Google working on migrating from MySQL to MariaDB

Google has been working with the MariaDB Foundation since the beginning of the year
13 Sep 2013

Couchbase unveils first NoSQL database for mobile

Faster development and better scalability for a new generation of mobile apps, promises CEO Bob Weiderhold
13 Sep 2013

Microsoft u-turns to give developers early access to Windows 8.1

Programmers were due to receive build same time as general release, but Microsoft reverses decision following complaints
10 Sep 2013

A big data case study: Ooyala’s real-time video analytics

Ooyala CTO Peter Bakas tells John Leonard how early adoption of Hadoop and NoSQL gave the video services company the perfect platform for rapid expansion
04 Sep 2013

Simply Business selects Microsoft's BI platform over Oracle to gain better customer insight

Oracle 'wouldn't give the same rigour, reliability and agility as Microsoft SQL Server 2012', claims company chief operating officer
03 Sep 2013

50,000 NHS clinicians expected to learn to code

Government hopes that initiative will enable clinicians to design simple smartphone apps or system tools to improve the NHS
30 Aug 2013

Windows 8.1 released to manufacturers, general availability still 18 October

'Significant' update to its OS, says Microsoft
27 Aug 2013

Android 100 times more likely to contract malware than iOS, says Homeland Security

Google tightens Play Store developer regulations in response to criticisms
27 Aug 2013