Will Microsoft tower over San Francisco’s tech startups?

Microsoft is considering a bid for Salesforce — San Francisco's largest tech company






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Uber avoids São Paulo ban

The state court lifted the injunction suspending the rideshare services






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Microsoft’s Surface 3: It’s still not my laptop replacement

Microsoft's new Surface 3 tablet goes on sale May 5. I've gotten to test-drive one for the past month.






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Police no longer need a warrant for cell phone records, court rules

A federal appeals court said citizens have "no expectation of privacy" when a third-party company holds data, such as cell phone records.






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Forget theft, artist auctioning off his Facebook password

Want access to a Facebook account, no password theft required






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BOOMiO lets you share unlimited music for free

An iOS app that lets you share unlimited full length songs with your followers for free? So where is the catch and how does the revenue model work for the business?






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Intel adds more Xeon chips for business analytics, continues with Cloudera deal

Suffice to say, these chips are meant for massive big data sets run by large corporations and organizations relying on in-memory computing and big data to influence and shift their own global business practices.






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​HP refreshes, launches servers aimed at analytics

HP's new systems ride shotgun with Intel's rollout of new Xeon processors, which are being pitched as a way to crunch big data and analytics workloads.






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Lenovo refreshes x86 servers, Flex systems

Lenovo updates the server lineup acquired in the IBM deal with the latest Intel Xeon chips and precertifications for workloads such as analytics.






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Roambi Blink: In-memory analytics and data discovery on iOS devices

With the new free Roambi Analytics account and Blink add-on, anyone can open CSV files on their iOS device and explore the data using a sophisticated in-memory analytics engine.






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