October 21, 2016

Real-Time Computation Requires Real-Time Data Streams

October 19, 2016 DatabaseProNews Staff

Grab, a Singapore based Uber type service, is so popular that if their IT infrastructure didn’t remain stable during peak usage transportation would literally ground to a halt. Grab is the leading ride sharing service in Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam and the Philippines. In the US, the Grab app […]

Google Makes Copyright Removal Database Searchable

September 7, 2016 DatabaseProNews Staff

Google released today an updated Transparency Report on their copyright removal requests from Google search results. These requests come from copyright owners who claim that sites linked to in Google search results are violating copyright laws. Often these pages are auto-scraped exact copies of a site trying to steal Google […]

WhatsApp to Share Customer Data with Facebook

August 25, 2016 DatabaseProNews Staff

In a reversal of previous pledges, WhatsApp is going to begin sharing data with Facebook in order to connect accounts, detect spam and improve ad targeting. This includes sharing your phone number and usage information for Facebook’s internal use, but not sharing any actual texts, since they are encrypted and […]

Cultivating a Data-Driven Culture In Your Company

July 20, 2016 DatabaseProNews Staff

“Half the money I spend on advertising is wasted; the trouble is I don’t know which half,” said marketing pioneer John Wanamaker in the early 1900’s. That is why CRM software was invented and why it is used by every serious marketer. In today’s “Big Data” World, enterprises are making […]

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