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Happy Birthday Java

Java's key to success: Simplicity

Java's success in remaining relevant in the ever-changing landscape of software development has been its simplicity.

'Attack of the Data Silos 2': Coming soon to an enterprise near you

Information silos are the scourge whose downfall has been foretold ever since the rise of enterprise resource planning platforms in the 1990s, but today, their demise remains far from assured.

Using SelectorGadget to extract text from a Web page

Web scraping with R and rvest (includes video & code)

See how to extract text from a Web page in this latest installment of R in 5 Lines or Less

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Java at 20: Its successes, failures and future

Oracle's Java VP discusses J2EE, OpenJDK, security woes, and the long gap before Java 7

Have you considered someone with handcuffs?

This pilot fish is doing some side work providing IT support for a small heating and air conditioning business when he gets a call from the owner -- whose laptop's version of Excel has started going crazy.


R in 5 Lines or Less: Webscraping with R

In her latest how-to video on R techniques, Computerworld's Sharon Machlis shows how you can quickly webscrape sites to get pertinent data for your project.

IBM brings OpenStack to its SoftLayer cloud

IBM has launched IBM Cloud OpenStack Services, which allows customers to run OpenStack jobs both in-house and in the IBM SoftLayer cloud.

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AWS upgrades highlight growing focus on cloud management

Amazon Web Services is hoping better management tools will convince enterprises to move more applications to the cloud, but getting their internal management processes right is even more important than anything the vendor can offer.

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CIO: Yet another reason to budget for an Apple Watch

Function by function, developers are delivering solutions that consolidate Apple's presence in the enterprise.

Happy Birthday Java

Java at 20: JVM, Java's other big legacy

The virtual machine that runs Java is also the runtime for new languages -- some quite unlike Java

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Tableau revs its analytics engines with an online speed injection

In April, Tableau released version 9.0 of its flagship analytics software, and on Monday the company followed up with an update to the product's online edition that it says is up to 10 times faster than its predecessor.

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IBM and Deloitte bring big data to risk management

IBM and Deloitte think computers can understand reams of financial regulatory guidelines better than humans.

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Java at 20: Programming juggernaut rolls on

Java has joined C and C++ as a programming language that has stood the test of time

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9 programming languages and the women who created them

From the dawn of mainframes through today, women have designed and developed programming languages that have had significant, lasting impact on software development.

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SQL Server 2016 to include R

This looks to be one of the first concrete results of Microsoft's acquisition of R vendor Revolution Analytics.

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SAP touts simplicity for customers in a complex world

Enterprise-resource planning leader SAP is looking to recast its image with the slogan "Run simple."

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United launches bug bounty, but in-flight systems off limits

United Airlines is offering rewards to researchers for finding flaws in its websites, but the company is excluding bugs related to in-flight systems, which the U.S. government says may be increasingly targeted by hackers.

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Google self-driving car soon set free (and on public streets)

Google just announced its self-driving car will soon be trundling the mean streets of Silly Valley. In IT Blogwatch, bloggers signal before passing...

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