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How Trifacta is helping data wranglers in Hadoop, the cloud, and beyond

How Trifacta is helping data wranglers in Hadoop, the cloud, and beyond

The focus of Trifacta is enabling people who know their data best (analysts & business people) to effectively explore, structure, and join together diverse data sources for a variety of business purposes. The company also just released a new product, and this presented a good opportunity for us to have a discussion with Joe Hellerstein,


Samsung Halts Galaxy Note 7 Sales, Exchange Over Safety Concerns

Samsung Halts Galaxy Note 7 Sales, Exchange Over Safety Concerns

Samsung told customers worldwide Tuesday to stop using their Galaxy Note 7 smartphones as it struggled to contain a snowballing safety crisis that threatens to derail the powerhouse global brand. The South Korean conglomerate also called a halt to worldwide sales and exchanges of the troubled handset, as the federal US consumer regulator issued an


AT&T Exempts DirecTV Streaming From Mobile Data Caps

AT&T Exempts DirecTV Streaming From Mobile Data Caps

AT&T customers who are also DirecTV subscribers can now watch streaming TV content without using their mobile data. To do so, they’ll need to download the latest version of the DirecTV or U-Verse apps. AT&T bought DirecTV last year, and quickly moved to integrate many of the two companies’ offerings. “Our customers want to take


Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens review

Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens review

Traveller’s Tales has been making Lego games for 11 years now – there are kids in school today who haven’t known a time without them. If you showed them a pile of real Lego bricks would they know what to do with them, or would they search desperately for the self-assembly button? A daft question,

Google talks up its self-driving cars’ cyclist-detection algorithms

Google talks up its self-driving cars’ cyclist-detection algorithms

Today might be conspicuous in the annals of autonomous vehicles for a more serious reason, but another month is over and Google has issued its self-driving car report for June. In it are some interesting details about the system’s ability to detect and avoid cyclists. “Cyclists are fast and agile — sometimes moving as quickly


Swiping and spending with Coin 2.0

Swiping and spending with Coin 2.0

There’s a card for just about everything: credit, debit, gym memberships, you name it. Carry them all and it quickly adds up to one bulky wallet. Coin aims to change that with the new Coin 2.0, a smart card that will replace up to eight of these antiquated plastic bookmarks. Coin 2.0 works just like a regular credit

Apple puts targeted ads in your iTunes Radio stream

Apple puts targeted ads in your iTunes Radio stream

For months, Apple has tried to find different ways to solidly monetize iTunes Radio, but it hasn’t been an easy task to accomplish. While the company does offer local-focused content for advertisers to target, it’s not as enticing to them as, say, knowing what type of apps you have installed on your iPhone — information