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SAP opening Canadian data centre as cloud-based technology attracts more users

Global enterprise software company SAP AG is opening its first Canadian data centre in the Toronto area as more Canadian businesses look to cloud-based software. 182 more words

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HP Makes $50 Million Strategic Investment in Hortonworks

To the steadily growing list of big companies making strategic investments in the open source big data platform known as Hadoop, you can now add computing giant Hewlett-Packard. 622 more words

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My very own hack day: CartoDB mapping for researchers

This week I set aside half of Tuesday and Wednesday for my very own hack day. For a while now I’ve been wanting to create an… 945 more words

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Cryptocurrencies

Cryptocurrencies are a form of decentralized digital money that exists purely through digital interactions. They have no material form what-so-ever and, currently, are not backed by any material value (such as the American dollar used to be backed by gold). 1,093 more words

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Optogenetics

Today’s drugs all have an enormous variety of dangerous side effects because instead of targeting the exact location and cause of an ailment, these drugs “shotgun” and target the general area of the problem, affecting healthy and unhealthy cells alike. 653 more words

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The Internet of Things

Have you ever wished that you could receive a text letting you know when you’re displaying early signs of a fever, even though you haven’t gone to a doctor and didn’t know that you were sick? 820 more words

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