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Amazon Redshift Gets Faster Data Nodes

Early last year, Amazon Web Services made Redshift available to the world. The service promised a “fast and powerful, fully managed, petabyte-scale data warehouse in the cloud.” AWS fulfilled that promise, and it’s now making it even better. Amazon Web Services announced this morning that Redshift customers now have access to what it calls Dense Compute nodes. These new solid …

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ARM Buys Internet of Things Company Sensinode Oy

Semiconductor company ARM this week announced that it has acquired Sensinode Oy, a software company focused on “Internet of Things” products. The Internet of Things (IoT) refers to the coming phase of the internet in which a variety of products and everyday objects are connected in some way, usually through low-power tagging solutions such as RFID or NFC. Sensinode has …

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Motorola Creates Innovative Optical Node

Motorola is getting ready to unveil their new VSN200 1 GHz 2X2 Optical Node at the 2012 Cable Show. It is the latest innovation in their 1 GHz BAN product portfolio. The concept that was driving the design and engineering behind the node was all about utilizing existing network structures to deliver faster up and download bandwidth services. Integrating the …

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Google: “Buzz Will Be Just Another Node”

When Google announced Google Buzz earlier this week, the company made it abundantly clear that it was interested in Buzz being as open as possible. Looking at the Google Buzz API page, you’ll see that support for Activity Streams, AtomPub, OAuth, PubSubHubbub, Salmon and WebFinger are things that are "coming soon."

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Prostate Cancer Patients, Including Former Pro Wrestler Bret Hart, Share Struggle To Raise Awareness

Prostate cancer is no joke, and a couple of guys in the last few days have come out with their struggle in the hope that they could save lives. One of those prostate cancer patients is legendary former professional wrestler Bret Hart. Bret Hart announced on Tuesday that he was fighting prostate cancer. In a tear-jerking Instagram post, Bret Hart …

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Kelly McGarry, Pro Mountain Biker, Honored With Video Tribute After Shocking Death

Kelly McGarry was well-known to those who love the sport of mountain biking. Of course, Kelly McGarry was the star of many a heart-pounding GoPro video showcasing his skills on scary mountain trails. But, Kelly McGarry was also “easy-going, hilarious and approachable” and “a positive role model for kids”, according to a new video posted in his honor. Kelly McGarry …

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Facebook F8 2016 Conference Is Open For Registration

Facebook F8 2016 Conference Is Open For Registration

Facebook just announced that registration is now open for F8 2016. IT takes place in San Francisco on April 12 & 13. F8 2016 – Registration is Now Open! Come meet with other developers and innovators who are excited about connecting the world! We're hosting F8, our global developer conference on April 12 + 13, in San Francisco, California. Posted …

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Andrea Tantaros Attacks Jeb Bush With Twitter Remark About Son

Andrea Tantaros, a Fox News host, attacked Republican presidential hopeful Jeb Bush on Thursday evening, during the Republican debate. She sent a Twitter message, asking if he planned to send his son, George P. Bush, into Iraq if elected president. Curious, will your son George P. be joining the fight embedded in Iraq, Jeb? Oh wait, that's right, he's also …

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Grace Slick Mourns Passing of Jefferson Airplane Band Mate, Former Lover Paul Kantner

Grace Slick is mourning the death of one of her original Jefferson Airplane band mates and former lovers. Paul Kantner died on Thursday of multiple organ failure following a heart attack he suffered earlier in the week. Kantner was 74. In 1970, we spoke with Paul Kantner and Grace Slick about co-piloting the Jefferson Airplane https://t.co/h8vUhSmzNH pic.twitter.com/aJU8Ep6vWS — Rolling Stone …

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Amazon Has A New Training Course For AWS Developers

Amazon Has A New Training Course For AWS Developers

Amazon announced that a new, improved training course is now available for Amazon Web Services developers. New to the Developing on AWS course are: additional programming language support, a balance of concepts and code, AWS SDK labs, relevant to more developers, and expanded coverage of developer-oriented AWS services. “Whether you’re moving applications to AWS or developing specifically for the cloud, …

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Facebook Is Shutting Down Parse

Facebook Is Shutting Down Parse

Back in 2013, Facebook acquired Parse, a cloud-based platform for cross-platform apps, which let developers create rich social apps integrated with Facebook across platforms like iOS, Android, HTML5, etc. The company announced late on Thursday that it is shutting Parse down. They’re beginning the wind-down process and expect to have it fully retired on January 28, 2017. “We’re proud that …

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Susan Sarandon Calls Bernie Sanders “Untainted,” Calls Hillary Clinton a “Follower”

Susan Sarandon is stumping for Bernie Sanders in Iowa this week, insisting he’s the only choice for Americans. The actress and liberal activist has spent lots of time explaining how Hillary Clinton lost her support. WATCH: Susan Sarandon campaigns for @BernieSanders in Iowa https://t.co/qhiTozgmtL https://t.co/Wi0B7Ooud2 — ABC News Politics (@ABCPolitics) January 28, 2016 “The biggest foreign decision that had to be …

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Joey Feek Enjoys Visit from Sister-in-Law, Former Restaurant Co-Owner

Joey Feek wasn’t always a singer. In fact, she and husband Rory Feek’s sister once ran a restaurant together. Those days were part of the reminiscing that took place in recent days as Joey Feek enjoyed a visit from her sister-in-law Marcy. Rory shared a photo of the two ladies visiting–along with Joey and Rory Feek’s little girl Indiana–on the …

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Ben Affleck the ‘Best Batman’ Yet, Says Kevin Smith

When Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice hits theaters on March 25th, we will finally get a look at a new Batman – Ben Affleck. So, how will he stack up against the Batmans of the past? Very well, according to director and friend Kevin Smith. “My bible is The Dark Knight Returns and Ben’s Batman looks like Frank Miller’s …

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Alexis Arquette Gets ‘Reckless,’ Outs Will And Jada Pinkett-Smith As Gay

Alexis Arquette is under fire for claiming that A-list couple Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith are gay. Following the Smiths’ recent call to boycott the Oscars because of the “lack of diversity” in its list of nominees in the last couple of years, celebrities left and right have been weighing in on the issue. While some have expressed their …

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Lupita Nyong’o Joins Call For Oscars Change

Lupita Nyong’o has added her voice to a rising chorus of actors and actresses that are calling for more diversity when it comes to the Academy Awards. Joining those like Jada Pinkett Smith, who will be boycotting this year’s Oscars, Lupita Nyong’o posted a statement to Instagram. Part of Lupita Nyong’o’s statement read, “It has me thinking about unconscious prejudice …

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Stacey Dash Says There Should Be No BET, Black History Month

In discussing the controversy over the lack of diversity among this year’s Oscar nominees, actress-turned-conservative commentator Stacey Dash made a rather controversial statement. In the spirit of integration, Dash suggested that we get rid of black-focused TV channels like BET as well as Black History Month. “We have to make up our minds. Either we want to have segregation or …

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Chris Rock Feels Pressure To Boycott Oscars, No People Of Color Nominated For Second Straight Year

Chris Rock has been tapped to host the 88th Academy Awards on Feb. 28, although reports say that he is feeling some pressure about whether to proceed with his hosting duties or drop the gig. The pressure comes from his fellow actors and friends in Hollywood who have hinted that he should boycott the awards show for not letting actors …

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Bob Seger Reveals Details About Glenn Frey’s Illness

The music world is mourning yet another loss of a heavyweight. Glenn Frey, founding member, guitarist, and songwriter for The Eagles passed away on Monday at the age of 67. According to the official word, Frey died from complications of multiple illnesses. “It is with the heaviest of hearts that we announce the passing of our comrade, Eagles founder, Glenn …

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Jada Pinkett Smith Is Boycotting the Oscars

Jada Pinkett Smith agrees with many who are outraged over the Oscars’ lack of diversity, and she has decided to boycott the awards show. If you’ve been on Twitter since this year’s Oscar nominees were announced, you may have seen the hashtag #OscarsSoWhite trending off and on. The backlash to this year’s list of nominees has been strong. All 20 …

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Alan Rickman: Celebrities Pay Tribute to Late Actor

Alan Rickman passed away last week from pancreatic cancer. Since his passing, a wealth of celebrities–many of whom were his fellow actors–have paid tribute to him via social media. Best known for his role in the Harry Potter films, Alan Rickman played countless roles throughout his many years as an actor. His death stunned nearly everyone who knew or even …

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Joan Jett Joins Heart, Cheap Trick for US Tour

Rock icon Joan Jett is teaming up with fellow Hall of Famers Heart and Cheap Trick for a lengthy United States tour. The tour will have 30 stops and will begin on July 14th in Clarkston, Michigan at the DTE Energy Music Theatre. Joan Jett will play some shows with just Heart before Cheap Trick joins and completes the Rock …

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Joey and Rory: Joey Feek Having “Serious Talks With Jesus”

In an emotional blog post, country singer Rory Feek says his wife Joey is having “serious talks with Jesus.” “Here I sit beside my dying wife,” Rory writes. “I don’t say those words lightly. As a matter-of-fact, I haven’t said them at all. But my beautiful bride has said them to me in these couple of days. Her pain and …

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David Bowie Dies at 69 Following 18-Month Cancer Battle

David Bowie has died at the age of 69 after battling cancer for 18 months. The music legend’s rep confirmed his death to The Hollywood Reporter on Sunday. RIP David Bowie pic.twitter.com/o2OLdMm4fv — [adult swim] (@adultswim) January 11, 2016 “David Bowie died peacefully today surrounded by his family after a courageous 18-month battle with cancer. While many of you will …

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Mike Rowe of “Dirty Jobs” Fame Reacts to Being Mistaken for Bank Robbery Suspect

Mike Rowe of Dirty Jobs fame–and star of Somebody’s Gotta Do It–had a good laugh when he realized some people thought he might have robbed a bank in Medford, Oregon. Mike Rowe mistaken for suspected bank robber. https://t.co/rjdLId1kcx pic.twitter.com/VKsG8PcaCf — CNN (@CNN) January 7, 2016 He learned of the case of mistaken identity while walking through an airport earlier this week. …

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Valerie Bertinelli Mourns Passing of Pat Harrington Jr., Schneider on “One Day at a Time”

Valerie Bertinelli took to social media earlier on Thursday to mourn the passing of one of her former costars. Pat Harrington, Jr. played the role of Schneider, the handyman on One Day at a Time. Harrington passed away on Wednesday night, according to his daughter. Tresa Harrington, announced her father’s death via Facebook. Dear Friends, it is with the most …

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Barry Gibb Remembers ‘Dear Friend’ and Manager Robert Stigwood

Longtime Bee Gees manager and producer Robert Stigwood died on January 4th at the age of 81, and Bee Gees member Barry Gibb has paid tribute to his “dear friend”. “Robert Stigwood was an enigma. A victorian figure cast into the sixties to work with Brian Epstein and The Beatles. He hitch hiked from Adelaide to London with a powerful …

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Lemmy Kilmister: Memorial Service Will Be Livestreamed on YouTube

You probably can’t attend Motorhead frontman Lemmy Kilmister’s memorial services. In fact, the band asks that you not. But they do want you to be able to experience them from the comfort of your own home or maybe a bar. Motorhead has announced that Lemmy’s services will be livestreamed on its YouTube channel at 3pm ET this Saturday. “On SATURDAY …

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Janet Jackson Reportedly Undergoes Tests For Throat Cancer

Janet Jackson, who recently postponed her Unbreakable Tour, has undergone surgery and is reportedly being tested for throat cancer. Radar Online reports that the reason the 49-year-old singer needed surgery and had to postpone her tour is because of a cancer scare. Janet Jackson Battling Cancer?: Vocal Chord Tests Find Scary Growth — Report https://t.co/lUILObuPaP pic.twitter.com/M5sqyRdCwR — HollywoodLife (@HollywoodLife) January …

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Holly Jones Blasts Restaurant After Her Meal Was ‘Ruined’ By Heart Attack Victim

A young hairstylist from Indiana by the name of Holly Jones went online to slam a restaurant for having her New Year’s Eve meal ruined by an elderly woman who was having a heart attack. Holly Jones, took to Facebook to slam Kilroy’s Bar N’ Grill in Indianapolis and to complain that her meal was ruined by “watching a dead …

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