Katherine Noyes

Senior U.S. Correspondent

Katherine Noyes has been an ardent geek ever since she first conquered Pyramid of Doom on an ancient TRS-80. Today she covers enterprise software in all its forms, with an emphasis on cloud computing, big data, analytics and artificial intelligence.

Meet the newest member of SAP's Hana family: a data warehouse

Meet the newest member of SAP's Hana family: a data warehouse

SAP has already placed big bets on Hana, and now it's adding more with a new data warehouse tailored specifically for the in-memory computing platform.

Get started in data science: 5 steps you can take online for free

Get started in data science: 5 steps you can take online for free

There's been a flurry of free resources popping up online to help those who are intrigued to learn more. Here's a small sampling for each step of the way.

HPE is betting big on AI to fuel your apps and analytics

HPE is betting big on AI to fuel your apps and analytics

Hewlett Packard Enterprise has made no secret of its desire to push further into big data, and on Tuesday it announced two key new offerings.

Digital transformation is giving IT spending a big boost

Digital transformation is giving IT spending a big boost

Digital transformation may promise critical benefits for the companies undertaking it, but it's also delivering a major boost to IT spending around the world.

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100 securitytips voor een veilige cloud

Hoe ga je met beveiliging en privacy om?

Got big data? Check out these 100 best practices for keeping it secure

Got big data? Check out these 100 best practices for keeping it secure

Big data is best known for its volume, variety and velocity -- collectively referred to as the "3 Vs" -- and all three of those traits make security an elusive goal. Targeting companies grappling with that challenge, the Cloud...

Informatica CEO: 'Data security is an unsolved problem'

Informatica CEO: 'Data security is an unsolved problem'

Companies today are awash in data, but current tools and processes are not enabling them to keep it secure. That's according to Informatica CEO Anil Chakravarthy, whose says his company is embarking on a major push to go further into...

Google is using AI to compress images better than JPEG

Google is using AI to compress images better than JPEG

Small is beautiful, as the old saying goes, and nowhere is that more true than in media files. Compressed images are considerably easier to transmit and store than uncompressed ones are, and now Google is using neural networks to beat...

Tableau turns to AWS for a cloud-savvy CEO

Tableau turns to AWS for a cloud-savvy CEO

Data visualization specialist Tableau Software is bringing in seasoned talent to help it compete in an increasingly cloud-based world. The company has hired longtime Amazon Web Services executive Adam Selipsky as its CEO, replacing...

Another day, another 4,600 lines of Linux kernel code

Another day, another 4,600 lines of Linux kernel code

The Linux kernel is improving faster than ever, gaining 7.8 patches per hour and 4,600 lines of new code every day.

High technology: How IT is fueling the budding cannabis industry

High technology: How IT is fueling the budding cannabis industry

The goal is to track every plant, product and person associated with the production and sale of marijuana and maintain legal compliance.

The NBA is holding its first hackathon - should your company, too?

The NBA is holding its first hackathon - should your company, too?

Companies large and small have already embraced the hackathon as a way to foster collaboration and innovation, and now the NBA has announced that it's jumping on board.

A new algorithm can hide messages in your favorite dance music

A new algorithm can hide messages in your favorite dance music

It's long been known that secret messages can be included in music through techniques such as backmasking, but now a Polish researcher has developed an entirely new approach.

It's time to say goodbye to Linux 4.6

It's time to say goodbye to Linux 4.6

If you're using a version of Linux based on the 4.6 series of the Linux kernel, the software's lead maintainer has a message for you: It's time to upgrade.

Oracle biedt b2b-marketeers een schat aan data

Van 400 miljoen zakelijke gebruikers wereldwijd

TmaxSoft is using clear licensing to woo Oracle database users

TmaxSoft is using clear licensing to woo Oracle database users

It's no secret that Oracle's aggressive licensing tactics can be a source of considerable pain for its customers, and that's just where TmaxSoft is betting it has an edge.

Oracle targets B2B marketers with a new trove of audience data

Oracle targets B2B marketers with a new trove of audience data

It's difficult enough for marketers to stay on top of the latest data about consumers, but reaching the right people in the B2B world presents a whole host of new challenges.

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HPE aims for a big-data boost with $275 million SGI buy

HPE aims for a big-data boost with $275 million SGI buy

Hewlett Packard Enterprise is buying SGI in a $275 million deal it hopes will give it a major boost in big-data analytics and high-performance computing.

This new R extension gives data scientists quick access to IBM's Watson

This new R extension gives data scientists quick access to IBM's Watson

Data scientists have a lot of tools at their disposal, but not all of them are equally accessible. Aiming to put IBM's Watson AI within closer reach, analytics firm Columbus Collaboratory on Thursday released a new open-source R...

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