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Of 8 Tech Companies, Only Twitter Says It Would Refuse To Help Build Muslim Registry For Trump 368 comments
MongoDB CEO Claims They're Luring Customers From Oracle 153 comments
Chemical Traces On Your Phone Reveal Your Lifestyle, Scientists Say 80 comments
IMDb Sues California To Overturn Law Forcing Them To Remove Actors' Ages 68 comments
Two Critical MySQL Bugs Discovered 70 comments
Half of American Adults Are In a Face-Recognition Database 64 comments
4Chan Hackers Claim To Have Remotely Wiped John Podesta's iPhone and iPad 269 comments
BuzzFeed Hacked By OurMine As Group Accuses Site of Publishing 'Fake News' 27 comments
Yahoo Insiders Believe Hackers Could Have Stolen Over 1 Billion Accounts 125 comments
OVH Hosting Suffers From Record 1Tbps DDoS Attack Driven By 150K Devices 116 comments
California Launches Mandatory Data Collection For Police Use-of-Force 117 comments
Accenture Patents a Blockchain-Editing Tool 87 comments
Guccifer 2.0 Releases More DNC Documents 333 comments
World Anti-Doping Agency Says It Was Hacked By Russia 97 comments
Google's DeepMind Develops New Speech Synthesis AI Algorithm Called WaveNet 46 comments
Israeli DDoS Provider 'vDOS' Earned $600,000 In Two Years 74 comments
Clinton's First Email Server Was a Power Mac Tower 223 comments
100 Arrested In New York Thanks To Better Face-Recognition Technology 85 comments
Ashley Madison Security Protocols Violated Canada, Austrialia Privacy Laws 29 comments
Twitch Acquires Curse, Its Sites, Tools For Gamers, and Databases 25 comments
Ask Slashdot: What Are Some Bad Programming Ideas That Work? 674 comments
Internal 'Set Of Blunders' Crashed Australia's Census Site 92 comments
Linux Trojan Mines For Cryptocurrency Using Misconfigured Redis Servers 62 comments
6 Million Americans Exposed To High Levels of Chemicals In Drinking Water, Says Study 166 comments
Is The US Social Security Site Still Vulnerable To Identity Theft? 46 comments
Car Thieves Arrested After Using Laptop and Malware To Steal More Than 30 Jeeps 215 comments
Pokemon Go DDoS Attacks Postponed As PoodleCorp Botnet Suffers Security Breach 97 comments
EU Plans To Create Database of Bitcoin Users With Identities and Wallet Addresses 130 comments
'High-Risk Vulnerabilities' In Oracle File-Processing SDKs Affect Major Third-Party Products 11 comments
Ex Cardinal's Scouting Director Chris Correa Sentenced To 46 Months For Hacking Astros' Computer System 42 comments
Hacking Group 'OurMine' Claims Credit For Attack On Pokemon Go Servers 48 comments
First Open Source-Based Database Completes U.S. Security Review 49 comments
Ex-Google Engineer Launches Blockchain-Based System For Banks 62 comments
Leaky Database Leaves Oklahoma Police, Bank Vulnerable To Intruders 16 comments
FBI Has Collected 430,000 Iris Scans In 'Pilot Program' 32 comments
Researchers Find Over 6,000 Compromised Redis Installations 30 comments
FBI Director: Guccifer Admitted He Lied About Hacking Hillary Clinton's Email 289 comments
Baton Rouge Police Database Hacked In Retaliation For Killing of Alton Sterling 393 comments
DOJ Will Not File Charges Against Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton 801 comments
Password Sharing Is a Federal Crime, Appeals Court Rules 165 comments
Congressman Wants Ransomware Attacks To Trigger Breach Notifications 73 comments
2 Million-Person Terror Database Leaked Online 165 comments
Why Are Hackers Increasingly Targeting the Healthcare Industry? 111 comments
154 Million Voter Records Exposed Due To Database Error 95 comments
DNC Hacker Releases Clinton Foundation Documents 156 comments
Slashdot Asks: Does Your Company Have A Breach Response Team? 47 comments
Ask Slashdot: Should You Store Medical Details In The Cloud? 262 comments
Those 100,000 Lost Air Force Files Have Been Found Again 36 comments
Samsung Buys US Cloud Services Firm Joyent 43 comments
FBI Can Access Hundreds of Millions of Face Recognition Photos 97 comments
Hacker Steals 45 Million Accounts From Hundreds of Car, Tech, Sports Forums 47 comments
Air Force Has Lost 100,000 Inspector General Records 116 comments
DEA Wants Access To Medical Records Without Warrant 176 comments
Biden Unveils Open-Access Database To Advance Cancer Research 42 comments
Iran Forces Messaging Apps To Move Data To Iranian Servers 40 comments
Finnish Government Criticizes Microsoft For Job Cuts, 'Broken Promises' 161 comments
FBI Raids Dental Software Researcher Who Found Patient Records On Public Server 130 comments
State Dept. IT Staff Told To Keep Quiet About Clinton's Server 371 comments
FBI Wants Biometric Database Hidden From Privacy Act 81 comments
Panama Papers Affair Widens As Database Goes Online 100 comments
NASA Launches Searchable Database Of Public Domain Patents 19 comments
Panama Papers Source Breaks Silence Over 'Scale Of Injustices' 114 comments
Microsoft Buys Into DNA Data Storage 81 comments
Infographic: Ubuntu Linux Is Everywhere 185 comments
Jeff Bezos: AWS Will Break $10 Billion This Year 97 comments
Blizzard Shuts Down Popular Fan-run 'Pirate' Server For Classic WoW 266 comments
OpenStack Mitaka Aimed at Simplifying Cloud Operations 20 comments
Outdated and Vulnerable WordPress, Drupal Versions Contributed To Panama Papers Breach 155 comments
China Censors Online Discussion About Panama Papers 109 comments
Toyota Teams With Microsoft On Connected Cars 116 comments
Turkish Citizenship Database Allegedly Leaked Online 44 comments
Bitcoin Could Consume As Much Electricity As Denmark By 2020 170 comments
Using Adblock Plus to Block Ads is Legal, Rules German Court -- For the Fifth Time 237 comments
Redbox Plans To Launch New Streaming Service 'Redbox Digital' 62 comments
Names That Break Computers 372 comments
Is Old Tech Putting Banks Under Threat Of Extinction? 208 comments
1.5 Million Verizon Customer Records Put Up For Sale 26 comments
Microsoft and HP Enterprise Invest $73.5 Million In Mesosphere Startup 27 comments
Guiding Eyes Moves To IBM Cloud To Continue Mission Of Serving The Blind 7 comments
Google Opens Access To Its Speech Recognition API, Going Head To Head With Nuance 46 comments
Apple Worries Spy Technology Has Been Secretly Added To Computer Servers It Buys 251 comments
Red Hat Becomes First $2 Billion Open-Source Company 116 comments
Pale Moon Devs Ponder Dropping Current Codebase And Starting From Scratch 167 comments
Apple Hires Corporate Security Chief Amid Legal Battle With FBI 61 comments
NSA Suggested Clinton Use A $4,750 Windows CE PDA 109 comments
Emails Show NSA Rejected Hillary Clinton's Request For Secure Smartphone 229 comments
Apple Stores iCloud Data With Google 49 comments
5 Major Hospital Hacks: Horror Stories From the Cybersecurity Frontlines 67 comments
Study: Drones Present Minimal Threat To Aircraft 176 comments
Crossword Database Analysis Spots What Looks Like Plagiarism 44 comments
Database Error Exposes Sensitive Information On 1,700 Kids 62 comments
Programming Languages For Coding the Physical World 97 comments
PostgreSQL 9.5 Does UPSERT Right 105 comments
Oracle Named Database of the Year, MongoDB Comes In Second 122 comments
PostgreSQL 9.5 Released 104 comments
HIV Dating Company Accuses Researchers of Hacking Database 71 comments
Over 650 TB of Data Up For Grabs From Publicly Exposed MongoDB Database 96 comments
Why To Choose PostgreSQL Over MySQL, MariaDB 244 comments
And the Pulitzer Prize For SQL Reporting Goes To... 27 comments
PostgreSQL Getting Parallel Query 83 comments
IMDb Hits 25 59 comments
MySQL Servers Hijacked With Malware To Perform DDoS Attacks 55 comments
Beware of Oracle's Licensing 'Traps,' Law Firm Warns 136 comments
IP Address May Associate Lyft CTO With Uber Data Breach 103 comments
One Petabyte of Data Exposed Via Insecure Big Data Systems 50 comments
Oracle Exec: Stop Sending Vulnerability Reports 229 comments
U.K. Government Seeking To End Reliance On Oracle 190 comments
Oracle To Debut Low-Cost SPARC Chip Next Month 92 comments
Why You Should Choose Boring Technology 232 comments
Michael Stonebraker Wins Turing Award 40 comments
Why I Choose PostgreSQL Over MySQL/MariaDB 320 comments
Ask Slashdot: Linux Database GUI Application Development? 264 comments
Net Neutrality Comments Overtaxed FCC's System 32 comments
The Joys and Hype of Hadoop 55 comments
UK Authorities Launching Massive Child Abuse Database 150 comments
Amazon Goes After Oracle (Again) With New Aurora Database 102 comments
Ask Slashdot: Choosing a Data Warehouse Server System? 147 comments
Python-LMDB In a High-Performance Environment 98 comments
Oracle Database Certifications Are No Longer Permanent 108 comments
PostgreSQL Outperforms MongoDB In New Round of Tests 147 comments
UK's National Health Service Moves To NoSQL Running On an Open-Source Stack 198 comments
Privacy Vulnerabilities In Coursera, Including Exposed Student Email Addresses 31 comments
Oracle Database Redaction Trivial To Bypass, Says David Litchfield 62 comments
Ask Slashdot: When Is It Better To Modify the ERP vs. Interfacing It? 209 comments
Oracle Offers Custom Intel Chips and Unanticipated Costs 97 comments
Parents Mobilize Against States' Student Data Mining 139 comments
Ask Slashdot: Easy-To-Use Alternative To MS Access For a Charity's Database? 281 comments
Job Postings For Python, NoSQL, Apache Hadoop Way Up This Year 52 comments
Ask Slashdot: Which NoSQL Database For New Project? 272 comments
MariaDB 10 Released, Now With NoSQL Support 103 comments
TSA Missed Boston Bomber Because His Name Was Misspelled In a Database 275 comments
Surrogate Database Key, Not Bitcoin Protocol Flaw, To Blame For Mt Gox Problems 81 comments
Why Don't Open Source Databases Use GPUs? 241 comments
Why Reactive Programming For Databases Is Awesome 165 comments
NYT: Healthcare.gov Project Chaos Due Partly To Unorthodox Database Choice 334 comments
Capturing the Flag, SQLi-Style 24 comments
Oracle Promises 100x Faster DB Queries With New In-Memory Option 174 comments
Will Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn Stay With MySQL? 245 comments
A Tale of Two MySQL Bugs 191 comments
Ask Slashdot: Speeding Up Personal Anti-Spam Filters? 190 comments
CouchDB: Roll Your Own, Or Go With a Service? 54 comments
Database Loophole Lets Legislators Avoid Photo Radar Tickets 165 comments
Ask Slashdot: Learning DB the Right Way; Books, Tutorials, or What? 106 comments
Ask Slashdot: Is Postgres On Par With Oracle? 372 comments
Node.js and MongoDB Turning JavaScript Into a Full-Stack Language 354 comments
Review: Oracle Database 12c 147 comments
Monty Suggests a Business-Friendly License That Trends Open 43 comments
Transgendered Folks Encountering Document/Database ID Hassles 814 comments
A Database of Brains 25 comments
Red Hat Ditches MySQL, Switches To MariaDB 203 comments
MariaDB vs. MySQL: A Performance Comparison 112 comments
ATMs Compromised, $45M Taken 196 comments
There Is No Reason At All To Use MySQL: MariaDB, MySQL Founder Michael Widenius 241 comments
MySQL Founders Reunite To Form SkySQL 215 comments
Wikipedia Moved To MariaDB 5.5 133 comments
Harvard/MIT Student Creates GPU Database, Hacker-Style 135 comments
Google's BigQuery Vs. Hadoop: a Matchup 37 comments
Security Fix Leads To PostgreSQL Lock Down 100 comments
MySQL's Creator On Why the Future Belongs To MariaDB 208 comments
Longest Running Linux Distribution Slackware Adopts MariaDB 109 comments
Google BigQuery Is Now Even Bigger 38 comments
Former MySQL CEO Mårten Mickos Talks About Managing Remote Workers (Video) 100 comments
$100 Million Student Database Worries Parents 250 comments
A New Approach To Database-Aided Data Processing 45 comments
Intel Launches Its Own Apache Hadoop Distribution 18 comments
A Tale of Two Databases, Revisited: DynamoDB and MongoDB 73 comments
Why My Team Went With DynamoDB Over MongoDB 106 comments
MySQL 5.6 Reaches General Availability 47 comments
Fedora 19 Nixing MySQL in Favor of MariaDB 116 comments
Cassandra NoSQL Database 1.2 Released 55 comments
PostgreSQL 9.3 Will Feature UPDATEable Views 68 comments
Ask Slashdot: Which OSS Database Project To Help? 287 comments
NYC Police Gathering Cellphone Logs 122 comments
Dragonfly BSD 3.2 Released 85 comments
Oracle Open World: Ellison Preaches Cloud Religion 49 comments
Google Spanner: First Globally Scalable Database With External Consistency 49 comments
PostgreSQL 9.2 Out with Greatly Improved Scalability 146 comments
Is MySQL Slowly Turning Closed Source? 336 comments
NSA Mimics Google, Angers Senate 193 comments
Ask Slashdot: Documenting a Tangle of Network Devices? 165 comments
MemSQL Makers Say They've Created the Fastest Database On the Planet 377 comments
Researcher's Wikipedia Big Data Project Shows Globalization Rate 16 comments
Microsoft Research Introduces Record-Beating MinuteSort Tech 118 comments
Moving From CouchDB To MySQL 283 comments
Blue Gecko is an 11 Year Old Remote Database Administration Startup (Video) 63 comments
GreenSQL is a Database Security Solution, says CTO David Maman (Video) 108 comments
New York State Passes DNA Requirement For Almost All Convicted Criminals 260 comments
Oracle Claims Dramatic MySQL Performance Improvements 168 comments
OzLog: Unlimited Private Data Retention For Australia? 54 comments
Serious Oracle Flaw Revealed; Patch Coming 100 comments
Ask Slashdot: Open Source vs Proprietary GIS Solution? 316 comments
Ask Slashdot: Which Web Platform Would You Use? 519 comments
Testing the MongoDB Global Write Lock Improvements 38 comments
MIT Software Allows Queries On Encrypted Databases 68 comments
Canonical Drops CouchDB From Ubuntu One 93 comments
IT's Next Hot Job: Hadoop Guru 112 comments
Google Apps Engine Gets SQL 66 comments
Oracle May 'Fork Itself' With MySQL Moves 137 comments
Using a Supercomputer To Predict Revolutions 121 comments
Why You Shouldn't Panic About Closed Source MySQL Extensions 171 comments
PostgreSQL 9.1 Released 148 comments
Type Safety Coming To DB Queries 128 comments
Fluidinfo, Wikipedia For Databases 79 comments
Apple Removes MySQL From Lion Server 303 comments
Unified NoSQL Query Language Launched 194 comments
Making Sense of the NoSQL Standouts 152 comments
Facebook Trapped In MySQL a 'Fate Worse Than Death' 509 comments
UK Police Database Abuse 'Hugely Intrusive' 88 comments
Court Demands American Airlines List Its Flights On Orbitz 93 comments
Ask Slashdot: Verifying Security of a Hosted Site? 182 comments
Mickos Says MySQL Code Better Than Ever Under Oracle 117 comments
SQL and NoSQL are Two Sides of the Same Coin 259 comments
Drizzle Hits General Availability 146 comments
CouchOne, Membase Merge, Form NoSQL Powerhouse 46 comments
Cassandra 0.7 Can Pack 2 Billion Columns Into a Row 235 comments
Apache To Steward NASA-Built Middleware 27 comments
CA Sues Over DB2 Migration Tool 104 comments
Horizontal Scaling of SQL Databases? 222 comments
AOL Spends $1M On Solid State Memory SAN 158 comments
Why Browsers Blamed DNS For Facebook Outage 96 comments
Facebook Unveils Details of Downtime 103 comments
Swedes Cast Write-In Votes for SQL Injection, Donald Duck 210 comments
PostgreSQL 9.0 Released 344 comments
Google Caffeine Drops MapReduce, Adds "Colossus" 65 comments
Yale Researchers Prove That ACID Is Scalable 272 comments
How Do You Organize Your Experimental Data? 235 comments
Cache On Delivery — Memcached Opens an Accidental Security Hole 149 comments
Developing a Niche Online-Content Indexing System? 134 comments
Good Database Design Books? 291 comments
Cisco Says Vegas Conference Attendees' Information Was Leaked 97 comments
Good IC / Electronic Component Inventory Software? 70 comments
Open Source Geographic Tracking? 84 comments
Falsehoods Programmers Believe About Names 773 comments
US Sues Oracle Over Alleged Overcharging 164 comments
MySQL Outpacing Oracle In Wake of Acquisition 157 comments
What Is New In PostgreSQL 9.0 213 comments
Are We Ready For a True Data Disaster? 113 comments
Scalability In the Cloud Era Isn't What You Think 75 comments
Cassandra and Voldemort Benchmarked 45 comments
Mass. Data Security Law Says "Thou Shalt Encrypt" 510 comments
Explaining Oracle's Sun Takeover — "For the Hardware" 154 comments
Postgres Project To Go NoSQL 62 comments
Atom Processors Set New Record For Power-Efficient Sorting 92 comments
Why Some Devs Can't Wait For NoSQL To Die 444 comments
Digg Says Yes To NoSQL Cassandra DB, Bye To MySQL 271 comments
Drizzle's Future Moving To Rackspace? 41 comments
Anatomy of a SQL Injection Attack 267 comments
How Twitter Is Moving To the Cassandra Database 157 comments
USPTO Grants Google a Patent On MapReduce 191 comments
The FBI Wants To Know About Your IT Skills 211 comments
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