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In the push for more revenue growth, Twitter has been building up its business in areas like advertising and commerce, but a move made late Friday night points to another area where the company is setting its sights: big data analytics. via Twitter Cuts Off DataSift To Step Up Its Own Big Data Business | TechCrunch.

If You Die In This Game, You Can Never Play Again. Ever. – Prismatic

If You Die In This Game, You Can Never Play Again. Ever. – Prismatic.

Designer Babies

Germ Line Engineering with CRISPR Leads to Designer Human Embryos | MIT Technology Review.

VMware’s hybrid cloud roadmap takes direction with vSphere 6, Nvidia collaboration | ZDNet

VMware’s hybrid cloud roadmap takes direction with vSphere 6, Nvidia collaboration | ZDNet.

The Google cloud makes room for Hortonworks’ Hadoop distribution | VentureBeat | Big Data | by Jordan Novet

The Google cloud makes room for Hortonworks’ Hadoop distribution | VentureBeat | Big Data | by Jordan Novet.

Netflix is open sourcing tools for analyzing data in Hadoop — Tech News and Analysis

Netflix is open sourcing tools for analyzing data in Hadoop — Tech News and Analysis.

Amazon Launches Lambda, An Event-Driven Compute Service | TechCrunch

Lambda will take care of managing, scaling and monitoring for you. Milliseconds after an event is triggered, it’s processed through stateless cloud functions, and thousands of these events can run in parallel (and you aren’t limited in any way by resources). via Amazon Launches Lambda, An Event-Driven Compute Service | TechCrunch.

Amazon Announces EC2 Container Service For Managing Docker Containers On AWS | TechCrunch

Amazon Announces EC2 Container Service For Managing Docker Containers On AWS | TechCrunch.

Amazon Drops Price Of EC2 Dedicated Instances By Up To 80% | TechCrunch

Amazon Drops Price Of EC2 Dedicated Instances By Up To 80% | TechCrunch.

Redesigned Window Stops Sound But Not Air, Say Materials Scientists | MIT Technology Review

Redesigned Window Stops Sound But Not Air, Say Materials Scientists | MIT Technology Review.