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The Australian Crime Commission (ACC) has appointed a new chief executive and told Internet service providers to lift their game in tackling crime, arguing for stricter laws to force ISPs to comply with data requests.
Hadoop distribution firm MapR Technologies has announced a strategic partnership with big data innovator Databricks, and the addition of the complete Apache Spark technology stack to its MapR Distribution.
A new technology launched yesterday from CommBank and MasterCard is poised to change how schools across the country process payments.