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January 15, 2019
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Apple’s FoundationDB open sources the database layer behind CloudKit

Apple originally acquired FoundationDB in 2015, and last April it announced that it was making the cloud database open source. Now, things are being taken a step further as FoundationDB has announced it is open sourcing Foundation DB Record Layer, … Continue reading

July 31, 2017
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Hands on: FileMaker Pro 16 adds design and integration features to long-time Mac database app

This year’s upgrade to FileMaker Pro 16 brings small but key improvements to the database app — and AppleInsider gives you a brief overview. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

August 6, 2016
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Apple reportedly planning $1B database center and R&D facility in Vietnam

As Apple continues to push digital sales and services into international markets, a report on Friday claims the company is mulling an expansion into Vietnam that would see the creation of a $ 1 billion database center and R&D facility. … Continue reading

May 30, 2015
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Apple-Leased Vans Gathering Maps Info for Shift to In-House Mapping Database

For the past several months, Apple-leased Dodge Caravans with equipment-laden roofs have been spotted driving around the United States. While early speculation suggested the vans could be Apple’s first attempt at developing a self-driving vehicle, it quickly became clear that … Continue reading

March 25, 2015
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Apple acquires database software makers FoundationDB to speed up cloud services

Apple has reportedly acquired database company FoundationDB, according to a new report from TechCrunch. The report cites sources and notes that the company is no longer offering downloads of its main database software product after posting the following notice to its … Continue reading

March 25, 2015
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Apple Acquires ‘Rock-Solid High-Performance’ Database Company FoundationDB

Apple has acquired database company FoundationDB, reports TechCrunch. FoundationDB is a company that “develops scalable and fault tolerant databases that support multiple data models.” A notice on the company’s site says that it has ceased to offer downloads after deciding … Continue reading