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Spoiler alert: it’s forecasted to turn into a USD 71.2 billion market. The hyperscale market is set to grow, grow, grow. This and more in this week's tech news roundup!

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Hyperscale Market to Grow, Grow, Grow

Spoiler alert: it’s forecasted to turn into a USD 71.2 billion market by 2022. The Hyperscale market is set to grow, grow, grow. Research and Markets has just released a new report titled “Hyperscale Data Center Market – Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2014 – 2022”, and it offers a comprehensive glance into the future – read it here.

More Data? It’s Not Only Size That Matters

With 50% data growth, every business is challenged to scale. But capacity management is just one element of the data deluge. How can organizations transform the mountain of data from a burden to an asset? This week, Western Digital launched the ActiveScale™ P100 system, delivering a breakthrough, economic entry-level configuration for petabyte-scale deployments, and ushering in a new era of object storage for organizations of all sizes.  Here’s everything you need to know.

Never Miss an Extraterrestrial Call 

Trying to filter extraterrestrial communication from our own radiation clutter ist probably one of the hardest tasks when trying to pick up on messages from outer space. The SETI organization (that includes Yuri Milner, physicist Stephen Hawking, and Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg among its board members), just put $100 million into the search for extraterrestrial intelligence communication, called Breakthrough Listen. The data-analysis pipeline is still in development but strives to soon answer that one big question: are we alone in the universe?

Five Medals of Freedom Awarded to Tech Innovators

The White House has just released the recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest honor for a civilian in the U.S. It’s well known that President Obama was highly invested into science and technology, and the list of recipients mirrors that: a quarter of the finalists are leaders and innovators in the field of technology, and even more remarkably, more than half of that group are women. Here’s everyone you need to congratulate.

16 Tech Jobs With the Worst Gender Gap

A research by Glassdoor came to the conclusion that if you are female and a programmer, chances are high that you make a whopping 30% less than your male peer with the same skill set. Even worse, some 75% of today’s most popular tech jobs have gender pay gaps above the US national average of 5.4%. Here’s the list of 16 jobs in tech with the biggest gender gaps, and some tips on how your organization can take action.

Thanksgiving Dinner, High-Tech Style

The fresh food subscription market will be worth billions in the next five years in the U.S. alone. Startups are capitalizing on this by offering meal kit delivery services. The recipe is perfect, the ingredients are perfectly portioned off, yet the waste packaging is still a deterrent. So will your Thanksgiving meal come from a disassembled kit? Here’s more on the future of culinary skills in a box.

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