Big Data, IoT, Data Science and FinTech news.
Yesterday IBM announced that it was making new investments in its US Federal Healthcare Practice to provide for the ever increasing tech needs of the health institutions. Big data solutions will be used, among others, to improve the level of care, lower costs, as well as combine and then analyse
Teradata, the data platform and services company, announced on Wednesday that their big data solutions will support the electronics conglomerate, Siemens AG. It is believed that Siemens will use Teradata’s technology to combine and analyze data from sensors, the manufacturing process, and machine data, as well as various other source
Predicting future crime has left the realm of the futuristic science fiction and is now part of the very day reality, at least for the officers of the LAPD. These officers are now using the power of big data to determine hotspots for crime and as a result lowering crime
Data science training programs have been rapidly increasing across the United States recently, and they seem to be spreading to Europe as well. An inaugural class of 10 students will begin a three month training program called the Data Science Retreat in Berlin, expanding on the knowledge available from online
To provide for the new needs of clients looking to handle the massive amounts of data attached to social media and analytics, IBM is rolling out new POWER8 servers. According to the company, these are 50x faster than the x-86 based servers, the low-end variant of their product, sold just
Technology is becoming an ever increasing part of how our governments work, and as cities evolve towards smart cities, technology will only gain importance. From improving everything from productivity to traffic flow across the city, big data along with several other tools is well on its way to helping Singapore
As of last week, Twitter has selected six of over 1300 proposals to access their enormous archives for big data insights. Of these six projects, three focus on health. HealthMaps, a project initiated by Boston’s Children’s Hospital, is looking to use the data to survey food borne gastrointestinal illnesses. HealthMaps