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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

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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

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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

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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

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