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Big Data

Tennis fever is in the air. The U.S. Open tennis tournament recently concluded in New York City’s Flushing Meadows, and fans experienced an electric atmosphere as the biggest stars in tennis faced off. Watching an exciting tennis match provides plenty of entertainment by itself, but the overall experience is getting

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Big DataNews

The investment in Big Data technologies is set to continue according to a recent survey by Gartner. The key findings of the survey point out that 73 percent of respondents have either already invested or plan to invest in big data within the next 24 months, compared to last year’s 64

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Big DataCase StudiesRetail & Consumer

Amazon is a big data giant, which is why I want to look at the company in my second post of my series on how specific organisations use big data. We all know that Amazon pioneered e-commerce in many ways, but possibly one of its greatest innovations was the personalized

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The Management consultant and global tech services provider, Accenture released the outcome of a study on Big Data and its influence on enterprises earlier this week. The Accenture Analytics survey carried out globally, quizzed senior business and technology executives to find that enterprises that incorporate Big Data, report “overwhelming satisfaction

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Big DataHealthcareNews

As varied as the utilities of Big Data maybe, new frontiers periodically open up to be explored; fitness, travel, marketing, retail and more recently, medical. Toshiba Group is working in tandem with the Johns Hopkins radiation oncology department to carry out research in treatment of head, neck and lung cancer.

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Big Data

The story of how Michael Brown lost his life at the hands of the police two days before he was due to head off for college was a tale heard around the world. The incident- and resulting civil unrest- became more than a sum of its parts. They became a

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A Teradata sponsored survey, carried out by Onepoll, revealed that the UK falls behind on its Big Data utilisation capabilities. The survey involved 300 C-level executives at enterprise companies across the U.K., France and Germany. Duncan Ross, director of data science at Teradata notes that, instead of a “holistic view

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Big DataEnergy & EnvironmentNews

Big Data marches towards more imminent expansion this time as Chinese web services outfit Baidu announces that it is working in tandem with The United Nations Development Programme to build a big data lab together. The agenda includes exploring solutions to global issues such as environmental protection, health, education, and

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The U.S. Government’s regulator of federal securities, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is reportedly utilising Big Data analytics processes and cloud computing in making records public and sifting/sorting through millions of trading data which in turn is saving the agency upwards of $3 million each year. The SEC’s move

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The idea of the smart and talented in the hinterlands packing their bags and heading for the city is a well-known trope. But a new study investigating the cultural movements of the past 2,000 years using big data reveals that this is a story as old as time itself. The

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