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With more startups per capita than anywhere else in the world, Israel has gained the reputation of being a true “startup nation.” Yet with so many innovative startups, the competition remains tight to be accepted into leading startup accelerator programs. This is why Data Natives Tel Aviv 2016 will be

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Meet Ami Gal, Data Natives Tel Aviv 2016 Speaker Ami Gal is the CEO and Founder of SQream Technologies, a big data startup based in Tel Aviv, Israel. Ami is an expert when it comes to big data and will serve as a speaker during Data Natives Tel Aviv 2016.

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Tata Consultancy Services (TSC) announced earlier this week a new partnership with MapR to help enterprise customers leverage big data to capture “critical insights.” The partnership will see both company’s develop turn-key big data and business intelligence solutions – through MapR’s Hadoop distribution — and offer TSC’s clients services and

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The Fifa World Cup saw some incredible records being broken this year: the largest margin of victory in any semi final (Germany 7-1 victory against Brazil); the highest goal scorer in all world cups combined (Miroslav Klose); and Germany official gaining the top spot for the most goals scored by

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In a letter sent to Microsoft employees yesterday, Satya Nadella declared that the company is shifting its focus from Steve Ballmer’s vision of “devices and services” to one that encompasses the “mobile first and cloud first world” we live in. “While today many people define mobile by devices, Microsoft defines it

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Actuate Corporation (NASDAQ: BIRT), The BIRT Company™ and the leader in personalized analytics and insights, today announced the immediate availability of BIRT iHub F-Type.™ The new software boosts open source BIRT developers’ productivity through free access to the features and power of the commercial BIRT iHub™ enterprise-grade deployment platform, with metered output

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Opendoor, a home-buying startup headed by Keith Rabois, announced yesterday that it has raised $9.95 million from a series of high profile investors. Although Kholsa Ventures led the round, TechCrunch provided an impressive list of of all those involved: Paypal co-founder Max Levchin, Former YouTube and Facebook CFO Gideon Yu,

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In a recent Forrester Consulting report, it was revealed that more than three quarters of Australian organisations are planning to increase their investments in datacentre’s over the next 12 months, with big data being cited as the main reason. The report, which was commissioned by Digital Realty Trust, found that

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After a four-month investigation by the Washington Post, it was revealed on Saturday that only 10 percent of data intercepted by the National Security Agency was linked to the intended targets. The rest of the 90 percent, consisted of both ordinary American and non-American Internet users who had their conversations

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IBM announced yesterday that it developed a “first-of-a-kind” system that can predict the sources of contaminated foods and facilitate the investigation in outbreaks of food-borne illnesses. Through using “novel” computer algorithms, visualisation, and statistical techniques, the tech giant believes that its system can help grocers and distributors, as well as

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