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Blackphone, &Quot;The World'S Most Secure Smartphone&Quot;, Reveal That Android Tablet Is On Its Way
News

Silent Circle, the secure communications product manufacturer that brought forth the Blackphone has now revealed that a high-end, secure, Android tablet is in the pipeline. Jon Callas, the co-founder and CTO of Silent Circle told CNBC, “We are in fact working on a tablet. We are not ready to disclose

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Solidfire Picks Up $82M In Series D To Bolster Long Term Growth And Increased Profitability
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Flash Storage manufacturer SolidFire Inc. has secured $82 million in a new Series D funding round led by Greenspring Associates, Silicon Valley Bank and a major sovereign wealth fund. There was participation from existing investors NEA, Valhalla Partners, Novak Biddle Venture Partners and Samsung Ventures. This round has taken the

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Healthcare Organisations Across The North Of England Improve Patient Care With Qlik®
BI & AnalyticsNews

Qlik (NASDAQ: QLIK), a leader in data discovery, today announced that NHS North of England Commissioning Support Unit (NECS) is using its QlikView platform to provide a data analysis solution for health and wellbeing organisations across the North of England. With the solution, based on QlikView, Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs)

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Cornerstone Acquires Evolv Inc. For $42.5M To Accelerate Its Analytics Roadmap And Develop More Big Data Solutions
Data ScienceNews

Cloud-based talent management solutions provider Cornerstone On-Demand has signed into an agreement to acquire the privately-held big data workforce optimization outfit, Evolv Inc., paving the way for its clients to tap the power of big data analytics for the betterment of workforce decisions. “We have seen the talent management market

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How To Become A Data Scientist In 12 Weeks With Metis
ConversationsData Science

We caught up with Jason Moss (Co-founder of Metis) and John Harnisher (VP of Data, Analytics and Insight at Kaplan) to discuss the new Data Science course at Metis. Metis offers comprehensive courses in digital practices, designed to teach the skills needed to succeed in an increasingly digital world. The new

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20-21 October, 2014- Analytics 2014, Las Vegas
Events

The Analytics 2014 Conference is designed for statisticians, analysts, data scientists, forecasters, data miners, and their managers, from all major industries including health and life sciences, education, financial services, government, telecommunications, insurance, retail, utilities, and manufacturing. Last year’s event drew nearly 1,000 attendees from hundreds of organizations.If analytics is a

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21-22 October, 2014- Visualise Your World Conference 2014, London
Events

Everyone has data. But it’s how you use your data that makes a difference. Come to our Visualise Your World event, and you’ll learn everything you need to know to visualise your data and find insights that matter. Highlights of this year’s event include: Big thinkers: Industry experts share their

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At&Amp;T Announces Insider Data Breach, Apologizes But Remains Quiet About Nature And Extent Of Breach
News

AT&T disclosed earlier this week that it is the latest company to have been subject to a data breach. An employee allegedly gained unauthorized access to customer data and may have obtained Social Security numbers and driver’s license numbers among other details, according to telecom giant. AT&T wrote a letter

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Former Linkedin Data Scientist, Gloria Lau, Joins Timeful Data Team To Make Time Management Smarter
Data ScienceNews

Timeful, the “intelligent time manager” app, has appointed LinkedIn’s former Senior Manager of Data Science, Gloria Lau, to fill the newly formed position of Vice President of Data. “Making time for the things that actually matter in life is something we all have trouble with,” notes Lau, reports Business Wire.

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Data Science Research Gets $21M Stimulant With The Moore Foundation’s Grant To 14 Academics
Data ScienceNews

The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation has selected fourteen Moore Investigators who will receive $1.5 million each, over the next five years as part of the foundation’s Data-Driven Discovery initiative. Part of the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation’s Science Program, the $60 million, five-year Data-Driven Discovery Initiative is one of

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