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Survey In Europe Highlights Gaping Hole In Knowledge Of Organizations' Security And Encryption Policies Among Professionals
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A recent study carried out by Vanson Bourne for online security outfit Sophos looked into end-users behaviour towards security and data protection ahead of the proposed EU reforms in the data protection legislation. It has revealed an alarming number of professionals who are unsure of their organisations’ data protection regulations

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Gooddata'S Bi Platform Rakes In $25.7M In Series E With Intel To Market Product And Expand
BI & AnalyticsNews

GoodData, a Cloud based Business Intelligence startup, has landed $25.7 million in Series E funding on Thursday led by Intel Capital and existing investors Andreessen Horowitz, General Catalyst, Tenaya Capital, TOTVS, Next World Capital, Windcrest, and Pharus Capital. The total funding received so far has now gone up to $101.2

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Birst Analytics Now Available Out-Of-The-Box For All Netsuite Customers
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Birst, the global leader in Cloud BI, is officially announcing the availability of Birst Express for NetSuite, a free analytics module that NetSuite administrators can use to achieve greater operational efficiency across their organization. Birst Express for NetSuite is part of the Birst analytics family, which includes Birst Discovery and

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German Privacy Regulator Slams Google For Building “Illegal”, “Nearly Comprehensive Personal Records”, With Its User Data
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A German Privacy regulator has shed light on the possibility that Google is in violation of the German Federal Telemedia Act and the Federal Data Protection Act. Collection of user data for later use is in direct violation of privacy according to the Hamburg Commissioner of Data Protection and Freedom

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With Latest $75M Funding Intended For Growth And Product Development, Credit Karma Now Valued At Over $1 Billion
Data ScienceFinanceNews

Credit Karma, a Web-based consumer finance and technology startup, procured $75 million in an add-on growth round of funding. Participation came from existing investors Google Capital, Tiger Global, Ribbit Capital and Susquehanna Growth Equity, bringing the total to $193.5 million in equity investments so far. Eight months after raising $85

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Aylien’s New Google Chrome Add-On Makes Natural Language Processing Even More Convenient
Data ScienceNews

Aylien is a natural-language processing startup that has rolled out its text and sentiment analysis add-on for Google Sheets, powered by the Aylien Text Analysis API. The company allows users to analyze their text from spreadsheets in Google Drive. “I tested out the add-on, and it’s both easy and useful,”

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Under New Chief'S Reign, Nice Systems Aim To Reverse Recent Stock Market Rout And Capitalise On Growing Demand For Data Analytics
BI & AnalyticsNews

NICE Systems, the telephone voice recording, data security, and surveillance firm, has had a turbulent run at the Stock Market. The 21 percent rally, followed by the 17 percent dive since mid-April, after Barak Eilam took the helm as the chief executive officer in February had been proof enough of

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Big Data Ecommerce Outfit Qubit Scoops Up $26M In Series B - Now Looks To Expand Outreach And Product Development
BI & AnalyticsNewsRetail & Consumer

Ecommerce analytics startup Qubit has secured $26 million in Series B funding on Monday, with Accel Partners leading the round. Original investors Salesforce Ventures and Balderton Capital, also participated. The funding will be used to expand Qubit’s US and European operations and development of the ongoing product innovation pipeline. Qubit

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Germany To Get Two Oracle Data Centers Catering To Questions Of Data Sovereignty
Data ScienceNews

On Monday, it was announced that Oracle will introduce two new data centers in Germany with colocation partners Interxion and Equinix. In the wake of recent Snowden disclosures of surveillance carried out by the US National Security Agency (NSA) and the UK’s GCHQ, Oracle’s data centers come as a solution

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Gartner Study Shows That Global Investment In Big Data Is Set To Increase Again
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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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