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Pinterest Deploys Custom Dashboard To Assist Advertisers Glean Audience Analytics
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Social bookmarking innovator Pinterest, announced on Tuesday, the deployment of a free analytics dashboard that is tailor made for advertisers across the globe. Jason Costa who is a product manager at Pinterest, told Mashable recently, “We’re pretty excited about this because it’s actually our first global business tool launch that

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Big Data Analytics Startup Context Relevant Receives $13.5M From Goldman Sachs And Bank Of America
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Four months ago, Dataconomy reported a funding story on Context Relevant, a predictive analytics company that managed to raise $28 million in funding within just 28 months. The success stories relating to the company, however, continue to pour in as it was revealed yesterday that the predictive analytics firm has

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Datanyze Lands $2M Seed Funding - Expansion On Cards To Cater To Larger Client-Base
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Datanyze, the sales prospecting tool powered by technology data, grabbed $2 million in seed funding round on Tuesday. The round was led by investors like IDG Ventures and saw others like AngelList, Neeraj Agrawal, Google Ventures, and Mark Cuban. “Datanyze enables salespeople to uncover not only who is using a

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Data Science Veteran Hilary Mason Comments On Big Data
Data ScienceNews

Hilary Mason is something of a pioneer among data scientists and Big Data enthusiasts. And when she talks about Big Data one would do good to listen. Mason spoke to Wall Street Journal earlier this week, making her doubts clear regarding Big Data. “What predictive algorithms are actually really good

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Baidu And Un Development Programme To Utilise Big Data To Solve Environmental Issues
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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Splunk Named A Leader In Experton Group Big Data Vendor Benchmark 2015
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Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLK), the leading platform for real-time Operational Intelligence, today announced that it has been rated ‘Big Data Leader 2015’ in five of the benchmark categories in the Experton Group ‘Big Data Vendor Benchmark 2015’ report. The analyst firm, a fully integrated research, advisory and consulting house for

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Amazon Utilises Data On User Buying Behaviour In New Ad Platform To Score Over Google’s Ad Monopoly
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Amazon is raring to take on Google’s AdWords with its new ad placement platform called Amazon Sponsored Links. In a move that clearly hints at Amazon’s intent to reduce Google’s online advertising monopoly, the online retailer will begin testing the new placement platform later this year, according to some reports,

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Instagram'S Offers New Analytic Suite To Help Advertisers
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Premier photo-sharing company, Instagram just released a string of advert-analytic tools with the aim to enable brands monitor the performance of their “paid and organic” content on Instagram. The suite consists of three analytical tools: 1) account insights – which enables enterprises monitor brand awareness on Instagram through impressions, reach, and

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Artha Solutions Announces Analytic Applications In The Cloud, Powered By Tibco Jaspersoft For Aws
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TIBCO Software Inc today announced that TIBCO Jaspersoft®, the “Intelligence Inside” applications and business processes, and Artha Solutions, a leading provider of business, technology, strategy consulting and implementations, have launched joint analytic applications on Amazon Web Services (AWS). Small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) in investment management and retail industries can use

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Microsoft Rolls Out Newest Azure Documentdb With Intentions To Strengthen Cloud Foothold
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Microsoft’s latest offering on Windows Azure is the non-relational DocumentDB – a fully managed NoSQL document database, and a search tool that Azure-based developers can utilise in their applications. Director of product marketing at Microsoft Azure, Vibhor Kapoor wrote, “Azure DocumentDB is a managed NoSQL document database-as-a-service that provides the

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