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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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Fake Transactions Traced To Home Depot Breach Fall Heavy On Compromised Customers As Miscreants Drain Bank Accounts
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Following the breach at Home Depot payment card systems brought to light earlier this month, there are reports of fraudulent transactions across various financial institutions, that are draining money from customer accounts. According to unidentified sources familiar with the situation, fraudulent transactions are surfacing across the U.S. as stolen card

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Marketing Intelligence Startup Radius Picks Up $54.7M In A Bid To Change Conventional Marketing
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It was announced earlier this week that Radius, a marketing intelligence platform, has secured $54.7 million in series C funding. The funding came from companies and individuals such as Founders Fund, Glynn Capital Management, John Mack formerly of Morgan Stanley, Charles Songhurst formerly of Microsoft, and actor and entrepreneur Jared

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Western Europe Committed To Close Big Data Utilization Gap
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The International Data Corporation (IDC) has revealed in its 2014 Western Europe Enterprise Mobility Survey that Western Europe is relentlessly increasing its utilization of big data, despite the scarcity of an accomplished workforce and growing data security concerns. “Western European organisations are catching up rapidly with their north American peers in terms

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K Young - Ceo At Mortar Data
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K Young has been CEO of Mortar Data since 2010. Mortar helps data scientists and data engineers spend 100% of their time on problems that are specific to their business—and not on time-wasters like babysitting infrastructure, managing complex deploys, and rebuilding common algorithms from scratch. Mortar’s platform runs pipelines of

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Rjmetrics Bags $16.5 Million In Series B Funding
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Business intelligence and database analytics startup, RJMetrics has secured $16.5 million in Series B funding. The round was led by August Capital, with participation from existing investors Trinity Ventures and SoftTech. Eric Carlborg from August Capital will join the ranks of RJMetrics board of directors. RJMetrics co-founder and CEO Robert

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Google Reveals That Government Demands For User Data Has Risen By 250% Since 2009
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With the increase in the usage of internet services, request for user information by Governments and courts has been steadily rising. In the wake of last weeks revelations about Yahoo’s secret legal battle with the US NSA, over customer data, latest is Google’s biannual Transparency Report which reveals the number

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Instaclustr Gets $2M Boost In Seed Funding, Gains Foothold In The Nosql Ecosystem
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Instaclustr, a startup that provides hosted and managed DataStax Enterprise and Apache Cassandra™ services, announced a first round investment offer for over $2 million in funding. The round was spearheaded by ANU Connect Ventures, a fund manager responsible for investing in promising commercial opportunities arising out of the Australian National

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Documents Logging Yahoo’s Secret Legal Battle With Nsa Over Customer Data Finally See Light Of Day
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Last week, it was revealed that 1,500 pages of legal documents were unsealed by a special federal court of “once-secret papers” from Yahoo’s 2007-2008 challenge to U.S. surveillance laws. The NSA, in order to obtain certain kinds of information, had been pressurising the Internet corporation into divulging customer data. The

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Week In Big Data- 8Th September, 2014
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This week we saw some interesting surveys around data privacy and big data. One study found that 85% of the apps surveyed failed to clearly explain how they were using personal information; while the other survey from Accenture revealed that 89% of executives believe big data will revolutionize business operations like

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