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365 Data Centers Receives $16M In Fresh Financing To Fuel Cloud &Amp; Managed Services Expansion
Data ScienceNews

US-based collocation data center provider, 365 Data Centers, has secured $16 million in Series B funding while also obtained an additional $55 million credit facility to support their expansion strategy. A statement issued on earlier this week revealed that the funding came from existing investors Crosslink Capital and Housatonic Partners,

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C-Level Executives Reaping The Benefits Of Big Data, Accenture Study Finds
Big DataNews

The Management consultant and global tech services provider, Accenture released the outcome of a study on Big Data and its influence on enterprises earlier this week. The Accenture Analytics survey carried out globally, quizzed senior business and technology executives to find that enterprises that incorporate Big Data, report “overwhelming satisfaction

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85% Of Apps Fail To Clearly Explain How They Are Using Your Data, Survey Reveals
News

Worldwide privacy regulator, Global Privacy Enforcement Network, has revealed in a study that a major fraction of mobile apps in use today fail to provide or comply with appropriate privacy insight. The examination of privacy information provided by 1,211 mobile apps, by 26 privacy regulators from across the world found

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Massive Trove Of Google Services Login Data Leaked On Russian Forum
News

5 million gmail accounts stand compromised as a massive database of emails and passwords was published onto a Russian bitcoin security board, late Tuesday evening. The original ‘.txt’ file had a list of 4.93 million accounts, 60 percent of which had credible passwords, claimed ‘tvskit’, the forum user who was

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1-2 October, 2014: Data Days 2014 Presents “Air. Water. Earth. Data.&Quot;
Events

On October 1st and 2nd, industry leaders from across the globe will descend onto Berlin to share their thoughts, ideas and opinions about the growing influence data is having in our world. The event, which is aptly described as “AIR. WATER. EARTH. DATA.”, will take place in the trendy nhow hotel, and will be hosted by

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Tableau'S Project Elastic To Catapult Popularity Among Consumers And Smaller Businesses
BI & AnalyticsNews

Tableau announced yesterday at its annual user conference that it is working on a new tablet-based product called Project Elastic. In a bid to increase its outreach from enterprises to small scale businesses and consumers, their latest product aims to ‘bridge that gap,’ reports Gigaom. As Gigaom describe, “[Elastic is]

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Metanautix Quest Can Be An Organisation’s In-House Compute Engine, Much Like Google’s Dremel Query System
News

Metanautix, a Big Data analytics startup, made available its flagship product almost two years in the making, called Quest. Metanautix Quest is a data compute engine that allows the user to navigate through their growing data ecosystem, irrespective of scale or location and getting value out of it through meaningful

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The Cloud Gets Hacked But Who'S Really To Blame?
Uncategorized

The hack of celebrity nude selfies raises some interesting questions most notably, who is responsible for that last 10% of effort that is required to fully secure someone’s data? It seems that the hack of the files was a combination of phishing, and exploitation of vulnerabilities in Apple’s photo backup.

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Neo Technology: A Company With American Spirit, But With Swedish Heart
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Forrester Research predicts that at least 25% of enterprises across the globe will adopt a graph database by 2017. On the back of this, we interviewed Holger Temme, Area Director of CEMEA at Neo Technology. Neo Technology is the company behind Neo4j, the world’s leading graph database. Its researchers have

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Toshiba And Johns Hopkins University Partner To Use Big Data In Healthcare Research
Big DataHealthcareNews

As varied as the utilities of Big Data maybe, new frontiers periodically open up to be explored; fitness, travel, marketing, retail and more recently, medical. Toshiba Group is working in tandem with the Johns Hopkins radiation oncology department to carry out research in treatment of head, neck and lung cancer.

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