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NASA has zeroed in on four innovative concepts proposed by students and faculties of various institutes, regarding the ‘Innovative uses of climate projections and Earth-observing satellite data’. A follow up challenge asks participants to create an application or algorithm that communicates climate change impacts to the general public using the

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HealthcareNews

Finnish gene testing and Next-Generation Sequencing outfit, Blueprint Genetics has landed €2 million in a new funding round. Avohoidon Tutkimussäätiö, a Finnish foundation, along with Inventure, led the round, raising Blueprint Genetics’ total funding to €2.96 million. Tommi Lehtonen, CEO of Blueprint Genetics, described the company’s intentions, “Our technology enabled

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Big DataNews

A Teradata sponsored survey, carried out by Onepoll, revealed that the UK falls behind on its Big Data utilisation capabilities. The survey involved 300 C-level executives at enterprise companies across the U.K., France and Germany. Duncan Ross, director of data science at Teradata notes that, instead of a “holistic view

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BI & AnalyticsNews

Birst, the global leader in Cloud BI, today announced that it has extended its partnership with Amazon Web Services by launching a European-based public cloud offering hosted in Ireland. The partnership enables Birst to offer customers a complete enterprise Business Intelligence (BI) platform in the cloud including rich visualisation and

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BI & AnalyticsHealthcareNews

Leading provider of predictive health analytics Lumiata has closed $5 million in equity funding, as per an  SEC filing dated for August 11. Lumiata has developed a one of a kind medical graph that analyzes collated multitudes of data points which helps deliver real-time predictive analytics, assisting hospital networks and

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The latest in wearable technology is the new Polo Tech compression shirt, which debuted at this year’s U.S. Open. A Monday morning release was set to coincide with the opening day of the tennis extravaganza. How is the Polo Tech compression shirt special you ask? The compression shirt comes loaded

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BI & AnalyticsNews

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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Data ScienceNews

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 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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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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