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Big Data And Cloud Hit Trough Of Disillusionment In Latest Gartner Hype Cycle Installment
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Gartner has released this year’s Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies, a report that looks at technologies that are — or have the potential to — transforming the way businesses operate. The report scans a spectrum of influential technologies ranging from robots to 3D bioprinting systems to ‘software-defined anything’, but two

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Community Health Systems Says 4.5M Patients Affected By Data Breach
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Community Health Systems, a major US hospital group in the US, yesterday announced that hackers stole approximately 4.5 million records with patient names, addresses, birth data, phone numbers and Social Security numbers. With 206 hospitals in over 29 states, Community Health Systems reported that hackers used “sophisticated malware” to attack

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Israeli Cyber Security Startup Guardicore Raises $11 Million To Protect Data Centers From Malicious Attacks
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Israeli cyber security startup GuardiCore yesterday announced that it has raised $11 million in a series A funding. The investment round was led by Battery Ventures, with participation from Greylock IL – an affiliate fund of Greylock Partners – and other undisclosed strategic partners. “GuardiCore is developing a completely new

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Sisense Appoints Business Intelligence Veteran As Vp Of Global Alliances &Amp; Channels
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SiSense, a leader in big data analytics for business users, today announced the appointment of Mark Ferretti to the position of Vice President, Global Alliances & Channels. Ferretti, the company’s first-ever Channel Chief will be responsible for developing and growing a network of alliances and partners globally. In June, SiSense closed $30M in

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U.s. Sec Taps Into Big Data And Cloud Computing To Make Big Savings And Enhance Prospects
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The U.S. Government’s regulator of federal securities, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is reportedly utilising Big Data analytics processes and cloud computing in making records public and sifting/sorting through millions of trading data which in turn is saving the agency upwards of $3 million each year. The SEC’s move

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Facebook Ramping Up Monitoring Efforts Across Devices To Aid Advertisers
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Facebook, for some time now, has been augmenting its advertising services in order to prove its mobile ads are effective. Nevertheless, proponents of privacy have criticized the company’s use of personal data time and again. In its latest such supplement, Facebook will allow advertisers to see the number of users

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The Week In Big Data-- August 11, 2014
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This week has seen many announcements in the data science arena that will make our lives a little easier. The new CoLaborate app lets data scientists collaborate via Google Drive; Facebook is making its security better than ever; guest contributor Rick Delgado walked us through how five companies are using

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