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Intel And Michael J Fox Turn To Technology To Aid Parkinson'S Research
Data ScienceNews

Parkinson’s is neurodegenerative brain disease that affects almost 5 million people worldwide, and is second only to Alzheimer’s in global prevalence. Researchers have studied the causes, analysed the symptoms and have refined advanced genomics and proteomics techniques to create increasingly sophisticated cellular profiles of Parkinson’s disease pathology — all to

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Study Reveals 43% Of Companies Experienced A Data Breach In The Past Year
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A study, conducted independently by Ponemon Institute with Experian Data Breach Resolution, reports that the frequency and magnitude of computer security breaches at U.S. companies is rising. Equally alarming is the fact that 27% of the companies lack a data breach response strategy. Ponemon Institute that conducts independent research on

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National Express Calls Upon Qlikview To Help Process Data From Over 18 Million Journeys A Year
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Qlik, a leader in data discovery, today announced that National Express Coach is using the QlikView Business Discovery platform to gain better insight into customer feedback and improve fleet performance. National Express Coach is the UK’s largest coach operator, delivering 18 million journeys on its services every year, priding itself on

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Cisco Keen On Metacloud Acquisition To Reinforce Its Intercloud Strategy
Data ScienceNews

It was revealed yesterday that networking giant Cisco is in talks to acquire Private OpenStack cloud service innovator, Metacloud. With an aim boost its strategy towards building the world’s largest global Intercloud – a network of clouds – Cisco has been mobilizing significant technology partners, service and cloud providers, integrating

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Fractal Analytics In Strategic Partnership With Loyalty Management Giant, Aimia
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Advanced analytics provider, Fractal Analytics, has formed a global strategic alliance with Loyalty Management giant, Aimia. As a result Aimia will invest an undisclosed sum for a single-digit stake in the firm as part of a strategic deal, thus increasing Aimia’s analytics capabilities, extending its customer insights to deliver a

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Google’s Dart And Apple’s Swift Rise In The Latest Programming Languages Ranking
Data ScienceNews

Both the TIOBE Index and PYPL (PopularitY of Programming Language) Index for October 2014 are out and the ranking that has been making heads turn is Google’s Dart – for its apparent jump and not. Touted as the successor to JavaScript, Dart has moved up from last year’s 81 to

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Chinese Firm Xiaomi Forced To Alter Miui Cloud Messaging To Avoid Entanglement Over Security Concerns
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Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi has made swift changes to its MIUI Cloud Messaging service to halt the security worries caused after privacy concerns were raised over the amount of device and user details being sent to and stored on the company’s servers. It was eventually discovered that the telco name,

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New System Developed Through Eu Funds To Assist The Brain In Interacting With Data
Data ScienceNews

EU researchers are developing an interactive tool which presents data the way a user would prefer and, in order to inhibit brain overload, it changes the presentation continually. Jonathan Freeman, Professor of Psychology at Goldsmiths, University of London and coordinator of CEEDs, explains: “The system acknowledges when participants are getting

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85% Of Apps Fail To Clearly Explain How They Are Using Your Data, Survey Reveals
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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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General Electric Big Data
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General Electric has disclosed the setting up of a data lake software approach to make gathering and analysis of Big Data more productive for large enterprises. A data lake is a large object-based storage repository that holds data in its native format until it is needed. Founded in partnership with

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