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IBM and ABN AMRO have signed a 10-year, multibillion-dollar services agreement to manage the IT infrastructure that supports the bank’s operations globally. Part of the agreement is the deployment of a private IBM cloud with standardization and simplification of the existing IT landscape, from mobile computing to mainframe infrastructure, reports

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Stephen Hawking, the world renowned cosmologist and author voiced his concern about rapidly evolving Artificial Intelligence. “The development of full artificial intelligence could spell the end of the human race,” he told BBC. Professor Hawking, who suffers from motor neurone disease amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), is using a new system

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Technology & IT

Amrut is helping change the way India learns. Re-imagining what learning should be. He’s committed to destroying the one-size fits all system and replacing it with personalized learning, empowering the learner to shape their learning and not be a passive recipient. The big debate – Data vs Intuition How many

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Tibco acquires Jaspersoft
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TIBCO, an infrastructure and business intelligence software innovator announced today the launch of TIBCO Jaspersoft® 6 which will arm developers to rapidly build and embed interactive dashboards for richer contextual analytics for users across their desktop and mobile devices. “The dashboards in Jaspersoft 6 are exactly what we were looking

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Data ScienceNews

There will be a dearth of data-analysts to the tune of 140,000 to 190,000 positions as demand for data analysts will exceed the supply by up to 60 percent by 2018 according to McKinsey Global Institute. To cull this skill shortage, the Northeastern University, a private non-profit research university based

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The U.S. National Science Foundation last week announced support for two new supercomputing acquisitions for the open science community in addition to existing resources, coming online by 2016, that will enable a wide spectrum of emerging scientific frontiers and communities to harness advanced computing. In order to enable an ‘inclusive

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Two computer scientists have warned about the biased nature of Social media like Facebook and Twitter for social science researchers to glean trends from. Last Wednesday’s issue of Science had Juergen Pfeffer and McGill’s Derek of Carnegie Mellon write about how the plausible biased nature of the data troves generated

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This Thanksgiving, Facebook wanted to find out what its users are most ‘thankful’ about, So it carried out an analysis on anonymized, aggregate data by English speakers in the United States. Inspired by recent months’ trends where users have been challenging friends and family to share their cause for gratefulness,

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Data Science

Two years ago, Wolfgang Gentzsch and Burak Yenier co-founded UberCloud, a cloud marketplace where engineers and scientists can discover, try and buy a range of cloud computing solutions. As well as improving the ease of access and the variety of options available to scientists and engineers, the platform also gives

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In the wake of the Snowden disclosures,”The Right to Privacy in the Digital Age” – a resolution urging member states for protection and respect of privacy in the digital age – has been approved by the UN general assembly’s human rights committee, on Tuesday. The draft saw sponsorship from Germany

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