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Big Data Analytics Startup Adatao Grabs $13 Million In Series A Round
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Adatao, a startup in the big data analytics space, yesterday announced it has raised $13 million in series A funding led by venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz. Although the company has been developing its product for a few years, the new funding will go towards expanding the team, developing their

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Sale Rumours Afresh: Tibco Scouting For Suitors
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Data-Integration and visualisation vendor Tibco Software has been looking for potential buyers, revealed Wall Street Journal earlier this week. The information was provided by unnamed sources close to the issue, raising fresh questions about the future of the business intelligence vendor “We have long been believers in the strategic value

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Druva Lands $25M In Series D Round; Now Looks To Expand Data Protection Strategy To Asia And Europe
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Druva, an Enterprise Data Back-up solutions provider and endpoint data governance pioneer, landed $25 million in Series D round from existing investors such as Sequoia Capital and Nexus Venture Partners. Through endpoint data protection it prevents data loss for enterprises by collecting data from devices (phones, laptops, tablets, etc.) using

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Mongohq Rebrands Itself As &Quot;Compose&Quot; And Adds Elasticsearch Support
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Database-as-a-service provider MongoHQ announced that it now offers ElasticSearch as a service through its platform. In recognition of its expansion beyond MongoDB to being a multi-DBaaS vendor, the company has officially changed its name to “Compose,” and its website can now be accessed at www.Compose.io. With this announcement, Compose now offers the first fully-managed platform

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Uk Government Admits Need For Centralized Database To Govern Better
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In April this year, the UK cabinet data sharing policy team put forward a plan to amalgamate databases that different government departments — namely, local services, schools, emergency services, etc. — have control over. This proposal comes in light of the fact that the U.K. government is having a tough

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Mindshare And Crayon Data In Partnership To Gain Adaptive Marketing Edge
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Global Media and Marketing Services Company Mindshare and Singapore based Big Data Analytics firm Crayon Data have engaged in an exclusive partnership to fuel up Mindshare’s planning, insights, and consultancy offering. Chairman of Mindshare’s Products, Partnerships & Services council and chief client officer APAC, Sudipto Roy noted, “One of today’s

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Comscore Acquires Mdotlabs To Help Advertisers Identify Ad-Fraud
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comScore, a company that tracks and analyses the quality of Web traffic, yesterday announced the acquisition of MdotLabs, a startup that helps digital advertisers identify ad-fraud from non-human traffic. Although the terms of the deal were not disclosed, it is believed that the whole MdotLabs team, including the co-founders Timur

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Rackspace Launch 5 Week Initiative To Fill The Data Science Gap
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Rackspace, one of the leading providers of hybrid clouds, yesterday announced the launch of a summer school programme to train PhD students in using big data technologies. The programme – dubbed Science to Data Science (S2DS) — will be organised in partnership with KPMG, Hortonworks, Royal Mail, and Importio, among

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Salesforce.com Launches Journey Builder To Accelerate The Transformation Of Marketing
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Cloud computing company, Salesforce has launched the next generation of its exhaustive customer journey management platform ‘Journey Builder’. The application has been empowering leading marketers such as Microsoft, Skymall and Sony-Playstation, to create, automate, optimize and personalize customer experience with real time interactions across various channels. “ExactTarget Marketing Cloud’s Journey

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Data Science Workshop In London, From Pivigo Recruitment And Kgmd
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In order to address the lack of skilled data scientists in Europe, Professional Services giant, KPMG and London based training and recruitment agency, Pivigo Recruitment have joined efforts to roll out their Data Science boot-camp, aptly titled, Science to Data Science (S2DS). The program is led by Pivigo’s Managing Director,

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