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Pindrop Security: Looking To Save Banks $19 Billion By Improving Authentication
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We interviewed Matt Anthony (VP of Marketing) and Raj Bandyopadhyay (Principal Data Scientist) at Pindrop Security to learn more about how the company. Pindrop Security provides solutions to protect enterprise call centers and phone users, where it combines authentication and anti-fraud detection technology to verify legitimate callers while detecting malicious callers. Can you

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Snapchat Value Could Reach $10 Billion, With Possible Investment By Alibaba
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It was recently reported that Snapchat is in talks with Chinese Internet giant Alibaba for a new round of financing that could value the startup at $10 billion. Although both companies have declined to comment on the news, “people with knowledge of the situation” say that talks are ongoing. Snapchat’s

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Two Researchers Get $10 Million In Funding For Cyber Security Startup
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ThetaRay, an Israeli cyber security startup, on Tuesday announced that it has raised $10 million from investors. Participants in the round included industrial giant General Electric Company, Jerusalem Venture Partners and Palim Capital Markets Ltd. The technology used by ThetaRay – which was born out of research from professor Amir

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The Iphone Slowdown Conspiracy Is Nonsense. Here’s Why:
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In a recent piece on the New York Times, Harvard’s Dr. Mullainathan talks about investigating claims of planned obsolescence in iPhone models – slowing down older models as updates appear. Looking at Google trends data, Laura Trucco, a Ph.D. student in Economics at Harvard, revealed that the worldwide searches for

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Dialogue Moves To Cloud-Based Business Intelligence With Birst
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Birst, the global leader in Cloud BI, today announced that Dialogue Group, a global application-to-person (A2P) messaging and mobile billing specialist, has implemented a cloud-based business intelligence platform to support its management decision-making and line of business teams. Birst is used to provide in-depth analytics across each team’s key business data sources, as

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Are Apple'S Recent Acquisitions A Sign Of The Company'S Lack Of Innovation?
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This June has been a busy month for Apple. While Apple’s acquisitions have historically been low-key affairs, this month has seen the tech giant make three significant announcements: Apple’s partnership with IBM and its acquisition of two streaming media startups, BookLamp and Swell. Last Friday, it was reported that Apple

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28% Of All Digital Investments Will Be Spent On Big Data Technologies
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According to a recent report released by Tata Consultancy Services, enterprises are recognising the importance of digital initiatives to their success. The study, titled “The Road to Reimagination: The State and High Stakes of Digital Initiatives” explores how Global 2000 companies are using five transformative technologies – Big Data and

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Google X Project Attempts To Understand The Human Body Through Data
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Google X has launched a new initiative called “Baseline Study” which aims to help clinicians and doctors better understand the human body. The project will map human genetic and molecular data from 175 volunteers, where Google’s algorithms will then process this data to identify “biomarkers” that could help with detecting

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New York Governor Announces $15 Million Big Data Fund
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New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo last week announced a $55 million grant for a number of projects at the City University of New York (CUNY), of which $15 million of the fund will be focused on big data analytics and visualisation. The grant was awarded on the basis of

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Ico Releases New Guidlines On Data Privacy. Will It Make A Difference?
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The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), UK’s data protection watchdog, today released a 50-page report warning businesses to not forget their obligation to keep data secure and private while taking advantage of their big data technologies. Steve Wood, the Head of Policy Delivery at the ICO, commented on the report saying,

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