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Oracle Social Cloud Announce Linkedin Support
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Oracle Social Cloud on Tuesday announced LinkedIn support for its Social Relationship Management (SRM) platform, allowing Oracle Social customers the ability to publish, engage, automate, and analyze LinkedIn activities within the Oracle SRM platform. Oracle will now join LinkedIn’s Certified Company Page Partners Program, which offers tools and services to

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Kpmg And Imperial College Aim To Harness The Power Of Big Data
Big DataNews

KPMG and Imperial College London yesterday announced the launch of a new initiative that aims to meet the excess demand for data scientists. With an investment of £20m from KPMG, the two organisations will open the “KPMG Centre for Advanced Business Analytics”, where the focus of the project will be

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Ico: Record Breaking Year For Data Privacy Complaints
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The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) revealed recently that it will be publishing a data protection guide for businesses and organisations around big data. The news comes after the ICO announced at an event in London that there were over 15,000 data protection complaints in 2013/14, representing a 8.5 percent increase

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Historic Partnership Between Tech Giants Apple And Ibm
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Apple and IBM on Tuesday announced a “landmark” partnership to merge their respective strengths to tackle the enterprise market. The deal, which was announced after Tuesday’s market’s close, will see IBM’s big data capabilities combine with Apple’s user-friendly iOS operating system. The two companies will work together on developing more

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Big DataConversations

We met with Professor Eric T. Meyer to discuss how the Oxford Internet Institute is researching Big Data. Professor Meyer is Senior Research Fellow and Director of Graduate Studies at the Oxford Internet Institute, where he has been on the faculty since 2007. His research focuses on the transition from

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Sap And Esri Extend Partnership To Advance Geospatial Analytics
BI & AnalyticsNews

The German software giant SAP announced yesterday that it has expanded its integration with Esri, a mapping specialist that provides geospatial services and content. The partnership brings high-performance spatial analytics, self-service mapping and collaboration to geographic information system (GIS) and business users to allow them to leverage real-time location intelligence

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Kaplan Launch New Data Science Course In New York This September
Data ScienceNews

VentureBeat reported recently that Kaplan, a company that provides higher education and test preparation material, will be introducing its first data science bootcamp in New York City this September. The company will accept 10 to 20 students that will be trained over a period of 12 weeks by two data

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Does Privacy Still Exist? This Oxford Researcher Thinks It Will Never Be The Same Again
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Dr. Joss Wright is a Research Fellow at the Oxford Internet Institute (OII), where his current research focuses on analysing Internet censorship and data anonymization. Prior to the OII, Dr. Wright worked at the University of Siegen in Germany examining security and privacy issues in cloud computing. He has a

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ConversationsData Science

We met with Adam Drake to hear his thoughts on Data Science and the qualities a Data Scientist should have. Adam is currently the Chief Data Scientist and Director of Engineering for Zanox, Europe’s largest affiliate network. He has been in technology roles for over 17 years in a variety

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Fujitsu Announce $2 Billion Investment In Cloud
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Japanese IT vendor Fujitsu announced on Monday that it is injecting $2 billion over the next two years to expand its cloud portfolio. The company said that the majority of its budget will be spent on new datacenter capacity and ramping up investment in infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS), platform-as-a-service (PaaS), software-as-a-service (SaaS),

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