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Tibco: Big Data Is 'Irrelevant', Fast Data Is What You Need
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Follow @DataconomyMedia Big data has been a focus for many companies in the past few years and the market is expected to grow further at a compound annual growth rate of 32 percent in the next four years. However, according to Mark Quinn, CTO of software provider TIBCO, big data

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Oracle Gearing Up For $6 Billion Purchase
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Follow @DataconomyMedia The enterprise software giant Oracle is nearing a $6 billion deal with hospitality software maker Micros Systems, according a report from Bloomberg. While Oracle and Micros did not comment, FBR Capital Markets analyst Daniel Ives said that Oracle competitors could offer a higher bid to drive up the

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Birst Brings Enterprise-Caliber Cloud Bi To Sap Hana Customers
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SAN FRANCISCO — June 17, 2014 — Birst, the leader in Cloud BI, today announced Birst for SAP HANA to empower organizations to take advantage of Birst’s enterprise-caliber analytics capabilities on top of the latest in-memory technology from SAP. By combining the speed of HANA and the analytic horsepower of

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Rapidminer Acquires Radoop To Bolster Hadoop Analytics Processing
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RapidMiner, a big data analytic company, announced today that it has purchased Radoop, a leading big data analytics solution for Hadoop. Although the purchase price was not disclosed, it is believed that Radoop will take charge of RapidMiner’s big data division, with Zoltán Prekopcsák, Radoop’s co-founder, becoming vice president of

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Ibm: Powering Pernod Ricard With Marketing Intelligence
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IBM Big Data and Analytics recently announced that they had helped a wines and spirits company, Pernod Ricard Asia, improve its marketing intelligence and reduce reporting and query response time by more than 50 percent. The company claims that the efforts from IBM have provided the management team with updated

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How Airbnb Used Data To Secure Its $10 Billion Valuation
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The growth of Airbnb has received a lot of attention over the past few years, especially since it’s $10 billion valuation. In a recent interview, the company’s head of data science, Riley Newman, explained how data was at the core of its tremendous success. As Riley explained, “data is the

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How Mastercard Sees Big Business In Selling Customer Data
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According to a recent Reuters article, MasterCard believes that the selling of data to retailers, banks and governments will be big business for the company in the future. MasterCard handles more than 2 billion customer payments and can generate that data in real-time to map consumer behaviour – making the

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Saveup: Gamifying Finance To Save Money &Amp; Reduce Debt
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Follow @DataconomyMedia We met Sammy Shreibati, the Co-Founder and CTO of SaveUp, at the Finovate conference in San Jose. Prior to SaveUp, Sammy was the Director of Engineering at PrepMe, an education company dedicated to bringing high-quality, customized learning to students across the world. Sammy helped PrepMe grow from a

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The Week In Big Data - 9Th June, 2014
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See our pick of the week’s findings below. TOP DATACONOMY ARTICLES Understanding Big Data: Infrastructure In this edition, we’ll be closely examining infrastructural approaches- what they are, how they work and what each approach is best used for. In previous editions we covered the 7 V’s of Big Data, and

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Blue Yonder &Amp; Otto Trump Competition At Bt Technology Awards
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OTTO Wins BT Retail Week Technology Award with Blue Yonder June 13th, 2014 – OTTO, the largest online retailer for end-consumer fashion and lifestyle in Germany, and  Blue Yonder, a leading provider of Predictive Analytics, are/were named winner of the Best Customer Insight Project category at the  BT Retail Week

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