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Un Panel Approves Landmark &Quot;The Right To Privacy In The Digital Age&Quot; Resolution To Check Intrusive Surveillance
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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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Big Data Centric Contract Drives Wandisco Trading Up
Data ScienceNews

WANdisco, a distributed and cloud computing service provider, witnessed a 13 per cent surge in trading on Wednesday – an aftermath of acquiring a contract with US based banking giant Capital One Financial Corp. WANdisco’s Big Data tech will assist the bank in monitoring transactions trends in real time, according

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Ferris Jumah - Data Scientist At Linkedin
Contributors

Ferris is a full stack data scientist who enjoys building products at the forefront of intelligent technology. He understands that the next generation won’t be concerned with how to use technology to do things, but will expect technology to do and adapt for them. See all of Ferris’ posts here.

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Dropping Stealth Mode, A.i. Innovator Sentient Raises $103.5M In Series C
Artificial IntelligenceNews

Sentient Technologies, a firm with intentions to harness massively scaled artificial intelligence, has moved out of stealth mode to garner $103.5 million in Series C funding. “We’re extremely encouraged with the progress that Sentient has made over the past year and we’re excited to have the support and funding of

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Data Virtualisation Startup - Primary Data - Ropes In Veteran Steve Wozniak As Chief Scientist
BI & AnalyticsNews

Primary Data is a data virtualisation startup that emerged from stealth earlier last week at DEMO Fall 2014 and announced the involvement of Apple Co-founder Steve Wozniak as Chief Scientist of the company. Steve Wozniak has joined old colleagues from Fusion-io and is expected to guide the San Jose, Calif.-based

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Telit Launches First Big Data Challenge In Collaboration With Google Cloud Platform
Big DataNews

Telit Wireless Solutions, an enabler of the global machine-to-machine (m2m) movement has announced the loT Big Data challenge in collaboration with Google Cloud Platform. It is aimed at promoting and accelerating innovation around the Internet of Things. Developers are invited to create web-based and mobile applications based on data from

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User Data Under The Microscope Again With New Anti-Terrorism Legislation In Uk
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U.K. Home secretary, Theresa May announced an anti-terrorism legislation which requires internet providers to furnish all data to authorities. The bill will be published this week and fast-tracked through the Parliament such that the Law can be enforced before the general elections in May. Under the proposed law, Internet-service providers

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Qubole Provides Self-Managing Data Platform As A Service On Microsoft Azure
Data ScienceNews

Qubole, a self-service Platform for Big Data Analytics, announced a strategic relationship with Microsoft Azure in a step to make Big Data solutions more accessible to more people on more platforms. Big Data is an elastic workload and the ideal cloud use case. The Qubole Data Service is a great

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Accenture, Mit Invite Research Proposals And Announce Seed Funding For Non-Tenured Professors
Data ScienceNews

It was announced at the Accenture and MIT Alliance in Business Analytics Innovation Consortium event, that research proposals are invited to discover advanced analytics solutions for the challenging problems faced by today’s global companies. In addition, Accenture and MIT are also providing seed funding for non-tenured professors to support their

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First Google Cloud-Based Warehouse For Mobile And Internet Of Things Sources Announced By Onefold
Internet of ThingsNews

OneFold announced the public beta of its platform BigData Warehouse for terabytes of semi-structured JSON and NoSQL data from mobile and Internet of Things (IoT) data sources. The company is founded by engineer entrepreneur Uday Sandhar, from Oracle, with 12+ years experience building and growing software products in small and

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