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Google’s forward-thinking and experimental Google X division has been working on self-driving cars for some time. However, at a conference in California yesterday, Sergey Brin announced that Google will start building its own self-driving cars rather than modifying vehicles built by other manufacturers. “We’re really excited about this vehicle –

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Danny Flamberg - Managing Director At Publicis Kaplan Thaler
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Danny Flamberg has been building brands and businesses for more than 25 years. In the US, Europe and South America, he has helped start-ups become important players in their markets and helped leading global brands extend their reach, market share and relationships with customers. See all of Danny Flamberg’s posts

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Atos Set To Acquire Bull For €620 Million
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IT services firm, Atos, is set to purchase its French counterpart Bull in an attempt to secure its place as the top cloud computing and cybersecurity company in Europe. The deal is believed to be worth €620 million ($845 million) and is expected to close at the end of this

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Klaas Bollhoefer From The Unbelievable Machine Company Talks With Dataconomy
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We met up with Klaas Bollhoefer in Berlin. Klaas works as a Data Scientist & Big Data Evangelist with The unbelievable Machine Company GmbH. He is father of the Data Science Day (DSDay), coordinator of the Big Data Week 2013 in Berlin, member of several program committees for Big Data

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Smartasset.com: A New Way To Interact With Your Finances
FinanceIndustry

We met with Michael Carvin, the CEO & Co-founder of SmartAsset.com, at the Finovate conference in San Jose. SmartAsset is a finance platform that empowers users with highly personalized information and recommendations around financial decisions. It’s the Web’s first personal finance platform designed to empower people with highly personalized information and recommendations

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Dan Maycock - Director Of Strategy &Amp; Analytics At Oneaccord Digital
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Dan Maycock is the Director of Strategy & Analytics at OneAccord Digital and Advisor for pandexio. He has worked with executives at several Fortune 1000 companies, where his expertise in Business Intelligence, Data Analytics and Digital Strategy has been used to successfully understand, adopt, and adapt to digital technologies. Dan

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The Importance Of Big Data In Australia'S Mining Sector
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Across the mining sector, increasing production costs in Australia are impacting operators’ competitive advantage. However, big data and operational intelligence can help drive sustainable productivity increases in mining, according to a Deloitte report. The recent mining boom created favourable conditions for investment and expansion of mining operations whilst “masking some

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Bi/Analytics Salaries Stagnating, Data Scientists Increasing
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According an InformationWeek report, salaries for business intelligence and data warehousing professionals are stagnating, whereas big data analytics experts and data scientists are at the top of the pay-scale. The survey, which was conducted from November 2013 to February 2014, included 410 staff and 336 managers. The results showed that

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Vinod Kholsa: Disrupting Healthcare With Data
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Vinod Khosla, the founder of Khosla Ventures and co-founder of Sun Microsystems, said last Friday that the best way to improve healthcare is to get rid of most doctors. The comment was made during a one-hour keynote speech at Stanford University School of Medicine’s Big Data in Biomedicine Conference. “Biological

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Harsha Hegde - Solutions Architect At Mresult
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Harsha Hegde currently works at MResult where he focuses on the company’s goal of maximizing business results for clients. He received his MBA from Carnegie Mellon University, USA and prior to that worked as a software developer for 6 years at companies including Oracle. He is passionate about the different ways in

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