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Posiq, a company that aims to help restaurants enhance customer relationship through big data, announced yesterday that it received $3.2 dollars in Series A investment. Thayer Ventures led the round, with additional participation from SVG Partners and select angel investors. “The restaurant industry is inundated with loyalty gimmicks, email or text

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Acxiom announced on Wednesday that it had agreed to acquire ad-tech startup LiveRamp, a company that helps marketers use their offline CRM and transactional data on the web. The deal will cost $310 million and is expected to close mid-summer. When LiveRamp started in 2012, it had 116 clients. This

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Birst, the business intelligence and cloud analytics platform provider, announced yesterday that it would be offering a free analytics tool for NetSuite customers. The deal between the two companies is aimed at improving user experience in NetSuite and also increasing the standards inside “enterprise resource planning and customer relationship management

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The 2014 parliamentary elections in India witnessed two trends this year: a huge increase in new voters and massive advances in technology. In a recent news report, we uncovered the way in which analysts were using data from a range of sources – Facebook likes, tweets, calling behaviour, SMS’s – to

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In a recent study by IDC, Brazil and Mexico are said to be the biggest markets for sales of big data solutions. The study predicts that both countries will drive growth in Latin America through to 2016. Analysts at IDC estimate that revenue generated from big data – hardware, software

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The term “big data” has been prevalent over the past few years. Yet, according to Donald Feinberg, VP of Gartner’s Business Intelligence and Information Management group, the term will “disappear” in the near future. Talking at Gartner’s Business Intelligence and Information Management summit in São Paulo, Feinberg said “The term ‘big data’

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SalesPredict, a SaaS technology provider that helps B2B companies by using predictive analytics, announced on Monday that it has received $4.1 million in Series A funding from Yandex, KCG Captial and existing investors. The funding round brings the total capital investment in SalesPredict to $5.3 million. The product works by analysing and

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Splice Machine, a company that provides a Hadoop relational database management system (RDBMS), announced yesterday that it would be moving its management system from private beta to public beta.  The company will be offering its database to download for free and it is a fully supported commercial product. “Our go-to-market

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According to a Gartner study, the Indian IT infrastructure market will reach a total of $1.9 billion in 2014, a 4 percent increase from 2013. The study also predicts that by 2017, IT infrastructure in India — server, storage and networking equipment — is “poised” to be a $2.35 billion

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Alibaba Group announced today that its first cloud computing unit in Hong Kong will launch on May 12. Following their sites in Hangzhou, Qingdao, and Beijing, this will become the company’s fourth site. Although Alibaba’s cloud computing unit generates only $90 million in revenue (a mere 1.4% of its total

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