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Big data landscape v 3.0 – Matt Turck (FirstMark) from Matt Turck

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Google Ventures lead a $130 million Series B funding round on big data cancer treatment startup Flatiron. Launched in 2012, Flatiron tracks and aggregates a large number of cancer-patient data to help doctors make treatment decisions. Google Ventures partner Dr. Krishna Yeshwant stated “Cancer will likely touch all of us

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A survey by QuinStreet released earlier this week shows a majority of enterprises are actively planning to add big data analytics within the next two years. Interestingly, the study shows that there are no stand-alone market leaders as of yet, and as such the sector is clearly a wide-open opportunity

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Ohio State has issued a statement that it will be introducing the first data analytics major for undergraduates in the United States this autumn. The programme will allow students to specialize in Biomedical Informatics, Business- and Computational analytics, and in doing so, supplying the US –and the world’s- demand for

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Dr. Taha Yasseri is a researcher at the Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford. His main research focus is on online societies, government-citizen interactions on the web and structural evolution of the Internet. He uses mathematical models and data analysis to study social systems quantitatively. Prior to Oxford Internet Institute,

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Google announced that Stackdriver, a cloud monitoring system, will be joining their team to deploy its services on Google‘s Cloud Platform, making it clear that the tech giant is taking the cloud market very seriously. The acquisition went for an undisclosed amount, but Stackdriver has raised a total of $15

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HP announced that HP Helion, its open-source cloud computing services portfolio, will become available in over 20 countries around the world in the next two years. The plan is to spend sums exceeding $1 billion to offer OpenStack-based software, offering HP’s existing cloud products, and providing new products and services,

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EVENTS HAPPENING ON THE 8th MAY May 8, 2014 – Budapest Big Data Budapest @ 500 We are celebrating our 500th member with a talk jam session on every flavor of Big Data topics and a few beers. Come and join us! May 8, 2014 – Barcelona Inauguració Big Bang Data L’exposició

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HP presented a new product, called Facility-as-a-Service, which provides a variety of modular data center solutions under five year service agreements. Customers can rent custom-sized, scalable data center facilities, taking full advantage of HP products such as Flexible DC, which scales in 500 kW, 750 kW, 900 kW and 1,500

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