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Malaysia is entering into the competition to be the next hub for big data, up against neighbouring countries like Singapore and South Korea.   The Philippines are training 200,000 students, while India is teaching a massive 500,000 students to use R, a big data statistical platform.  Where Singapore has invested S$180

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The traditional application process as it once stood is no longer, with massive amounts of resumes and cover letters from hopefuls inundate colleges and businesses.  With larger volume coming in, each transcript or carefully crafted applications gets less time – and, crucially, less time to stand out and distinguish itself

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The big data revolution is not localized, and now Bangalore is being swept up in the global trend.  According to experts, upwards of 35,000 jobs will be created in the analytics industry, with a good third of those in Bangalore. “Bangalore is the biggest recruiter in India for analytics, followed

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Here’s an infographic of 8 industries that could benefit from big data.   (Image Credit: kenmainr)

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“CMOs face mounting pressure to deliver above market growth, manage growing amounts of data, and adapt to a rapidly changing technology landscape. Successful marketers, however, have figured out how to use data to squeeze billions more from marketing and help their companies grow.” (Infographic Credit: McKinsey) (Image Credit: Tokyo Fashion)

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Mobileum, the telecommunication big data analytics company, is attempting to make an impact in the India telecoms market. Noticing the increase in investment by domestic telecom operators, the US-based company aims to capitalize on the lack of big data analytics within the industry. “India contributes about 5-7% of Mobileum’s overall

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Beckon, a startup that helps marketers track their spending using data analytics, announced on Thursday that they have raised $8 million in Series A funding. Beckon’s platform is designed to give marketers a single dashboard for viewing all of their marketing data – interaction metrics, lead-generation, brand equity – drawing

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Visualising big data can often be a handy tool for upper level management. In a matter of seconds, you can see flu trends, popular areas in a city, internet outages, web fraud, what is popular in your shop, and much more. Handling huge amounts of data is usually restricted to

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The day has come where big data is part of environmental activism fighting deforestation. Powered by Google Earth Engine, Global Forest Watch was launched in February by the World Resources Institute to facilitate a global fight against deforestation.  Users can look back at trends starting in 2000 and with parts

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What started out as simple cooperation between big data and healthcare may soon grow into something much bigger – and it looks like it will be in the form of wearable wireless devices. According to ABI Research, “Healthcare big data analysis will grow to a $52 million market by 2019…[and]

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