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Csi Wearable Tech, Fitbit Data To Support Legal Claims
News

Fitness tracking wearable tech by Fitbit is now being used to support legal claims in personal injury cases, setting a legal precedent for the use of personal data. A team of Calgary-based lawyers representing a woman who was injured in an accident four years ago, and has been using her

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The Origins, Evolution And Adoption Of Systems For Decision Making
BI & Analytics

Max Kanaskar is an Associate for Strategy& (formerly Booz & Company). He has extensive experience in IT capability development and data management, and has advised companies in transformational data management programs, including data strategy, management and governance. He’s a regular commentator on big data and technology. His views can be found

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School Of Engineering And Applied Sciences At Harvard To Benefit From Former Microsoft Ceo Donation
Data ScienceNews

In a discussion on the future of computer science at Harvard University, former Microsoft CEO and alumni of Harvard- Steve Ballmer AB ’77, joined Harvard President Drew Faust and Cherry Murray, dean of the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS), to discuss the topic. Ballmer expressed his excitement about

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Airborne Spying Devices Target Cell Phones In Usa
News

An American spying program reportedly run by the U.S. Marshals Service is gathering data from tens of thousands of cell phones in USA. Two- square- foot devices also termed as dirt- boxes which mimic cell towers of large telecommunications firms, trick cell phones into reporting their unique registration information. The

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9 Big Data Stories You Shouldn’t Miss This Week
Data Science

TOP DATACONOMY ARTICLES How Big Data Is Changing The Insurance Industry Forever Our guest contributor this week, Bernard Marr, looks at how big data could impact the insurance industry. He concludes that big data in insurance will mean insurers combining the data already available to them will be able to build up

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Indian Government Set To Introduce Open Source Policy To Cut Software Costs
Data ScienceNews

Open source software has gained considerable traction of the past decade, with companies and organizations across the world investing millions in upgrading and adopting new open source technologies. Indeed, it is the flexibility, interoperability, customizability, and security of open source that makes it so appealing to companies. In fact, 1998,

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19–21 November, 2014 - Strata + Hadoop World, Barcelona
Events

The best minds in data will gather in Barcelona this November for Strata + Hadoop World to learn, connect, and explore the complex issues and exciting opportunities brought to business by big data, data science, and pervasive computing. Just in time for the event in Barcelona, O’Reilly and Cloudera have

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17-21 November, 2014 - Apachecon Europe, Budapest
Events

Apache products power over half the Internet, petabytes of data, teraflops of operations, billions of objects, and enhance the lives of countless users and developers. ApacheCon brings developers and users together to explore key issues in building Open Source solutions “The Apache Way”. With hundreds of thousands of applications deploying

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Cloud Computing Is Desired But Cannot Be Achieved Due To Shortage Of Skills, Survey Reveals
Data ScienceNews

The popularity of Cloud computing over the past few years has been nothing short of astronomical. Its promise of significantly reducing costs, shedding unnecessary hardware, and helping many businesses immediately chop redundancies is part of the reason why so many CIO’s are looking towards the Cloud. Yet, according to new

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Tibco Launches New Spotfire Analytics Offering On Aws Marketplace
BI & AnalyticsNews

TIBCO Software Inc. announced today a new offering on AWS Marketplace, TIBCO Spotfire® for AWS. Users will now be able to use Spotfire® data visualization and dashboards technology on an hourly, pay-as-you-go basis for Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS), Redshift and more.  Spotfire for AWS provides technology professionals with easy

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