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European Big Demand For Big Data
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Across Europe – and across the world – the demand for big data is growing and with it the big data market.  In Europe, from 2012-2016 the market is supposed to grow by over 30%.  However, despite the promising growth in the sector, unresolved questions in conjunction with the simple

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Influencing Indian Voters With Social Media
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After both of Barack Obama’s successful presidential campaign runs in the United States, analysts pointed to his innovative use of social media, harnessing the burgeoning new means of communication becoming available to ultimately help him secure his seat in the oval office.  Now, politicians are trying to woo Indians –

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Fedena - Changing How Schools Educate
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From schools and universities to libraries and museums, public sector organizations are constantly battling with budget restrictions. The trade-off between offering better services with reducing costs is always a challenge, especially for those in the public sector. Indeed, considerations like this have played a crucial role in the emergence of Business

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Twitter On Data Shopping Spree
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In what is now the company’s fourth acquisition in the data space, Twitter has purchased Gnip, a company with access to the vast amount of data that Twitter has and resells it to other companies to use.  Even though advertising accounts for 90% of Twitter revenue, data licensing revenues have

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Dealing With The Lack Of Data Scientists
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To deal with the shortage of data scientists, a new “hacker bootcamp” is being offered for data scientists in New York this summer. “The Data Incubator” will run for six weeks during the summer; it is designed to bring together the brightest engineers and scientists and move them into data

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Making Big Data Accessible: Microsoft'S Vision
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Satya Nadella, the CEO of Microsoft, spoke at the company’s “Insights Await” event in San Francisco to talk about bringing big data tools to people who are not data scientists. “We want to take an architectural approach that brings together Excel on one end and SQL Server and Hadoop on

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Second Screeners Offered New Products
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Watching TV is no longer an experience to itself;  currently it is estimated that as many as 86% of viewers are second screeners, meaning they are simultaneously on their phones, laptops, or tablets.   From texting family and friends, to perusing Facebook, Twitter, and the news, and looking up content

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Jaspersoft Teams With Cloudera
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SAN FRANCISCO – April 15, 2014 – Jaspersoft, the Intelligence Inside applications and business processes, today announced product integration with Cloudera, the leader in enterprise analytic data management powered by Apache Hadoop™, to extend the company’s leadership in reporting and analytics for Big Data. With this integration, Jaspersoft becomes one of

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Birst - Transforming The Bi Landscape
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We caught up with the VP of Product Strategy at Birst, Southard Jones. Birst provides an enterprise-calibre Business Intelligence platform based on a cloud platform. Its approach is designed to be less costly and more agile than Legacy BI and more powerful than Data Discovery. Birst gives business teams the ability

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Big Data Drives 47% Growth For Cloud Vendors
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According to Technology Business Review Inc., big data analytics are driving sharp growth for public cloud computing vendors. The report suggests that the top 50 public cloud providers experienced a 47% increase in their combined revenues in the fourth quarter last year, bringing the total to $6.2 billion. In particular,

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