Bridj, a company focused on using data to reinvent public transit, will begin a trail of their services in May. Bridj uses a number of methods to analyse peoples data – from their Foursquare check-ins, tweets, ZIP code, Facebook updates, etc – to predict areas of “peak demand on any
In 2012 the world witnessed the enormous impact of big data analytics in the political sphere. Psephologists and data scientists were busy analyzing, predicting and utilising the vast amount of data across various Internet platforms to not only predict the outcome of the presidential elections, but also to influence voters.
Having acquired InsightsOne three months ago, Apigee is launching a new update to its Insights product. With the updated platform, businesses will be able to apply predicative analytics to understand their customers better and deliver individualized services through predictive apps. The updated version of Insights will allow companies in various
The British physicist, Professor Stuart Parkin, won the 2014 Millennium technology prize yesterday for his ground-breaking research in maximizing the storage capacity on digital devices. The committee selected Parkin for his “”pioneering contribution to the science and application of spintronic materials, his work leading to a prodigious growth in the
Sqrrl, the company that develops secure NoSQL database software for Big Data applications, announced that it would be collaborating with Macmillan Education Australia to help them power a next generation education portal. Sqrrl Enterprise, the company’s NoSQL database, will allow Macmillan to secure and protect huge amounts of data that
MongoDB announced the release of its open-source NoSQL database — Mongo 2.6 – yesterday. Mongo 2.6. will include new key features like aggregation enhancements, text search integration, query engine improvements, a new write operation protocol, and security enhancements. The release of 2.6 is catered to those attempting to extract analytics from
Project Data Sphere (PDS), an online platform sharing clinical trial data for use in cancer research, announced its official opening earlier this week. The goal of the project is to accelerate drug discovery and research to improve the lives of cancer patients around the world. 9 data sets are being
SAN FRANCISCO — April 8, 2014 — Birst, the leader in Cloud BI, today announced that Birst Visualizer is now available to all customers, making it easy for business users to create, consume, and share data through visually compelling charts and graphs. Birst first introduced the simple, business-oriented visualization tool in December, and following extended early