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Elon Musk has been disrupting the space and electric car industry with Tesla, SpaceX and SolarCity. The Visionary entrepreneur who is out there to make ‘changes to the world’ spoke recently at the MIT AeroAstro Centennial Symposium. Although the interview was interspersed with views and ideas about space exploration what

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The last decade has seen an evolution of sorts with regards to how election campaigns are being run in the US. Like all the other fields that Big Data has percolated into, the election machinery has seen drastic changes and adoptions being made to its primary modes of campaigning. “Progressive

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In recent years, there has been a significant rise in the appointments of Chief Data Officers (CDOs), in both the public and private sector. This is a result of data becoming  an increasingly important strategic asset to businesses and public authorities. It is the CDO’s duty to manage this enterprise-wide

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Data ScienceNews

Both the TIOBE Index and PYPL (PopularitY of Programming Language) Index for October 2014 are out and the ranking that has been making heads turn is Google’s Dart – for its apparent jump and not. Touted as the successor to JavaScript, Dart has moved up from last year’s 81 to

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Microsoft Face Tagging
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Microsoft has sneaked in a new Windows 8.1 app that helps the user tag their own personal photos utilizing the photos tagged in their Facebook accounts. Dubbed AutoTag‘n Search My Photos, it learns and recognises the facial structure of friends, leveraging Facebook, and then tags photos in the Pictures Library

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Industrial Internet Big Data
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The Industrial Internet (A combination of Big Data analytics and the Internet of Things) holds great potential if executives in healthcare and industrial sectors are to be believed, reveals a research published by GE and Accenture. To put things in perspective with regards to the economic potential of Industrial Internet,

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Big Data startup Waterline Data Science has emerged from stealth mode to scoop up $7 million in Series A round, and also announced the release of Waterline Data Inventory to enable “data self-service” on Hadoop, at the Strata + Hadoop World New York conference. Essentially, their new product allows users

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Machine LearningNews

Natural language processing startup Idibon has secured $5.5 million in Series A funding. Idibon works on machine learning and natural language in order to understand language faster, accurately, and at a fraction of the cost of current technologies. Its language processing tools are adaptive to complex uses, for instance, “from

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LinkedIn has rolled out its Economic Graph Challenge to catalyze “bold thinking by smart, passionate individuals” and bring about “economic empowerment.” Branching out from the development of the Economic Graph — a “digital mapping of the global economy” that primarily consists of information about professionals, job opportunities and all relevant data to

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Google revealed the details of a critical vulnerability in the design of the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption, version 3.0, dubbed POODLE (Padding Oracle On Downgraded Legacy Encryption), earlier this week. Using this kink in the armour, a network attacker can calculate the plaintext of secure connections, writes Bodo Möller

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