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MapD, a Big Data analytics and visualization platform, has secured $1.5 million from Nvidia, Google Ventures, and other participatory investors, with the aim to fund its product development and its first commercial release, later this year, reports Venture Beat. “There aren’t really any other tools on the market that allow

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The European Commission in conjunction with the European Data industry has pledged €2.5 billion in a public-private partnership (PPP) in order to reinforce Europe’s data sector. The EU will contribute €500 million of the tax-payer’s money over the next five years, to the industry consortium’s €2 billion purse. European Commission

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Logi Analytics, the analytics everywhere company, today announced the latest version of its business intelligence platform, Logi Info, providing customers the ability to embed self-service capabilities directly into their applications, and letting business users author their own data visualizations, dashboards, and reports. The release introduces significant enhancements to Info’s self-service

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Employee analytics provider VoloMetrix has closed a $12 million Series B funding deal with Split Rock Partners and existing investor Shasta Ventures, taking the total funding raised so far to $17 million. Extracting and analyzing anonymized, aggregated header-level data from organisational communications, VoloMetrix creates “measurable” behavioural profiles around an organisation’s

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Silent Circle, the secure communications product manufacturer that brought forth the Blackphone has now revealed that a high-end, secure, Android tablet is in the pipeline. Jon Callas, the co-founder and CTO of Silent Circle told CNBC, “We are in fact working on a tablet. We are not ready to disclose

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Qlik (NASDAQ: QLIK), a leader in data discovery, today announced that NHS North of England Commissioning Support Unit (NECS) is using its QlikView platform to provide a data analysis solution for health and wellbeing organisations across the North of England. With the solution, based on QlikView, Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs)

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ConversationsData Science

We caught up with Jason Moss (Co-founder of Metis) and John Harnisher (VP of Data, Analytics and Insight at Kaplan) to discuss the new Data Science course at Metis. Metis offers comprehensive courses in digital practices, designed to teach the skills needed to succeed in an increasingly digital world. The new

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Big DataHealthcareNews

Announcing its first round of grants in the Big Data to Knowledge(BD2K) program, the National Institutes of Health on Thursday awarded approximately $32-million in grants to researchers developing new strategies to analyze biomedical big data sets. Over two dozen institutions were involved. “Data creation has become exponentially more rapid than

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In an injunction emulating the EU’s recent “right to be forgotten” law, the Tokyo District Court has ordered Google Japan to remove search results that hinted at a man’s relations with a criminal organization after he complained his privacy rights were violated. Taj Meadows a spokesperson for Google said that

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Big DataNews

The new but rapidly evolving field of Data Science, seems to be taking its toll on the “gears” of its machinery. As more organisations focus on unlocking the insight held in ‘big data’, data scientists are under a lot of work-related stress reveals a psychometric survey launched by SAS. 600

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