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Nih Releases $32M Strong Support Towards Development In Biomedical Fields Tapping Big Data
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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Google Issues Security Advisory Regarding Secure Communication Compromise With Ssl 3.0’S Poodle Bug
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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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Mapd Finds Funds Worth $1.5M For Fueling Product Development From Nvidia And Google Ventures
BI & AnalyticsNews

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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Google Asked To Remove Search Results By Japan Court In The Wake Of Eu’s &Quot;Right To Be Forgotten&Quot; Dictum
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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 Data Industry And Eu Partner To Provide €2.5B Strong Impetus To Europe’s Future Data Ambitions
Data ScienceNewsTechnology & IT

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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Data Scientists In Uk Risk Crumbling Under Mounting Stress As Big Data Industry Thrives
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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Exabeam Unveils User Behavior Intelligence Platform, Delivers Future Of Cyberattack Detection And Response
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Exabeam, a big data security analytics company, today announced the launch of its platform, which will enable enterprises to finally realize the full promise of their existing security information and event management (SIEM) deployments. Platform users will be able to detect cyberattacks and insider threats in real time, while simultaneously

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Logi Analytics Introduces Self-Service Reporting And Dashboards With Latest Version Of Logi Info
BI & AnalyticsNews

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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Ge &Amp; Accenture Study Deems Big Data Analytics Adoption Imperative For Global Organisations
Data ScienceNews

A new survey conducted by GE and Accenture has found growing urgency for organizations to embrace Big Data Analytics in order to advance their Industrial Internet strategy. The global study, titled, “Industrial Internet Insights for 2015,” surveyed 250 executives in China, France, Germany, India, South Africa, the U.K. and the

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Volometrix Picks Up $12M In Series B To Measure How Productive Your Workforce Is
Data ScienceNews

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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