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The rapid growth of the Big Data ecosystem has pushed the frontiers of technology, and our expectations, further than ever thought possible.

“With Prol​iferatio​n Of Digitized Technologies, The Public Is Becoming Aware Of Data-Collecting Sensors &Amp; It’s Concerns” 
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How to implement an anonymous data collection scheme that allows the manufacturer to anonymously collect data from its end devices without knowing exactly which device it came from? Yes, this is one of the challenges for the second Blockchain Hackathon (part of LongHash Cryptocon Vol2) in Berlin on May 18-19

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Ai Jobs Disruption – Why The U.s. Financial Services Industry Is Different
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No longer considered the “future of work,” AI is infiltrating industries and job roles at impactful rates. Across the U.S. economy, one-third of the U.S. workers are interacting with some form of AI in their jobs today – even if many of these interactions are still in a limited capacity.

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Are Citizens Prepared For The Data Implications Of Smart Cities?
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What are the fears around data while exploring potential use cases to demonstrate the value for the ‘smart citizen’? Here is a look. With The United Nations reporting that two-thirds (68%) of the world’s population are expected to live in cities by 2050, scientists are seeking new and innovative ways

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Why There Are It Outages – And What To Do About Them?
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What do fat fingers, power failures, and Godzilla have in common? Answer: They have all been responsible for IT outages that, even if they aren’t caused by Godzilla, can cause monster-sized budget holes for companies. How monster-sized? A Rand Organization report says that according to 98% of organizations, IT outages

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How To Apply Predictive Analytics To Premiership Football To Beat The Bookies
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A few years ago, I combined my day job as a data engineer, helping customers engineer data analytics, with my love for  football and set out to beat the bookies. It’s an exciting game to play, and I have learned a lot about the merits of different predictive models that

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How Agile Cloud Solutions Can Upgrade On-Prem Performance: The Bi Business Case
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Moving IT to the cloud is one of the main objectives  for many companies. But once achieved, they find managing data in a hybrid environment a challenge. This is when metadata management becomes more important than ever. Cloud vs. on-premises? It’s one of those topics that you hear broached at

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How Machine Learning Can Drive Retail Success
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After retailers suffered a bad year with bankruptcies, store closures and lower store footfall, we discuss why now is the time for retailers to invest in data and advanced technologies to boost consumer relations.   Bricks and mortar retailers would sooner forget 2018. The year that brought 16 U.S. bankruptcies,

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Apple’s Privacy Play Keeps Internet Regulators At Bay
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In 2018, the GDPR changed how tech companies handle data privacy. In 2019, it’s influencing the public’s perception of internet privacy and changing how tech companies treat violations—and one another. Last month, I wrote about the state of internet privacy in the context of the GDPR and other regulations that

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What Is Driving Europe’s Tech Economy?
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Here is what “The State of European Tech 2018”, a data-driven analytical report by Atomico reveals about the factors that are accelerating the growth of tech in the European economy The comparison of Europe’s tech scene with Silicon Valley in the U.S and Asia (particularly China) has been a topic

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In The Digital Evolution Of Entertainment, Data Gets A Starring Role
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The digital revolution has completely changed the way we buy and rent movies. Netflix, Amazon, Apple, Google and other on-demand entertainment service providers have made the brick-and-mortar video stores irrelevant. In July 2018, in Bend, Oregon, the last standing Blockbuster store shut its doors for good. That’s quite a comedown

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