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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.

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Open source data has been beneficial to the tech community and consumers at large, helping advancement significantly by making access to existing technology both faster and more accessible. Technological advancement is far more rapid when consumers who likely lack the financial resources to pay for pre-existing technology, have open, unencumbered

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EMC, the U.S. multinational corporation and the world’s largest provider of data storage systems, has released the EMC Global Data Protection Index and it turns out that worldwide, enterprises are losing as much as $1.7 trillion through data loss and unplanned downtime. “To create the maturity curve, IT decision makers

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MapR Technologies, Inc., the enterprise software provider that specialises in distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, has come into an alliance with business analytics software innovator SAS, to combine powerful SAS analytics with production-ready Hadoop. MapR and SAS intend to carry out Hadoop integration, provide support of joint customers, and tap future

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UK based charity, the Lloyd’s Register Foundation, has released its Foresight review of big data and announced a conditional grant offer of £10 million to support research by the upcoming Alan Turing Institute on engineering applications of big data, earlier this week on Monday. “Our report concludes that within the

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Apple and IBM have together deployed the first in a series of a new class of made-for-business apps and supporting cloud services providing iPhone and iPad users in the enterprise with IBM’s big data and analytics capabilities. “What we’re delivering aims directly at the new quest of business—smart technologies that

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Hortonworks went public last week with an initial public offering priced at 16$ per share under the NASDAQ symbol HDP. Fast becoming a critical infrastructure component, Hortonworks’  total market cap charted $1.1 billion at the close of trading Friday. Hortonworks carries out development and support for Apache Hadoop and has

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Brian Gentile is Sr. Vice President & General Manager of the TIBCO Analytics Product Group within TIBCO Software. Formerly, he was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Jaspersoft, which was acquired by TIBCO in April 2014.  The modern demands of a new data velocity spectrum are becoming clearer each month,

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Quill is an automated narrative generation platform for the enterprise that  creates perfectly written narratives to convey meaning for any intended audience. It was invented by Chicago based tech firm Narrative Science. “So, how does Quill work in the world of social media, where “data” is unstructured text?  What can

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Startupbootcamp is a global network of industry focused startup accelerators. They take startups global by giving them direct access to an international network of the most relevant partners, investors and mentors in their sector. In addition to their Internet of Things and Data chapter in Barcelona, Startupbootcamp are also in

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Mesosphere, the San Francisco based start-up, has rolled out a one of a kind Data Center Operating System (DCOS) based on the open source Apache Mesos project and to help it with further development, the outfit has garnered $36m in funding. The announcement came earlier this week as Khosla Ventures

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