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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.

Data ScienceNewsTechnology & IT

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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Data ScienceNewsTechnology & IT

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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Data ScienceNewsTechnology & IT

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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Data ScienceTechnology & IT

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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Data ScienceNewsTechnology & IT

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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StartupsTechnology & IT

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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Data ScienceNewsTechnology & IT

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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TIbco Acquired by Vista Equity Partners
BI & AnalyticsNewsTechnology & IT

Software and tech centric private equity firm, Vista Equity Partners has concluded the acquisition of infrastructure and business intelligence software provider, TIBCO Software Inc., late last week on Friday. “We see tremendous value in TIBCO’s ability to empower customers to extract and act on information utilizing TIBCO’s fast data platform,”

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Machine LearningNewsTechnology & IT

As research into Artificial Intelligence progresses, we move closer to the possibility of a mechanized future where labour and services get replaced by sentient machines running on algorithms. Latest in this list of such services that might be threatened by such replacement is the profession of Law. If a report

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Internet of ThingsNewsTechnology & IT

Advantech, the embedded and automation products and solutions provider has revealed of a joint effort with Microsoft to create Asia’s first IoT WISE-Cloud (Wireless IoT Solutions Embedded, WISE) platform. The duo will work towards setting up of a new cloud application model by developing “solutions and products intended for the

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