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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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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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IPSoft Amelia
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Leading managed services provider, IPsoft has developed an artificial intelligence platform called “Amelia” built essentially to “automate knowledge work across a broad range of functions.” Named after the aviator- explorer Amelia Earhart, the platform resolves queries in a wide range of business processes, being privy to the same information as

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LinkedIn has rolled out its very own web-scale real-time analytics engine, dubbed Pinot. Designed and built at LinkedIn, Pinot will allow sifting through immense troves of data in real-time across a wide variety of products. Earlier, LinkedIn used generic storage systems like Oracle (RDBMS) and Voldemort (Key Value Storage),  for

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Technology & IT

I’ve always been a big fan of visionaries. The top of my list is Albert Einstein, unarguably the greatest mind of the 20thcentury. I’m also a huge fan of Elon Musk, Nicolai Tesla, Galileo, Louis Pasteur, those crazy fools over at DARPA, and the entire Google[x] team; brilliant scientists and

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Hortonworks
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Global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company Accenture has added a new collaboration to its list of recent partnerships. After teaming up with Cloudera and Datastax in the past, the company is now in collaboration with Hadoop contributor and provider Hortonworlds to combine old and new approaches on data

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Data Origami
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Data Origami, a new startup focused on developing learning techniques, tools, libraries and common solutions that data scientists and analysts can use everyday through hands-on-keyboard videos, has recently launched its first series of screencasts. The aim of Origami’s project is to help users develop a more profound knowledge of data

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Germany World Cup
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Earlier in the month we reported on Germany’s national team working with IT giant SAP for the current World Cup to add data to their training. Typically a strong team, it wasn’t until Tuesday that they really showed the force of their preparation. Crowds were left slack-jawed as Germany scored

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Forrester Wave
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In an announcement on Monday TIBCO Software Inc. presented the strong performance of its analytics and data discovery platform,TIBCO Spotfire®, in the The Forrester Wave: Agile Business Intelligence Platforms, Q3 2014 report. Among the 16 others featured in the report Spotfire® ranked first in “Current Offering” and “Agile BI –

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Internet of Things
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A group of tech giants has come together to develop an open-source code that is applicable to all wireless—connected devices. Under the name “Open Internet Consortium”, companies such Dell, Samsung, Atmel, Broadcom and Intel’s Wind River are working together on a communal concept of the Internet of things. Their first

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In the past few months, Hadoop vendors Hortonworks and Cloudera have seen big funding rounds, with many commentators suggesting that MapR was falling behind. Today, however, it was announced that MapR has raised $110 million in combined equity and debt financing. The majority of the funding — $80 million –

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