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Technology & IT

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

Internet of ThingsTechnology & IT

Emil Eifrem is CEO of Neo Technology and co-founder of the Neo4j project.  Committed to sustainable open source, he guides Neo along a balanced path between free availability and commercial reliability. Emil is a frequent conference speaker and author on NOSQL databases. In this article, Emil explains how the Internet of

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Microsoft Face Tagging
Machine LearningNewsTechnology & IT

Microsoft has sneaked in a new Windows 8.1 app that helps the user tag their own personal photos utilizing the photos tagged in their Facebook accounts. Dubbed AutoTag‘n Search My Photos, it learns and recognises the facial structure of friends, leveraging Facebook, and then tags photos in the Pictures Library

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Industrial Internet Big Data
Data ScienceNewsTechnology & IT

The Industrial Internet (A combination of Big Data analytics and the Internet of Things) holds great potential if executives in healthcare and industrial sectors are to be believed, reveals a research published by GE and Accenture. To put things in perspective with regards to the economic potential of Industrial Internet,

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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
Machine LearningNewsTechnology & IT

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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