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The Whole Big Data Landscape In One Slide
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Big data landscape v 3.0 – Matt Turck (FirstMark) from Matt Turck (Image credit: Kevin Dooley)

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Infographic: Internet Data In Real Time
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Click the image to open the interactive version (via Penny Stocks Lab). From the 700 seconds (approx. 11 minutes) we were on the website, these are the statistics that were generated: Data produced across the internet: 18036626 GB Twitter: 7667 accounts created, 3972900 Tweets Google: 3211776 searches, $1116594 Ad Revenue

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Ibm Creates Patented Technology To Combat Fraud
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IBM announced earlier today that it has patented a technique that helps online and cloud-based businesses detect and eliminate fraud. Through analysing the browsing behaviour of customers, the technology can verify whether the customer is actually who they say they are. How does it work, you might be wondering? When

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Big Data Boosting Australian Agriculture
BI & AnalyticsNews

Big Data is permeating Australia. We recently reported on how Big Data is being used to improve efficiency in Australia’s mining industry, and to predict crime hotspots. Now, Sense-T, a data analysis project in Tasmania, are using existing datasets to transform Australian agriculture. “We are looking at repurposing production optimisation

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Skype Translate: Real-Time Speech Translation Based On Deep Learning
Machine LearningNews

Automatic translation of written text has become fairly ubiquitous and commonplace on the internet- you’d be hard pushed to find someone who hasn’t leaned on Google or Bing translators once in a while. But now deep learning technology means that instant translations of speech may come to be just as

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Hadoop Market Expected To Grow 25X By 2020
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According to a new report by Allied Market Research, the global market for Hadoop along with related hardware, software and services is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 58.2 percent between 2013 and 2020. In 2013, the global Hadoop market accounted for approximately $2 billion in

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Ibm Partners With 28 Universities To Help Train Tomorrow'S Data Scientists
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IBM announced earlier this week that it would be partnering with 28 new business schools and universities across the world to fill the 4.4 million jobs that will be created to support big data by 2015. In preparation for the upcoming Fall 2014 semester, IBM will help universities expand and

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Ibm Branches Out Into Condiments
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Readers of our site are now well aware of big data’s implications on everything from political elections to forecasting movie success. Nevertheless, we’ve also discussed the limitations of big data – the more “human” capacities such as the nuanced reading of texts that a computer may never adequately understand or model in a

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Google Using Machine Learning To Boost Efficiency In Data Centres
Machine LearningNews

Not content with owning some of the most efficient data centres on the planet, Google are now using machine learning to gain a greater understanding of their server farms. At the Data Centres Europe conference, Google’s Joe Kava detailed how they were using neural networks to sift through the immense

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Another University Adds Big Data To Their Syllabus
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On Monday, the Technical University of Denmark announced the details of its new specialist programme in Data Science (Big Data). From as early as autumn semester, DTU will be offering the course to students, where they will build interdisciplinary skills across the entire Big Data value chain — data collection,

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