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Insidesales.com Raises $100M To Predict Sales
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InsideSales.com, a company specialising in could-based sales acceleration technology, announced today that it has raised $100 million in series C funding. Polaris Partners and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers led the funding round, with participation from Salesforce, Acadia Woods, EPIC Ventures, Hummer Winbald, U.S. Venture Partners and Zetta Venture Partners. InsideSales.com provides

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Microsoft Expands Its Data Center Operations In Wyoming
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Microsoft announced last week that it would be expanding its data center operations in Wyoming. The tech giant will invest another $274 million in the data center, bringing the total investment in the area to almost $500 million. “Microsoft is excited to expand its datacenter operations in Cheyenne. This will ensure

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Verizon Will Use Their Customers' Data For Advertising
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According to an article in the LA Times, Verizon Wireless will be “enhancing” its Relevant Mobile Advertising by monitoring customer activity on wireless devices as well as wired or Wi-Fi connected computers and laptops. “In addition to the customer information that’s currently part of the program, we will soon use

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White House Big Data Study
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A big data review carried out by the United States government illustrating the White House’s stance on the effect of large amounts of data on American citizens finding itself in the hands of private companies will be released soon, reports the Associated Press on Sunday. White House counselor John Podesta stated that

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Connectivity Taps Into Social Media Sentiments
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Connectivity has recently secured funding to the tune of $6.35 million, led by Greycroft Partners and including various other investors.  The technology allows businesses to track various aspects of their business across the web, including their customers, how often they return, what inclines them to purchase, how best to reach

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Ibm: Using Big Data To Help Farmers
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IBM announced on Thursday that it would be collaborating with The Flint River Partnership to deploy a data-driven method to increase “agricultural efficiency by up to 20 percent.” The goal of the partnership is to use big data tools to analyse large volumes of meteorological, geographical and historical data, which

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Infographic: How The Un And Businesses Use Big Data
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This infographic is a nice way for big data enthusiasts to understand how data is being used to solve some of the most pressing issues on the planet, as well as the benefits businesses gain from adapting to big data. For those interested in how the UN is using Big

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Verizon’s new ‘2014 Data Breach Investigations Report’ has found that over 90% of all cyberattacks over the last ten years fell into one of only nine patterns, varying by industry.  Currently in its seventh year, the report covers tens of thousands of incidents and for the first time now also includes

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Security For Your Big Data
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Dataguise, a big data security service, has announced the Big Data Protection Partner Program (BDP3).  The program’s goal is to provide users’ big data projects with a heightened level of protection to stop the most sensitive end user information from falling into the wrong hands. A statement from co-founder and

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