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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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Big Data To Make You Healthier
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Yesterday IBM announced that it was making new investments in its US Federal Healthcare Practice to provide for the ever increasing tech needs of the health institutions.  Big data solutions will be used, among others, to improve the level of care, lower costs, as well as combine and then analyse

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Teradata Teams With Siemens
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Teradata, the data platform and services company, announced on Wednesday that their big data solutions will support the electronics conglomerate, Siemens AG. It is believed that Siemens will use Teradata’s technology to combine and analyze data from sensors, the manufacturing process, and machine data, as well as various other source

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Lapd Using Big Data To Fight Crime
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Predicting future crime has left the realm of the futuristic science fiction and is now part of the very day reality, at least for the officers of the LAPD.  These officers are now using the power of big data to determine hotspots for crime and as a result lowering crime

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