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International developers and researchers gathered earlier this year for the ‘Big Data VR Challenge’, hosted by games industry giants Epic Games and biomedical research charity Wellcome Trust. Their mission was to provide virtual reality solutions to researchers who need to manipulate and visualise vast data sets in real-time. This contest

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Strata + Hadoop Conference
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Strata + Hadoop World, happening September 29 – October 1 in New York, is where cutting-edge science and new business fundamentals intersect. It’s a deep-immersion event where data scientists, analysts, and executives explore the latest in emerging techniques and technologies by dissecting case studies, developing new skills through in-depth tutorials,

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Data ScienceNews

Being Berlin based, and a cornerstone of the Data Science community, Data Science Retreat has been a pretty regular feature of our coverage. We covered their launch back in April last year, the success of their early batches, and some of the student projects. Jose Quesada, DSR’s founder and director,

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Energy & EnvironmentEventsNews

On June 6th, 2015 Big Data Utah and the Boulder/Denver Big Data Users Group (BDBDUG) kicked off the Global Data Competition, an inaugural event focused on climate change and split into 22 regions around the world. The competition has two phases, each with a scoring system that allows solutions to be

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EventsNews

This fall, Apache Flink will host a two-day conference in Berlin, featuring content for both the existing Flink user community and potential users hoping to get a feel for the tool. Flink Forward will feature parallel presentation and training sessions – tackling both the informational and hands-on aspects of working

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When both NASA and the Pope are speaking out about climate change, you know something is up. Yesterday the NASA Earth Exchange (NEX) unveiled a public data set showing how rainfall, temperature and CO2 levels will change over the next 85 years. The high-resolution data, which is as granular as

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Israeli SQL-on-Hadoop solution-provider JethroData, announced today that it has closed an $8.1 million Series B financing round led by Square Peg Capital, and including existing investor Pitango Venture Capital. This latest funding round will be used to increase investment in sales, marketing and development of JethroData’s technology. JethroData received $4.3 million in

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BI & AnalyticsNews

Sunnyvale, Calif. – June 2, 2015 – Cyber security startup Niara emerged from stealth today to unveil its Security Intelligence solution, the first of its kind to combine advanced security analytics and forensics to help security teams quickly surface sophisticated cyber threats within their organization. Built on a big data

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IndustryNewsTechnology & IT

DataStax today announced the general availability of DataStax Enterprise 4.7 (DSE 4.7), the database platform purpose-built for the performance and availability demands of web, mobile and Internet of Things (IoT) applications. With significant advancements to integrated enterprise search, analytics, security, in-memory computing, and database management and monitoring, DSE 4.7 is capable

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DataHero, the self-service Cloud BI provider, just took $6.1 million in a Series A funding round led by existing investor Foundry Group. In addition, it has introduced software industry veteran Ed Miller as its new CEO, and announced a partnership with inbound marketing and sales platform HubSpot. Miller boasts 25 years experience as a software

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