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While the field of data science is not tied directly to Big Data, advances in one tends to produce advances in the other. Big Data increases our ability to harvest and process data, while data science allows us to dig into it for insights.

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A research paper published by a team of computer scientists based at Indiana University and Portugal’s Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciencia have shed light on the possibility of “Computational fact checking from knowledge networks” to tackle issue of checking the growing volumes of data that is trafficked online. The paper explains

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Political parties contesting for the upcoming elections in UK can now up their game with Twitter’s latest geo-targeted advertising. Postcard targeting allows for campaign targeting on a much more granular level. The geo-targeting will provide advertisers (or campaigning political parties) accessibility to specific regions, metropolitan areas and postcodes. With this

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Advanced data analytics has been used across the whole sporting spectrum to improve scouting, coaching and fan engagement. Baseball, football, and even ice hockey teams have got in on the act. The NBA themselves are no strangers to data analytics– but the latest tech in basketball talent scouting is a bit

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As we enter 2015, the long hyped Internet of Things is starting to take shape. We’re starting to see intelligent devices, wearables, and connected items that aim to make our lives easier. The name however – the Internet of Things – slightly obscures the underlying nature of this new system.

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Tamr, the MIT CSAIL spin-off startup that deals in Big Data, has snapped up the former executive VP and CTO at Informatica Corporation James Markarian to act as an advisor. Tamr co-founder and CEO Andy Palmer lauded the industry veteran: “He’s been a visionary leader in data technologies on the

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The Big Data Analytics sprawl has permeated into the arts. This month, we reported on how beacon technology was being used to overhaul the library experience. Now, The Cleveland Museum of Art are similarly turning to mobile apps and iBeacons to create a more interactive customer experience, and gather vital information on

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AgilOne just rolled out its AgilOne 5, the Fully-Integrated Predictive Marketing Cloud with more tools added to the platform, earlier this week. “Companies of all sizes need to deliver relevant customer experiences that not only delight their customers and build loyalty, but also improve business results,” points out  AgilOne CEO

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Datapipe, the managed hybrid IT solutions provider for the enterprise, has announced the acquisition of cloud infrastructure provider for Big Data deployments, GoGrid. “GoGrid has made it easy for companies to stand up Big Data solutions quickly,” explains Robb Allen, the Datapipe chief. “Datapipe customers will achieve significant value from

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For decades, companies have lived by the mantra “customer is king”. But in the age of the Internet- when users generate hoardes of data, not all of which is useful or accurate- the rules of the game have changed. We recently spoke to Tye Rattenbury, Trifacta’s lead Data Scientist, about

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Press Release: The Kreditech Group, a leading consumer finance technology group, announced today the completion of a USD 200 million credit facility from Victory Park Capital, an asset management firm focused on middle market debt and equity investments based in the United States. The investment reflects investors’ confidence in its

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