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Data Science

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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Stack Exchange the startup behind the popular Q&A platform for professional and enthusiast programmers, Stack Overflow, has secured $40 million in investment in a Series D round of funding, it revealed earlier this week. The round was led by Andreessen Horowitz and saw participation from existing investors like Union Square

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Porch– an online platform that connects homeowners to home improvement professionals using a data analytics- just nabbed over $65 million in Series B funding. The company aims to fuel its rapid growth while developing products for the home improvement, maintenance, and home buying industry as well as scaling its operations

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Planet Labs, the US based private startup that intends to create an ‘Earth-imaging satellite network with open data access’, just leveled up with a planned $70 million Series C round funding. The funding round which brings the total investment into to the company to $95 million, was led by Data

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From apple grower to fine arts student, from software developer to machine learning PhD- Jose Quesada has done it all. Now, he’s established Data Science Retreat, a course to help people with his passion for growth and development to delve into the world of data science. We recently spoke to

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Data ScienceStartups

So you’ve got your Next Great Idea for a data science startup that’s going to change the world. There’s a diverse number of paths you could take- incubators, accelerators, hiring a cheap office space- but one option we hear less about is coworking. We recently spoke to William van den

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Platform9, the private cloud service startup, has today announced the general availability of Platform9 Managed OpenStack, a SaaS solution that promises to transform an organization’s existing servers into an Amazon like “agile”, self-service private cloud in a matter of minutes. Sirish Raghuram, the co-founder and CEO of Platform9 said: “Today,

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Cloudian, the hybrid cloud storage provider, has rolled out its latest offering – the Cloudian HyperStore 5.1 software, last Thursday. An enhanced Amazon S3-compliant, the HyperStore 5.1 is a plug-and-play hybrid cloud software accommodates full Apache Hadoop integration. “To store data on a smart system like HyperStore, and run Hadoop

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Data Mining is an analytic process designed to explore data (usually large amounts of data – typically business or market related – also known as “big data”) in search of consistent patterns and/or systematic relationships between variables, and then to validate the findings by applying the detected patterns… Two centuries

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TOP DATACONOMY ARTICLES 8 Trends In Big Data For 2015 “As a Big Data recruiter, the speed of change in the industry never ceases to amaze me. I can’t fail to get up in the morning and wonder what the next year (or day) might bring in this ever changing

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A Hanover-based  tech startup has come up with a novel working bitcoin point-of-sale (POS) device dubbed PEY. The invention is made out of a 3D-printed casing,and is currently being offered free to local businesses to stimulate adoption of Bitcoin as a means of payment. The PEY team have also devloped a

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