Posts In Category

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.

Data ScienceNewsTechnology & IT

UK based charity, the Lloyd’s Register Foundation, has released its Foresight review of big data and announced a conditional grant offer of £10 million to support research by the upcoming Alan Turing Institute on engineering applications of big data, earlier this week on Monday. “Our report concludes that within the

Read More
Data ScienceNewsTechnology & IT

Apple and IBM have together deployed the first in a series of a new class of made-for-business apps and supporting cloud services providing iPhone and iPad users in the enterprise with IBM’s big data and analytics capabilities. “What we’re delivering aims directly at the new quest of business—smart technologies that

Read More
Data ScienceNews

Big Data and Analytics has found a formidable advocate in Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton. In 2012 she had helped establish a an initiative called Data 2x that intends to harness data-driven research and solutions to improve the lives of women and girls globally. At an event in

Read More
hortonworks ipo
Data ScienceNewsTechnology & IT

Hortonworks went public last week with an initial public offering priced at 16$ per share under the NASDAQ symbol HDP. Fast becoming a critical infrastructure component, Hortonworks’  total market cap charted $1.1 billion at the close of trading Friday. Hortonworks carries out development and support for Apache Hadoop and has

Read More
Data ScienceNews

It has come to light that Google will shut its engineering office in Russia as internet restrictions in the Putin led nation tighten around internet freedoms. “We are deeply committed to our Russian users and customers and we have a dedicated team in Russia working to support them,” a Google

Read More
brian-gentile-data-velocity-spectrum
Data ScienceTechnology & IT

Brian Gentile is Sr. Vice President & General Manager of the TIBCO Analytics Product Group within TIBCO Software. Formerly, he was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Jaspersoft, which was acquired by TIBCO in April 2014.  The modern demands of a new data velocity spectrum are becoming clearer each month,

Read More
Data ScienceNews

The 174th session of the CERN Council held last week revealed that the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) is gearing up for its second three-year run after a 2-year refit technical stop undertaken to upgrade the machine for running at almost double the energy of the LHC’s first run. “With this

Read More
Data Science

‘Big data’ has become an industry buzzword amongst today’s business leaders. Corporate spending on infrastructure to capture and store diverse volumes of rapidly-changing data has risen significantly in recent years as organisations have scrambled to collect all of the consumer information they believe will help them stay ahead of the

Read More
Data ScienceNews

Networking giant Cisco has revealed the Cisco Connected Analytics for the Internet of Everything portfolio, a comprehensive data and analytics strategy and solutions portfolio. Customers will be able to extract structured, valuable data from the rapidly expanding ecosystem of connected people, processes, data and things that together forms the Internet

Read More
Data ScienceNews

Reflektion, the San Mateo, California based predictive analytics platform provider has introduced Personalized and Visual Site Search for eCommerce retailers and brands. “Product searches on the 2XU website have turned into a visual merchandising experience that brings each shopper one click away from the products they are looking to buy,”

Read More