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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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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,”

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Quill is an automated narrative generation platform for the enterprise that  creates perfectly written narratives to convey meaning for any intended audience. It was invented by Chicago based tech firm Narrative Science. “So, how does Quill work in the world of social media, where “data” is unstructured text?  What can

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Yandex, the Russian Internet company and also the country’s biggest search engine, rolled out  earlier this week at the  LeWeb innovation conference in Paris, the Yandex Data Factory. The new Yandex B2B-service will allow corporate and enterprise clients,to harness their machine-learning technologies, “to turn large volumes of data they posses

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Elephants in a Storm. Oil tankers take ages to move. Even when there’s a storm ahead, complex machinery, pulleys, engines and switches have to be enabled to make the smallest change in direction. Organizations and Big Data are the same, they use masses of compute power in order to gain

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Mesosphere, the San Francisco based start-up, has rolled out a one of a kind Data Center Operating System (DCOS) based on the open source Apache Mesos project and to help it with further development, the outfit has garnered $36m in funding. The announcement came earlier this week as Khosla Ventures

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Romania has revealed its intentions to pool resources in order to develop the Information and communications technology sector by setting up national programs and projects to structure ‘an intelligent, sustainable and more inclusive society’. At a meeting in Bucharest’s Central University Library, the Minister for Information Society, Răzvan Cotovelea officially

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“Without big data analytics, companies are blind and deaf, wandering out onto the Web like deer on a freeway.” Geoffrey Moore, Author of Crossing the Chasm & Inside the Tornado. This week has definitely seen a focus on the future of data science, and its impact on our lives. From

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The establishment of the Alan Turing Institute for Data Science, in a move to help Britain gain edge as a Big Data player, will be based at the British Library at the centre of a new Knowledge Quarter, George Osborne revealed on Thursday. Announced in March this year with the

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WPP, the world’s largest communications services group, has entered into an alliance with IBM, in order to chart a long-term and mutually rewarding partnership. As a result of the partnership WPP will be able to innovate new digital services run and managed within a global hybrid cloud infrastructure, according to

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Google has been pouring its brain over an Artificial Intelligence project to automate the ‘making sense’ of data sets available across a spectrum of fields – to build an “artificial intelligence for data science”. The Automatic Statistician project has been brewing under Professor Zoubin Ghahramani and his team at the

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