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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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The European Parliament has just voted in favour of a proposal to “break up” Google. The proposal moves that Google separate search from all of its another avenues of revenue and business. The victory was decisive, as European legislators voted 458 to 173 in favour of the proposal. Upon first

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Data Science

Two years ago, Wolfgang Gentzsch and Burak Yenier co-founded UberCloud, a cloud marketplace where engineers and scientists can discover, try and buy a range of cloud computing solutions. As well as improving the ease of access and the variety of options available to scientists and engineers, the platform also gives

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Data ScienceNewsTransportation & Logistics

While taxi companies across Europe and elsewhere are battling app-centric rideshare and cab services, T Dispatch is looking to bring some semblance of balance to the situation. As VentureVillage highlights, it’s tough market for taxi companies who are yet to become “app savvy”.  “While Uber operates through a simple app, taxi companies receive calls

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WANdisco, a distributed and cloud computing service provider, witnessed a 13 per cent surge in trading on Wednesday – an aftermath of acquiring a contract with US based banking giant Capital One Financial Corp. WANdisco’s Big Data tech will assist the bank in monitoring transactions trends in real time, according

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The private aPaaS (application platform-as-a-service) provider WaveMaker, rolled out their offering for enterprise developers using microservices architecture to speed up creation of modern applications, earlier this week on Monday. “Non-programmers within business units or departments need to build and deploy applications that IT simply cannot prioritize,” explains Samir Ghosh, CEO

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Publishing platform Medium has open-sourced their proprietary data visualisation tool, Charted, on Monday. Now available for public use, data stored on Dropbox or Google Drive can be linked to charted.co and it returns a visualization of that data made shareable through a permalink. Built a year ago by the Product Science

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Data Science

It is a truth universally acknowledged that the modern business is awash with data. This data could be the most valuable asset a company has- but only if it’s used right. Last year, McKinsey estimated big data initiatives in the US healthcare system “could account for $300 billion to $450

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Kensho, a pioneering real-time statistical computing systems and scalable analytics architectures announced on Monday that it has acquired a $15 million funding round led by Goldman Sachs. The bank will roll out the platform across its business as well as to some of its big clients. The terms of the

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Data ScienceData Science 101

Unfortunately, one great idea does not make a successful company. When it comes to founding a data science startup, a visionary idea is essential, but so is hiring the right team, gaining an in-depth knowledge of your market, and putting in place the best business practices to help your idea

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Data Science

One of the most important tasks that a Data Architect is often asked to help with is the creation of an Enterprise Data Strategy. But why is Data Strategy so important and what exactly does it consist of, and lastly why is this a task that a Data Architect should

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