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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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William is a Data scientist at Quora, interested in data-driven decision making to improve both product and business. Always interested in learning new things and exploring the ubiquity of data in everyday life. 1. Design and interpret experiments to inform product decisions Observation: Advertisement variant A has a 5% higher

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This Thanksgiving, Facebook wanted to find out what its users are most ‘thankful’ about, So it carried out an analysis on anonymized, aggregate data by English speakers in the United States. Inspired by recent months’ trends where users have been challenging friends and family to share their cause for gratefulness,

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A new survey has revealed that there is a fast developing trend of cloud adoption by organisations.  Moreover, there is a fast developing trend of cloud adoption by organisations. The survey was carried out by the IBX data center and & colocation provider Equinix. Of the 659 global respondents surveyed, 77% disclosed plans of

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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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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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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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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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