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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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Many Enterprise IT organizations have been focused on the planning and implementation of new infrastructure to enable business operations to turn Big Data into competitive advantages. But now Enterprise IT is starting to turn the tables on itself and is finding success in using Big Data analytics to help improve

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Press Release: Infosys, a global leader in consulting, technology, outsourcing and next-generation services, today announced a major recruitment drive in the US to support the growth of its business and enhance its capabilities. The company plans to hire 1,500 professionals for consulting, sales and delivery during the current financial year. In

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BigPanda, a California based startup that works on a cloud-based software-as-a-service model (SaaS) towards helping enterprises understand IT incidents popped out of stealth mode earlier last week to garner $7 million in Series A funding from Mayfield and Sequoia and has now officially launched the world’s first data science platform

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The opening of 15th annual Intel Capital Global Summit yesterday saw Intel Corporation’s global investment wing, Intel Capital, reveal its plan to invest in 16 companies with various innovative technology portfolios, including Big Data and Cloud Infrastructure outfits. Pledging an amount approximating $62 million, Arvind Sodhani, president of Intel Capital

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SpaceCurve, a geospatial and location data analytics firm and AirSage, a population analytics innovator have signed into an alliance to enable marketing and entertainment companies glean consumer behaviour insights based on time, location, motion, sensor data, and other attributes. “Companies and organizations have been clamoring for Big Data to deliver

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LinkedIn, the social networking company with one of the world’s first pioneering data science teams, has split its crew to be placed under different departments. The data science team which had worked in the product division, had consisted of two branches through the years – the product data science team,

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Second Spectrum, a sports analytics startup has developed a software that enhances audience viewership through data visualisations and live-statistics during the game, in real time. Garnering support from former Microsoft Chair and New Clippers owner Steve Ballmer, the Second Spectrum’s proprietary software system was debuted at Staples Center for the

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Summary: In the past, R seemed like the obvious choice for Data Science projects.  This article highlights some of the issues, such as performance and licensing, and then illustrates why Python with its eco-system of dedicated modules like Scikit-learn, Pandas and others has quickly become the rising star amongst Data

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The U.S. Federal Government has been taking notable strides in its drive towards reining expenditure on energy within Government agencies without hampering functionality. And experts believe leveraging Big Data, among other methods is the way to bring about changes. Sharon Burke, a senior adviser at the New America Foundation and

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Joyent, a cloud computing outfit, has landed $15 million in funding with the intentions to “accelerate the adoption of application containers in the enterprise.” There was participation from existing investors like Intel Capital, Orascom TMT Investments, El Dorado Ventures, EPIC Ventures, LGI Ventures and others in this round. Virtual machines

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