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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.

10 Big Data Stories You Shouldn’t Miss This Week
Data Science

TOP DATACONOMY ARTICLES 8 Trends In Big Data For 2015 “As a Big Data recruiter, the speed of change in the industry never ceases to amaze me. I can’t fail to get up in the morning and wonder what the next year (or day) might bring in this ever changing

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Meet Pey- The 3D-Printed Bitcoin Payment Terminal
Data ScienceNews

A Hanover-based  tech startup has come up with a novel working bitcoin point-of-sale (POS) device dubbed PEY. The invention is made out of a 3D-printed casing,and is currently being offered free to local businesses to stimulate adoption of Bitcoin as a means of payment. The PEY team have also devloped a

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Ibm Puts Forth The Most Sophisticated Computer Systems Ever Built - Meet The Z13 Mainframe
Data ScienceNews

Tuesday saw the release of IBM’s latest mainframe offering – the z13 Mainframe – touted by the giant as the most powerful and secure system ever built. The system has the capacity to deliver scale and economics together with real-time encryption and analytics catering to the need for speed and

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Kreditech Acquires Polish Financial Data Analytics Firm To Boost Revenue &Amp; Enhance Services
Data ScienceMachine LearningNews

Kreditech, the consumer finance technology group, announced yesterday the 100% acquisition of Polish financial tech outfit Kontomierz for a seven digit amount and Kreditech shares. Founded in 2009, Kontomierz has net revenues of €1 million at positive EBIT, and three-digit annual growth. This is especially impressive considering Kontomierz’s staff is only 16-strong;

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Uber Plans To Set &Quot;New Standard For The Future Development Of Our Cities&Quot;
Data ScienceNews

Uber, the app-based transportation network and taxi service provider, has revealed a data-sharing alliance with Boston authorities, touting it a “first-of-its-kind partnership”. The insights gleaned from Uber’s vast trove of data will assist in developing strategies for the urban sprawl- relieving traffic congestion, expanding public transportation, and reducing greenhouse gas

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Startupbootcamp Iot And Data Kicks Off With 10 Finalist Startups
Data ScienceNewsStartups

Today marks the start of the Startupbootcamp Internet of Things & Data accelerator program that, over a period of six months, will see ten select entrepreneurs and their startups develop their offerings to rewarding outcomes. Focusing on Internet of Things & Smart Data, the global startup accelerator provides these ten startups

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Accengage Picks Up $3M In Funding To Expand International Outreach And Enhance Product Development
Data ScienceNews

Accengage, the European Mobile Engagement Tech outfit that deals in Push Notifications, In-App Messages and Mobile Retargeting, has secured $3 million in funding from OTC Agregator and Mobile First Alliance. “We’ve seen fantastic growth in Europe, especially in France, where 95% of smartphone owners have the Accengage Technology installed on

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Data Collated From Us Community Survey Reveals Poorest Counties Within States
Data ScienceNews

24/7 Wall St. has released a list of the poorest counties in each state of the US, gleaning data from the Census Bureau’s American Community Survey. Data from the following resources were evaluated to come up with the results: Five-year estimated median annual household incomes from 2009 through 2013 from

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4 Predictions For Big Data In 2015 From Industry Leaders
BI & AnalyticsData ScienceMachine Learning

2014 was a fantastic year for data science. Funding rounds were huge, the mergers and acquistions space was active all year, data science skills proved to be the hottest of the year. But will data science continue to flourish in 2015? We asked four industry experts- working in AI, big

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Toyota Pulled A Tesla, Open Up Patents For Fuel Cells: What Now?
Data ScienceTechnology & ITTransportation & Logistics

Open source data has been beneficial to the tech community and consumers at large, helping advancement significantly by making access to existing technology both faster and more accessible. Technological advancement is far more rapid when consumers who likely lack the financial resources to pay for pre-existing technology, have open, unencumbered

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