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Another week, another fresh spate of acquisitions and funding to prove that the data science market is constantly evolving and growing. Google acquired two Oxford University-based startups, Buzzfeed acqui-hired the Torando Labs team, and VMWare have scooped up Continuent to bolster their cloud offering. Compass and Enlitic picked up $2

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We live in an increasingly connected world with more capabilities than ever before at our fingertips, and it’s making many jobs out there a lot more dynamic. Education is no exception to this trend, though teachers and administrators will likely use these online tools for much different purposes compared to

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“Big data is at the foundation of all of the megatrends that are happening today, from social to mobile to the cloud to gaming.” – Chris Lynch The aforementioned quote is something that we strongly believe here at Dataconomy. It’s why we aim to be the most comprehensive source for

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Can you imagine a world without smartphones? In this day and age, the answer is a resounding ‘no’. One of the reasons for this is how profoundly we rely on apps such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, to name but a few. These apps connect us with friends, family or

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IBM has now introduced a set of new cognitive services that will be available on IBM Bluemix, its cloud-based platform for mobile and web app development. Bluemix users will utilize an evolving set of APIs and content to build apps, with little effort in entry to cognitive tools, powered by

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This week, we have started answering some key questions that seem to be popular among our readers– what is deep learning, for example, and which videos should I watch to learn something substantial about the topic? We hope that they provide a great basis for you to delve further into

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From larger screens to a new way to make purchases, the Apple faithful have a lot to be excited for when it comes to the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus. Despite the higher definition display and new features, Apple users do need to be aware of a few

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More funding rounds, announcements and big data articles this week — and it’s just as good as ever! The week started off with a pretty big announcement as Hazlecast picked up $11 Million in funding, spearheaded by Earlybird Venture Capital. The funding stories poured in throughout the week as we

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First of all, this is a terrible thing that has happened to these women. It is certainly some form of sexual assault and we should really think about how we treat celebrities and regular Janes when it comes to unintended nudity (so many nip slip images, wardrobe malfunctions, the Duchess

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Few things have revolutionized the business landscape quite like virtualization. What began as groundbreaking new technology available only to the largest corporations and the most technologically savvy employees is now within reach of even the smallest businesses with only a passing knowledge of electronics. At its simplest form, virtualization is

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