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Four months ago, Dataconomy reported a funding story on Context Relevant, a predictive analytics company that managed to raise $28 million in funding within just 28 months. The success stories relating to the company, however, continue to pour in as it was revealed yesterday that the predictive analytics firm has

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In a major announcement this week, IBM has released Watson Analytics, a service that will give businesses — both large and small — access to natural language tools and predictive algorithms on a freemium pricing model. It will be a cloud-based service designed to run on desktop and mobile devices. Calling it

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Business intelligence and database analytics startup, RJMetrics has secured $16.5 million in Series B funding. The round was led by August Capital, with participation from existing investors Trinity Ventures and SoftTech. Eric Carlborg from August Capital will join the ranks of RJMetrics board of directors. RJMetrics co-founder and CEO Robert

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Voice-based marketing automation service provider, Ifbyphone, is coming up with a new release to manage and measure inbound sales and service calls and it will include tools to analyze keywords in phone conversations and integrations with a number of marketing automation platforms. “Inbound phone calls are the most effective, and

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IBM announced yesterday that it has embarked on a major collaboration with China’s educations system to focus on addressing the burgeoning Big Data & Analytics (BD&A) skills opportunity in the country. The initiative, named IBM U-100, will see the tech giant donate a range of BD&A software worth $100 million

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Twitter has recently implemented a loop count for it’s micro-movie platform Vine. This new feature, based on data collected since April 3 of this year, gives users the possibility to measure the popularity of their videos. Rather than relying solely on ‘likes’, or a view count which could be inflated by

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This year we have seen some interesting use cases in the application of big data analytics in sports. We have already uncovered how it has been used in cricket and baseball, whether we can predict the winner of the World Cup, and how the German football team is using SAP

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SiSense, a business intelligence startup based in Tel Aviv, announced yesterday that it has raised $30 million in Series C funding. The round was led by DFJ Growth and included participation from existing backers Battery Ventures, Genesis Partners and Opus Capital. The company’s software is designed to make big data

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