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Volante, the financial data integration provider, announced today that Volante Designer 5.0 will now support the Hadoop framework. The new Hadoop integration will allow Volante clients to build analytic conditions and pass data sets into the Hadoop environment of their choice. “The explosion of unstructured data sets offers greater potential

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We met with CEO and Co – Founder of Radoop. Radoop is a big data analytics company with the goal of lowering the barrier for using Hadoop systems. The Radoop package allows even non-technical people to access, analyze and visualize big data, but also provides scripting and advanced predictive analytics for

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Apple has recently purchased a hydroelectric power plant near one of its data centers in central Oregon.  The plant, located in Prineville, will primarily be used to power things like iCloud and will be used to support a number of data centres across the country. With the advent of Apple

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According to the Wall Street Journal, Google will be partnering with several big data firms – including Datalogix and Acxiom — to track the “offline” sales impact of Google AdWords ads. The Internet giant will match the cookies on users’ computers to in-store sales information — which will be provided

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Bain & Co. offer a great infographic on how big data can help companies perform better. (Double click image to enlarge). (Image Credit: Stefano Bertolotti)

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Bridj, a company focused on using data to reinvent public transit, will begin a trail of their services in May. Bridj uses a number of methods to analyse peoples data – from their Foursquare check-ins, tweets, ZIP code, Facebook updates, etc – to predict areas of “peak demand on any

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Wipro’s infographic is a nice, digestible way to understand the three dimensions of big data: volume, velocity and variety. (Double click image to enlarge)

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In 2012 the world witnessed the enormous impact of big data analytics in the political sphere. Psephologists and data scientists were busy analyzing, predicting and utilising the vast amount of data across various Internet platforms to not only predict the outcome of the presidential elections, but also to influence voters.

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Having acquired InsightsOne three months ago, Apigee is launching a new update to its Insights product. With the updated platform, businesses will be able to apply predicative analytics to understand their customers better and deliver individualized services through predictive apps. The updated version of Insights will allow companies in various

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We met up with Vesna Prčkovska, Co Founder of Mint Labs. Mint Labs develops visualization and image manipulation software for the virtual dissection of white matter structures of the brain. The company provides imaging marker quantification for longitudinal studies, across population and across time. Who are you? My name is Vesna Prčkovska

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