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The British physicist, Professor Stuart Parkin, won the 2014 Millennium technology prize yesterday for his ground-breaking research in maximizing the storage capacity on digital devices.  The committee selected Parkin for his “”pioneering contribution to the science and application of spintronic materials, his work leading to a prodigious growth in the

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Sqrrl, the company that develops secure NoSQL database software for Big Data applications, announced that it would be collaborating with Macmillan Education Australia to help them power a next generation education portal. Sqrrl Enterprise, the company’s NoSQL database, will allow Macmillan to secure and protect huge amounts of data that

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MongoDB announced the release of its open-source NoSQL database — Mongo 2.6 – yesterday. Mongo 2.6. will include new key features like aggregation enhancements, text search integration, query engine improvements, a new write operation protocol, and security enhancements. The release of 2.6 is catered to those attempting to extract analytics from

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Project Data Sphere (PDS), an online platform sharing clinical trial data for use in cancer research, announced its official opening earlier this week. The goal of the project is to accelerate drug discovery and research to improve the lives of cancer patients around the world. 9 data sets are being

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We met up with Jean Louis Andorin, COO of Precogs recently. Jean Louis gave us a brief insight into Precogs. Precogs is a business analytics company offering visibility on the risk of adverse events in  the electronic manufacturing supply chain. Who are you?              

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SAN FRANCISCO — April 8, 2014 — Birst, the leader in Cloud BI, today announced that Birst Visualizer is now available to all customers, making it easy for business users to create, consume, and share data through visually compelling charts and graphs. Birst first introduced the simple, business-oriented visualization tool in December, and following extended early

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Huawei, an ICT solutions provider, announced today that it has signed a strategic partnership memorandum with Intel, the leading computing technologies provider. It is said that Huawei and Intel will strengthen their existing collaboration in technical collaboration, product R&D, and “joint marketing initiatives, to drive the advancement of big data

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IBM announced that it would be expanding its IBM MobileFirst portfolio with new and enhanced services. MobileFirst will now include services that are focused on mobile strategy, security, application development and device procurement and management. IBM’s vision for MobileFirst began with the ambition to help organisations capture new markets by

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We caught up with Jim Sterne at Digital Analytics Day in Hamburg. Jim shared his insights on Big Data and gave his advice for Global Big Data start-ups. Jim is an internationally known speaker and consultant to Fortune 500 companies and Internet entrepreneurs. He was  named one of the 50 most

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BioConsortia, an agricultural biotechnology company that uses a proprietary Accelerated Microbe Selection (AMS) process to assess the beneficial microbial consortia for crop improvement, will be coming out of stealth mode on Monday. The company, currently headqaurtered in Davis, California, will sell its microbe solution as a treatment for crop seeds

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