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IT giant HP has released HP Haven OnDemand, their Big Data platform that runs on the HP Helion cloud and enables analyses of data such as business and machine as well as unstructured, human information. “To succeed in today’s marketplace, businesses must be able to leverage all forms of data,

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We caught up with Adam Bonnifield, co-founder at US-based Big Data Analytics startup Spinnakr to discuss his view on Web Analytics and his plans for Spinnakr . Adam, please tell us more about yourself and your company. I am Adam Bonnifield, the Co-Founder of Spinnakr. We are a new way

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Big data analytics has a topped a survey on which disruptive technologies will have the biggest influence in three years time. The ‘Internet of Things’ and ‘Dynamic Visualisation’ came in second and third respectively. The survey, carried out Nimbus Ninety in support of their May IGNITE summit, surveyed 200 senior

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Dataconomy published an article earlier this month, where Taha Yasseri outlined his research on predicting movie box office success based on Wikipedia activity data. Taha’s research is not only unique but also groundbreaking. He was able to predict box office revenues with an overall accuracy of 77 percent, which is

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In emerging markets that are not highly digitalized, small data has largely become the information backbone for data analytics. Paper-based data and social media reports on the field are the first step for companies active in markets in the developing world “Companies need analytics to cope with these new markets,

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IBM announced on Thursday that it would be collaborating with The Flint River Partnership to deploy a data-driven method to increase “agricultural efficiency by up to 20 percent.” The goal of the partnership is to use big data tools to analyse large volumes of meteorological, geographical and historical data, which

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Verizon’s new ‘2014 Data Breach Investigations Report’ has found that over 90% of all cyberattacks over the last ten years fell into one of only nine patterns, varying by industry.  Currently in its seventh year, the report covers tens of thousands of incidents and for the first time now also includes

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Teradata, the data platform and services company, announced on Wednesday that their big data solutions will support the electronics conglomerate, Siemens AG. It is believed that Siemens will use Teradata’s technology to combine and analyze data from sensors, the manufacturing process, and machine data, as well as various other source

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Predicting future crime has left the realm of the futuristic science fiction and is now part of the very day reality, at least for the officers of the LAPD.  These officers are now using the power of big data to determine hotspots for crime and as a result lowering crime

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To provide for the new needs of clients looking to handle the massive amounts of data attached to social media and analytics, IBM is rolling out new POWER8 servers.  According to the company, these are 50x faster than the x-86 based servers, the low-end variant of their product, sold just

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