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In a recent controversy Uber was slapped with “sexism and misogyny” accusations by Pando Daily’s Sarah Lacy. She stated in her article “I still can’t believe that an office of Uber a Company valued at $18 billion and held up as a bastion of modern entrepreneurship — posted an ad

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If there’s one thing companies have been especially excited about in recent years, it’s been cloud computing. Many important business functions and operations have made their way to the cloud, with some working out more smoothly than others. During this whole time, many have theorized about the potential of big

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Artificial IntelligenceNews

Charting the next step in its Artificial Intelligence endeavour, Google has acquired two prominent Oxford startups to join the Google DeepMind team meanwhile making a substantial contribution to establish a research partnership with the Computer Science Department and the Engineering Department at Oxford University. Dark Blue Labs was founded earlier

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Data Science

This week has been a week of conferences in the realm of big data. Our news roster has been dominated this week by a whole host of announcements from the Strata + Hadoop world conference. Highlights include a raft of new integrations on Microsoft’s Azure platform, Waterline announcing the release of

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Machine LearningNews

An augmented reality startup, Magic Leap, (whom everyone seems to find mysterious) has positively gained some more mystique quotient with the Google (and not Google Ventures) led $542 million Series B financing that it announced on Tuesday. There was participation from Qualcomm Ventures, Legendary Entertainment, including a personal investment from

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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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Google revealed the details of a critical vulnerability in the design of the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) encryption, version 3.0, dubbed POODLE (Padding Oracle On Downgraded Legacy Encryption), earlier this week. Using this kink in the armour, a network attacker can calculate the plaintext of secure connections, writes Bodo Möller

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Google’s latest is an Add-on that uses machine learning to make predictions in Google Sheets. Dubbed Smart Autofill, the add-on uses the already available spreadsheet data to learn patterns and predicts the missing entries. It is unlike the standard “Autofill” feature of Sheets, which is capable of filling in simple

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In an injunction emulating the EU’s recent “right to be forgotten” law, the Tokyo District Court has ordered Google Japan to remove search results that hinted at a man’s relations with a criminal organization after he complained his privacy rights were violated. Taj Meadows a spokesperson for Google said that

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Machine LearningUnderstanding Big Data

The field of data science has been overcome by buzzwords over the past few years. Such words often start as potentially powerful and revolutionary ideas, but through overuse and miscomprehension lose their potency. One of the terms within the field of data science that is adhering to this trajectory is

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