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At Criteo we display online advertisement, and we sell clicks to our clients. So we have to predict, for each of our 2 billion daily banners, whether it will likely be clicked or not. That’s why we use machine learning, and we feed the algorithms of our well-oiled engine with

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Data Science

Some companies really get big data. Not only do they realise size matters – they understand you also have to know what to do with it. Here’s a list of seven companies I think are at the top of the game, when it comes to cutting-edge use of data to

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Events

“Don’t Be Afraid of the Elephant in the Room” In the most cutting edge market of Big Data, modern businesses are faced with the challenge of storage, management, analysis, visualization and security. New technologies, solutions and challenges are exploding outwards as Big Data continues to grow exponentially. Hadoop, a huge

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Data Science

Two undoubtedly huge trends have been dominated our news roster this week- augmented reality, and the Internet of Things. It’s becoming ever more apparent that these two fields of technological development are going to shape how we live, work and think in the coming years. In augmented reality, MagicLeap’s imaginative

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Events

“Immerse yourself in the world of big data at Strata + Hadoop World. Explore solutions to your most challenging problems, connect with the brightest minds in data, find out what’s new in emerging technologies and Apache Hadoop—and see for yourself what data can do.” Full speaker information, programme and registration

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News

Data science revolutionaries Netflix have announced the onset of a Netflix-OSS project called Surus, through which it will open source some of its Hadoop data analyzing tools based on “internal user defined functions (UDF’s) that have broad adoption across Netflix.” The UDFs are slated for release over the next year

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Data ScienceNews

Cloudian, the hybrid cloud storage provider, has rolled out its latest offering – the Cloudian HyperStore 5.1 software, last Thursday. An enhanced Amazon S3-compliant, the HyperStore 5.1 is a plug-and-play hybrid cloud software accommodates full Apache Hadoop integration. “To store data on a smart system like HyperStore, and run Hadoop

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MapR, one of the front-runners of Apache Hadoop Technology for Big Data Deployments, has revealed intentions of going public by late 2015. ‘We feel like we’re still on track for something late in 2015. We’re having a fantastic [fourth] quarter. Enterprise software tends to be very backend-loaded, meaning that we

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Machine LearningNews

WibiData, the Big Data outfit that uses Machine Learning to personalize customer experience for the enterprise, has announced its latest offering. “Experiments by Wibi” is the first commercial experiment framework to capitalize on the processing power enabled by machine learning in Hadoop. Experiments by Wibi offers retailers a fast way to test and

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Enterprise Apache Hadoop providers Hortonworks revealed earlier last month the expansion of the Hortonworks Certified Technology Program to include certification for ‘key capabilities of operations, security and governance focused tools and applications supporting the growth of enterprise Hadoop and ecosystem integration. This comes as a followup to the introduction of

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