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Research and Markets recently published their report on the Global HDaaS (Hadoop-as-a-Service) Market 2015-2019. They market, they believe will continue to grow at a CAGR of 84.81 percent over the period 2015-2019. Although many have been quick to claim the death of “big data” and the demise of Hadoop, adoption continues to

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FinTechNews

International Business Machines Corp is considering adopting the underlying technology behind bitcoin, known as the “blockchain,” to create a digital cash and payment system for major currencies, Reuters first reported. The blockchain – a ledger, or list, of all of a digital currency’s transactions – is viewed as bitcoin’s main

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Machine LearningNews

Deep learning innovator, AlchemyAPI has been acquired by tech giant IBM in a bid to further develop its “next generation cognitive computing applications,” essentially adding to Watson’s deep learning potential. AlchemyAPI’s deep learning platform allows structuring of cognitive-infused applications with advanced data analysis capabilities such as taxonomy categorization, entity and

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Data ScienceNews

IT companies and business heavyweights are joining forces in a shared industry effort focused on promoting and advancing the state of Apache Hadoop and Big Data technologies for the enterprise. Introducing the Open Data Platform Initiative (ODP) which will in essence, help enterprises enhance business value globally with Hadoop. Founding

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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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BI & AnalyticsMachine LearningNews

The IBM Watson developer cloud just got five more free beta services added to its inventory, which will expand IBM Watson capabilities to images, speech, and analytics, the IT giant reported Wednesday. The five new services now available on Bluemix are: Speech to Text : This is a cloud-based, real-time

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Internet of Things

It is a truth (almost) universally acknowledged that the Internet of Things is going to revolutionise how we live, work and think. From the explosion of sensor data, to connected cars, to the smart homes and cities of the future, IoT is permeating its way into every facet of our

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IBM has revealed plans for a cloud-centric data protection technology dubbed Identity Mixer. The tool will allow consumers to exercise more control over the information that they choose to share online, including date of birth, home address and credit card numbers. “Identity Mixer enables users to choose precisely which data

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Data Science 101

Yesterday, Onalytica released their report, announcing the top 100 big data influencers, and top 100 influencing brands, based on analysis of the #BigData hashtag on Twitter. The study analysed 403,185 #BigData tweets from 69,894 users, and used their unique influencer identifying technology to determine these users’ social clout. Whereas many

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Data ScienceNews

Tuesday saw the release of IBM’s latest mainframe offering – the z13 Mainframe – touted by the giant as the most powerful and secure system ever built. The system has the capacity to deliver scale and economics together with real-time encryption and analytics catering to the need for speed and

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