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Ge &Amp; Accenture Study Deems Big Data Analytics Adoption Imperative For Global Organisations
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A new survey conducted by GE and Accenture has found growing urgency for organizations to embrace Big Data Analytics in order to advance their Industrial Internet strategy. The global study, titled, “Industrial Internet Insights for 2015,” surveyed 250 executives in China, France, Germany, India, South Africa, the U.K. and the

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Mattermark And Bloomberg Beta Develop Predictive Analysis Algorithm To Find Future Founders
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Bloomberg Beta, the venture capital wing of Bloomberg LP has been working with data research startup, Mattermark to take predictive analytics to the next level. By using an algorithm that they’ve been working on for over a year now, they will try to spot entrepreneurs before they start a company.

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Netflix And Its Revolutionary Use Of Big Data
Case StudiesMachine LearningRetail & Consumer

When Netflix forayed into original programming by committing $100 million for two seasons of House of Cards, it did so without even watching the pilot. What made Netflix so confident that it thought this decision was a no-brainer? Big Data! Netflix is, at its core, a data-driven company that diligently

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Binghamton University Unleash The Predictive Power Of Tweets
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Scientists at the Binghamton University have developed a predictive algorithm through analysing tweets to forecast an individual’s behaviour well in advance. Systems scientists at the Binghamton University, Sang Won Yoon and Sarah Lam working alongside Nathan Gnanasambandam, also Binghamton alumnus and a senior researcher at the Xerox Research’s Palo Alto

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Graphlab Unveil Graphlab Create 1.0 To Public, Loaded With New Deep Learning And Predictive Features
Machine LearningNews

GraphLab, a machine learning and graph computation startup, announced the general availability of their flagship product GraphLab Create 1.0 at the Strata + HadoopWorld 2014 conference on Wednesday. The software platform brings large-scale machine learning capabilities including predictive analytics to data scientists working in organisations. Carlos Guestrin, CEO of GraphLab,

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The Week In Big Data
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Over the past few years, music subscription services have seen incredible growth, with revenues up by 51 percent in 2013 and the $1 billion threshold crossed. In contrast to that, over a decade of stagnation has seen Europe’s overall record sales grow by just 4.3 percent. Undoubtedly, services like Spotify,

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New Research Initiative By Ibm Tracking Food Poising To Its Source
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IBM announced yesterday that it developed a “first-of-a-kind” system that can predict the sources of contaminated foods and facilitate the investigation in outbreaks of food-borne illnesses. Through using “novel” computer algorithms, visualisation, and statistical techniques, the tech giant believes that its system can help grocers and distributors, as well as

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Cambridge-Based Big Data Analytics Startup Raises $6.25M
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Coherent Path, a cloud-based analytics platform designed for retailers to tailor their marketing efforts to individual customers, announced on Wednesday that it has raised $6.25 million in Series A funding. Sigma Prime and GrandBanks Capital led the investment round, with participation from CommonAngels. “The team at Coherent Path is excited

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Who Will Retweet This? The Science Of Twitter Engagement
BI & AnalyticsData ScienceNews

In this day and age, you’d be hard-pushed to find an industry-leading business whose marketing strategy doesn’t heavily feature social media. Indeed, for businesses of all sizes, Twitter and its kin offer huge opportunities for promotion and increasing brand awareness. Getting people to retweet your site/product opens you up to

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Big Data Fighting Fires: Israel'S Matash System
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Big changes have occured in the Israeli firefighting system since the devastating fire in Carmel in 2010. Since the blaze, which killed 44 people and destroyed hundreds of buildings and millions of trees, the haphazard firefighting system (comprised of 24 distinct regions with little central control) has become more cohesive

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