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Quill is an automated narrative generation platform for the enterprise that  creates perfectly written narratives to convey meaning for any intended audience. It was invented by Chicago based tech firm Narrative Science. “So, how does Quill work in the world of social media, where “data” is unstructured text?  What can

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To say that the big data market is thriving would be an understatement. The IDC predicted that the big data sector would be worth $16.1 billion by the close of the year, growing six times faster than the wider IT market. When you consider one single company, Micros, was bought

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For the sake of a “more personal Twitter experience”, the microblogging innovator will be collecting data on users’ library of apps, it revealed on Wednesday. Twitter discusses the App Graph on Help Centre, stating: “we are collecting and occasionally updating the list of apps installed on your mobile device so

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Microblogging innovator, Twitter and tech giant IBM have entered into a partnership to amalgamate Twitter’s vast data silos with IBM’s cloud-based analytics, customer engagement platforms, and consulting services. Early last week, the move was announced and both parties believe will “help transform how businesses and institutions understand their customers, markets

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Can you imagine a world without smartphones? In this day and age, the answer is a resounding ‘no’. One of the reasons for this is how profoundly we rely on apps such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, to name but a few. These apps connect us with friends, family or

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Whenever someone needs to cite an example of the staggering volume of data generation today, Twitter is called upon. It’s no wonder this is the case- every single minute, 649 new users sign up to the service, and an astonishing 342,000 tweets are created. Handling this vast ocean of data-

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The past few years have seen a flurry of computer vision acquisitions by industry-leading websites- Google got DNNResearch, Pinterest acquired Visual Graph, while Yahoo acquired not one but two image recognition startups- IQ Engines and LookFlow. Now, Twitter has entered the fold, announcing the acquisition of deep learning startup Madbits.

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Twitter has recently implemented a loop count for it’s micro-movie platform Vine. This new feature, based on data collected since April 3 of this year, gives users the possibility to measure the popularity of their videos. Rather than relying solely on ‘likes’, or a view count which could be inflated by

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Twitter has detailed its home-grown, real-time analytics system TSAR (Time Series AggregatoR) in a blog post. The system is focused on automating and aggregating data collection, as well as integrating the various components Twitter uses, such as Hadoop and Storm. In their data collection and processing pipeline, Twitter are using

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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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