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Lavastorm'S Latest Democratises Predictive Analytics &Amp; Empowers Business Analysts
BI & AnalyticsNews

Data management & analytics software outfit Lavastorm have announced extensive updates to their Analytics Engine platform. The enhanced engine will  allow business analysts make significant insights using predictive analytics, even with a limited knowledge of complex data science. “Demand for advanced analytic capabilities from companies across the globe is growing

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23-24 February, 2015- Eleventh International Conference On Technology, Knowledge, And Society, Ca
Events

Conference Themes Technologies for Human Use On human uses of technologies, human uses, and the social impacts of technologies. Technologies in Community On the roles of technologies in community formation, maintenance and change. Technologies for Learning On learning through and about technologies. Technologies for Common Knowledge On the use of

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12-13 February, 2015- Apache Hadoop Innovation Summit, San Diego Ca
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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Obama'S Big Data Privacy Plan Finds Support In Both House &Amp; Senate
News

It has come to light that a bill to better protect student information from compromising breaches online is being pushed by the White House under Barack Obama’s reign. The bill is the result of a partnership with a Republican congressman on the U.S. House of Representatives’ leadership team, and Democrats

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Are Google Working On An Uber Competitor?
Data ScienceNews

In the wake of the partnership hatched between Uber and CMU to further the former’s cause of research into mapping and autonomous transportation, it has surfaced that Google, one of the major investors in Uber, is planning on competing against Uber with its own transportation service. If a Bloomberg report

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Uber, Carnegie Mellon Join Forces To Further Research Into Self-Driving Cars
Data ScienceNews

Uber revealed of a strategic alliance with Carnegie Mellon University in order to set up the the Uber Advanced Technologies Center in Pittsburgh, near the CMU campus. The center will fuel further opportunities for the two parties, wherein Uber can work closely with CMU faculty, staff, and students — both

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Emc To Cut Jobs Owing To Lower-Than-Expected Performance
News

EMC has revealed the elimination of an undisclosed number of jobs to take charges worth $150 million on the restructuring. The news came last Thursday as the company forecast 2015 profit trailed analysts’ estimates. The giant “expects to end 2015 with more employees than at the beginning,” it told SDxCentral

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17-20 February, 2015- Strata + Hadoop World Conference, San Jose Ca
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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Meta Get $23M Boost To Develop Augmented Reality Headset
Data ScienceNews

MagicLeap beguiled and amused us all last week with their inventive patents for their augmented reality headset. But they’re far from the only players in the Augmented Reality game, as Meta have proven this week. They just scooped up $23 million to power the development of their device. They intend

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Pinterest Acquires Kosei To Beef Up Machine Learning &Amp; Product Recommendation
Machine LearningNews

Following on from their acquisition of VisualGraph last year, Pinterest are back on the machine learning acquisition hype with their latest purchase, Kosei. Kosei is machine learning startup that is led by data scientists & recommendation engine specialists. “Over the past year, Kosei has been building a unique technology stack that drives

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