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The 7 Most Data-Rich Companies

By   /  October 1, 2014  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Bernard Marr of Smart Data Collective recently wrote, “Some companies really get big data. Not only do they realize 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 […]

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Your Next Big Data Investment: MIT’s Online Big Data Class

By   /  September 30, 2014  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

MIT and Boston

by Angela Guess Jeff Bertolucci of InformationWeek recently wrote, “What’s the best way to learn about big data? An online program may be the preferred option for students who can’t attend on-campus classes during the day or evening. Schools increasingly are catering to the needs of the online student who, unlike most undergrads, tends to […]

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Ebola, Big Data, and the Need for Better Prevention

By   /  September 29, 2014  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Ebola Virus Particles

by Angela Guess Kalev Leetaru of Foreign Policy reports, “With the Centers for Disease Control now forecasting up to 1.4 million new infections from the current Ebola outbreak, what could “big data” do to help us identify the earliest warnings of future outbreaks and track the movements of the current outbreak in realtime? It turns […]

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Five of the Biggest Big Data Myths

By   /  September 29, 2014  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

The Myth

by Angela Guess Toby Wolpe of ZDNet recently wrote, “Some people see the term ‘big data’ as just broad-brush marketing coated with hype. But even those taking the big-data concept at face value need to overcome certain misconceptions. Gartner thinks the hype can make it harder to choose the right course of action in this […]

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Does Big Data Mean the End of Privacy?

By   /  September 26, 2014  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Facebook: The privacy saga continues

by Angela Guess Sean Young recently wrote for Time.com, “Does the rise of big data mean the downfall of privacy? Mobile technologies now allow companies to map our every physical move, while our online activity is tracked click by click. Throughout 2014, BuzzFeed’s quizzes convinced millions of users to divulge seemingly private responses to a […]

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Guavus and Databricks Announce Reflex Platform Now a Certified Spark Distribution

By   /  September 26, 2014  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess According to a new article out of the company, “Guavus, Inc., a leading provider of big data analytics solutions for operational intelligence, today announced that its Reflex 2.0 platform has been designated a Certified Spark Distribution by Databricks, the company founded by the creators of Apache Spark. This Certification designates that the […]

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How ABC is Using Big Data to Give Viewers What They Want

By   /  September 25, 2014  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Marc Graser of Variety recently wrote, “When ABC became the first network to launch an app on Apple’s iPad, it had to essentially guess how viewers wanted to interact with its shows on mobile devices. Four years later, Big Data has provided a clearer picture and factors heavily into the redesign of […]

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Hortonworks Unveils New Initiatives for Apache Spark

By   /  September 25, 2014  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

hortonworks

by Angela Guess Toby Wolpe of ZDNet recently wrote, “Hadoop software and services firm Hortonworks says the plans it outlined today for Apache Spark are designed to make the in-memory engine a better candidate for enterprise use. The company is focusing its efforts on improving the way Spark works with Hadoop’s YARN resource-management layer and […]

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The Most In-Demand Big Data Jobs Available Right Now

By   /  September 24, 2014  /  Big Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Bernard Marr recently wrote, “It’s been estimated that by 2015, almost two million people will be employed in big data jobs in the US.”

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Big Data Cancer Platform COTA Secures $3.7M

By   /  September 24, 2014  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Fred Pennic of HIT Consultant reports, “The promise of value-based care and big data insights in healthcare are undeniable. But few have found a way to integrate it in a real-life setting and obtain the consensus of payers, providers, patients, technology partners etc. COTA, which today closed $3.7M in Series A funding […]

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