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Trusting Election Results—It’s All About Data Quality

Danette McGilvary

By   2 hours ago

Click here to learn more about author Danette McGilvray. As we are in the middle of the U.S. election season, I find myself thinking of how trustworthy elections are built upon accurate data. Many of us recall a situation in which doubt was cast over election results—the presidential election of 2000. It was a tight […]

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Primary Data Launches DataSphere, Enterprise Data Orchestration Software Platform

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By   2 hours ago

by Angela Guess According to a new press release, “Primary Data is introducing its new DataSphere data orchestration platform to automate IT storage services and ensure applications meet business objectives by uniting enterprises’ different storage resources across flash, object/cloud, SAN, and NAS systems for the first time. Through data virtualization, the Primary Data DataSphere platform […]

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Pennsylvania Governor Launches New Open Data Program, OpenDataPA

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By   2 hours ago

by Angela Guess According to a recent release out of the governor’s office, “Governor Wolf launched OpenDataPA to enhance access to valuable information by creating a central repository to share the commonwealth’s data with the general public. Citizens, researchers, media, and developers can now browse through the first-released datasets at data.pa.gov, the home of OpenDataPA. […]

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Redis Labs Named a Leader in Independent Big Data NoSQL Report

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By   2 hours ago

by Angela Guess A new press release out of the company reports, “Redis Labs, the home of Redis, today announced it was named a leader in the ‘The Forrester Wave: Big Data NoSQL, Q3 2016,’ report by Forrester Research. Redis Labs Enterprise Cluster (RLEC) received the highest evaluation scores possible in eleven out of twenty […]

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Nigel Artificial Intelligence Learns Common Sense via Observation

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By   1 hour ago

by Angela Guess According to a new press release out of the company, “Kimera Systems Inc. (www.kimerasystems.com) today announced its Nigel artificial general intelligence (AGI) technology became the first commercially deployable artificial intelligence technology to observe user behavior, comprehend context, and derive a common sense set of actions to apply under specific circumstances. This groundbreaking […]

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Visit Orlando’s New App a First for Travelers, Utilizes WayBlazer’s IBM-Watson Tech

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By   1 hour ago

by Angela Guess A new press release reports, “The No. 1 most visited destination in the U.S. – known for innovative vacation experiences – unveiled another ‘first’ for visitors today with the beta launch of a destination mobile app that uses WayBlazer’s IBM Watson-enabled technology. The new app taps Watson’s artificial intelligence to understand conversational […]

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Webinar: Improve Your Sales Analytics with Alteryx and Microsoft Power BI

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To view just the slides from this presentation, click HERE>> This Webinar is Sponsored by: About the Webinar Businesses need to gain deeper insights into their sales data in order to maximize revenue. However, business analysts must deal with the increasing volume and complexity of the data before they can deliver timely insights relating to […]

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Slides: Improve Your Sales Analytics with Alteryx and Microsoft Power BI

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By   22 mins ago

Improve Your Sales Analytics with Alteryx and Microsoft Power BI from DATAVERSITY To view the On Demand recording of this presentation, click HERE>> This Webinar was Sponsored by: About the Webinar Businesses need to gain deeper insights into their sales data in order to maximize revenue. However, business analysts must deal with the increasing volume […]

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Data Lakes 101: An Overview

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By   22 hours ago

A Data Lake is a pool of unstructured and structured data, stored as-is, without a specific purpose in mind, that can be “built on multiple technologies such as Hadoop, NoSQL, Amazon Simple Storage Service, a relational database, or various combinations thereof,” according to a white paper called What is a Data Lake and Why Has […]

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    Sep 1 CDO Webinar: A Chief Data Officer Interview

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    By   4 months ago

    DATE: September 1, 2016 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free for all attendees About the Webinar Join John and Kelle as they talk to a Chief Data Officer (CDO). We will continue to explore why organizations hire CDO’s and how the CDO role is still evolving. We will examine some of […]

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    Sep 7 DGPO Webinar: Initiating Data Governance in a Consumer Packaged Goods World, Our Experience at Dr Pepper Snapple Group

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    By   4 months ago

    DATE: September 7, 2016 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees This Webinar is Hosted by: About the Webinar Data Governance in a Consumer Packaged World, differs from that in the Finance or Medical fields. We do not govern personal information: we govern our customers, our products, and our […]

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    Sep 8 Smart Data Webinar: Autonomous Systems, from Science Fiction to Commercial Solutions

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    By   4 months ago

    DATE: September 8, 2016 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar Achieving autonomy – the ability and authority to act on one’s own volition – is generally a sign of maturity in humans. In machines, it means that some aspect(s) of control or decision-making has been […]

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    Sep 13 Data-Ed Webinar: Predictive Analytics – How to get stuff out of your Crystal Ball

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    DATE: September 13, 2016 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar Everyone wants to leverage data.  The optimal implementation of analytics is an organization-wide set of capabilities.  These are called advantageous organizational analytic capabilities in that a clear ROI is demonstrable from these efforts.  Turns out […]

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    Sep 14 Webinar: The Why, When, and How of NoSQL – A Practical Approach

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    DATE: September 14, 2016 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees This Webinar is Sponsored by: About the Webinar More and more Fortune 1000 companies like Marriott, Cars.com, Gannett, and PayPal are choosing NoSQL over relational databases like Oracle, SQL Server, and DB2 to power their web, mobile, and […]

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    Sep 15 RWDG Webinar: Successful Data Governance Models and Frameworks

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    By   4 months ago

    DATE: September 15, 2016 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar There are three models that any organization can follow when implementing a Data Governance program. Programs can be developed to “command-and-control” the data. Programs can be developed to focus on a specific discipline such as […]

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    Sep 20 Webinar: How Can You Calculate the Cost of Your Data?

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    DATE: September 20, 2016 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees. This Webinar is Sponsored by: About the Webinar Today, self-service, Cloud and big data technologies make new data preparation capabilities necessary…and possible. But, we’ve all been through the hype cycle and know the trough of disillusionment can come […]

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    Sep 22 LDM Webinar: UML for Data Modeling – When Does it Make Sense?

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    By   4 months ago

    DATE: September 22, 2016 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees About the Webinar When most data architects think of data modeling, they think of Entity-Relationship modeling. But other notations exist for data modeling, and the UML has for many years been used by application developers and enterprise architects […]

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    Sep 27 Webinar: Aligning Effective Governance with Business Objectives

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    DATE: September 27, 2016 TIME: 2 PM Eastern / 11 AM Pacific PRICE: Free to all attendees This Webinar is Sponsored by: About the Webinar Discover practical ways to build an effective governance program that makes a difference within your organization. Clearly identifying an organization’s business objectives is a good first step, but being able […]

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      Trusting Election Results—It’s All About Data Quality

      Danette McGilvary

      By   2 hours ago

      Click here to learn more about author Danette McGilvray. As we are in the middle of the U.S. election season, I find myself thinking of how trustworthy elections are built upon accurate data. Many of us recall a situation in which doubt was cast over election results—the presidential election of 2000. It was a tight […]

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      Hybrid IT: Mapping the Networks You Don’t Own

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      By   2 days ago

      Click to learn more about author Destiny Bertucci. Most organizations today are evolving toward a Hybrid IT enterprise architecture, posing new challenges for network administrators. In fact, a recent survey of IT professionals found that 43 percent of organizations estimate half or more of their IT infrastructure will be in the cloud in the next […]

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      Big Data: The Key to Big and Successful Marketing

      Dr. Rahul Razdan

      By   4 days ago

      Click here to learn more about author Dr. Rahul Razdan. Some words about Big Data: It is irrelevant without big marketing, the kind of outreach responsible for connecting with consumers, resonating with listeners or viewers, and echoing throughout the auditorium or arena for an audience of interested attendees. For Big Data is like a map […]

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      Big Data’s Role in the Greater Good

      Ari Amster

      By   7 days ago

      Click here to learn more about author Ariel Amster. When people talk about Big Data, often they refer to the massive benefits that stand to be gained by businesses. There’s little doubt that enterprises have taken advantage of Big Data Analytics through things like greater productivity, improved understanding of customers, and innovative product development, but […]

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      The Generation Conflict Around Next Gen Technology and Trends (Part 1)

      Stefan Groschupf

      By   1 week ago

      Click to learn more about video blogger Stefan Groschupf. Introducing the Big Data & Brews video blog series presented by Stefan Groschupf, CEO of Datameer. The series will touch on hot topics within the business of Machine Learning, Big Data, Analytics, Internet of Things, Cloud Computing, Modern BI, NoSQL and Next Generation Technologies. In today’s video […]

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      The Knowledge Representation Corner: Procedural vs. Declarative Part 2 – Logical Languages

      Adam Pease

      By   2 weeks ago

      Click here to learn more about author Adam Pease. In Part 1 I discussed the difference between procedural and declarative languages, and mentioned the confusion that can come from thinking that Turing equivalence applies to declarative languages. Now I’ll discuss some different logical languages. This is just an informal introduction. For the formal logician who is […]

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      Putting Analytics and Data into Action: Organic Growth Doesn’t Occur Naturally

      Kimberly Nevala

      By   2 weeks ago

      Click here to learn more about author Kimberly Nevala. I’ve recently moderated a number of executive panels on the rewards and realities of putting analytics and data into action. Across the board, the importance of nurturing “organic growth” was emphasized. Along with an equally important but oft overlooked caveat: organic growth doesn’t happen naturally. Sure, […]

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      Don’t Drown in Your Data Lake: Keep Afloat with the Right Information

      Jon Pilkington

      By   2 weeks ago

      Click here to learn more about author Jon Pilkington. It is the era of Big Data. Businesses are generating data at an ever-increasing rate and with this rising tide of information comes the need for secure storage and extreme organization. The problem is that the traditional method of using Data Warehouses, which structure data into […]

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      Grading Database Quality, Part 2: Database Models

      Michael Blaha

      By   3 weeks ago

      Click here to learn more about author Michael Blaha. This article is the second in a series of two blogs that present our grading scale for database quality. Read Part 1 here: Grading Database Quality, Part 1: Database Designs. We assign separate grades for the quality of a database design (previous blog) and the underlying model (this […]

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        When Nurses Embrace Their Role in Data Governance, HealthCare Organizations Win

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        By   3 days ago

        Have you ever stopped to consider the number of industries where the employees may not understand the importance of the data they record to the business’ overall operations? In the restaurant sector, for example, employees may not be particularly diligent about exactly following the processes for regularly recording the temperature of certain ingredients that go […]

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        An Overview of University and Non-Traditional Programs in Data Science Education

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        By   1 week ago

        In 2011, McKinsey Global Institute forecast an enormous shortage of Data Science and Analytics professionals by 2018. Academia responded by developing a host of Data Science education programs, primarily allowing graduates with mathematical and technical backgrounds to earn a master’s degree. Since the first programs started, they have now spread to dozens of universities, and […]

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        A Brief History of the Internet of Things

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        By   1 week ago

        The Internet of Things (IoT) has not been around for very long. However, there have been visions of machines communicating with one another since the early 1800s. Machines have been providing direct communications since the telegraph (the first landline) was developed in the 1830s and 1840s. Described as “wireless telegraphy,” the first radio voice transmission […]

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        Putting the Focus on Action in Prescriptive Analytics

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        By   2 weeks ago

        The retail industry is an environment of Big Data just waiting to be exploited. It’s all there, from data related to real-world store sales and traffic, to customer loyalty engagement and social media sentiment, to supplier transaction information and even sensor findings from devices that monitor things like product temperatures. But one problem is that […]

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        The Life of a Data Scientist

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        By   2 weeks ago

        The worldwide demand for qualified Data Scientists continues to grow and one of the most common queries in many an industry insider’s mind is so, what is it that a Data Scientist does? When lay persons within an industry try to grasp the essence of a Data Scientist’s life, the confusion that boggles everyone is […]

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        Moving Forward with Big Data: Investments, Challenges, and Predictions

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        By   3 weeks ago

        People are using computers, smart phones, and laptops with increasing regularity. As a result, businesses are collecting and storing huge amounts of data, or Big Data. Acquiring insights from all this information is a challenge, but is also key to achieving a competitive advantage. Analytics solutions that find unstructured and structured data can help tremendously […]

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        Business-Driven Data Strategy: A Focused Imperative

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        By   3 weeks ago

        Big Data is cool. The Internet of Things is cool. Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence are cool. Predictive and Prescriptive Analytics are cool. Having bad Data Quality so that none of those cool technologies actually work is not cool. A coherent Data Strategy that involves a comprehensive Metadata Management plan, well-defined Data Governance and Data […]

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        Dynamic APIs for the Age of Digital Business

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        By   4 weeks ago

        One ringy-dingy, two ringy-dingy. The words surely call to mind – at least to those familiar with the 1960s/70s TV show Rowan and Martin’s Laugh-in – images of Lily Tomlin as telephone operator Ernestine. But the digital businesses of a very different era do not want to have to rely on manual machinations all too […]

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        Machine Learning of the Next Decade: The Promises and the Pitfalls

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        By   1 month ago

        Machine Learning (ML) technology has gained rapid strides in the current enterprise software ecosystem, as it perfectly balances the ease of adoption, deployment, and market maturity with strong business benefits. On the flip side, Machine Learning technology also threatens some core elements of the human experience such as natural processes, human labor, or traditional workflows. […]

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          Primary Data Launches DataSphere, Enterprise Data Orchestration Software Platform

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          By   2 hours ago

          by Angela Guess According to a new press release, “Primary Data is introducing its new DataSphere data orchestration platform to automate IT storage services and ensure applications meet business objectives by uniting enterprises’ different storage resources across flash, object/cloud, SAN, and NAS systems for the first time. Through data virtualization, the Primary Data DataSphere platform […]

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          Pennsylvania Governor Launches New Open Data Program, OpenDataPA

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          By   2 hours ago

          by Angela Guess According to a recent release out of the governor’s office, “Governor Wolf launched OpenDataPA to enhance access to valuable information by creating a central repository to share the commonwealth’s data with the general public. Citizens, researchers, media, and developers can now browse through the first-released datasets at data.pa.gov, the home of OpenDataPA. […]

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          Redis Labs Named a Leader in Independent Big Data NoSQL Report

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          By   2 hours ago

          by Angela Guess A new press release out of the company reports, “Redis Labs, the home of Redis, today announced it was named a leader in the ‘The Forrester Wave: Big Data NoSQL, Q3 2016,’ report by Forrester Research. Redis Labs Enterprise Cluster (RLEC) received the highest evaluation scores possible in eleven out of twenty […]

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          Nigel Artificial Intelligence Learns Common Sense via Observation

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          By   1 hour ago

          by Angela Guess According to a new press release out of the company, “Kimera Systems Inc. (www.kimerasystems.com) today announced its Nigel artificial general intelligence (AGI) technology became the first commercially deployable artificial intelligence technology to observe user behavior, comprehend context, and derive a common sense set of actions to apply under specific circumstances. This groundbreaking […]

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          Visit Orlando’s New App a First for Travelers, Utilizes WayBlazer’s IBM-Watson Tech

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          By   1 hour ago

          by Angela Guess A new press release reports, “The No. 1 most visited destination in the U.S. – known for innovative vacation experiences – unveiled another ‘first’ for visitors today with the beta launch of a destination mobile app that uses WayBlazer’s IBM Watson-enabled technology. The new app taps Watson’s artificial intelligence to understand conversational […]

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          Real-Time Speech Analytics from Verint Optimizes Customer Engagement

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          By   22 hours ago

          by Angela Guess According to a new press release out of the company, “Verint Systems Inc. today announced enhancements to its Real-Time Speech Analytics solution. The software, which leverages conversational indicators and analyzes customer calls as they unfold, enables organizations to take a proactive approach to identifying opportunities to guide interactions for the mutual benefit […]

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          Orasi Continues to Expand Big Data Offerings with Alteryx Partnership

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          By   22 hours ago

          by Angela Guess A recent release out of the company reports, “Orasi Software, an Atlanta-based software quality reseller and professional services company, today announced it has signed a full-service partnership agreement with Alteryx, Inc., the leader in self-service data blending and advanced analytics. The partnership is part of Orasi’s ongoing effort to expand its consulting, […]

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          Platform9 Brings High Availability to OpenStack for Production Workloads

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          By   22 hours ago

          by Angela Guess A new press release out of the company reports, “Platform9, the company making cloud infrastructure easy, today released its High Availability capability for OpenStack users, supporting both traditional and cloud-native workloads… ‘High Availability is fundamental to enterprise customers looking to run production workloads on OpenStack. Given the massive demand we’ve seen from […]

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          Chronicled Launches First-Of-Its-Kind Open Registry For Internet Of Things

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          By   23 hours ago

          by Angela Guess A new press release reports, “Chronicled, Inc., a San Francisco-based technology company, has launched an Open Registry for IoT, signaling a major step forward in the growth and interoperability of the consumer Internet of Things.  Built on the Ethereum blockchain, the registry stores the identities of physical items, initially consumer goods and […]

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