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Why Facebook is Investing in “Small Data”


by Angela Guess Leo Mirani of Quartz reports, “This morning, Onavo, an Israeli start-up, announced it was being acquired by Facebook. Onavo’s flagship product is a data compressor. When you browse a web page or use an app on your phone, Onavo routes the traffic through its servers, where it compresses and optimizes the data before sending…

IBM Acquires Star Analytics


by Angela Guess According to IBM, the company has agreed to buy Star Analytics, a privately held business analytics company based in Redwood City, CA. The announcement states, “The combination of IBM and Star Analytics software will further advance IBM’s business analytics initiatives, allowing organizations to gain faster access and real-time insight into specialized data…

GetGlue Acquired by Viggle

Julianne Pepitone of CNN Money reports, “The social TV space has been percolating for the past year or two, and its first big merger is here: startup GetGlue has been acquired by lesser-known Viggle.”