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Amazon Fires Up Fire TV Featuring Voice Search And Content Viewing Prediction Capabilities

by Jennifer Zaino Amazon today unveiled its Fire TV streaming video device. During the announcement event in Manhattan, company vice president Peter Larsen called the $99 set top box “tiny, incredibly powerful and unbelievably simple.” For users, that power and simplicity are designed to be evident in features such as the device’s ability to project and…

Data Job of the Day: Manager Data Warehouse/BI

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by Angela Guess Disney ABC is looking for a Manager Data Warehouse / Business Intelligence in New York, NY. The post states, “The Manager Data Warehouse/ Business Intelligence (DW/BI) will lead the overall design and development of quality data warehouse and business intelligence solutions for the Disney ABC Television Group (DATG). Manage the portfolio of…

Big Data Job of the Day: Senior Manager, Big Data Solutions

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by Angela Guess Disney Technology Solutions & Services (DTSS) is looking for a Senior Manager of Big Data Solutions in Seattle, WA. The post states, “The person in this role will work to ensure that development efforts align to stakeholder vision and that the engineering team has the leadership it needs to succeed. In this…

Big Data at Disney

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by Angela Guess Derrick Harris of GigaOM reports, “Disney is a massive company, but when it comes to its big data platform, the entertainment conglomerate looks a lot like a startup. Kind of, that is. By the sheer power of its will (and ingenuity), a small team has been able to craft a large custom…

MongoGraph One Ups MongoDB With Semantic Power

MongoDB has been gaining traction: 10gen, which began the MongoDB project and offers commercial MongoDB support services, said that for 2011 there was a 300 percent increase in Fortune 500 enterprise customers. The list included Disney, Viacom, HP and McKesson. The company also noted strong adoption in Europe including Telefonica and The National Archives. In all,…

NoSQL Job of the Day: Senior Software Engineer

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by Angela Guess The Walt Disney Company is looking for a Senior Software Engineer with NoSQL experience in Seattle, WA. According to the post, “The Foundational Technologies team is in the middle of an exciting and challenging time in the evolution of our product space. In today’s “always connected” world, our services must scale to…