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3 Critical Questions to Ask Data Analyst Applicants

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by Angela Guess Angus Kidman recently wrote for Lifehacker, “Data scientists and analytics experts are much in demand and hard to locate, but how can you be sure you’ve got the best candidates, and what should you ask them? Google — obviously no slouch when it comes to analytics — has some useful suggestions on…

Qualcomm Joins Google’s Internet of Things Thread Group

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by Angela Guess Ina Fried reports for Re/code, “Qualcomm said Tuesday it is working with Thread Group, a Google-backed effort to determine ways for Internet-connected devices to talk to one another. The move is important because Qualcomm has been a key backer of the AllSeen Alliance, one of several competing efforts to set standards for…

Google and the Seismic Shift That’s Happening in Search

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by Angela Guess Chris Holton recently wrote for Business 2 Community, “SEOs and marketers, you better hold on to your keyboards, because Google may be about to fundamentally restructure how its search engine goes about indexing web pages.  If a team of Google researchers has their way, link profiling may become a thing of the…

Amazon and Google are Racing to Get Your DNA into the Cloud

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by Angela Guess Sharon Begley of Reuters recently wrote, “Amazon.com Inc is in a race against Google Inc to store data on human DNA, seeking both bragging rights in helping scientists make new medical discoveries and market share in a business that may be worth $1 billion a year by 2018. Academic institutions and healthcare…

Ray Kurzweil Predicts Our Brains Will be Internet Connected Within 15 Years

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by Angela Guess Anthony Cuthbertson recently wrote for the International Business Times, “Artificial intelligence pioneer Ray Kurzweil has predicted that within 15 years technology will exist that will allow human brains to be connected directly to the internet. Speaking at the Exponential Finance conference in New York on Wednesday (3 June), Kurzweil hypothesised that nanobots…

Diffbot Has Its Own Version of Google’s Knowledge Graph

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by Angela Guess Wired contributor Cade Metz recently wrote, “If you’re listening to a Skrillex song, you can say “What’s his real name?” and your phone will give you his real name. If you open an email asking if you want to see Tomorrowland, you can tap on it and get instant reviews, ratings, and…

Google Wants to Take the Cloud in New Directions

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by Angela Guess Computerworld contributor Sharon Gaudin recently wrote, “Google may not have caught up to Amazon in the cloud market, but that’s OK, according to a Google executive. The company is heading in a slightly different direction with cloud computing that involves helping customers analyze their data. ‘It’s not about catching up to [Amazon],’…

Best Buy, Bing, CNET, eBay, Google and Walmart Support New GS1 US Standard for Listing Product Information Online

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by Angela Guess According to an article released yesterday, “A new GS1 US standard offers a common approach for listing and classifying products across all e-commerce platforms. Developed in collaboration with 18 companies, including Best Buy, Bing, CNET, eBay, Google, and Walmart, the GS1 US Simple Product Listing™ helps ensure that products are accurately represented…