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The 3 Companies that Stand to Profit Most from Big Data

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by Angela Guess   Piyush Arora of The Motley Fool reports, “Owing to the gradual rise in global Internet penetration, and the shift to higher-resolution media content, the big data and analytics industry has been on a tear lately. IDC estimates that the industry — worth about $14.26 billion in 2014 — will expand approximately 66%…

Big Data Challenges In Banking And Securities

by Jennifer Zaino A new report from the Securities Technology Analysis Center (STAC), Big Data Cases in Banking and Securities, looks to understand big data challenges specific to banking by studying 16 projects at 10 of the top global investment and retail banks. According to the report, about half the cases involved e petabyte or…

Saving the World with Big Data and Water Supply Research

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by Angela Guess Jason Verge of Data Center Knowledge reports, “With the majority of Big Data conversation focused on solving business problems it is easy to lose sight of the fact that the ultimate opportunity of Big Data is solving big problems — problems that affect our entire society. One of them is hunger and the…

Intel Makes Another Big Data Play with Hadoop-Powered Platform

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by Angela Guess Saroj Kar of Cloud Times reports, “To help companies maximize the benefits of investments in big data, Intel launched the Intel Data Platform, a suite of software based on open source technologies designed to simplify and accelerate the management of big data. Based on the Intel Software Distribution for Apache Hadoop, the platform provides an…

Intel Introduces Xeon E7 v2 Chips for Even Bigger Data

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by Angela Guess Rachel King of CNet reports, “Intel is upping the ante for crunching big data, promising to double the performance over the previous generation with the new Xeon E7 v2 chipset. The Xeon processor E7 8800/4800/2800 v2 product family is designed to support up to 32-socket servers with configurations of up to 15 processing…

Intel Strives to Be the OS for Big Data

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by Angela Guess Chris Kanaracus of PC World recently wrote, “Intel is continuing to build out its array of software tools for the Hadoop open-source big data processing framework, with an emphasis on the security and reliability features demanded by large enterprises. A Data Platform tools suite will become available in the next quarter as a…

Intel’s Big Bet on Big Data

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by Angela Guess Derrick Harris of GigaOM recently wrote, “Big data is nothing new to Intel — the microprocessor giant has been analyzing lots of data about its chip-manufacturing processes for decades — but there’s something about the current generation of ‘big data’ technologies that has the company excited about the future. Tools like Hadoop and…