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Medical Researchers Expect Big Breakthroughs from Big Data

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by Angela Guess David Chernicoff of ZDnet reports, “With a planned investment of $54 million, Penn State Hershey ceremonially broke ground for a new data center dedicated to making use of big data to enhance medical research and patient care potential. The 46,000 sq ft facility is expected to be online by April 2016.The secured,…

Stanford Researchers Working on a High-Rise Chip for the Internet of Things

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by Angela Guess Sharon Gaudin of Computer World reports, “Stanford University researchers have built a multi-layered “high-rise” chip that could significantly outperform traditional computer chips, taking on the hefty workloads that will be needed for the Internet of Things and big data. Using nanotechnology, the new chips are built with layers of processing on top…

Consortium Opens “Linked Data Awareness Barometer” Survey

by Eric Franzon A new survey has been released and seeks to take measure of Linked Data Awareness. The “Linked Data Awareness Barometer 2015″ was created by a consortium of four companies (Semantic Web Company, Cognizant, Lean Information, semweb LLC) and a research institute (Institute of Information Business at WU Wien) working in the areas…

IBM Partners with DESY to Bring Big Data Analytics to Science

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by Angela Guess Chaiti Sen of Phys.org recently wrote, “IBM today announced it is collaborating with Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (DESY), a leading national research center in Germany, to speed up management and storage of massive volumes of x-ray data. The planned Big Data and Analytics architecture based on IBM software defined technology can handle more than…

Big Data and Wearable Tech Could Help Cure Parkinson’s Disease

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by Angela Guess Rachel King of ZDnet reports, “Wearable technology is routinely being batted around these days as the cure-all for everyday health tracking gaps, but Intel’s latest venture is taking that potential to a whole new level. The Michael J. Fox Foundation has tapped the tech giant for a collaboration with the goal of…

Can Google Predict the Rise and Fall of the Stock Market?

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by Angela Guess Mike Wheatley of Silicon Angle reports, “A group of British researchers believes they can harness the power of Wikipedia and Google searches to predict where the economy is going. The research comes just a few months after Google Search’s Big Data was dismissed as a predictive tool, following reports that Google Flu…

Latest Experian Data Quality Research Finds Inaccurate Data is Affecting Strategic Business Initiatives

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by Angela Guess A new release out of Experian reports, “Experian Data Quality, a part of Experian Marketing Services and a leading provider of data quality software and services, today announced the release of a new study, The effect of dirty data on business. The report finds that the majority of companies are negatively impacted by poor data,…