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Microsoft is Buying LinkedIn for $26.2B, Expanding Its Big Data Reach

By   /  June 15, 2016  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Conner Forrest reports in TechRepublic, “On Monday, Microsoft announced that it will be purchasing LinkedIn, the social network for professionals, for $26.2 billion. The all-cash deal will bolster Microsoft’s social media presence among professionals and could potentially give LinkedIn more analytics resources. In the official press release announcing the acquisition, it was […]

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Can Big Data and Privacy Coexist?

By   /  April 21, 2016  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Michael Kassner recently wrote in TechRepublic, “User privacy concerns date back at least 200 years. In the 1800s, newspapers were more than a little invasive in their quest for news. In the early 1900s, wiretapping came into play with the invention of the telephone recorder. Both examples pale in comparison to what […]

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Content Planning Meets the Internet of Things: The Right Content in the Right Context

By   /  July 10, 2015  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Ben Barone-Nugent recently wrote for The Guardian, “The idea of content is changing. It’s no longer just about videos, social posts and websites. Our fridges, washing machines and watches are serving us recipes, news, entertainment and advice. It’s all part of a new, encompassing, connected world – the internet of things (IoT). […]

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Do You Have Big Data or Crappy Data?

By   /  July 3, 2015  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess TechCrunch contributor Jeremy Levy recently wrote, “Companies often tout all their terabytes and petabytes of data, and their massive teams of data scientists running huge Hadoop clusters with Apache Kafka streams that are such a competitive advantage. The truth is, most of them suffer from one of the old adages in computing: […]

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Infographic: Decoding Big Data for Business Growth

By   /  June 3, 2015  /  Big Data News, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Single Grain CEO Eric Siu recently wrote for Entrepreneur, “These days, everybody wants to throw around the phrase ‘big data’ like it’s some kind of savior that’ll combat shorter attention spans and the demand for increasingly granular marketing messages tailored to the ‘personalized generation.’ The thing is, big data is only helpful […]

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New York Times Turns to Machine Learning for Better Understanding of Readers

By   /  June 23, 2014  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Smart Data News, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Matthew Ingram of GigaOM recently wrote, “You might not think an applied mathematician who does research in biology and has a PhD in theoretical physics would have much to offer a 163-year-old newspaper publisher.”

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Data is Shaping the Future of Product Development

By   /  February 28, 2013  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Max Engel of HypeBot recently identified the smart use of data as one of three major trends currently shaping the future of product development.

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Facebook Wants You to Catalog the Known World

By   /  February 28, 2013  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Tom Simonite of the MIT Technology Review reports, “More than one billion people visit Facebook each month, mostly to see photos and messages posted by friends.”

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Taxing Data Mining?

By   /  January 23, 2013  /  Uncategorized  /  No Comments

Jacob Albert of Quartz reports, “The French government is thinking about taxing the collection of personal data by Internet companies, according to a report put out Jan. 18.”

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How Big Data Supports Customer Engagement

By   /  June 10, 2012  /  Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Business Intelligence News, Articles, & Education, Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Enterprise Information Management  /  No Comments

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by Angela Guess Tracey Mustacchio of B2C recently explained how deeper customer engagement is contributing to the value of Big Data. Mustacchio writes, “Once upon a time, engagements with customers were relatively small. If you sold someone telephone service, you sold them telephone service… Nowadays, if you’re selling someone telephone service, you’re probably trying to […]

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