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US Open Tennis: 7 Technologies Power Game, Set, Match
Slideshows  |  8/30/2014
The US Open upgrades its tech for 2014 with new data sets, improved analytics, and immersive mobile apps backed by IBM predictive cloud infrastructure.
Magpi Explores Data Collection's Final Frontier
News  |  8/28/2014
Washington DC-based firm brings mobile data-gathering tools to the remotest places on Earth.
GE Powers Internet Of Agriculture
News  |  8/26/2014
GE helps grain-equipment company TempuTech put sensors, big-data analysis, and cloud-based reporting to work with an Internet of Things service.
Analytics For All, No Data Scientists Needed
News  |  8/25/2014
While there's a role for Ph.D.-level experts, the real power is in making advanced analysis work for mainstream -- often Excel-wielding -- business users. Here's how.
Pivotal Adds Mobile To Cloud Foundry Platform
News  |  8/20/2014
Pivotal adds mobile services to Cloud Foundry platform to attract mobile developers.
EnterpriseDB Says JSON Toolkit Nixes NoSQL Drawbacks
News  |  8/19/2014
NoSQL databases start out easy, but you'll later struggle with data logic, says EnterpriseDB. JSON toolkit promises best of NoSQL and RDBMS.
3D Mapping Data's Future: 8 Examples
Slideshows  |  8/19/2014
Federal agencies, academia, communities, and the private sector are collaborating on advanced US mapping data as part of the 3D Elevation Program (3DEP). Look what these maps can do.
Internet Of Things: Limitless Dumb Possibilities
News  |  8/18/2014
Many of the "improvements" to ordinary household objects promised by SmartThings, a software company just acquired by Samsung, are already available elsewhere or seem like overkill.
Cisco To Cut 6,000 Jobs
News  |  8/14/2014
Cisco's Q4 earnings beat analyst estimates, but company plans to lay off 8% of its workforce.
Splunk App For Stream Adds Real-Time Wire Data
News  |  8/13/2014
New app provides greater machine data visibility to Splunk deployments, but users should expect increasing overlap between platforms as big data analysis becomes more complex.
CenturyLink Courts Developers With Container Management
News  |  8/12/2014
CenturyLink takes open source route with its Panamax system for Docker management in a bid for developers building complex cloud apps.
When Data Joins The Dark Side
News  |  8/11/2014
A big data stockpile may contain dark data -- unstructured, unclassified information that you can't put to good use. Maybe it's time to find it.
5 Priorities For Chief Data Officers
News  |  8/8/2014
IBM says 25% of Fortune 500 firms now employ CDOs, yet many don't know how to structure the role. Research reveals five imperatives.
Tibco Sale Rumors Reemerge
News  |  8/7/2014
Tibco Software seeks a buyer, The Wall Street Journal reports, rekindling speculation about the integration and analytics vendor's future.
Flash Fails 5 Ways, Says Alibaba
News  |  8/6/2014
R&D manager at Alibaba's cloud service discusses how to streamline hardware and software to make more efficient use of flash.
What Does Big Data Mean For Banks?
Commentary  |  8/6/2014
Traditional data management strategies and storage technologies are holding back big data projects. Try this new approach.
MongoDB Picks New CEO
News  |  8/6/2014
MongoDB CEO Max Schireson succeeded by BMC veteran Dev Ittycheria as NoSQL database vendor moves toward initial public offering.
Splunk Cuts Cloud Prices, Guarantees Uptime
News  |  8/5/2014
Splunk slashes cost of big data analysis platform by 33% while adding 100% uptime guarantee. Customer MindTouch says it's no gimmick.
Future ALS, Cardiac Treatments From Existing Products
News  |  8/5/2014
Researchers tap big data analytics and Internet of Things technologies to improve healthcare for people with neurodegenerative and cardiac diseases.
Statistics: Exciting Career For Young Professionals?
Commentary  |  8/4/2014
Professional organization campaigns to boost the image of statisticians and draw more young people into the field.
Milliman Strives For ROI With Azure System
News  |  8/4/2014
Milliman, one of the world's largest actuarial firms, extols the benefits of SaaS to its insurance users.


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