A mysterious Israeli-based Big Data startup has just an […]
A person's history of phone communication can be used to infer aspects of his or her socioeconomic status, a new study suggests. The study, focused in Rwanda, reveals how cell phone metrics can be a source of "big data" in resource-constrained regions. Show More Summary
Big update for Konami’s football franchise lands on December 3. PES 2016 gets another free data pack next week, December 3. The update features 51 players including Fernando Torres, Kevin de Bruyne, Julian Draxler, Jamie Vardy and Aleksander Mitrovic with more coming in later updates. It also updates rosters for all offline modes, correcting those […]
We live in an era where it’s so easy to get what you want quickly. Just whip out your mobile phone and use an app to order anything from a taxi to a pizza. But there is a major difference between ‘wants’ and ‘needs’. As The Rolling Stones famously sang, [...]
Herzliya Israel-based Iguaz.io isn’t yet saying exactly what it’s up to, but investors must like what they’re seeing. The stealth-mode company, which says it’s rebuilding the framework for dealing with big data in a way that integrates...Show More Summary
The initial data from New Horizons has raised mouthwatering questions about little Pluto.
You'll be surprised how often you can't tell.
When people have the opportunity to erase personal information online, they often want to wipe out social media posts. That's the big takeaway from new data released by Google on which search results about themselves European Internet users were able to hide under the "right to be forgotten" policy. The top site targeted was Facebook, followed […]
The 2015 edition of the Wikibon Big Data survey shows c […]
India’s Aadhaar project is one of the world’s most ambitious big data projects, aiming to collect, store, and utilize biometric information from a population of over a billion people – so of course there are challenges, but also an incredible opportunity, says MapR, the company behind the technology.
by Angela Guess Ken Hess recently wrote in ZDnet, “By a virtual show of hands, who loves mainframes? No one? Really? I get it. It’s not really something that people love or hate; it just is. By another virtual show of hands, have you worked on or do you currently work with mainframes? OK, so […] The post Big Data and the Mainframe appeared first on DATAVERSITY.
Isolated Lending Finds a Friend in Social Networking For decades the lending industry has tirelessly pursued the perfect equation to determine a borrower's likelihood to repay a loan. Armed with Big Data and the algorithms to parse it, today's lenders claim to have found the key - but they are mistaken. Show More Summary
Recently, we hosted a webinar on social and customer service, an ongoing series that is industry-specific and sponsored by IBM. Our panelists included the dynamic Jon Hall of Sprint, Perry McDonald of IBM, Michael Galkin of VoiceNEXT,...Show More Summary
A remarkably detailed animation of the movement of the densest and coldest water in the world around Antarctica has been produced using data generated on Australia's most powerful supercomputer, Raijin. Chief Investigator Dr Andy Hogg...Show More Summary
This report appeared last week:PANEL: How collaboration on data and technology is making medicine smarterChris Pash Today at 9:00 AM 11 Big data is more commonly associated with helping business make more profit but researchers are reaping...Show More Summary
Macquarie Telecom to use MapR data platform to sift data on the cloud in real-time and devise the appropriate security posture.
SuperData shares a wealth of data about the next big mobile game market -- including the top-performing titles, the cost of user acquisition, and the device split, among other data....
Anyone working in IT knows the headlines that security breaches create. The cost is measured in money, of course, but also in a commodity that is harder to recover once it’s lost: Trust. Brands can suffer tremendous blows when they do not safeguard their customers’ information or the interests of [...]
We already know there are vast differences between the preferences of males and females. But those preferences also extend well into the mobile gaming space. “New data from nine million mobile game players affirms some traditional assumptions while revealing wild disparities,” the research summary shared with mGamingWatch reads. New data released today from game analytics […]
The difficulty of processing unstructured data is most […]