Chinese online shopping giant forms coalition to use big data to stop counterfeit sales.
In an effort to combat fake goods sold online, Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba announced on Monday the launch of a “Big Data Anti-counterfeiting Alliance.” Up to 20 members have already joined, reports WWD, including Louis Vuitton, Swarovski, Samsung, Shiseido, Bioderma, Trendy Group, Amway,... Continue reading
If you are a reluctant teacher or parent now being inundated with reasons you should embrace more computer screen time for school kids, there are good reasons for your skepticism. Here's one:Most people are shocked to hear that a video game can actually be more potent than morphine. Show More Summary
It's a common complaint among doctors: "Who is making these healthcare policies? It couldn't be real doctors, could it?" As a doctor "in the trenches" I wonder who these people are who influence our lawmakers. I'm sure they care, but the ideas they come up with are so insane to [...]
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The misuse of opioids overtook road accidents as the most common cause of accidental death in the US. In Canada, the situation has been called a “national health crisis. Big data analytics are now being used to bring together different data streams in order to predict opioids abuse.
Imagine if "big data" could predict the future, perhaps even stopping your smartphone from breaking down before it happens? Sydney Scientists have demonstrated the ability to "see" the future of quantum systems, and used that knowledge to preempt their demise, in a major technical achievement they say could help bring quantum technology closer to reality. More »
In a big step forward for quantum applications, big data could be used to fix quantum systems before they break.
I saw this morning that HouseCanary raised a $33 million Series A. There have been a number of AVM attempts over the past decade. When I look at HouseCanary’s home page, they are much more CoreLogic, Onboard Informatics, or Home Junction than they are Zillow. Show More Summary
December was a big month for building efficiency in U.S. cities. The cities of Orlando, Los Angeles and Denver have adopted policies that double down on the power of information through building energy and water benchmarking.
Big Data is positively influencing industries across the globe. This includes healthcare, education, government, manufacturing, banking and more. The ability to use predictive analysis helps companies save both time and money.
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Shipping’s data revolution, its environmental responsibilities and its continuing reliance on ‘the human factor’ will be the focus of attention as the eyes of the maritime world turn once more to Rotterdam between 7th-10th November 2017, for the staging of the long-established…
Data-driven marketing has the potential significantly improve your outreach process - when used correctly.
Fire services, like most other public bodies, are awash with data. This data comes from sensors on equipment and fire engines and should be collected, integrated and used more effectively to give fire fighters (and the public) the information they need in real time.
Nexon M is looking for a Sr. Software Engineer to design, develop, and maintain various ETL processes, database standards, and data warehouse infrastructure in Emeryville, California....
In the age of connectivity, big data and artificial intelligence (AI), the world is asking an existential question about the role men and women will play in our own future. To me, our role has never been more clear. Humans can and will dictate the terms by which technological innovations complement -- not supplant -- our work and our play. Show More Summary
The growing importance of big data in healthcare is something I've touched on a lot in the last few months. It should perhaps come as no surprise therefore, that the European Commission have recently released a paper that examines the...Show More Summary
"This is a political failure dressed up as an an IT failure... [Big data is] a powerful tool. How that tool is used—for good or evil—depends on how accountable the people are who wield it."
Shares of Big Data and analytics software maker Splunk (SPLK) closed down $1.35, or 2%, at $56.33, after the company held an analyst day presentation in San Francisco with The Street today, during which it forecast revenue this yearShow More Summary