Get notified when our free report, “Mapping Big Data: A Data Driven Market Report” is available for download. Networks of all kinds drive the modern world. You can build a network from nearly any kind of data set, which is …
Relational databases such as Oracle, IBM’s DB2 and Microsoft’s Access, form the backbone for data storage and management in most organizations today. While relational databases provide good structure and accessibility for most data, they also have limitations which have given rise to a new class of databases that address specific [...]
When it comes to collecting and mining big data, there's no shortage of stories highlighting "big brother" privacy concerns. Thankfully, a recent event in Washington, D.C. hosted by Bloomberg Government and SAP called "Buidling the Big Data Economy: How Data Innovation Is Driving Performance" debunked many of the tired issues [...]
The U.S. Supreme Court ended its blockbuster term on Monday with three 5-4 decisions and three high-profile orders that point to another big term on the horizon. A federal employee labor union is suing OPM over a data breach. And Ted Cruz recounts his year as a Supreme Court clerk for Chief Justice William Rehnquist. Show More Summary
In my new Guardian column, I point out that the big-data-driven surveillance business model is on the rocks. Read the rest
The Jefferson Project at Lake George, using IBM big data and analytics technology to manage and protect a body of fresh water, aims to create a blueprint to preserve important lakes, rivers and other bodies of fresh water around the globe.
by Jelani Harper Machine Learning-as-a-Service (MLaaS) exists as the nexus point for some of the most promising technologies and applications of Big Data analytics. The availability of sophisticated Machine Learning algorithms on demand...Show More Summary
Facebook wants to become your favorite Internet TV by tracking what a television never could. Today it announced a News Feed algorithm change that will show you more videos similar to ones you expand to full-screen, un-mute or opt to watch in HD, even if you don’t Like, share or comment. Show More Summary
The key differentiator between Zillow, Trulia and realtor.com in years to come will be big data, not the accuracy of their listing databases, according to a new real estate advertising report from Advanced Interactive Media Group LLC. Show More Summary
I will here take a break from core database and talk a bit about EU policies for research funding. I had lunch with Stefan Manegold of CWI last week, where we talked about where European research should go. Stefan is involved in RETHINK big, a European research project for compiling policy advice regarding big data for EC funding agencies. Show More Summary
Digital privacy is on the ropes, and public cynicism is running high. But there are glimmers of innovation in what could be a new phase for Big Data: empowering the customer. Read More
A week after Craiglist finally got its emancipation from eBay, some closure on another long-standing legal battle for the listings site: the local listings giant has now finally reached a settlement with big data company 3taps over claims...Show More Summary
Snowflake Computing Inc., a Big Data startup led by for […]
It sometimes seems as if the industry produces a new op […]
by Angela Guess A recent article out of the company reports, “Metanautix, a big data analytics company focused on simplifying the data supply chain, today announced the launch of Quest 2.0 which includes the first of its kind Software-Defined Data Mart (SDDM). Show More Summary
Researchers look for clues in all the information from past cases.
Typically when it comes to downloading apps over cellular, most platforms impose a limit simply because some apps are way too big and downloading it with cellular internet is a good way to blow through your data cap in a couple of minutes. Show More Summary
A few years ago I was speaking with an executive from a real estate investment trust that does billions of dollars a year in revenue. He was telling me about how they moved from a decentralized system of landlord/property managers to set their rents to one that utilized huge datasets [...]
Data analysis can help businesses adapt, create web content that will draw more visitors, and gain insight into buying behaviors. And just as the digitally inept wouldn’t stand a chance in today’s competitive business landscape, those who aren’t quick to capitalize on big data will suffer the same fate.
It took a lot of spreadsheets to persuade Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan (R) to say “yes” — with conditions — to the Purple Line. In multiple meetings during his first five months in office, Hogan pored over documents packed with data on ridership, jobs and, above all, costs for the light-rail link between Montgomery and Prince George’s counties. Read full article >>