Big Data News, Features, and Interviews
On a recent trip to Silicon Valley, I quickly realised that the term ‘big data’ was not just a hyped up buzzword but indeed a key focus of tech giants and startups alike.
IBM tomorrow will announce a US$3 billion research and development investment to create a new generation of semiconductors geared for cloud, big data and cognitive systems.
Companies are focusing more and more attention on building out big data analytics capabilities and data scientists are feeling the pressure.
An $88 million big data research and development centre has opened in Adelaide, South Australia to look at how defence/national security agencies can use big data to predict cyber and physical threats to Australia.
MapR, which distributes a commercial software platform based off the Apache Hadoop big data management open source project, has secured a $110 million funding round led by Google.
NICTA will develop a new algorithms to help multiple gas and electricity providers integrate and optimise their networks using predictive data modelling and optimisation.
When it comes to big data, many enterprises are getting slammed with big problems. That's why Google will focus on helping those large companies over the next year.
The National Football League's CIO, a position that didn't exist three years ago, explains how the NFL is tackling big data challenges, overhauling stats and bringing new technology on the field and behind the scenes.
The first barcode was used in 1974 to scan in a pack of gum. Now they're used for everything from flight check-ins to patient records and warehouse inventory. They've even been used to track bees. Yes, bees.
Katherine, a 14-foot electronically tagged White Shark, has become so popular with visitors to a shark-tracking site, that she's now routinely crashing servers.
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