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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.
Some Australians have indicated they will spend more on their data centres over the next year due to big data, virtualization and business continuity requirements, according to a Forrester Consulting survey.
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.
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.
PetPace's new smart collar is making it easier for veterinarians to track the well-being of pets and keep in touch with owners.
Commingling internal and external data can produce problems if your contract isn't clear about who owns what -- and for how long.
Many healthcare organisations like to talk about data analytics. However, here are eight pieces of expert advice to help you actually do it.
The Treasury is planning to build virtual desktops for mobile staff and make that standard across the organisation, said CIO Peter Alexander.
The countdown to the FIFA World Cup in Brazil has begun. As fans around the world get pumped up for the event, Rio de Janeiro's Operations Centre works intensively with government agencies to ensure public services will run as smoothly as possible.
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