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Data - Driven News
Posted: Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 10:15
Can Big Data Feed a Hungry Planet?

by Angela Guess John Roach of NBC News recently wrote, “With a population set to hit 9 billion human beings by 2050, the world needs to grow more food —without cutting down forests and jungles, which are the climate’s huge lungs.

Posted: Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 10:10
CouchDB 2.0 Adds Open Source Contributions from Cloudant, Improves Scalability

by Angela Guess Serdar Yegulalp of InfoWorld reports, “CouchDB, the NoSQL database system from the Apache Software Foundation, is getting more than a change to the left of the decimal point with its new 2.0 release, now available as a developer pr

Posted: Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 10:05
Nvidia Unveils Super-Charged Tesla GPU Accelerator

by Angela Guess Natalie Gagliordi of ZDnet reports, “Nvidia today has released a new super-charged Tesla GPU accelerator that is its fastest to date.

Posted: Monday, November 17, 2014 - 10:15
Introducing DATAVERSITY’s Online Cognitive Computing Forum

by Angela Guess The team here at DATAVERSITY is pleased to announce the launch of a new Online Forum on the topic of Cognitive Computing.

Posted: Monday, November 17, 2014 - 10:10
How the Hortonworks IPO Could Change the Big Data Landscape

by Angela Guess Conner Forrest of Tech Republic recently wrote, “There’s no doubt that the Apache Hadoop open source framework is one of the foundational elements of the recent rise of big data.

Posted: Monday, November 17, 2014 - 10:05
Can Design and Data Peacefully Coexist?

by Angela Guess Phil Simon of Wired recently wrote, “Since its inception, Google hasn’t been the ideal place for design purists. After all, the company has always been all about data. Up until recently, it did not sell any tangible products.