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Data - Driven News
Posted: Wednesday, October 15, 2014 - 09:30
Who is Collecting and Marketing Your Personal Data?

by Cathy Nolan The Wall Street Journal conducted a study that found that the nation’s 50 top websites installed, on average, 64 pieces of tracking technology onto the computers of visitors, usually with no warning.

Posted: Monday, October 6, 2014 - 09:15
Big Data is Helping Us Explore Space Like Never Before

by Angela Guess Ilya Golubovich of Venture Beat reports, “In 2018, a group of organizations from all of the world will begin construction of the largest radio telescope ever built, the Square Kilometre Array (SKA).

Posted: Monday, October 6, 2014 - 09:10
Using Big Data to Find Entrepreneurs Before They Start Companies?

by Angela Guess Priska Neely of NPR reports, “With predictive analytics, Amazon can figure out what you’ll buy next, Netflix knows what you’ll watch next and Target can guess if you’re pregnant.

Posted: Monday, October 6, 2014 - 09:05
IBM Provides Clients Superior Alternative to x86-Based Commodity Servers

by Angela Guess According to a new article out of the company, “IBM [on Friday] introduced a new range of systems capable of handling massive amounts of computational data faster at nearly 20 percent better price/performance than comparable Intel

Posted: Friday, October 3, 2014 - 09:15
Making the Hiring and Firing Process More Scientific with Big Data

by Angela Guess Matthew Wall of the BBC reports, “The bald truth is that most companies are pretty bad at recruitment.

Posted: Friday, October 3, 2014 - 09:10
GoodData Raises $25.7 Million for Big Data Analytics

by Angela Guess Ingrid Lunden of Tech Crunch reports, “GoodData, a cloud-based big data analytics firm, is rising higher into the clouds itself.