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February 2015 DATAVERSITY Letter from the Editor

We are already a month into 2015! How did that happen? It is said that the older you get, the faster time seems to go by, but sheesh! At this rate, it won’t be long before a month will take the appearance of a second!

Obama’s Big Data Privacy Plan Gets a Boost from Congress

by Angela Guess Roberta Rampton of Reuters reports, “The White House is working with a Republican congressman on the U.S.

MapR Earns Highest Score in Hadoop / Data Warehouse Interoperability Report

by Angela Guess According to a new article out of the company, “MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the top-ranked distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, today announced that its SQL-on-Hadoop solution earned the highest score for Hadoop / data wareho

TARGIT Decision Suite Now Offers Direct Connection to Unlimited Financial Data

by Angela Guess A new article out of the company reports, “TARGIT today announced its flagship business intelligence and analytics platform, the TARGIT Decision Suite, now includes Quandl as a part of its growing portfolio of native connections to

Tech Giants Developing Operating Systems Specifically for The Internet of Things

by Angela Guess Drew Turney of The Age reports, “Some of the biggest names in technology are starting to push Internet of Things operating systems in preparation for when everything is connected to everything. But do we really need them?

IBM Adds 5 New Services to Watson Developer Cloud

by Angela Guess IBM has announced that it is adding five new services to the Watson Developer Cloud, enhancing opportunities for customers to expand their cognitive computing power.