analyzing data

analyzing data

Updates from the LHC and Tevatron keep the door open for the Higgs

IO taps McLaren to speed up its modular data centers

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Web giants such as Facebook, eBay and Google like to boast of the power-usage effectiveness (PUE) inside their data centers, but it’s rare to see cloud providers and other data center operators talking about how efficient they are with when it comes to using power. IO Data Centers markets the...
IO taps McLaren to speed up its modular data centers

Oracle buys DataRaker for its big data analysis tools

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Oracle is planning to buy DataRaker in a move that will give it a cloud-based platform for analyzing data from smart meters used by energy utilities. Terms of the deal, which was announced Thursday, weren't disclosed....
Oracle buys DataRaker for its big data analysis tools

Think Big Raises $3M For "Big Data As a Service" To Give Customers Predictive Powers And New Business Insights

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Think Big Analytics has raised $3 million from angel investors for what it calls its “big data as a service,” which combines data science and data engineering for customers invested in building out infrastructures to get more from their data and build predictive models to make decisions. Daniel Scheinman led the investment...
Think Big Raises $3M For "Big Data As a Service" To Give Customers Predictive Powers And New Business Insights

The Right Time To Start Analyzing Data

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You’re a product person. You’ve bootstrapped together your website, dropped relevant metadata, setup an e-commerce platform, installed analytics, and are generating solid original content on your site and/or blog. You’re doing everything by the book. But the question remains: when it is the right... Please visit Search Engine Land for...
The Right Time To Start Analyzing Data
How ready are you for big data?

Just rank it: the Synapsify approach to analyzing data

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Stephen Candelmo was a lawyer in Washington D.C. in 2008 when a colleague introduced him to a client named Lawrence Au and Au’s technology for analyzing English-language text. Au showed off how it was possible to analyze a book and bring to the fore short passages that best sum up...
Just rank it: the Synapsify approach to analyzing data
AutoGrid pulls in $9M to turn 'big data' into an energy source
Hapyrus Launches Service For Amazon Redshift, An Emerging Alternative To Hadoop And Hive

Hadoop meets healthcare in new partnership

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The Mount Sinai School of Medicine is about to get a lesson in big data thanks to Cloudera Chief Scientist Jeff Hammerbacher. He will be partnering with the school’s clinical and academic faculty to develop new methods and systems for analyzing data in a variety of important areas, including genomics...
Hadoop meets healthcare in new partnership

SAP touts service that sells customer data from phone firms

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The European maker of enterprise software would serve as a kind of middleman, analyzing data gathered by various wireless operators, selling results to marketers, and sharing the profits with the wireless companies. [Read more]...
SAP touts service that sells customer data from phone firms

With Site Ai, Automated Insights Provides A Cliffs Notes Version Of Your Web Analytics

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Automated Insights, a startup that translates raw data into plain English, is launching a new product could make analytics data a lot more accessible. The new product, called Site Ai, pulls data from existing systems (it started with Google Analytics and Clicky, and the company is currently taking votes on...
With Site Ai, Automated Insights Provides A Cliffs Notes Version Of Your Web Analytics
What Wikipedia's most popular pages say about us

Space Time Insight: Analyzing Data From Sensors, Power Grids and Weather Feeds

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Earlier this week, Space-Time Insight  raised $14 million to further develop its geospatial and visual analytics software. The Series B round brings STI’s total to $t16 million. EnerTech Capital, Novus Energy Partners, and ClearSky Power & Technology Fund, join existing investors, Opus Capital Ventures and Start Up Farms International (SUFI), in...
Space Time Insight: Analyzing Data From Sensors, Power Grids and Weather Feeds

Why Klout is making its bed with Hadoop and … Microsoft

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Look under the covers of almost any data-focused web application — including Klout — and you’ll find Hadoop. The open-source big data platform is ideal for storing and processing the large amounts of information needed for Klout to accurately measure and score its users’ social media influence. But Klout also...
Why Klout is making its bed with Hadoop and … Microsoft
Amazon Web Services now hosting massive genetic database: the 1,000 Genomes Project
Big Plans For CrunchBase

Pentaho picks up Webdetails to bring richer visualizations to analytics products

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Business-intelligence provider Pentaho has acquired Webdetails, a design-focused consultant that has previously done work for Pentaho. The deal will help Pentaho offer richer visualization tools. Powerful visualization tools are becoming more important as businesses become more data-driven and more employees need access to tools that help them work with and...
Pentaho picks up Webdetails to bring richer visualizations to analytics products
Is your workforce happy or burned out? TinyPulse lets employers know the real mood

Fat databases, small pipes: The problem of data inertia

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(L to R) Lew Tucker, VP and CTO, Cisco; Serban Simu, co-founder and VP of Engineering, Aspera; Haseeb Budhani, Chief Products Officer, Infineta Systems(c)2012 Pinar Ozger pinar@pinarozger.comAs datasets get fatter and cumbersome, it’s becoming increasingly harder to move them around. Even the fattest multi-gigabit pipes look like cocktail straws when...
Fat databases, small pipes: The problem of data inertia

Think Big Analytics wants to help companies make the most of Hadoop

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A big-data-analytics consulting company launches Tuesday with $3 million in seed funding, under the name Think Big Analytics. Established in 2010, Think Big seeks to help companies start making the most of their data in the most cost-effective ways. Former Cisco executive Dan Scheinman led the round of funding for...
Think Big Analytics wants to help companies make the most of Hadoop
Rumors of Apple's potential Waze acquisition heat up - $750 million said to be the magic number
Games could predict whether you're color blind, a gambler, or have ADD

Downdetector.com scours Twittersphere to detect service outages faster

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A Dutch startup has launched a service that studies data from social networks to quickly identify online service outages -- sometimes, it says, before the service providers know about the outages themselves.Downdetector.com, which rolled out in the U.S. last month, sees itself as "the weatherman for the digital world,"...
Downdetector.com scours Twittersphere to detect service outages faster
Why big data might be more about automation than insights

Here's Everything Marissa Mayer Is Doing To Make Yahoo More Like Google (YHOO)

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Amit Efrati at The Wall Street Journal takes an extensive look at everything Marissa Mayer has changed at Yahoo in her first few weeks on the job. As Efrati points out, several of these changes borrow from the Google playbook. For example, as has already been reported, several of Yahoo's...
Here's Everything Marissa Mayer Is Doing To Make Yahoo More Like Google (YHOO)

The Weekly Good: This Analytics Company Wants To Help Put An End To Human Trafficking

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[Editor's Note: This is a weekly series. If your company is doing something amazing to help a charitable cause or doing some good in your community, please reach out.] Random acts of kindness and good come from all different sources, some of them being from the last place you thought...
The Weekly Good: This Analytics Company Wants To Help Put An End To Human Trafficking

EU Surveillance Team: We Need More Surveillance To Justify More Surveillance

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Whether or not you believe that CCTV surveillance makes the world a safer place, there's a big problem with deploying it more widely: you still need someone to look at that footage and pick out the things of interest, and it's much harder adding new personnel than adding new cameras....
EU Surveillance Team: We Need More Surveillance To Justify More Surveillance
How collective intelligence is reshaping systems management

Amazon Web Services launches "petabyte-scale" Redshift data warehouse, with NASA, Netflix and others

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Amazon has announced that its cloud-based storage service, Amazon Web Services (AWS), is rolling out a “limited preview” of Amazon Redshift in cahoots with a handful of big-name beta participants, including Flipboard, NASA/JPL, Netflix and Schumacher Group. Redshift is essentially a petabyte-scale data warehouse service in the cloud, letting companies...
Amazon Web Services launches "petabyte-scale" Redshift data warehouse, with NASA, Netflix and others
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