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  • Privacy jitters derail controversial K-12 big data initiative

    Unrelenting privacy concerns finally derailed a controversial big data initiative that promised to deliver more individualized instruction to public school students in the U.S.

  • Big data drives 47% growth for top 50 public cloud companies

    Big data analytics are driving rapid growth for public cloud computing vendors with revenues for the top 50 public cloud providers shooting up 47% in the fourth quarter last year to $6.2 billion, according to Technology Business Research Inc.

  • Microsoft launches toolset for capturing 'ambient intelligence'

    Microsoft is targeting the growing volume of data being generated by both machines and humans: CEO Satya Nadella on Tuesday showed off tools that could help organizations better understand -- and profit from -- this trove of information.

  • Big Data drives 47 per cent growth for top 50 public Cloud companies

    Big data analytics are driving rapid growth for public cloud computing vendors with revenues for the top 50 public cloud providers shooting up 47% in the fourth quarter last year to $6.2 billion, according to Technology Business Review Inc.

  • 10 Big Data startups to watch

    The Big Data space is heating up – to the point that many pundits already see it as the over-hyped heir to "cloud." The hype may be a bit much, but Big Data is already living up to its potential, transforming entire business lines, such as marketing, pharmaceutical research, and cyber-security.

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  • Government open data proves a treasure trove for savvy businesses

    Ever since President Obama signed the Open Data Executive Order, government agencies have been making their vast data stores available to the public. These once-secret data sets are proving a valuable business resource, too.

  • How analytics helped Ford turn its fortunes

    Big data and analytics permeate virtually every move Ford makes, from forecasting the worldwide price of commodities to figuring out what exactly consumers want, what it will build, where it should source parts and how to power its lineup of vehicles.

  • Big data blues: The dangers of data mining

    Companies are taking matters into their own hands with internal controls, open privacy policies, ethical codes and greater candor over how they're collecting and parsing personal data. But many wonder whether it's enough to allay consumers' fears as techniques for manipulating data multiply.

  • Data analytics: Eye-popping results from Intel, UPS and Express Scripts

    Three top-tier businesses are reaping big rewards from big-data analytics. They say the keys to success include a deeply-rooted culture of analytics and a relentless focus on cost efficiency and process improvement.

  • Tech hotshots: The rise of the dataviz expert

    As analytics become more ingrained in corporations, data visualizers are the new go-to experts in demand -- but do they work for IT or give IT its marching orders?

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