Monday, May 22, 2017

BIG DATA

BIG DATA
Big data is a broad term for data sets so large or complex that traditional data processing applications are inadequate. wikipedia

by Andrew O’Connell |courtesy HarvardBusinessReview  Malicious attacks by hackers: At first they were an irritating oddity, but they've surged so much over the past few years that now they're the...

Purdue University officials announced this month they had built a new supercomputer, stealing the title of the nation’s fastest university-owned computer from Indiana University, which dedicated its newest supercomputer only two months prior. The Indiana University...

courtesy Adobe.com, edited TiA Staff SAN JOSE, Calif. – June 27, 2013 – Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire privately held Neolane, a leader in cross-channel...

Intel matched  earnings expectations but reported slightly worse than expected revenues as PC  sales slowed down in the second quarter. Intel’s earnings are watched closely as a bellwether for the computing  ecosystem. That ecosystem has...

by Chris Kanaracus, IDG - The state of Pennsylvania will not renew its services contract with IBM regarding the development of a modernized unemployment compensation system, after the project reportedly has...

With the growth of electronic medical records, research utilizing data from a large number of patients, known as big data studies, can provide important information which may be unattainable via clinical trials which tend...

by Alex Williams, courtesy TechCrunch For all the attention this week about the cloud, it’s evident that it is pretty much a distraction when considering what is really happening. Developers are lifting the cloud, not the...

Dell Committee Slams Icahn’s Latest Offer, Saying It Falls Short by Arik Hesseldahl, courtesy AllThingsD The special committee of Dell’s board of directors overseeing its go-private process fired back at activist investor Carl Icahn’s latest proposal today...

by Nancy Gohring  NEW YORK (courtesy CNNMoney) Scrappy online startups were among the first to realize that renting computing power from cloud providers like Amazon Web Services was an excellent deal. For some, it...

Chipmaker’s media division has 25 Audience Care customer-service employees and plans to expand ‘substantially’ ahead of launch by Todd Spangler, courtesy Variety.com Intel is building out a large call-center operation internally dubbed “Audience Care” for the...

  by Cade Metz (courtesy arstechnica)   Geoffrey Hinton (right), one of the machine-learning scientists hard at work on the Google Brain. Photo: University of Toronto Your brain is a collection of neurons — tiny cells that use electro-chemical...

Google throws open the development doors to Chromecast so that app makers can get their apps on your TV. Mario Queiroz, vice president of product management for Chromecast, demonstrates switching Chromecast media controls in Netflix from...