Big Data

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  1. Top 10 Companies Owned by Amazon (AMZN)

    Learn about what has made Amazon so successful over the years. Learn about 10 of the most important companies that Amazon ...
  2. Watch Out, LinkedIn! Google May Launch A Job Search App

    The tech giant is developing a job portal called Google Hire.
  3. Microsoft Office Incorporates Blockchain Technology (MSFT)

    An add-in for the company's ubiquitous Office software package will make use of Stampery, a blockchain timestamping service.
  4. Taser - Now Axon - May Be Gathering Image Data

    Taser International has been renamed and will focus on body cameras and services, but why?
  5. IPOs: Why Big Data Cloudera's IPO May Fall Short (INTC, HDP)

    Intel's investment stamped the company with a $4.1 billion value, but can growth keep up?
  6. Wal-Mart’s Vudu App Can Now Make Digital Copies of DVDs (WMT)

    Vudu, a media group owned by Wal-Mart, now lets users convert DVDs and Blu-rays into digital formats for cloud storage.
  7. Strong AI

    Strong AI is a type of machine intelligence that is equivalent to human intelligence.
  8. Weak AI

    Weak AI is machine intelligence that is limited to a specific or narrow area.
  9. 2 AI Stocks Set to Break Out to New Highs (IBM, CRM)

    These two artificial intelligence stocks appear set to breakout to new highs.
  10. Data On-Boarding

    Data on-boarding refers to the process of bringing related offline information into a digital format where it can be combined ...
  11. Data-Directed Decision Making

    Data directed decision making refers to using scientifically valid information to inform executive decisions.
  12. Cyber Identity

    Cyber identity refers to the personality or personalities that is created through a person’s online interactions.
  13. Behavioral Analytics

    Behavioral analytics is an area of data analytics that focuses on providing insight into the actions of people.
  14. Business Intelligence (BI)

    Business intelligence (BI) refers to the procedural and technical infrastructure that collects, stores and analyzes the data ...
  15. Data Analytics

    Data analytics is the science of drawing insights from sources of raw information.
  16. Descriptive Analytics

    Descriptive analytics refers to the interpretation of historical data to better understand changes that have happened in ...
  17. Data Exhaust

    Data exhaust is the trail of information that is left behind as a result of a person’s digital activity.
  18. Prescriptive Analytics

    Prescriptive analytics is the use of technology to help businesses make better decisions about how to handle specific situations ...
  19. Cloud Storage

    Cloud storage is a way for businesses and consumers to save data securely online so it can be easily shared and accessed ...
  20. Social Data

    Social data is information that social media users publicly share and that includes metadata such as the user’s location ...
  21. Kensho

    Kensho combines natural language search, graphical user interfaces, and cloud computing to take data analytics to a new level.
  22. How Cloud Computing Can Benefit Fintech Companies

    The cloud is growing more secure, allowing fintech companies to better manage their businesses and serve their customers. ...
  23. The Problem With Big Data in Financial Services

    Big data is playing a larger role in finance but its application does not come without risks.
  24. Can HPE Sustain High Growth in 2017?

    Investors see CEO Whitman driving shareholder returns as HPE invests in hybrid IT and the IoT.
  25. Why Alibaba Is on America's 'Notorious' List (BABA)

    Alibaba blames the current political climate for the USTR's decision.
  26. Nokia Acquires Real-Time Analytics Firm Deepfield

    Nokia (NYSE: NOK) recently announced its plans to acquire privately held real-time analytics firm Deepfield for an undisclosed ...
  27. Silicon Valley Bets Big on a Healthcare Unicorn

    Big Data: Clover Health's tech expertise has drawn significant venture capital funding, raising close to $300 million
  28. Analyst: HPE Will Likely Continue Trim Down

    Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. may sell off its servers, storage, IT support and consulting arms.
  29. Insurtech Root Debuts Automated Auto Insurance

    Insurtech Root Insurance has debuted a completely automated process for buying auto insurance.
  30. Enterprise Information Management (EIM)

    EIM refers to the optimization, storage and processing of all the data a large business creates and uses through its day-to-day ...
  31. Toyota Offers Free Navigation Application (TM)

    Toyota today launched TC Smartphone Navigation, a free smartphone application that displays traffic and disaster information.
  32. HPE’s Growth Strategy into Fiscal 2017 (HPE)

    The global tech giant aims to facilitate enterprises' movement from on-premise data centers to the cloud via new products ...
  33. General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

    The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a legal framework that sets guidelines for the collection and processing ...
  34. WebMD Health Seeks to Buy 2 Million Shares (WBMD)

    Through Dec. 15, WebMD plans to spend a portion of its $1.065 billion of on-hand cash and investments on a tender offer of ...
  35. Don't Blame Big Data for Pollsters' Failings (AAPL, GOOGL)

    As it turned out, listening to a wider set of data played a role in the Trump victory, but the pollsters need to catch up ...
  36. Billion-Dollar Babies: World's Most Valuable Startups

    More than 200 startups, called unicorns, are now worth more than $1 billion each and the top five are have a total value ...
  37. Predictive Modeling

    Predictive modeling is the process of using known results to create, process, and validate a model that can be used to forecast ...
  38. Personally Identifiable Information (PII)

    Personally Identifiable Information (PII) is information that when used alone or with other relevant data can identify an ...
  39. First Notice Of Loss (FNOL)

    First Notice of Loss (FNOL) is the initial report made to an insurance provider following a loss, theft, or damage of an ...
  40. De-Anonymization

    De-anonymization is a reverse data mining technique that re-identifies encrypted information.
  41. Data Science

    Data science is a field of Big Data which seeks to provide meaningful information from large amounts of complex data.
  42. Machine Learning

    Machine learning is the concept that a computer program can learn and adapt to new data without human interference.
  43. Tor

    Tor is an open source privacy network that permits users to browse the web anonymously. Tor is short for The Onion Router.
  44. IBM Beats Expectations, Investors Not Impressed

    Despite beating analysts' estimates in the third-quarter report it released after the bell Monday, IBM (NYSE: IBM) stock ...
  45. Competition Fuels Aetna, Merck Deal (AET, MRK)

    In an effort to boost sales of its diabetes drugs, Merck inks value-based contract to ensure preferred status with insurance ...
  46. Legacy Tech Looks Toward an IoT Future (IBM, CSCO)

    Old-guard tech firms experiencing slowed growth in traditional hardware and software refocus on profitability in analytics, ...
  47. SAP to Invest $2.25 Billion in IoT

    Just a day after announcing it had acquired big data provider Altiscale for an undisclosed sum, Germany-based SAP (NYSE: ...
  48. SAP Acquires Big Data Start-Up Altiscale

    With the rise of mobile devices and the budding Internet of Things  market, the need to not only store the reams of data ...
  49. How Big Data and Artificial Intelligence Affect Investing

    Due to the increasing use of big data and artificial intelligence, investors are able to make more informed investment choices ...
  50. HPE Sees Growth in HPC Market (HPE)

    As HPE slims down its core businesses, it aims for the growing markets for big data management and analytics, which could ...
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