Big Data

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  1. New Economy

    New economy is a buzzword describing new, high-growth industries that are on the cutting edge of technology and are the driving ...
  2. Technology Sector

    The technology sector is a category of stocks relating to the research, development and/or distribution of technologically ...
  3. The Top 5 IBM Shareholders (IBM)

    Learn more about the largest stakeholders of IBM and the role they have played in the company's growth in the software and ...
  4. Big Data

    Big data is the growth in the volume of structured and unstructured data, the speed at which it is created and collected, ...
  5. Bill Gates Invests $80 Million in Arizona Smart City

    Gates’s investment firm made the move shortly after Alphabet announced plans to build a “smart city” in Toronto.
  6. Internet of Things (IoT)

    The Internet of Things (IoT) is a network comprised of physical objects capable of gathering and sharing electronic information. ...
  7. Wearable Technology

    Wearable technology is a blanket term for electronics that can be worn on the body, either as an accessory or as part of ...
  8. Data Warehousing

    Data warehousing is the electronic storage of a large amount of information by a business, in a manner that is secure, reliable, ...
  9. Staying Safe After the Equifax Data Breach

    The recent Equifax breach illustrates why you need to protect your identity. Here's how.
  10. Equifax Data Breach: Why You Shouldn't Follow Their Advice

    This is what you should and shouldn't do in the wake of the massive Equifax data breach.
  11. How Companies Use Initial Coin Offerings

    Using an ICO, a startup company recently raised $36 million… in 24 seconds.
  12. The Biggest Opportunity In Cryptocurrency

    Cryptocurrencies are perhaps the most exciting sector in the markets today. But what does the future hold for them?
  13. Tuur Demeester on Bitcoin's Bubble

    Tuur Demeester, Editor-in-Chief of Adamant Research, shares his take on whether Bitcoin is a booming commodity worth investing ...
  14. What's Next For Quants

    We asked three pros what they're excited about in the future of quantitative analysis.
  15. Sample

    A sample is a smaller, manageable version of a larger group. Samples are used in statistical testing when population sizes ...
  16. 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 ...
  17. Watch Out, LinkedIn! Google May Launch A Job Search App

    The tech giant is developing a job portal called Google Hire.
  18. 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.
  19. Taser - Now Axon - May Be Gathering Image Data

    Taser International has been renamed and will focus on body cameras and services, but why?
  20. 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?
  21. 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.
  22. Strong AI

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

    Weak AI is machine intelligence that is limited to a specific or narrow area.
  24. 2 AI Stocks Set to Break Out to New Highs (IBM, CRM)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Kensho combines natural language search, graphical user interfaces, and cloud computing to take data analytics to a new level.
  37. 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.
  38. Can HPE Sustain High Growth in 2017?

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

    Alibaba blames the current political climate for the USTR's decision.
  40. 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 ...
  41. 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
  42. Analyst: HPE Will Likely Continue Trim Down

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

    Insurtech Root Insurance has debuted a completely automated process for buying auto insurance.
  44. 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 ...
  45. Toyota Offers Free Navigation Application (TM)

    Toyota today launched TC Smartphone Navigation, a free smartphone application that displays traffic and disaster information.
  46. 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 ...
  47. General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

    The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a legal framework that sets guidelines for the collection and processing ...
  48. 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 ...
  49. 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 ...
  50. 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 ...
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