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IBM doubles down on data with four new cloud tools

Data is what makes today's business world go 'round, and IBM on Thursday launched a suite of new tools designed to help companies make the most of what they've got.

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Big data projects on the rise (but data use could be better)

Companies putting big data initiatives in place report positive results, but most also say their business could improve by making better use of that data.

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This online tool can show you how much Trump dominates election coverage

OpenText's Election Tracker '16 is an interactive online tool that lets anyone view findings about about U.S. presidential election coverage.

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13 frameworks for mastering machine learning

Venturing into machine learning? These tools do the heavy lifting for you

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When big data gets too big, this machine-learning algorithm may be the answer

Big data may hold a world of untapped potential, but what happens when your data set is bigger than your processing power can handle? A new algorithm that taps quantum computing may be able to help.

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Why open source is the 'new normal' for big data

It's no secret that Hadoop and Apache Spark are two of the hottest technologies in big data today, but what's less commonly remarked upon is the fact that they're both open-source software.

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Why 'data scientist' is this year's hottest job

It's notable enough that close to half of the 25 "best jobs in America" named by recruiting site Glassdoor this week are tech-related, but even more striking is the fact that "data scientist" tops the list.

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Got data? This free tool will generate a story to tell you what it means

Charts and graphs may be some of the most commonly used tools for bringing data sets to life, but Narrative Science wants you to consider another one: stories.

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Big data is an antitrust issue too, says European Commissioner

Europe's top antitrust authority is on the lookout for companies using big data to stifle competition, although it hasn't spotted any problems yet, according to Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager.

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Test your Super Bowl picks with this new machine-learning prediction tool

There's been no end in sight to the advance of machine learning into the world of enterprise software, but this week a new online tool debuted for the purpose of sheer fun: predicting the winner of the Super Bowl.

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Yahoo has released a ton of anonymized user data to help machine learning scientists

Yahoo has released a 13.5TB file of anonymized user data to machine learning scientists in academia, calling it the largest-ever release of its kind

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Microsoft offers developers free tools for its R programming language software

Microsoft is giving developers and students a free crack at its new server software for the R programming language.

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Short on data-science know-how? Booz Allen's Sailfish platform aims to help

All the world may revolve around data, but if you can't make sense of it, all the data in the world won't do you much good.

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Manthan targets the Hadoop-using masses with a tailored customer-analytics tool

Manthan on Thursday introduced what it calls the first "bolt-on" customer-analytics tool designed specifically for Hadoop.

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Watch what you do with that big data, FTC warns businesses

If your company uses big data, be aware: the FTC is watching, and it's concerned.

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Microsoft quietly unwraps a big-data analytics platform based on R

Microsoft this week took the next step following its acquisition of Revolution Analytics last year by unwrapping an advanced-analytics platform of its own based on the open source R programming language.

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Big data gets its first official standard at the ITU

The United Nations' ITU agency has long worked to promote global cooperation in a variety of technical areas, and on Friday it announced its first-ever standard for big data.

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This big-data startup wants to manage your data lake in the cloud

Big data may offer companies a world of untold potential, but realizing the benefits is typically no walk in the park. That's why "big data as a service" platforms have begun to emerge, and it's also why Bigstep is taking a...

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