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Ford, MIT use Bostonians’ cellphone location data for traffic planning

MIT and Ford have devised a way to use cellphone location data to determine traffic patterns, which can help planners better understand urban mobility patterns.

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Digital transformation is giving IT spending a big boost

Digital transformation may promise critical benefits for the companies undertaking it, but it's also delivering a major boost to IT spending around the world.

Debunking the most common big data backup and recovery myths

Platform-provided mechanisms such as replicas and snapshots are not sufficient to ensure proper data protection and to minimize downtime.

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Got big data? Check out these 100 best practices for keeping it secure

Big data is best known for its volume, variety and velocity -- collectively referred to as the "3 Vs" -- and all three of those traits make security an elusive goal. Targeting companies grappling with that challenge, the Cloud...

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Informatica CEO: 'Data security is an unsolved problem'

Companies today are awash in data, but current tools and processes are not enabling them to keep it secure. That's according to Informatica CEO Anil Chakravarthy, whose says his company is embarking on a major push to go further into...

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VR, machine learning drive tech job market

Demand for virtual reality experts and machine learning engineers is spiking as enterprise adoption of these technologies grows.

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Teradata Accelerators help put IoT on the fast track

A new set of technology-agnostic software-and-service solutions from Teradata aim to help companies rapidly transform business models and optimize processes using IoT sensor data streams.

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Google is using AI to compress images better than JPEG

Small is beautiful, as the old saying goes, and nowhere is that more true than in media files. Compressed images are considerably easier to transmit and store than uncompressed ones are, and now Google is using neural networks to beat...

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Tableau turns to AWS for a cloud-savvy CEO

Data visualization specialist Tableau Software is bringing in seasoned talent to help it compete in an increasingly cloud-based world. The company has hired longtime Amazon Web Services executive Adam Selipsky as its CEO, replacing...

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High technology: How IT is fueling the budding cannabis industry

The goal is to track every plant, product and person associated with the production and sale of marijuana and maintain legal compliance.

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A new algorithm can hide messages in your favorite dance music

It's long been known that secret messages can be included in music through techniques such as backmasking, but now a Polish researcher has developed an entirely new approach.

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How Adobe uses machine learning to drive marketing success

Adobe's new data science tool, Segment Comparison for Analysis Workspace, leverages machine learning to help marketers uncover the key characteristics of the audience segments driving KPIs.

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How Lyft gets a lift from Amazon’s cloud

Ride-hailing app Lyft launched in 2012 from Amazon Web Service’s cloud. Today, the company processes about 14 million rides per month, all still from AWS. At the recent AWS Summit in New York Lyft CTO Chris Lambert described how using...

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TmaxSoft is using clear licensing to woo Oracle database users

It's no secret that Oracle's aggressive licensing tactics can be a source of considerable pain for its customers, and that's just where TmaxSoft is betting it has an edge.

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12% off Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus Graphics Calculator - Deal Alert

Building on the hugely popular TI-83 Plus, the best-selling calculator of all time, the TI-84 Plus adds more speed, more memory, an enhanced high-contrast display, and more Apps.

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Oracle targets B2B marketers with a new trove of audience data

It's difficult enough for marketers to stay on top of the latest data about consumers, but reaching the right people in the B2B world presents a whole host of new challenges.

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An inside look at Cogito's newest emotional intelligence software

CIO's own Sarah White goes on location to examine the role of emotional intelligence software in the workplace and it's potential impact to customer service.

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HPE aims for a big-data boost with $275 million SGI buy

Hewlett Packard Enterprise is buying SGI in a $275 million deal it hopes will give it a major boost in big-data analytics and high-performance computing.

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