Using Big Data To Analyze Venture Capitalists’ Ability To Recognize Potential

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Using Big Data to Analyze Venture Capitalists’ Ability To Recognize Potential For those who are regularly involved with SMEs, venture capital, and company valuations, it is common knowledge that start-ups that exit for more than $1 billion dollars are extremely rare – often termed ‘unicorn’ companies. Despite their rarity, it should come as no surprise

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Veda Partners With IBM And Prepares For Next Phase Of Growth

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Veda Partners with IBM and Prepares for Next Phase of Growth SYDNEY, Aug. 21, 2014 /Source: PRNewswire/ — IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced it has signed a five-year multimillion dollar agreement with Veda (ASX: VED), a leading provider of credit information and analysis in Australia and New Zealand. The agreement extends Veda’s existing strategic outsourcing

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Pinup: Wearable’s Specifically For Teenagers On The Rise

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Pinup: Wearable’s Specifically For Teenagers On The Rise Teenagers have nothing in common with calorie counters, and the guys and girls behind wearable technology have taken note of that. An entirely new breed of wearable technology will be emerging in the near future, and will be targeted at teenagers and what they like to do.

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The San Jose Earthquakes – Wearable Tech In Pro Sports

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The San Jose Earthquakes – Wearable Tech In Pro Sports Wearable tech’s primary market so far has been early-adopting consumers and tech-addicts. While the demographic is slowly starting to broaden thanks to increased choice and tumbling prices, some demographics and industries are still being overlooked. Last week we looked at wearable tech in the workplace,

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vArmour Raises $36 Million To Protect The Data Defined Perimeter

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Menlo Ventures, Columbus Nova Technology Partners and Citi Ventures Contribute Funds to Accelerate Development of Disruptive Technology, Scale to Meet Global Demand MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA–(Source: Marketwired – Aug 20, 2014) – vArmour, a stealth security company designed to protect the new data defined perimeter for enterprises, today announced it has raised $36 million in funding,

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Wearable Technology To Monitor Disease

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Wearable Technology To Monitor Disease Technology has something for everything these days, now even disease monitoring. A wearable vapor sensor that is currently under development at the University of Michigan might just offer disease monitoring continuously for patients who have diabetes, lung disease, anemia and high blood pressure. The market for wearable technology itself is

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Xiaomi Amends Cloud Messaging Service After Privacy Scare

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Xiaomi Amends Cloud Messaging Service After Privacy Scare Roughly a week ago, Finland’s F­Secure started investigating claims that Xiaomi was sending essential data under the radar from its MIUI ­powered phones back to the main Xiaomi servers in China. As it turned out the claims were not unsubstantiated and touched upon the worst fears of consumers who were

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Intel Using Big Data For Parkinson’s Disease Study

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Intel Using Big Data For Parkinson’s Disease Study Intel Corporation has stated that they are partnering up with the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research for the purpose of studying Parkinson’s Disease through Big Data and wearable technology. Parkinson’s Disease is second to Alzheimer’s when it comes to worldwide prevalence, and the efforts of

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OpenStack Marketplace Now Features Hosted Private Cloud Options

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OpenStack Marketplace Now Features Hosted Private Cloud Options Addition of Hosted Private Cloud category to OpenStack Marketplace underscores interest among enterprises in different OpenStack consumption models August 13, 2014 // AUSTIN, Tex. — Hosted Private Clouds have become a popular option for users that want to consume OpenStack cloud infrastructure without the responsibility for designing,

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How The European Union Is Helping Its Citizens Cope With Big Data

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How The European Union Is Helping Its Citizens Cope With Big Data With 1.7 million billion bytes of data produced in the world every minute, it is increasingly clear that our brains need to deal with large and complex data sets. The aforementioned figure is the equivalent of 360,000 DVDs – a context that makes

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Is The CIA Concerned About The Internet Of Things?

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Is The CIA Concerned About The Internet Of Things? A recent forum on the future of warfare at the Aspen Security Centre in Colorado established that one of the major geo-security threats of the coming decades would be the internet of things – specifically the embedding of computers, sensors and internet capabilities into everyday objects.

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Can Mass Surveillance Create A Harmonious Society?

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Can Mass Surveillance Create A Harmonious Society? A lot has been written recently about how big data can be used for illicit and unethical purposes – yet away from the world of NSA surveillance and Edward Snowden, one country is using it to create a safer and more harmonious society for its citizens. Singapore is

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