Angry Birds And The NSA

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The National Security Agency and British Government Communications Headquarters have been working together since 2007 to plant surveillance into mobile phone users’ applications, allowing them to store location information, alongside a slew of other private information users put into applications.   Popular app Angry Birds was targeted, alongside more common information hotspots like Facebook, LinkedIn

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Big Data Relations – Ready Or Not… Here We Come

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In recent years, Big Data and Cloud relations have been growing steadily. And while there have been many questions raised around how best to use the information being gathered, there is no question that there is a real future between the two. This year we will see just how that relationship matures and manifests as

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3 Big Data Whitepapers: Big Data Turns Labor Information Into Gold

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3 Big Data Whitepapers: Big Data Turns Labor Information Into Gold Big Data has been a hot topic on CloudTweaks for awhile now. Areas such as managing, securing, analyzing and extracting Big Data have all been discussed and illustrated through a number of articles and infographics. Today we have provided 3 recommended research papers to

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What’s All The Software Defined Fuss About? Busting Myths From VMworld

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Talking with people at VMworld in San Francisco and Barcelona, it was clear that software-defined networking (SDN) and software-defined data centers (SDDC) were a major area of focus for most businesses. These topics are vital to the evolution of virtualization and cloud infrastructure but media hype is already starting to distort the realities they present

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What The Gartner Big Data 2013 Report Means For The Industry

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What The Gartner Big Data 2013 Report Means For The Industry Gartner’s 2013 Big Data survey was recently released and has highlighted some of the long held beliefs in Big Data with survey evidence to prove it. The survey itself was primarily focused on companies currently working with Gartner. Despite this, due to the numbers and

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Gartner Reveals Top Predictions For IT Organizations And Users For 2014 And Beyond

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Gartner Reveals Top Predictions for IT Organizations and Users for 2014 and Beyond  Analysts Explore Latest Industry Directions at Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2013 October 6-10  ORLANDO, Fla., October 8, 2013 - Gartner, Inc. has revealed its top predictions for IT organizations and IT users for 2014 and beyond. Gartner’s top predictions for 2014 combine several disruptive topics —

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Making Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) And eDiscovery Work For Your Business

Making Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) and eDiscovery Work for your Business  The latest challenges to your business’ eDiscovery policies and procedures may not be changes in the law but may instead be changes in your employees’ lifestyles: they have smartphones and they want to use smartphones to facilitate their work. A 2011 study by

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Big Data And eDiscovery: Professionalism Pays

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Big Data and eDiscovery: Professionalism Pays Big Data is a hot concept in the business world right now. As a business phenomenon, the immediate benefits of utilizing Big Data are part reality and part hope. On the reality side, most medium and large-sized organizations do have some form of Big Data issues to contend with, meaning they

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Video May Be Big Data’s Secret Weapon

Video May Be Big Data’s Secret Weapon Big data is all the rage. When someone utters those two words, images of pages upon pages of statistics come to mind. It also conjures up ideas of this data coming together to form a more consolidated and organized sheet that can help your business understand how consumers

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