News & Commentary
Content tagged with Big Data Analytics posted in May 2009
Terracotta Helping Hotelier Build Individualized Services
News  |  5/28/2009  | 
InterContinental Hotels is using in-memory data-sharing systems to better anticipate what amenities customers will want during their stays.
Google Riding 'Wave' To Redefine Collaboration
News  |  5/26/2009  | 
Structured like Gmail, the developer and end-user software interoperates with other Web services, such as IM, forums, wikis, and blogs.
SAP Braces For Change
News  |  5/26/2009  | 
New sole-CEO Leo Apotheker wants the enterprise-software powerhouse to be more responsive to customers.
Google Develops Celebrity Face Recognition For YouTube
News  |  5/22/2009  | 
Researchers have developed an automated technique to associate faces detected in an image with people's names found in Web pages text or tags.
Interop: Data Represents Big Cloud Challenge
News  |  5/21/2009  | 
Slow and inefficient Internet links, security concerns, and architectural problems in terms of processing are top of mind for one expert panel.
Microsoft's 'Kumo' Search Engine Rebranded 'Bing'?
News  |  5/20/2009  | 
Whatever the software is called, it will likely feature search result categorization and other refinements designed to make general queries more specific.
Google, Utilities Bringing Energy Usage Data To Consumers
News  |  5/20/2009  | 
The PowerMeter software displays data provided by the new generation of network-ready smart power meters that are being installed by various utilities.
Yahoo Aims To Redefine What It Means To Search
News  |  5/19/2009  | 
The company hopes bolstering its semantic search capabilities will help it better compete with Google for ad dollars and happier customers.
Google Refining Search For Understanding, Releases Sky Map
News  |  5/12/2009  | 
The company hopes Google Search Options, Google Squared, and Rich Snippets will help it better recognize user intent.
States Use BI, Data Warehousing To Recoup Unpaid Taxes
News  |  5/8/2009  | 
Ohio, which already uses Cognos business intelligence tools, will add a Teradata data warehouse and additional data mining tools to its tax collection arsenal.
Swine Flu Symptoms Tracked With Microsoft's Amalga
News  |  5/6/2009  | 
One Silicon Valley hospital is connecting silos of transactional data from multiple, disparate clinical applications to help keep the CDC informed and the virus from spreading.
Google Adds Experimental Search Box To Gmail
News  |  5/1/2009  | 
The new left-hand column search box offers a different user experience than the top-of-page search box.
Government Seeks IT Help To Track Stimulus Funds
News  |  5/1/2009  | 
Getting IT and Web input from citizens for Recovery.gov is a way to "engage the American people in ingenuity and innovation," says federal CIO Vivek Kundra.


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