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US Open Tennis: 7 Technologies Power Game, Set, Match
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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The US Open upgrades its tech for 2014 with new data sets, improved analytics, and immersive mobile apps backed by IBM predictive cloud infrastructure.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 8/30/2014
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Twitter Analytics Now Available To Everyone
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
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All Twitter users can access a detailed report on their followers and individual tweets, including impressions, clicks, and engagement. Here's what you need to know.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/28/2014
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IBM Watson Speeds Drug Research
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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IBM Watson moves from supplying known answers to tough questions to making its own discoveries in life sciences and pharmaceutical research.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 8/28/2014
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The Internet Of Overhyped Things
Andrew Binstock, Editor-in-chief, Dr. Dobb's Journal
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Vendors and analysts would have us believe that the Internet of Things is imminent. In fact it will be years before the obstacles it faces can be surmounted.
By Andrew Binstock Editor-in-chief, Dr. Dobb's Journal, 8/27/2014
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GE Powers Internet Of Agriculture
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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GE helps grain-equipment company TempuTech put sensors, big-data analysis, and cloud-based reporting to work with an Internet of Things service.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 8/26/2014
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Analytics For All, No Data Scientists Needed
Michael Healey, Senior Contributing Editor
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While there's a role for Ph.D.-level experts, the real power is in making advanced analysis work for mainstream -- often Excel-wielding -- business users. Here's how.
By Michael Healey Senior Contributing Editor, 8/25/2014
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IT Salary Survey 2014: Application Development
InformationWeek Staff,
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Developers' raises matched or beat inflation in 2014, and middle-aged men working at large firms on the coasts fared best. Still, software development remains a well-paying field for everyone.
By InformationWeek Staff , 8/25/2014
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IT Needs A Dose Of Its Own Medicine
Lorna Garey, Content Director, InformationWeek Reports
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You're all over collecting and mining information to help the business get lean and mean. Why not shine that light inward?
By Lorna Garey Content Director, InformationWeek Reports, 8/25/2014
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Microsoft Azure Adds NoSQL, Search & HBase Services
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Microsoft brings DocumentDB, Search, and HDInsight HBase services to Azure, boldly entering the NoSQL arena and rounding out its cloud-based data platform.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 8/21/2014
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Candy Crush King Taps Exasol For In-Memory Analysis
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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Candy Crush publisher King is using Exasol's massively scalable database to strike the right balance between challenging play and a fun gaming experience.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 8/21/2014
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10 Big Data Online Courses
Kevin Casey,
News
IT pros looking to add big data skills to their career toolkit can benefit from online learning opportunities, often without breaking the bank.
By Kevin Casey , 8/21/2014
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When Internet Of Things Meets Big Data
Jeff Kaplan, Managing Director, THINKstrategies
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IoT will exponentially increase the volume, variety, and velocity of data, but that's not all you need to worry about.
By Jeff Kaplan Managing Director, THINKstrategies, 8/20/2014
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Data Driven: Vehicle-To-Vehicle Communications Coming Soon
Jeff Bertolucci,
News
For proposed V2V safety systems to work in the real world, a free flow of data between connected cars is essential. Naturally, the devil's in the details.
By Jeff Bertolucci , 8/20/2014
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EnterpriseDB Says JSON Toolkit Nixes NoSQL Drawbacks
Doug Henschen, Executive Editor, InformationWeek
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NoSQL databases start out easy, but you'll later struggle with data logic, says EnterpriseDB. JSON toolkit promises best of NoSQL and RDBMS.
By Doug Henschen Executive Editor, InformationWeek, 8/19/2014
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3D Mapping Data's Future: 8 Examples
Elena Malykhina, Technology Journalist
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Federal agencies, academia, communities, and the private sector are collaborating on advanced US mapping data as part of the 3D Elevation Program (3DEP). Look what these maps can do.
By Elena Malykhina Technology Journalist, 8/19/2014
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Indiana Analysis, Open Data Efforts Use SAP Hana
David F Carr, Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare
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After pilot involving infant mortality data, Indiana adopts SAP Hana in-memory database as foundation of new management reporting system, plans open data website for citizens.
By David F Carr Editor, InformationWeek Healthcare, 8/15/2014
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Facebook Will Track Shopping Habits
Kristin Burnham, Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com
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Facebook plans to track your actions between devices and share with advertisers when an ad leads to a purchase. Here's why one expert says you shouldn't worry.
By Kristin Burnham Senior Editor, InformationWeek.com, 8/15/2014
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Philadelphia Boosts Digital Connections With Citizens
Shane O'Neill, Managing Editor, InformationWeek
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Philadelphia taps Salesforce and Unisys to ensure its "Philly 311" cloud and mobile program stays on top of all nonemergency requests from potholes to noise complaints.
By Shane O'Neill Managing Editor, InformationWeek, 8/14/2014
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Amazon Local Register: Friend Or Foe?
Thomas Claburn, Editor-at-Large
Commentary
Mobile payment service prompts concerns about ulterior motives.
By Thomas Claburn Editor-at-Large, 8/13/2014
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Splunk App For Stream Adds Real-Time Wire Data
Kevin Casey,
News
New app provides greater machine data visibility to Splunk deployments, but users should expect increasing overlap between platforms as big data analysis becomes more complex.
By Kevin Casey , 8/13/2014
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