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Using big data to cure cancer, Bina ushers in new era of medicine

Using big data to cure cancer, Bina ushers in new era of medicine | Big Information, Data Design | Scoop.it
Bina's platform significantly reduces the time and cost of processing the human genome, which has far-reaching implications for the world of healthcare.

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However, as technology continues to evolve and along with it, the healthcare industry, a medical system where diagnoses and treatments are based on hard data, where each and every individual is treated  as such, could be on the horizon.
Read more at http://venturebeat.com/2013/02/19/using-big-data-to-cure-cancer-bina-ushers-in-new-era-of-medicine/#XFvJgdZE0ryQk6Fu.99

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Bill Gates Touts Analytics To Solve Global Problems

Bill Gates Touts Analytics To Solve Global Problems | Big Information, Data Design | Scoop.it
In his foundation's annual letter, Microsoft co-founder says analytics are helping developing countries tackle health and education problems, urges setting clear goals.
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Data Mining in Obama’s 2012 Victory

Data Mining in Obama’s 2012 Victory | Big Information, Data Design | Scoop.it
Barack Obama won the 2012 presidential election, defeating Mitt Romney in nearly all battleground states, securing a total of 332 electoral votes and winning 51% of the popular vote.   Following th...
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How Disney built a big data platform on a startup budget

How Disney built a big data platform on a startup budget | Big Information, Data Design | Scoop.it
The big data world is full of small, scrappy startups using their ingenuity to build complex systems out of open source software, but the Walt Disney Company is not one of them.
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Google revamps Analytics with new widgets, layouts, sidebar, recent history, and improved search

Google revamps Analytics with new widgets, layouts, sidebar, recent history, and improved search | Big Information, Data Design | Scoop.it
Google on Thursday announced a slew of improvements to its Analytics product. As is typical with these types of updates, the company is rolling the changes out slowly, meaning you may ...
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Google tweaking the analytics offering.

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Big Data in Retail: Examples in Action | The Big Data Hub

Big Data in Retail: Examples in Action | The Big Data Hub | Big Information, Data Design | Scoop.it
Savvy retailers use big data analytics from web browsing, social media, industry forecasts, existing customer records to predict trends, prepare for demand, pinpoint customers, optimize pricing and promotions.
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Simplistic summary/example of predictive BigData in retail.

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Twitter Makes Big Acquisition, Buys Social TV Analytics Company Bluefin Labs

Twitter Makes Big Acquisition, Buys Social TV Analytics Company Bluefin Labs | Big Information, Data Design | Scoop.it
Between $50 and $100 million. (Twitter Makes Big Acquisition, Buys Social TV Analytics Company Bluefin Labs: In fact, according to Second Sync,...
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Expect a spending and hiring spree around Big Data | Articles | Home

Expect a spending and hiring spree around Big Data | Articles | Home | Big Information, Data Design | Scoop.it
A new survey of marketers worldwide found that 70 percent plan to put more dollars in analyzing data online—that means bigger budgets and more jobs. (Expect a spending and hiring spree around Big Data: A new survey of marketers worldwide fou...
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Business intelligence and analytics need to scale up: Gartner

Business intelligence and analytics need to scale up: Gartner | Big Information, Data Design | Scoop.it
As data growth continues, business intelligence (BI) and analytics would need to scale up to support the robust growth in data sources, according to the latest predictions from Gartner Inc.
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Big data and the future of healthcare

Big data and the future of healthcare | Big Information, Data Design | Scoop.it

Via Andrew Spong, Chaturika Jayadewa
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Over-simplistic and unrealistically positive picture of big data in healthcare. I wish it would be this easy.

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Big Data: Overhyped And Overpaid?

Big Data: Overhyped And Overpaid? | Big Information, Data Design | Scoop.it
Gartner claims that Big Data is overhyped and about to fall into the trough of disillusionment, but salaries for Big Data pros suggest that enterprises are putting their money where their mouth is. (RT @RWW: Big Data: Overhyped And Overpaid?
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