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Is Little Data the Next Big Data?

Is Little Data the Next Big Data? | Big Data | Scoop.it
Is personal quantification the next evolution of the Big Data revolution? And is our addiction to analytics leading us astray?Three weeks ago, at approximately 10:32pm, Nike made me hit my dog in the
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Facebook Becomes a Marketing Guru

Facebook Becomes a Marketing Guru | Big Data | Scoop.it
Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) has launched Topic Data in collaboration with DataSift, which will be providing advanced user insights to marketers to help target ads accordingly.
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Facebook to Start Telling Brands Who's Talking About What Topics

Facebook to Start Telling Brands Who's Talking About What Topics | Big Data | Scoop.it
facebook will start telling marketers the types of people discussing specific topics and what they're saying, through a partnership with datasift.
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Facebook Finally Lets its Firehose be Tapped for Marketing Insights Thanks to DataSift

Facebook Finally Lets its Firehose be Tapped for Marketing Insights Thanks to DataSift | Big Data | Scoop.it
Twitter's firehose of tweets has long been offered as a goldmine for businesses trying to understand how to improve or market their products, and now Facebook..
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Prepping the Cloud for the Internet of Things

Prepping the Cloud for the Internet of Things | Big Data | Scoop.it
As billions more devices get connected to the internet, there will be a huge infrastructure transformation on the backend. Cloud computing will play a major role in how the world takes advantage of that device-driven data explosion.
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Continuuity Open Sources Loom for Devops on Big Data Clusters

Continuuity Open Sources Loom for Devops on Big Data Clusters | Big Data | Scoop.it
Big data startup Continuuity has open sourced a tool called Loom that’s designed to make deploying and managing large clusters a push-button experience. These types of tools are important as data-driven applications become more common, but the infrastructure remains a challenge.
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Two Great Social Data Platforms: How DataSift and Gnip Stack Up

ProgrammableWeb.com keeps you up to date with web mashups and APIs: what's new, interesting, useful and important. Hundreds of mashups and APIs. Contribute, search, view, and chart them.
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IBM Buys NoSQL Cloud Database Startup Cloudant

IBM Buys NoSQL Cloud Database Startup Cloudant | Big Data | Scoop.it
IBM has acquired cloud-based database startup Cloudant. It’s a smart move in terms of getting a foothold in the cloud database space, but it also seemingly forces IBM to embrace cloud providers and technologies outside its current umbrella.
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Google Vet's Move to Snapchat Raises Specter of Non-Cloud Deployment

Google Vet's Move to Snapchat Raises Specter of Non-Cloud Deployment | Big Data | Scoop.it
When a cloud customer even casually mentions the possibility of moving some loads on-site, all hell can break loose, as we saw on Tuesday.
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Cloud Boom is On, Research Says

Cloud Boom is On, Research Says | Big Data | Scoop.it
The week in cloud: IT spending on cloud infrastructure and services will grow a healthy 20 percent to 172.4 billion next year, according to IHS Technology.
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Dropbox Hires Google Veteran as COO

Dropbox Hires Google Veteran as COO | Big Data | Scoop.it
Dropbox is fighting hard to win the enterprise cloud storage market, and Dennis Woodside may have the experience it needs to head up that effort.
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The World's Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in Big Data

The World's Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in Big Data | Big Data | Scoop.it
According to one projection, the sales of big-data-related products and services grew to more than $18 billion in 2013. Companies can now map your...
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Mac Pro: Seymour Cray Would Have Approved

Mac Pro: Seymour Cray Would Have Approved | Big Data | Scoop.it
As Macintosh turns 30, here is an unscientific comparison between the 128K Mac and its polished descendant, the Mac Pro. By Jean-Louis Gassée
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What Are Facebook Users Talking About? Advertisers Can Now Find Out.

What Are Facebook Users Talking About? Advertisers Can Now Find Out. | Big Data | Scoop.it
Facebook knows what we like, and now it's sharing the wealth.
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Facebook to offer insights on what users are talking about - CNET

Facebook to offer insights on what users are talking about - CNET | Big Data | Scoop.it
The move is part of a broader push by the company to help advertisers better understand how people use the social network.
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DataSift Partners with Facebook to Bring Facebook Topic Data to Marketers

DataSift Partners with Facebook to Bring Facebook Topic Data to Marketers | Big Data | Scoop.it
It is with great excitement that we’re announcing our partnership with Facebook to give marketers a deeper understanding into the topics that people are engaging in on the world’s largest social platform.
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Topic Data: Learn What Matters to Your Audience

Topic Data: Learn What Matters to Your Audience | Big Data | Scoop.it
To make marketing content more relevant for people and more effective for marketers, we're introducing topic data to select Facebook partners.
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Apache Mahout, Machine Learning

Apache Mahout, Machine Learning | Big Data | Scoop.it
The Apache Mahout project will now support Apache Spark and another data engine called H20 as it tries to retain its status as the go-to set of machine learning libraries for Hadoop.
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The Internet of Things Will Require New Thinking on Data Centers

The Internet of Things Will Require New Thinking on Data Centers | Big Data | Scoop.it
Connecting billions of devices to the internet and then building services around the data those devices collect will require a shift in the way we think about data centers. You’re going to have to accept the cloud.
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What's Up with Watson?

What's Up with Watson? | Big Data | Scoop.it
This week in cloud: Questions pop up about how well Watson’s doing; Greenqloud launches a hybrid cloud and more.
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Structure Data Speakers

Structure Data Speakers | Big Data | Scoop.it
Structure Data has a great lineup of speakers, including a handful that will be talking about how to take advantage of new types of data. Here is a list of sessions anyone interested in sensors, location or artificial intelligence won’t want to miss.
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DataSift on CNBC

DataSift founder Nick Halstead discusses his plans to launch an IPO in a couple of years' time. DataSift aggregates social media data for businesses and Halstead is famed as the founder of Twitter's "retweet" button.
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The State of Hadoop, What's up with Rackspace?

The State of Hadoop, What's up with Rackspace? | Big Data | Scoop.it
On this week’s Structure Show, Mike Olson talks about why Cloudera keeps a sharp eye on new consumer internet technology and we wonder about Rackspace’s CEO planning now that Microsoft has finally settled down
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Here's What the Internet's Arteries Look Like in 2014

Here's What the Internet's Arteries Look Like in 2014 | Big Data | Scoop.it
Telegeography has published the 2014 edition of its submarine cable map, providing an excellent representation of the infrastructure that makes global connectivity global.
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Intriguing Networks's curator insight, January 29, 2014 2:23 PM

Visualise the Net, the physical net