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Big Data Is About To Produce A Whole Bunch Of Google-like Companies — Here's How

Big Data Is About To Produce A Whole Bunch Of Google-like Companies — Here's How | Google+ | Scoop.it

Why are techies and scientists so excited about big data? It allows us to identify patterns and predict things like never before.


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Nice examples of what Big Data is and why it matters.  And its not a Techie article either :D

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Here's a few thoughts about big data and why it should matter to you.

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Google consolidates Gmail, Calendar, Google+ data with 'just ask Google' function - ITProPortal

Google consolidates Gmail, Calendar, Google+ data with 'just ask Google' function - ITProPortal | Google+ | Scoop.it
New York Daily News Google consolidates Gmail, Calendar, Google+ data with 'just ask Google' function ITProPortal Other time-savers available this week include restaurant or hotel reservations, purchases, upcoming plans, and photos uploaded to...
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Social Business Enterprise Collaboration High on Google+ Radar - CMSWire

Social Business Enterprise Collaboration High on Google+ Radar CMSWire With the release this week of new business-focused features for the Google+ app on Android and the announcement of general availability of the Google+ Domains API, the internet...
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Google+ Messenger Being Dropped From Mobile Apps In Favor of ...

Google+ Messenger Being Dropped From Mobile Apps In Favor of ... | Google+ | Scoop.it
An update to the Google+ mobile app that was rolled out today dropped support for the Messenger service.
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Big Data Is About To Produce A Whole Bunch Of Google-like Companies — Here's How

Big Data Is About To Produce A Whole Bunch Of Google-like Companies — Here's How | Google+ | Scoop.it

Why are techies and scientists so excited about big data? It allows us to identify patterns and predict things like never before.


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Nice examples of what Big Data is and why it matters.  And its not a Techie article either :D

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Jeff Domansky's curator insight, August 19, 2013 10:22 PM

Here's a few thoughts about big data and why it should matter to you.

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Google engineers insist 20% time is not dead—it's just turned into 120% time - Quartz

Google engineers insist 20% time is not dead—it's just turned into 120% time - Quartz | Google+ | Scoop.it
Business Insider Google engineers insist 20% time is not dead—it's just turned into 120% time Quartz A lively debate among current and former Google engineers is raging on Hacker News about Quartz's piece on the death of 20% time at Google—that...
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These revelations do trouble me.  Google's growth and dominance has come about by attracting the best, and cutting them loose in a collaborative and supportive environment.  Their industry acclaimed 20% time typifying how Google 'think' and how they treat their staff.  Page one of their employee manual seems to have gone missing, remember the one saying “Don’t be Evil”.  Stack Ranking, focussing on the bottom 20% ... watch out what the top 20% do (or where they go)  in near future...

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Google goes down for a few minutes, web traffic drops 40 percent (Wired UK)

Google goes down for a few minutes, web traffic drops 40 percent (Wired UK) | Google+ | Scoop.it
If you've ever doubted how big an impact Google has on the internet, think again. A short outage from the search giant caused world net traffic to dip forty percent
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Incredible, the affect of google going down for 2 minutes... 

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Why Bloggers Need Google Plus So Badly | Social Media Today

Why Bloggers Need Google Plus So Badly | Social Media Today | Google+ | Scoop.it

Most bloggers simply have no idea what Google+ is all about. They assume that the only social networks they truly need to promote their blogs are Twitter and Facebook. However, this is extremely far from being true.


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How Goolge+ helps improve your reach and grow followrs.  Gives a nice overview of the benefits of +1's and comments

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Michael Johnson's curator insight, August 18, 2013 8:42 PM

Google Plus is becoming one of the most important assets for anyone with a website, but for those of us with Wordpress powered blogs it is becoming more and more important everyday.

 

Are you using #GooglePlus effectively right now?

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