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InnoCentive

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Choose InnoCentive the leader in corporate innovation, product innovation and innovation management. We have a comprehensive suite of products to select from.

Via Deardriu Lally
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InnoCentive, tapping the Long-tail!

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World Community Grid

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World Community Grid (http://t.co/b52dHDd5 <- If you aren't already donating spare computing power to World Community Grid, why not start now?

Via Kalani Kirk Hausman
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World Community Grid is a crowdsourcing initiative! You donate your spare computing power, adding to the central computing power of researchers! This way they can process their data faster and breakthrough in areas from healthcare to environment! :)

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AirBnB Matches Apartments, Castles And Igloos With Guests Using Big Data

AirBnB Matches Apartments, Castles And Igloos With Guests Using Big Data | Innovation & Entrepreneurship | Scoop.it
AirBnB is a very popular short-term rental website that applies data to every decision and uses different big data technologies to create the best service.
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Incredible Y-Combinator graduate! Using Big Data to improve fit between people and apartments (or maybe Igloos and Castles!).

Notice also how interesting it is the crowd movement - suddenly you are in business with a person (not a business, just a normal guy) from the other side of the world you never met! 

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Crowdsourced language app seeks to translate entire Web

Crowdsourced language app seeks to translate entire Web | Innovation & Entrepreneurship | Scoop.it

Duolingo taps into crowdsourcing to teach a language and translate the Web.


Via Charles Tiayon
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"If we want to translate the Web, we can't do it with 100 people or 1,000 people," he said. "We literally need millions. And if we need millions of people, we can't quite pay them, because there's millions of them. So then the question was, 'How do we get them to translate stuff for free?'"

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INFOGRAPHIC: Growth Of Big Data In Asia

INFOGRAPHIC: Growth Of Big Data In Asia | Innovation & Entrepreneurship | Scoop.it
Cloud Infographic: Growth Of Big Data In Asia

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Big Data's main challenges across the pipeline:

Heterogeneity, Scale, Timeliness, Human Collaboration and Privacy

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Peter Azzopardi's curator insight, September 27, 2013 6:46 AM

"Although the adoption of Big Data is relatively slow in Asian markets compared to European and American markets, many enterprises in Asia are recognising its importance and are gradually rolling out the implementation of data analytics for their business"

Jocelyn Teague's curator insight, March 28, 2014 1:10 AM

The Information Technology industry is growing at an exponential rate and management of Big data is essential for informed and personalised future growth. Big data will affect a diverse range of industry's such as; telecommunication, construction, tourism, medicine, finance, manufacturing and energy.

 

The 4 V's of big data are:

Velocity - Real time responses

Volume  - Analysis of large amounts of data

Variety   - Any Type of data

Value      - profit, decision making & development

 

Although this infographic is focusing on Asian Big data figures, the summary of information of information is true globally for Big data. 


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Big Data Startups overview

Big Data Startups overview | Innovation & Entrepreneurship | Scoop.it
BigData-Startups collects the best big data startups from around the world for you to discover. Find the best suitable big data algorithm.
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Here are some of the big data startups from around the world! this is a very interesting blog! Check it out if you like this topic :)

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