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Using Big Data with Bad Intent

According to Quartz, while Cambridge Analytica might be gone their methods of data manipulation and physiological profiling are not.  

Cambridge Analytica, the most notorious practitioner of psychological profiling, has closed shop. Their methods aren’t about to die out so easily


Big Data Could Help Brick & Mortar Retailers

Big data could be the answer to brick and mortar retailers payers, reports Tech Republic. 

As brick-and-mortar retailers continue to struggle against online competitors, some are seeking out services that leverage big data and personalization to increase e-commerce sales


Military Counting on JEDI

The military is counting on its new JEDI cloud computing program to bring all its disparate around the world together, reports Breaking Defense. The JEdI program will help the Defense Department make sense of data gathered from multiple sources.  

The military needs the controversial JEDI cloud computing program to wage “all-domain warfighting,” especially “in the Pacific,” the three-star chief of the Pentagon’s Joint Artificial Intelligence Center says


Company Takes Aim at Amazon

According to Search AWS, the new Cloudera Data Platform (CDP) is billing itself as the main challenger to Amazon’s Elastic MapReduce. 

When it merged with fellow big data management vendor Hortonworks in January 2019, Cloudera Inc. gained a better chance to compete with cloud providers' Hadoop offerings -- setting up an AWS faceoff


Companies Find Ways to Use Big Data

According to CIO Review,  as companies become more comfortable with big data, they are discovering more ways that it can make their companies more successful.

Companies have been deploying innovative methods to analyze and systematically extract useful data from various data sets. Access to organized data set provides a certain edge to an organization that can ensure long term returns


Nonprofits Can Use Big Data

Nonprofits and other Non-Governmental Organizations can use big data to solve humanitarian crisis, reports Datanami. 

In addition to driving profitability and growth for business, big data holds the potential to improve people’s lives in more humanitarian ways


Moving Data into Storage

According to Next Platform, Nvidia has a new way to transfer data to storage. 

Nvidia has unveiled GPUDirect Storage, a new capability that enables its GPUs to talk directly with NVM-Express storage.


Using Machine Learning to Analyze Data

When analyzing their big data, businesses should be using machine learning from the beginning of the project to the end, reports Silicon Angle. 

Why do so many companies still struggle to build a smooth-running pipeline from data to insights? They invest in heavily hyped machine-learning algorithms to analyze data and make business predictions


Big Data Helps Big Oil

Company has found a way to harness big data to keep oil rigs humming, reports World Oil. 

Diamond Offshore Drilling announced the launch of its Stack-View service, a first-of-its-kind solution that applies 24/7 real-time monitoring, data visualization, and advanced analytics to identify trends and detect anomalies in BOP performance across its rig fleet. 


Big Data Market Could Impact Semiconductors

According to Semi Engineering, the flux in the big data market could have repercussions in the semiconductor industry. 

The big data market is in a state of upheaval as companies begin shifting their data strategies from “nothing” or “everything” in the cloud to a strategic mix, squeezing out middle-market players and changing what gets shared, how that data is used, and how best to secure it


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