Carmakers Won’t Provide Data To Apple, Google

Carmakers such as Ford and Volkswagen are keen to limit tech companies’ access to consumer data, despite allowing drivers to use their apps. With in-car technologies that connect consumers to the Web gaining traction, major carmakers are telling technology titans like Google and Apple that the data they harvest from drivers won’t be shared. Automakers

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Microsoft’s Cortana Analytics Looks To Simplify Big Data

Microsoft is planning to release a new suite of tools dubbed Cortana Analytics, which Satya Nadella claims will democratize big data. 7 Common Biases That Skew Big Data Results Microsoft continued its string of strategic announcements at its Worldwide Partners Conference in Orlando, Fla., this week with fresh details about the upcoming Cortana Analytics Suite

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9 Causes Of Data Misinterpretation

Data can prove just about anything. Most organizations want to come to the right decisions, but faulty conclusions and bad outcomes can happen. Here’s why. Data is misinterpreted more often than you might expect. Even with the best intentions, important variables may be omitted or a problem may be oversimplified or overcomplicated. Sometimes, organizations act

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7 Common Biases That Skew Big Data Results

7 Common Biases That Skew Big Data Results Flawed data analysis leads to faulty conclusions and bad business outcomes. Beware of these seven types of bias that commonly challenge organizations’ ability to make smart decisions. Data-driven decision-making is considered a smart move, but it can be costly or dangerous when something that appears to be

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Who is winning the APP war? Facebook and Google are!

Smartphone users spend more time with apps they’ve installed from Facebook and Google than with any other company, according to new research published today by Forrester. The company surveyed 2,000 smartphone owners between October and December 2014 to find out which apps they were using most. The poll excluded apps that ship with operating systems,

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No More Roaming Charges in Europe

No More Roaming Charges!!! Thee European Parliament has provisionally agreed to proposals that will see cross border roaming fees with in the EU scrapped by the middle of 2017. Related negotiations will also safeguard open internet access, also known as net neutrality rules. Under the agreement, roaming surcharges in the European Union will be abolished

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Salesforce Service For Apps Gives CRM A Mobile Edge

A new suite of products revealed by Salesforce today is aimed at improving the customer service experience on mobile devices through intuitive routing and contextualization. Salesforce Vs. The Competition: A CRM Primer Salesforce is looking to extend its CRM reach into mobility with a new suite of products revealed today called Salesforce Service for Apps,

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Redis Emerges As NoSQL In-Memory Performer

With multiple NoSQL system choices, it might be hard to display a distinguishing feature. However, Redis Labs is outperforming some competitors during a recent in-memory big data system test. COBOL Leads Us Back To The Future An infrequently noticed system in the crowded NoSQL startup field is starting to creep up on its better known

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