Will Berlin Become Europe’s Top Tech Hub?

­ <img height=”1″ width=”1″ style=”display:none” src=”https://www.facebook.com/tr?id=258384337829807&ev=PageView&noscript=1″ /> <img height=”1″ width=”1″ style=”display:none;” alt=”” src=”https://analytics.twitter.com/i/adsct?txn_id=nurig&p_id=Twitter&tw_sale_amount=0&tw_order_quantity=0″ /> <img height=”1″ width=”1″ style=”display:none;” alt=”” src=”//t.co/i/adsct?txn_id=nurig&p_id=Twitter&tw_sale_amount=0&tw_order_quantity=0″ /> With more than 2,500 startups in Berlin, why is Germany such a hotspot for entrepreneurship an what are the opportunities for business leaders? That was the focus of a live Twitter Q&A with two

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Rocket Internet Leaves Us Groping in the Dark

Rocket Internet Leaves Us Groping in the Dark – Bloomberg Gadfly Leila Abboud is a Bloomberg Gadfly columnist covering technology. She previously worked for Reuters and the Wall Street Journal. Writing about Rocket Internet sometimes feels like assembling a puzzle in the dark. Investors deciding whether to back the German start-up incubator will wish they could find

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Europe’s hottest startups 2016: Berlin

Population 3.6 million Size 892km2 Global cities index ranking 16 The Berlin startup scene used to be all about Rocket Internet, the company-building giant (or clone factory, depending on your point of view). The company has developed a portfolio – including star performers Delivery Hero and HelloFresh – that’s valued at €6 billion. “The Rocket

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IBM, Cisco Take IoT Analytics To The Edge

IBM’s Watson IoT platform, in conjunction with Cisco’s edge analytics capabilities, could allow businesses to analyze IoT data closer to its source. 9 Secrets Of Data-Driven Companies On Thursday, IBM and Cisco said they are working together to bring business analytics to the edge of the network. The collaboration is meant to offer companies operating

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Hortonworks, Pivotal Expand Open Source Big Data Alliance

Pivotal has ditched its own Hadoop distribution in favor of Hortonworks’ Hadoop as the two companies expanded their alliance to distribute each other’s open source big data implementations to customers. 12 Inspiring Women In Data Science, Big Data (Click image for larger view and slideshow.) Hadoop distribution is really concentrated among three major vendors who

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Best Big Data Certifications For 2016

The field of big data, analytics and business intelligence is all the rage these days, and the number of certifications is ticking up accordingly. What’s more, IT professionals with big data and related certs are growing in demand. Today’s organizations are looking for more and better ways to wrangle the voluminous amounts of data available

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