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The SMART Way to Use Big Data for Retail Businesses

The democratization of information and the quick access to the Internet have transformed most markets by making them transparent and extremely …

Big Data

Big Data Hacks Expose Personal Information of North Carolinians

Two major data breaches in North Carolina have come to light in the past week.<p>On Tuesday, Dec. 5, Mecklenburg County revealed hackers broke into 48 …

How Central Banks Are Using Big Data to Help Shape Policy

Central bankers around the world have set up or are creating departments to embrace big data in the quest for deeper insight into the economies they …

Big Data

Data is the new oil, but how do you invest in it?

Data is the world’s hottest commodity– but which companies are going to last the course and become enduring, profitable businesses?<p>As with a physical commodity such as oil or metal, data needs to be collected, stored, transported, refined and protected. An ecosystem of companies engaged in all …

Profit

Data Mining Reveals the Way Humans Evaluate Each Other - MIT Technology Review

The way we evaluate the performance of other humans is one of the bigger mysteries of cognitive psychology. This process occurs continuously as we …

Machine Learning