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New York City Officially Launches Free Public Wi-Fi

After a soft launch of four hubs in January, the LinkNYC system officially goes live today.<p>New York City will see the official launch of its new citywide LinkNYC free Wi-Fi system today. At noon on Thursday, NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio is announcing the public launch of the Wi-Fi hotspots that have …

New York City

7 Simple Speed Solutions for MongoDB — SitePoint

MongoDB is a fast NoSQL database. Unfortunately, it’s not a cure for all your performance woes, and a single complex query can bring your code …

The End of Big Data

It's the world after personal data: all identifying information is illegal. No servers, no search records, no social, no surveillance. A pair of satellites, circling the planet, make sure the data centers are turned off—and stay off.<p><i>Personal data is anything but personal. Our phones and televisions</i> …

Personal Data

Dans les magasins, les “mouchards” numériques mis au rebut?

Les beacons, en retrait lors de la grand messe du commerce à New York, le "NRF Big Show", peinent à convaincre les marques de leur efficacité en …

Le big data, un enjeu crucial pour le secteur bancaire

Le marketing prédictif peut permettre de doubler ou de tripler l’efficacité de la prospection commerciale, d’après la startup Data Publica, qui …

The AI Blog

Microsoft is making the tools that its own researchers use to speed up advances in artificial intelligence available to a broader group of developers …

Machine Learning

MyRocks vs InnoDB via Linkbench with a disk array

Previously I evaluated MyRocks and InnoDB for an IO-bound workload using a server with fast storage. Here I evaluate them for an IO-bound workload …

Google Analytics 101: What Every Small Business Owner Should Know about the Powerful Website Analysis Tool

Understanding your customers well enough to ensure you’re giving them what they want and need — that’s the key to success for any small business in …

Applications of predictive analytics in healthcare

Looking ahead at 2016 and beyond, two major applications of predictive analytics in healthcare stand out:<p><b>Financial performance management</b>—the ability …

Apple Acquires Feelings, Microsoft R Update, 2016 Predictions: Big Data Roundup

Apple is getting emotional. The company has acquired a startup that claims its facial recognition software can read your feelings. Meanwhile, …

Big Data

Tableau deepens partnership with AtScale to accelerate data analytics for Hadoop

AtScale, a startup with software for improving the performance of business intelligence (BI) tools when they’re taking in data from the Hadoop open-source big data software, is announcing today a new technology partnership with publicly traded data visualization software company Tableau.<p>AtScale was …

PostgreSQL 9.5 Does UPSERT Right

joabj writes: <i>For years, PostgreSQL users would ask when their favorite open source database system would get the UPSERT operator, which can either</i> …

The 7 Big Data Skills Every Consultant Needs to Know

Today’s world is a Big Data world.<p>Those who are able to tap meaningful data flows of business opportunity in internal company data and freely …

This Alarm Clock Won't Shut Off Until You Get Out of Bed

Did you struggle to get out of bed this morning? Did you hit the snooze button more times than you care to admit? We don’t blame you. After all, it’s Monday and alarm clocks make it way too easy for us to snooze another nine minutes.<p>But there’s a new alarm clock on the scene that promises to get …

Memoryfoam

The Effect of Visuals in Daily Business Operations

The times when visual content was associated with more 'light-hearted' businesses like entertainment or lifestyle journalism are long gone. Social media conquest of Internet proved that people love visuals and turned channels centered around images alone like Instagram, Pinterest or YouTube into …

Data Visualization

Machine learning will keep us healthy longer

<i>This article was taken from The WIRED World in 2016 -- our fourth annual trends report, a standalone magazine in which our network of expert writers</i> …

Medical Technology

The 25 fintech 'unicorns' worth over $1 billion ranked by value

Valuations in the sector are also sky-rocketing as more money floods in. Many companies are now reaching the fabled "unicorn" status — the term in the tech industry for companies worth $1 billion (£640 million) or more.<p>Earlier this year conference organiser Finovate pulled together a list of all …

Venture Capital

Learn Python Using Minecraft [Greg Laden's Blog]

Minecraft is a gaming world. Or, if you like, a “sandbox.” This is a three dimensional world in which characters do things, all sorts of things. The …

Python Programming

Java 9 : ce que l'on sait

Oracle travaille sur la prochaine version majeure de Java. Au programme : un environnement modulaire, plus performant, et le support de HTTP 2.0...<p>Le …

Find the dead spots in your Wi-Fi network with NetSpot

Free Mac app NetSpot lets you build a heatmap of your wireless network so you can find out where your Wi-Fi signal is strong and the areas where it's weak.<p>I invested in two power line adapters earlier this year to extend the range of my Wi-Fi network at home. I put one in the kitchen and the other …

Wi-Fi

Three Rules of Big Data to Push Brand Experience

Many Content Strategy Experts have claimed that there are many ways of using big data and brand positioning to win over new clients. However, that …

Big Data

Make Architects Reveal Big Data Institute for University of Oxford

Make Architects have just received planning permission to build a world-class institute devoted to research and processing of health-related data on …

University of Oxford

Big Data Software and Analytics Tools and Solutions

Organize and analyze all data<p>Allow your business to manage and analyze all your data with the performance you need and the economics you expect, …

Big Data

Microsoft Acquires Big Data Silo-Breaker -- Redmond Snaps Up Startup Metanautix

Microsoft did a little last minute Christmas shopping just before the weekend and bought itself a shiny new data compute engine in the shape of Metanautix. Pronounced ‘meta-naugt-ix’ Redmond’s latest toy is no toy… the firm is a data management for business analytics company — but what does that …

Databases

These Netflix Socks Will Pause Your TV When You've Fallen Asleep

Grab your needles.<p>Netflix recognizes that it's easy to fall asleep during a long binge-watching session. The streaming service has developed a pair …

Knitting

Evernote is killing its Pebble app and all versions of Skitch except for Mac

'Our goal is very straightforward: make Evernote better than ever.'<p>Evernote's doing some thinning of its software offerings today. The company has announced that early next year, it'll be discontinuing Evernote for Pebble, every version of Skitch except for the OS X app, and its Clearly web …

Apps

5 key things to make big data analytics work in any business

It’s one thing to understand the principles of big data analytics, but it’s another to ensure projects are successful.

Big Data

The first website went online 25 years ago today

If the web were a person, it wouldn't have trouble renting a car from now on: the world's first website, Tim Berners-Lee's World Wide Web, went online 25 years ago today. The inaugural page wasn't truly public when it went live at CERN on December 20th, 1990 (that wouldn't happen until August …