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What Google and Twitter Can Tell Us About 2016

If you were trying to figure out who would win the South Carolina primary on Saturday, you could have read the polls. Or you could have checked …

Social Media

Visualizations That Really Work

Not long ago, the ability to create smart data visualizations, or dataviz, was a nice-to-have skill. For the most part, it benefited design- and data-minded managers who made a deliberate decision to invest in acquiring it. That’s changed. Now visual communication is a must-have skill for all …

Data Visualization

Google just scored a huge win against Amazon by landing Apple as a customer

Apple has reportedly signed a contract worth between $400 million and $600 million to use Google's Cloud Platform, reports CRN's Kevin McLaughlin and Joseph Tsidulko.<p>It's not clear if that's the annual or total value of the contract, or if the money will be taken directly away from what Apple …

LinkedIn Creates Open Source Data Discovery & Lineage Portal

LinkedIn is, by many measures, one the smartest users of data in the world. The data scientists at the Mountain View, Calif.-based professional …

Big Data

Amazon sues 1,000 'fake reviewers'

Online retailer files lawsuit in US against people whose names it says it does not know, claiming they offer reviews for sale<p>Amazon has started legal action against more than 1,000 unidentified people it claims provide fake reviews on the US version of its website.<p>The online retailer said in the …

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Data Science Skills To Boost Your Salary

Are you a data scientist wondering how your compensation stacks up to your peers? Or are you considering a career shift to data science? Here's a …

Netflix knows what TV shows we’ll click on before we do

Every time you watch something on Netflix, Netflix is watching you back.<p>If you’ve used Netflix recently, you may have been an unwitting participant in the global streaming service’s experiments. In 2014, the company conducted research that revealed users spend only about 1.8 seconds deciding if …

TV