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Want to do your own analytics? Google's free Data Studio takes on Microsoft's Power BI

Google has rolled out a free version of its Data Studio 360, the data visualization toolset for building reports and charts from multiple data …

Domo Reveals Its Business Software, Raises $200 Million At $2 Billion Valuation

Josh James is having a coming-out party five years in the making.<p>After years of tinkering in semi-secrecy in Salt Lake City, James’ company Domo has finally exited stealth, showing off its business management platform to 1,000 attendees at its first user conference and announcing another major …

'MythBusters' Adam Savage tests DJI Inspire 1 4K quadcopter

"MythBusters" host Adam Savage and his "Tested" co-host Norman Chan join Eric Chang from DJI to give the company's Inspire 1 quadcopter a spin in this new video.<p>The Inspire 1's flight control system makes it easy to fly, DJI promises, thanks to the way its body communicate with its controller.<p>The …

If Someone Asks You To Define 'Teamwork' Show Them This Video Of 4 Dudes With Sledgehammers

YouTube<p>Gone are the days when you might find yourself at a frustrating loss for words when someone asks you for a definition of team work. While it’s …

Feel Your Music With Woojer's Wearable Woofer

Following a successful crowd funding campaign, Woojer’s self-titled musical matchbox is now available direct through its website. This peripheral promises to enhance your immersion in your media by converting sound into movement, allowing you to ”feel the sound of your favourite music and games”. …

Gmail for Mac: Finally, Gmail is a true desktop email client

We love Gmail for all it does to make email <b>friendly</b> and more <b>human</b>. But Google hasn’t built an app for Gmail on the desktop like it has on iOS and …

Thoughts on using an ODI SKM to expose tables as a web service

It seems that I am trucking right along in my quest to every nook and cranny of what Oracle Data Integrator has to offer (in the words of imitable …

AWS re:Invent 2014 | (PFC306) Performance Tuning Amazon EC2 Instances

How to Get Your First 1,000 Followers on Every Social Network

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>You’re taking the dive into a new social network, or you’re itching to grow your existing profile. You’ve got a social media strategy in place and a plan in mind. You’re raring to go.<p>What would be one of the most encouraging signs when you’re first …

Best advice from CEOs: 40 execs' secrets to success

Warren Buffett<p><b>Chairman and CEO—</b><b>Berkshire Hathaway</b><p>Advice for young women: “You do the same thing a male will do. You follow your passions. You find …

Compass Raises $3 Million For Business Intelligence Toolkit, Launches New Product

Businesses looking for ways to provide insights based on data around benchmarks and industry analysis are a big draw in venture capital these days. From our fellow AOL brand CrunchBase, to data and analytics companies like Compass, these types of services offer multi-million dollar opportunities …

Predictive analytics and data-blending specialist Alteryx raises $60M

Alteryx, an Irvine, California–based startup that specializes in helping companies mix together data from multiple sources and then run predictive …

The Batman Music Montage You've Been Waiting For

<b>Batman has come a long way</b> since the '60s, when Adam West was recklessly dishing out onomatopoeia punches ("BAP!") in flimsy spandex. The initial 1989 filmic version was sleeker and more refined, while the latest <i>Dark Knight</i> incarnation of the Caped Crusader was utilitarian, ominous, and …

Enough With the Free Food, Already. Millennials Want Opportunity and Fair Pay

With the impending exodus of Baby Boomers from the workplace over the next decade and the insurgence of Millennials into it, Millennials are expected to make up roughly 75% of the workforce by 2025. That’s why it’s essential that winning organizations figure out what makes Millennials tick. So …

A Step-by-Step Guide to Hosting or Joining a Twitter Chat

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>A few months ago we started up a new Twitter chat series, #Bufferchat.<p>So far, we’ve talked about everything from productivity to social media monitoring and lots of other topics in between. These days, we have up to 185 participants each week, …

VMware buys CloudVolumes to deliver apps in real time

In another bit of pre-VMworld 2014 news, VMware is buying CloudVolumes a small company dedicated to real-time application delivery in virtualized …

Here's Why 'The Internet Of Things' Will Be Huge, And Drive Tremendous Value For People And Businesses

Estimates for Internet of Things or IoT market value are massive, since by definition the IoT will be a diffuse layer of devices, sensors, and computing power that overlays entire consumer, business-to-business, and government industries. The IoT will account for an increasingly huge number of …

Internet of Things

Follow Airbnb's journey from scrappy startup to $10B company (video)

After Airbnb raised its latest funding megaround, the company attained a massive $10 billion valuation. But the home-sharing startup faced plenty of obstacles on its path to success, as a new video and infographic from Funders and Founders remind us.<p>Airbnb still has plenty of challenges ahead of …

2014 Wisdom of Crowds Business Intelligence Market Study Buyers' Guide Edition Now Available

NASHUA, NH--(Marketwired - Jun 11, 2014) - Dresner Advisory Services today released the Buyers' Guide Edition of the 5th Annual Wisdom of Crowds® …

TIBCO Jaspersoft Launches Visualize.js Framework for Embedding Analytics and Data Visualizations - insideBIGDATA

TIBCO Software Inc. (NASDAQ: TIBX) today announced that its Jaspersoft® group, creating the ”Intelligence Inside” applications and business …

'Tile,' The Gadget That Makes Sure You Never Lose Anything Ever Again, Is Now On Sale To The Public

Imagine tapping into a large group of strangers to help you track down a stolen bike.<p>After months of hype, a company called Tile has this week started shipping a device that can help you do just that. (You can buy Tiles here.)<p>Just attach the $25 device to an object, and your smartphone will find it …

A Danger Programmer Pours One Out For The Hiptop

With all this talk of laplets, tablets, iPhones, and GalTabs, we often forget one of the finest mobile platforms ever created, the Hiptop. But Chris DeSalvo didn’t forget. One of the original programmers for Danger’s groundbreaking hardware and software platform wrote a beautiful meditation last …

Stewart Butterfield’s Slack Raised $43M Million In New Funding

Slack, a collaboration platform founded by Flickr co-founder Stewart Butterfield, is raising $30 million-plus in new funding, we’ve learned. (Update: the company confirmed the day after we published our scoop that it the final amount was $42.75 million).<p>For background, Butterfield left Yahoo and …

Enterprise Performance Management Mobile 11.1.2.3.500

<b>Oracle EPM Webcasts</b> has made available a video providing an introduction to <b>Oracle Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) Mobile Application</b> using …

Integrating Essbase with OBIEE Tutorial

By:<p>Available via the <b>Oracle Technology Network</b> (OTN) is the tutorial:<p>In this tutorial you learn how to integrate Oracle Essbase <br>with OBIEE …

Integrating OBIEE with Hyperion Smart View for Office

By:<p>Available via the <b>Oracle Learning Library</b> (OLL)<p>This <b>tutorial</b> covers the connectivity available between <b>Oracle Hyperion Smart View for Office 11.1.2.3</b> …

Port Numbers Used in an OBIEE 11g Installation and Configuration

By:<p>(In via Tanya)<p><b>Did you ever wonder what port numbers are used during an Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition (OBIEE) installation and</b> …

DARPA publishes all its open source code in one place

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, or DARPA, sponsors a lot of technology through grants to universities and private labs, with projects running the gamut from robots to electroencephalography caps, to software and new programming languages. A lot of that knowledge is open source, but …