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Samsung’s new processor is meant for building much better fitness trackers

Samsung thinks it's about time that fitness trackers did more than monitor your pulse. It announced today that it's put into mass production a new chip that builds in support for measuring five attributes: body fat, skeletal muscle mass, heart rate, skin temperature, and stress level (although, …

Google Maps' Newest Feature Rewards You for More Reviews

Google has long battled Yelp to be your go-to place for restaurant and business recommendations, but it just doesn’t have as large a community of reviewers as Yelp. The search company is aiming to fix that with a Maps update introducing a new Local Guides feature.<p>Replacing the old City Experts …

How Big Data Can Help You Make Money

Making money with big data is not difficult if you already have a business in place. Numerous businesses have become more profitable, efficient, and …

Chapter 13: Mining Electronic Health Records in the Genomics Era

1. Hindorff LA, Sethupathy P, Junkins HA, Ramos EM, Mehta JP, et al. (2009) Potential etiologic and functional implications of genome-wide …

PW Interview Simon Chan PredictionIO

We have covered Machine Learning APIs before, including BigML.com, Algorithms.io and others. We are now continuing the series in an interview with …

BigML 2014 Winter Release Boosts Predictive Modeling

BigML, a cloud based machine learning platform that allows users to quickly build predictive models using small or big data, has announced the …

How Whatsapp beat Facebook

<i>This article was taken from the April 2014 issue of Wired magazine. Be the first to read Wired's articles in print before they're posted online, and</i> …

The Best Social Media Platforms for Your Business

It is commonly suggested that to increase your brand presence, you need to be active on all forms of social media. While that may be true, unless your company has a dedicated social media coordinator, finding the time to maintain every platform out there can be extremely time consuming.<p>The best …

Twitter details its Manhattan real-time database

Twitter’s service is nothing if not fast-moving, and on Tuesday night the company published a blog post detailing the database that helps it keep up. …

Best of 2013: US Military Scientists Solve the Fundamental Problem of Viral Marketing - MIT Technology Review

Viral messages begin life by infecting a few individuals and then start to spread across a network. The most infectious end up contaminating more or …

Indix Is Building A Catalog Of Over 1 Billion Consumer Products To Help Brands Sell Better

Indix, a big data startup based in Chennai, is building a catalog for all of the world’s over 1 billion consumer products to help brands compare prices and make crucial business decisions. Indix is positioning itself as a neutral aggregator of all the world’s e-commerce inventory, and hundreds of …

The 2014 World's Most Innovative Companies | Fast Company

Apache ZooKeeper Resilience at Pinterest

<b>The guest post below was originally authored by Pinterest engineer Raghavendra Prabhu and published by the Pinterest Engineering blog. Being big</b> …

Powering the world's robots

What is ROS?<br>The Robot Operating System (ROS) is a set of software libraries and tools that help you build robot applications. From drivers to …

industrial intelligence 4.0_beyond automation | KUKA AG

<b>Discover the diversity of KUKA</b><p>KUKA offers you tailor-made automation solutions for your industry. Find out more about our partners and browse our …

Wise.io

Within the Wise.io team in GE Digital, we have monthly “edu-hackdays” where the entire tech team spends the entire day trying to learn and …

Project Open Data - Project Open Data

1. Background<p>Data is a valuable national resource and a strategic asset to the U.S. Government, its partners, and the public. Managing this data as …

Using Big Data Analytics in Healthcare Payer Industry | IBM Big Data & Analytics Hub

Big data means different things for different industries. The definition also differs within an organization, across departments and management …