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One Day, Google Will Deliver the Stuff You Want Before You Ask

The world trusts Google to deliver quality internet search results. And now, it's delivering your toilet paper, too.<p>That may sound like nonsense, but …

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Email Is The Godfather Of Native Ads, So TellApart Makes AdStack Its First Acquisition

It’s dark days for email marketing. Gmail’s new tabbed filters are hiding messages from brands. Email promotions have to be highly personalized in order for opens to equal clicks and conversions. TellApart wants to sell that personalization, so today the four-year-old, big-data, ad tech player …

Small, Stackable And Cheap, Microduino Puts ‘Arduino In Your Pocket’

Microduino Studio wants to make Arduino more accessible by creating a smaller, flexible and cheaper hardware addition to the prototyping platform. All Arduino-compatible boards and extension modules created by Microduino are about the size of a quarter and stackable, which makes it easy to build …

LinkedIn University Pages are a case study in building big data apps the right way

Professional network LinkedIn (s lnkd) rolled out its new University Pages feature last week to much fanfare, but the pages are as much as a matter …

Big data is a bubble? Don’t tell that to these guys

There has been some talk lately that big data is a bubble — that it has been overhyped, oversold and over-invested. I don’t think that’s the case, …

Ocean Bottom Cable Installation: SAIC Choose Makai

<i>SAIC has purchased two MakaiLay Seismic licenses and one MakaiPlan Pro Seismic license for use in their seismic oil and gas exploration projects.</i> …

This Guy Left Google To Put The Power Of Big Data Into Small Classrooms

Prasad Ram (aka Pram) is founder, creator, and CEO of Gooru, “an open and collaborative online community where the best free materials for learning can be found, created, remixed and shared.” Gooru harnesses the power of data to enable personalized learning.<p>Pram used to be a big research scientist: …

Companies using Hadoop for analytics bring meaning to satellite data

Senior News Writer<p>Follow:<p>There is a tremendous amount of information stored in satellite imaging data, but discoverability is a persistent problem. …

Sensor pad uses light-emitting nanowires to read writing, fingerprints

How many times have you signed your name on a pad in the grocery store checkout line only to have it barely pick up what you write? New research out …

Boeing’s secret plan to use robots to bring manufacturing back to the US

An anonymous senior engineer at Boeing has told the Seattle Times that the newest version of Boeing’s 777 jet, the 777X, will be built in a new way—with a “whole lot of automation.”<p>This could allow Boeing to manufacture the body of the 777X in the US. Currently, the aft fuselage of the 777 is built …

Tap And Track: How Big Data, Games, And Auctions Are Maximizing Mobile Commerce

Better, faster, more customer friendly. This week, a slew of apps and e-commerce boosters were announced, each relying on big data to home in on the sweet spot that converts browsing to buying.<p>Drync<p>You sipped a crisp, white burgundy with your entree at a local bistro last night. This afternoon, …

Blaming the blockers: What’s the future of online advertising?

The Internet Advertising Bureau and its members are stirred up by two trends in advertising technology: The release of future versions of web …

Join the SAP Big Data Chat

Join us for the first SAP Big Data Chat with Steve Lucas, President of SAP Platform Solutions and Timo Elliott, SAP Innovation Evangelist.<p><b>In this</b> …

SAP creates LAVA 'design language' to heat up analytics

SAP’s Business Objects BI (business intelligence) product line may soon begin receiving a visual overhaul based on a new “design language” or methodology called LAVA (Lightweight Applied Visual Analytics).<p>There are six design principles within LAVA, according to a recent post on an SAP blog.<p>One is …

57 Startup Lessons I've Learned The Hard Way

<b>Editors Note:</b> This is a guest post by Slava Akhmechet, founder of RethinkDB. You can follow him on Twitter here.<p>There are already very good lists of startup lessons written by really talented, experienced people (here and here). I’d like to add another one. I learned these lessons the hard way in …

Researchers invent wireless Morse code for the internet of things

One of the biggest challenges for the internet of things is batteries. As in, to communicate, sensors need them. That might be fine when you have one …

Software is Eating the Digital Advertising Business

Yesterday, Yahoo! reported earnings and released undeniable data about the growing impact that advertising technology companies are having on the …

The attack of the MOOCs

DOTCOM mania was slow in coming to higher education, but now it has the venerable industry firmly in its grip. Since the launch early last year of …

Nate Silver Is Leaving The New York Times For ESPN

Nate Silver, the statistician who rose to national prominence for his scarily accurate predictions of the 2008 and 2012 U.S. presidential elections, is leaving The New York Times for ESPN. Silver will take the Five Thirty Eight brand with him to the sports giant, according to The Times’ Brian …

GE just invented the first “internet of things” device you’ll actually want to own

If you’ve always wanted to be able to check, from anywhere in the world, exactly how many eggs are in your fridge at home, the Egg Minder is for you. Sure, it sounds silly. Do we really need an internet-connected device and companion smartphone app to tell us something so inessential? But it’s no …

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With Blue Waters, supercomputing goes national

CHAMPAIGN, Ill.--If you are a scientist, engineer, or academic in need of time on a supercomputer, March 28, 2013 was a very big day.<p>That was the day that the National Center for Supercomputing Applications at the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana brought its new baby online. Known as Blue …

Walmart scoops up Inkiru to bolster its ‘big data’ capabilities online

Walmart, the world’s largest retailer, announced today that it would be acquiring Inkiru, a small startup that uses data analysis to improve e-commerce.<p>Inkiru, currently based in Palo Alto, Calif., will join @WalmartLabs, a technology group within the company’s e-commerce division. ” The …

To Spark Children’s Imaginations, Hullabalu Raises $1.8 Million From SV Angel, Great Oaks & Others For iPad Storytelling App

New York-based Hullabalu is launching today with a new take on children’s storytelling. Instead of digital books containing interactive bits, as is now common on iPad, this new tablet app itself is the story where the action progresses as children engage with the magical world Hullabalu …

Thomson Reuters Transforms Big Data Into Big Business

Thomson Reuters chief operating officer for Technology Rick King says his company’s mission is simple—not easy, but simple: create intelligent information for businesspeople and get it to them faster and within richer context than anyone else can offer.<p>The key, King says, is to be able to identify, …

Here's An Excellent Presentation About The Rise Of Mobile And The Massive Implications

It's on the rise of mobile and what it means for the industry.<p>It's full of great charts like the one on the right about Microsoft. We first spotted it on Slideshare . We asked Evans if we could republish it, and he said yes.<p>Anyway … dig in!

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