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April, 2012

  1. IBM Makes A Big Data Move

    April 27, 2012 by admin

    As one of the most recognisable names in the computing industry, IBM’s moves tend to attract attention.  Because of this, it’s no surprise that their latest purchase has rather caught our eye.  The firm have announced that they have reached a definite agreement to purchase Vivisimo, a privately held company that provides discovery and navigation software that focuses around big data.


  2. Gazzang Success Shows Off Big Data Potential

    April 20, 2012 by admin


    The data encryption software firm Gazzang has released their financial results for the first quarter of 2012, showing off their strongest financial period yet, and further emphasising the potential success that can be achieved through the use of big data.    With revenue growing quarter over quarter and some sizeable wins in various vertical industries being made, it has been an impressive year for the Texas based firm.


  3. MarkWorldLogic 2012 To Share In Big Data Success

    April 12, 2012 by admin


    In news that’ll keep any enthusiast of ‘big data’ interested, it’s been announced that MarkLogic corporation – the company renowned for powering many of the world’s most critical Big Data applications – will be using the upcoming MarkLogic World 2012 conference to emphasise some of the most successful stories that have arisen from use of this exciting technology.

    Tom Koulopoulos – the president and founder of the Delphi Group – will be keynoting the conference which has been scheduled to take place between May 1-3 at the Ronald Reagan building in Washington D.C.  It is certainly going to be a key event for those who maintain their interest in Big Data in general: success stories will further vindicate the use of the technology. (more…)

  4. Obama Gets the Big Data Bug

    April 5, 2012 by admin


    It’s not just the business world trying to get a slice of the big data pie, even the most powerful man in the world is looking into it. The Obama administration said recently that they would make $200 million in new research and development investments to gather insights from large and complex collections of digital data. (more…)

  5. Don’t Mock the Geeks!

    April 2, 2012 by admin

    In most schools, it was always the “geeks” who took the brunt of the jokes. Yes, they might have spent the majority of their time with their heads in books or browsing the Internet looking at what many would perceive to be dull sites, but without them we wouldn’t have a lot of the “essential” technologies at our disposal today.

    Just think about brands such as Apple, where would we be without Steve Jobs’ ideas for creating iPods, iPhones and everything with a little i at the start!

    This infographic explains just how these “geeks” have transformed our lives. Remember – Geeks Rule The World!

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