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How 2014 Will Be The Year To Monetize Big Data

How 2014 Will Be The Year To Monetize Big Data

Big data will soon go from a technology investment to a marketing one. Use it as a tool to boost revenue.
A Smarter Calendar: How Tempo Can Help You Rule Your Next Meeting

A Smarter Calendar: How Tempo Can Help You Rule Your Next Meeting

This free app uses artificial intelligence to turn your calendar into a digital personal assistant.
Why Spending on Big Data Isn't a Waste (Infographic)

Why Spending on Big Data Isn't a Waste (Infographic)

Companies that harness big data for their marketing efforts show increases in both productivity and profit.
IBM to Open Up Jeopardy Winner Watson's 'Brain' for Everyone

IBM to Open Up Jeopardy Winner Watson's 'Brain' for Everyone

Big Blue aims to spur innovation in the cognitive intelligence space by making the software publicly available for developers.
Could This New Recruiting Tool Be a Bigger, Smarter LinkedIn?

Could This New Recruiting Tool Be a Bigger, Smarter LinkedIn?

Identified collects and organizes people's public information to create the largest professional database on the internet, with one billion profiles and counting.
Launching Today: Silicon Valley Venture Fund for Big Data Startups

Launching Today: Silicon Valley Venture Fund for Big Data Startups

Data Elite wants to fill a need for big data startups that aren't satisfied by generic startup incubators and investment funds. And it has major backers ready to make sure it succeeds.
Why Big Data Is Your Key to Beefing Up Customer Engagement

Why Big Data Is Your Key to Beefing Up Customer Engagement

Your business is leaving lots of useful data on the table. Here's why no bit of data should be tossed when it comes to customer engagement.
10 Stories From the Web to Know About This Week

10 Stories From the Web to Know About This Week

Music group Arcade Fire embraces new web technology for latest video, Japan looks to women to save its startup economy, the story behind iPhone's fingerprint technology. . . This week's notable news and tantalizing tidbits.
How to Turn Customers Into Data Junkies Who Can't Get Enough of Your Brand

How to Turn Customers Into Data Junkies Who Can't Get Enough of Your Brand

Using data to give customers insight on how they're living their lives can help build a loyal following for your brand. Here's how.

Startups Mine 'Big Data' Too

Though popularized by giant web companies Amazon and Netflix, startups are increasingly getting into the algorithm game -- hoping the practice not only cements life-long customers but also added sales.
5 Small Ways to Use Big Data to Majorly Improve Business

5 Small Ways to Use Big Data to Majorly Improve Business

Big data can seem intimidating, but these five strategies can make using it easy and beneficial to your company's growth.
Omnicom, Publicis Merger Reveals Big Data's Influence on Ad Business

Omnicom, Publicis Merger Reveals Big Data's Influence on Ad Business

The two advertising stalwarts are teaming up in a $35.1 billion merger to fight off digital competition from the likes of Google, Facebook and hundreds of ad-tech startups.
Facebook Is Testing a Feature That Can Track Customers' Physical Movements at Businesses

Facebook Is Testing a Feature That Can Track Customers' Physical Movements at Businesses

The social network encourages users to check in for free Wi-Fi, but the routers can monitor your movements.

This Startup Wants to Revolutionize Search, One Data Set at a Time

NYC's Enigma is looking to make public-data sets more accessible to users through its search platform. And it's taking off like wildfire.
Understanding 'Big Data' and What It Means to Your Business

Understanding 'Big Data' and What It Means to Your Business

There is a lot of information out there and it just keeps growing. Here are the basics of working with big data.
Startups Bring Big-Data Spin to Ads

Startups Bring Big-Data Spin to Ads

With investors spending billions of dollars in recent years, yesterday's billboards have been replaced by highly targeted ads delivered over the Internet. We talk to three entrepreneurs in ad tech.
Big Data Predicts Big Screen's Oscar Winners

Big Data Predicts Big Screen's Oscar Winners

Data sciences company Farsite is using big data to predict the 85th Academy Awards.
What's Hot in Venture Capital in 2013

What's Hot in Venture Capital in 2013

A panel of New York City venture capitalists say advertising technology, financial technology and nanotechnology will be among 2013's most buzzworthy sectors.

4 Tips for Harnessing the Power of Big Data

Student entrepreneur David Donner Chait on why analytics are critical to any startup.
The Goliath of Big Data Meets Its David

The Goliath of Big Data Meets Its David

In a world where file storage needs run to 1.8 trillion gigabytes, Silicon Valley startup Peaxy hopes to make it easier than ever for businesses to manage their data.
The Biggest Trends in Business for 2013

The Biggest Trends in Business for 2013

Our look at new directions in business and how they will affect you in the coming year -- and beyond.
How the Young Founder of Apprenda Landed $16 Million from Albany, N.Y.

How the Young Founder of Apprenda Landed $16 Million from Albany, N.Y.

Thirty-year-old Sinclair Schuller is hoping that his company's prowess in big data will continue to land big funding.
5 Ways 'Big Data' Is Changing the World

5 Ways 'Big Data' Is Changing the World

From shoe shopping to privacy concerns, 'big data' has big implications.
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