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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With investors spending billions of dollars in recent years, yesterday's billboards have been replaced by highly targeted ads delivered over the Internet.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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Big Data

Big data is giving businesses game-changing insight into their customers and industries. In this series, learn more about how the power of big data is helping executives and managers make smarter decisions.