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CrowdFlower’s Data Enrichment Platform Supports Eight New Languages

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CrowdFlower, a leading data enrichment platform to help data scientists collect, clean and label data to make it useful, recently announced support for eight new languages: Hindi, Arabic, Indonesian, Turkish, Italian, Russian, Vietnamese, and Chinese as well as enhanced support for French, German, Portuguese and Spanish. Businesses can now tap into these new Language Crowds to enrich data that requires language proficiency.

SoftServe Collaborates with TIBCO to Build BI Solution

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SoftServe, Inc., a leading global software application development and consulting company, partnered with TIBCO Software Inc. (NASDAQ: TIBX) to develop a reporting and analytics solution on Amazon Web Services (AWS) for a fast-growing company.

Interview: Dan Blaisdell of Manifest Insights Talks Big Data and Business Intelligence: Past, Present, Future

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“Our analytics platform connects directly to SQL database and 3rd party APIs and exposes their data in an easy-to-use interface. It’s very powerful in that you can blend data from different sources in a single chart, yet you can build a chart with just a single click without browsing database schemas or writing code. Our unique separation of configuration and reporting building makes this user experience possible.”

Caringo Announces Direct Massively Parallel, Compliant Storage for Hadoop

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Caringo® recently announced the availability of Swarm HadoopFS, a native Hadoop 2+ connector for Caringo Swarm that saves time and resources with highly-efficient direct parallel map reduce processing, paired with compliance features such as WORM, integrity seals and Legal Hold.

Segment Launches Automatic Data Transformation and Loading into Amazon Redshift

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Segment, touted as a customer data hub, has announced a new integration that enables customers to load data directly into Amazon Redshift. Companies use Segment to collect data from any device and platform, then translate and send that data to third-party services for analytics and marketing.

Ask a Data Scientist: Data Leakage

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Welcome back to our series of articles sponsored by Intel – “Ask a Data Scientist.” Once a week you’ll see reader submitted questions of varying levels of technical detail answered by a practicing data scientist – sometimes by me and other times by an Intel data scientist. This week’s question is from a reader who asks for an explanation of data leakage.

NTT Comware Deploys MapR to Power Hadoop-as-a-Service for SmartCloud®

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MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of a leading distribution for Apache™ Hadoop®, has announced that NTT Comware is using the MapR Distribution including Hadoop to power its new SmartCloud service. Launched earlier this month for customers in Japan, SmartCloud provides Hadoop-as-a-service to leverage its big data processing infrastructure running in the cloud.

Big Data – Darling of the Retail Industry

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Savvy retailers are harnessing the power of big data by combining data from a number of sources such as web browsing patterns, social media and industry forecasts. They are using big data to predict trends, prepare for demand, optimize pricing, and ultimately to improve each customer’s experience to increase acquisition and retention rates.

Ingersoll Rand Turns Rich Survey Data into Actionable Insight in Hours

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At the Alteryx user conference this year, Ingersoll Rand shared how they use data blending and advanced analytics to help achieve their company goal of advancing the quality of life by creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments for places such as homes, buildings and for transportation.

GoGrid Powers Cloudera Customer Trials With New 1-Button Deploy™ Solution

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GoGrid, an infrastructure-as-a-service leader specializing in multi-cloud solutions, unveiled its new partnership with Cloudera, a leader in enterprise analytic data management powered by Apache Hadoop™, providing companies with a fast and easy way to evaluate and run the platform for Big Data through Cloudera Live.