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Yahoo Selects Splunk’s Hunk for Hadoop Analytics


Today Splunk announced that Yahoo has implemented Hunk: Splunk Analytics for Hadoop and NoSQL Data Stores and Splunk Enterprise.

RapidMiner Makes Self-Service Advanced Analytics Available for Hadoop


RapidMiner, an easy-to-use Modern Analytics platform, today announced significant updates to the most comprehensive advanced analytics offering on the market today. In a world where data lakes are often used solely as a repository for information, underutilized due to the state of the market and limits of technology, RapidMiner’s aggressive advances turn the tide for data scientists and business users alike to extract business value from Big Data.

HP Delivers Predictive Analytics at Big Data Scale


HP today unveiled HP Haven Predictive Analytics, a new offering that accelerates and operationalizes large-scale machine learning and statistical analysis, and ultimately provides organizations with much deeper insights and understanding into today’s rapidly evolving data volumes.

bonprix Selects Teradata Integrated Marketing Cloud


bonprix, the global fashion retailer, is expanding its relationship with Teradata (NYSE: TDC), the big data analytics and marketing applications company.

What Digital Publishers are Missing with Big Data


In this special guest feature, Matt Lindsay of Mather Economics discusses the current technology landscape and how publishing industry concerns are evolving to embrace the era of big data.

Netvibes Unveils Dashboard of Things: Welcome to Your Programmable Web


Netvibes, the Dashboard of Everything delivering brand and social media monitoring, data analytics and reporting, today announced the newest version of Netvibes, the Dashboard of Things (DoT). With DoT, enterprises, agencies and consumers alike can take control of the programmable web, creating Potions to automate interactions between anything on their Netvibes dashboard, including apps, data and connected smart devices.

Datameer Professional Announced – Big Data Analytics for Hadoop-as-a-Service


Datameer, a proven big data insights platform for rapid data discovery, has announced Datameer Professional, a big data analytics platform in the cloud targeted for department-specific deployments.

Predict the 2015 NCAA Basketball Tournament


It’s that time of year again – March Madness is coming up for the 2015 NCAA college basketball tournament. It’s also time for all you data scientists out there to predict the ultimate winner. The Machine Learning Mania Contest , hosted by Kaggle and sponsored by HP Software’s Big Data Group, enables you to get creative with the data sets that you use to create your statistical models.

Visualization of the Week: Gas Prices Across the U.S.


With a subject that affects most Americans, this week’s visualization comes from our friends at Tableau Public. According to AAA, gas prices are at approaching their bottom limit. Mark Graves of The Oregonian looks at gas prices across the country and in Oregon towns.

The Future of Business Intelligence Tools


In this special guest feature, Chris Neumann of Data Hero explores the growing world of self-service BI tools and how they can one day empower end users to be self-sufficient.