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The rise and predominance of Apache Spark

October 11, 2017

Via: InfoWorld

Initially open-sourced in 2012 and followed by its first stable release two years later, Apache Spark quickly became a prominent player in the big data space. Since then, its adoption by big data companies has been on the rise at […]


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Using big data to improve customer experience and financial results

October 10, 2017

Via: InfoWorld

Technology provides businesses across all industries with tools and capabilities that optimize operations in order to maximize revenue and minimize waste. Many industries now have access to up-to-date information on customer experience, product acceptance, and financial transactions. Organizations no longer […]


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Why Redis beats Memcached for caching

October 6, 2017

Via: InfoWorld

Memcached or Redis? It’s a question that nearly always arises in any discussion about squeezing more performance out of a modern, database-driven web application. When performance needs to be improved, caching is often the first step taken, and Memcached or […]


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What will the internet look like without net neutrality? Just ask this sponsored data app

October 5, 2017

Via: BGR

At first glance, Freeway looks like a good app. Through partnerships with content providers and mobile networks, Freeway can let users on limited wireless rate plans use services like YouTube, Facebook, and Spotify without eating into their precious data allowance. […]


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Best Website Builders for Photography Websites

September 20, 2017

Via: Merchant Maverick

Strange as it may sound, there was a time when a photographer’s one and only way to compile a collection of their work was through the use of a binder. Nowadays, with the advent of easy DIY website builders, it’s […]


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Apple introduces ‘Face ID’ for iPhone X

September 18, 2017

Via: The Next Web

Apple today confirmed the iPhone X will feature facial recognition technology dependent upon a new “true depth camera system” including an infrared camera, flood illuminator, dot projector, and proximity sensor. The Face ID feature will work in low light situations and, according […]


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Ensuring big data and fast data performance with in-memory computing

September 13, 2017

Via: InfoWorld

In-memory computing (IMC) technologies have been available for years. However, until recently, the cost of memory made IMC impractical for all but the most performance-critical, high value applications. Over the last few years, however, with memory prices falling and demand […]


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This AI knows whether you’re gay or straight by looking at a single photo

September 8, 2017

Via: The Next Web

A recent study by Stanford University offers compelling insight into a longstanding argument about human sexuality. Published today, the study analyzed more than 35,000 facial images and built an algorithm that, with shocking accuracy, predicted a person’s sexual orientation. With a single […]


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Apple’s culture of secrets is why it won’t win the AI race

September 6, 2017

Via: The Next Web

There’s a reason why Apple’s successes and failures always seem to surprise some people. It’s a company of secrets. The business behind the iPhone is beyond selfish when it comes to sharing ideas. Sure it’s fantastic for consumers who love […]


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The Future of Manufacturing with Data Analytics and Machine Learning

September 1, 2017

Via: InfoWorld

For decades, industrial control systems have been generating enormous volumes of data, but in many cases that data hasn’t been fully employed to help companies reduce operating costs, improve reliability, and increase productivity—three goals that amount to the holy grail […]