IBM Learning Lab offers many free courses for technology professionals, but Big Data 101 is something even many experienced data professionals could find great takeaways from. With this course you get answers to fundamental questions such as: What is Big Data? How do we tackle Big Data? Why are we […]
Google released today an updated Transparency Report on their copyright removal requests from Google search results. These requests come from copyright owners who claim that sites linked to in Google search results are violating copyright laws. Often these pages are auto-scraped exact copies of a site trying to steal Google […]
“We used peak detection algorithm to detect spikes and snap goals to the closest spikes,” explained Krist Wongsuphasawat (@kristw), a Twitter Data Scientist who works on data visualization at Twitter. “There are many ways we can measure “excitement”. Using raw number of Tweets could be one way, but we chose […]
The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas discovered a major breach of their credit card processing database with card scraping malware placed on its payment-card system. Cardholders who purchased anything at Hard Rock Las Vegas including restaurant and retail outlets between October 27, 2015 and March 21, 2016, […]
We at DatabaseProNews often run across fun and interesting database related tidbits that we just don’t use. Here are some we found today: When you realize all the snapchat filters are really building a facial recognition database pic.twitter.com/txiIOKvLDA — ㅤ (@JayOkojie) June 13, 2016 The newest tool in the fight […]
Internet of Things database analytics platform provider Infobright announced that it has joined the ThingWorx Ready partner program, which enables hardware and software companies to integrate products to make it easier to create and deploy Internet of Things solutions.
IBM this week announced that it has officially completed its acquisition of Cloudant, a formerly private cloud database company based in Boston. The purchase price and other details of the transaction have not been disclosed.
Datastax announced this week that it has completed a $45 million series D round of funding led by Scale Venture Partners with participation from existing investors Lightspeed Venture Partners, Crosslink Capital and Meritech Capital Partners, and new investors DFJ Growth and Next World Capital.