The Silicon Valley startup is a joint effort between Stanford University and GE Ventures, with the goal of advancing evidence-based medicine through data and predictive analytics.
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If MPs can't even be bothered to learn about the work tools they use every day, what hope is there for intelligent debate on mandatory data retention?
Experts explain how falling costs, easier collection methods, and better analytic tools are making big data a true competitive for companies big and small.
Can a Linux company and a networking power join forces to make an open-source cloud and software defined network that's good enough for telecommunications data-centers? Canonical and Juniper think so.
Expenses stemming from Covata's backdoor listing on the ASX have left the Australian data security company with a loss of AU$14.7 million for the six months ending December 2014.
Along with detailing how data is distributed across machines, the latest version of the MySQL Cluster database is billed as offering better performance and easier system upgrades.
IBM unloaded a slew of tools aimed at the hybrid cloud market as it aims to be the centerpiece of it. The company also expanded partnerships and built out SoftLayer capacity.
Rent the Runway, a self-described "fashion company with a technology soul," wants to revolutionize how the average person shops for clothes -- using big data.
The company has partnered with Cloudera, Hortonworks and MapR in an effort to better secure sensitive data housed in Hadoop clusters.
Italian big data users are out there - but they tend to be whales, not minnows.
Target hasn't publicly released all the details of its 2013 data breach, but enough information exists to piece together what likely happened and understand how the company could have prevented the hack.
Australia's second-largest telco has joined its biggest rival in confirming the proposed set of data that the government wants telcos to retain for law-enforcement purposes is 'workable' for the company.
The data storage company did not say how many jobs would be cut, but expects to take as much as a $150 million charge as a result.
Telstra has said that setting up a centralised system within the company to store data it is forced to retain for the Australian government will create a lucrative target for hackers.
Microsoft has acquired Revolution Analytics, a company that develops R programming-language-based analytic solutions for open-source and proprietary big data platforms.
Should your enterprise own its data center? Would it be better to use the services of a hosting or collocation company? Does the emergence of cloud computing make this decision easier?
The open source solution is designed to move deployed Azure instances.
Adaptive Insights, a cloud-based corporate performance management vendor, has a new CEO. Tom Bogan comes from a lengthy finance career - something that could be of value as the company (and the sector) continues to experience growth.
Ford's big data and mobility experiments set the stage for positioning the automaker more as a software and systems outfit. Ford is a good example of how every company is now a technology company.
Non-HTTPS pages provide no data security and the user should be reminded of that, argues the company. It's a big step.
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