The taxi booking service provider is setting aside US$100 million over the next few years to fund a research facility, tapping data analytics and identify market trends to drive its growth strategy.
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And most of them trust companies to do a good job in protecting their personal data, says research
A panel discussion between execs from Facebook, Yahoo, eBay and Greenpeace, with the theme "Clean Cloud."
Thirty percent of organizations are collecting big data, with telecommunications and engineering among the top industries collecting data, according to the latest Tech Pro Research research report.
An Internet of Things strategy can help reduce daily cost operations for businesses, but only if it's extracting the right data, new research from Microsoft and Telsyte has revealed.
Sponsored by Red Hat and Intel
Much is talked about in terms of mining data. Most enterprises, however, 'write once, read never'. How do you make research data available across your organisation at a local level and even move beyond that to a global level?
Penn State builds data center dedicated to medical research
Research shows that small organizations are fast becoming the target of choice for cybercriminals, but many of these businesses have no idea how to approach data security.
Research platform to help UK organisations get big data analytics systems up and running.
Similar research conducted by Accenture and Forrester Research have found that Australian companies are lagging in using big data as part of their business operations.
Australia and New Zealand enterprises are dragging their feet when it comes to the adoption of big data compared to other markets, with local Forrester research indicating that only about a fifth of local businesses employ the technology for market insights.
A mismatch between workers' personalities and the demands of the job is causing problems for data scientist, according to research.
The dark side of Internet of Things, FBI and China, and other government disappointments [Government IT Week]
Europol has finally figured out something I wrote about four years ago, the FBI seems to be taking the NSA's place in the "keep quiet and shut up" department, and no one is listening to the White House about data center energy efficiency (or much of anything else, it seems). It's another week in that slapstick world we call government.
Unfortunately, almost no one cared.
The National Computational Infrastructure has built an on-demand, high-performance cloud computing environment to process data-intensive computations, such as climate change, earth system science, and life sciences research.
A Sydney-based startup that uses cloud-based data analytics and low-power Wi-Fi beacons to help homeowners manage their energy usage has won this year's Rackspace Small Teams, Big Impacts Award.
The project marks a much more specific use case of employing wearables and big data for the healthcare industry.
New research by Unisys, in partnership with the Ponemon Institute, has unveiled large gaps in the security of companies operating in the world’s critical infrastructure industries, including oil, gas, and energy.
IBM's China research team will lead an effort to manage enterprise energy usage better, cut pollution and direct renewables efficiently through the grid.
Global research by Dimension Data has revealed that organisations are keeping their devices around for a lot longer than they use to because of cost savings and the uptake of as-a-service consumption models.
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