Big data could revolutionize analytics, databases and enterprise IT.
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The expansion of IBM's US Federal Healthcare Practice includes data visualization, and an analytics service that integrates unstructured data from physician notes and lab results into electronic medical record systems.
Microsoft is retiring its SQL Web and Business cloud-database service tiers in April 2015 and replacing them with new Basic, Standard and Premium ones.
Amid solid first quarter results, EMC chief Joe Tucci says the pace of innovation around cloud, big data and the Internet of things is accelerating. That acceleration is making some customers cautious.
A system cannot mature its way out of a fundamentally wrong architectural choice. Companies as modern and data-focused as Facebook, Google, and Cloudera continue to make meaningful investments in SQL technologies.
With cloud the main enabler of machine-to-machine communications, questions about data security that remain unaddressed will continue to hinder wider deployment of Internet of Things.
IBM has invested an undisclosed sum in Fluid, an e-commerce and omnichannel shopping company, to create a Watson-powered personal shopping app prototype for The North Face.
Korean vendor's consulting unit, LG CNS, is seeking out growth opportunities in cloud computing and big data, which it believes will be further driven by the emergence of smart devices such as smart glasses.
Accenture Australia believes cloud is approaching a "very steep acceleration" of growth, particularly as it shifts its focus towards Platform as a Service deployments.
Giant will work with China Telecom in Shanghai to set up a big data analytics facility to study gamer behavior and habits, and apply these into future product designs.
Microsoft is highlighting some of its big-data and analytics projects at this week's TechFair research fair.
Some closing thoughts about Big Data, in my last post as ZDNet's Big on Data guy.
Fliptop's software aggregates public web and social data. By acquiring its social data matching business unit, D&B plans to link Fliptop's unstructured social data with its own proprietary structured data.
Texas Instruments' support of Apple's iBeacon in its SensorTags would give the technology more enterprise use cases beyond retail.
Samsung has spent $770 million over the last two years marketing its mobile devices and has dented Apple. But good luck pinning a Facebook like, Super Bowl ads, and buzz to actual sales. Better analytics are likely to change that equation.
Microsoft is kicking off a limited preview of a new Azure cloud service for managing and analyzing data from Internet of Things devices and sensors.