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  • OMG, Facebook’s new patent to detect Internet slang

    FB (Facebook) has totes embraced new lingo by being granted a patent to develop software that can detect Internet slang, commonly used on social media sites by youngins.

    Written by Rebecca Merrett09 March 16 10:48
  • DataTorrent tackles complexity of Hadoop data ingestion

    While the buzz around big data analysis is at a peak, there is less discussion about how to get the necessary data into the systems in the first place, which can involve the cumbersome task of setting up and maintaining a number of data processing pipelines.

    Written by Joab Jackson31 July 15 02:12
  • SAS automates data modeling for fast analysis

    SAS wants to supercharge your business analysis, through new software that automatically builds multiple models of data and picks those that best predict future events.

    Written by Joab Jackson18 June 15 05:22
  • IBM prepares Spark for machine learning

    IBM is putting considerable resources behind Apache Software Foundation's Spark to ready the platform for machine learning duties such as pattern recognition and object classification.

    Written by Joab Jackson16 June 15 02:53
  • IBM commits to Apache Spark compute engine

    Calling Apache Spark "the most important new open source project in a decade that is being defined by data," IBM today announced that it will embed the compute engine into its analytics and commerce platforms and offer Spark as a service on IBM Bluemix.

    Written by Thor Olavsrud16 June 15 00:26
  • Spark update brings R support and machine learning chops

    One of the most popular big data processing platforms, Spark, now supports one of the premier statistical programming languages, R, which could pave the way for easier big data statistical analysis.

    Written by Joab Jackson12 June 15 07:44