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July 17, 2014
GraphLab releases new analytics platform to take machine learning techniques to enterprise scale.
June 27, 2014
Analytics vendors like the commercial potential of R. Teradata is set to become the latest to make a play for users of this popular open-source tool.
April 11, 2014
At IDC Directions, analysts predict more Internet of Things projects in the near future.
March 14, 2014
Professional teams are moving quickly to adopt sports analytics. But not everyone is sold on the benefits of data analysis.
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