Amazon has reportedly acquired data analysis and search engine startup Graphiq for around $50 million, according to LA Times, citing four sources familiar with the deal. Launched in 2009 as FindTheBest, the startup offered online spreadsheets comparing vacations, technology, real estate, and more. It would pull data, like prices and ratings, from public sources, allowing […]
Data-related opportunities await Internet of Things (IoT) entrepreneurs in smart city water programs as top-down utilities allow smaller players to play. Ecopreneurist recounted some of the more interesting ideas to emerge from a recent MIT conference on smart city water issues. Smart water management is seen as a blooming opportunity for eco-startups, with the market expected […]
Wearable devices and fitness programs share one thing in common: The problem of stamina. It’s well established that while fitness programs and the wearing of fitness wearables are enthusiastically embraced, both receive a drop-off after three months or less. This is compounded by the fact that, so far, there’s been a proliferation of human performance data […]
A Q&A with Vormetric’s team about their latest Data Threat Report, now out in its fourth edition
Reed Hastings on why algorithms don’t do it all.
Don’t miss the big picture.
Status, location, automation, and action.
New research concludes that more data is better for predictive analytics. But how to interpret all of the signals still remains unclear.