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22 hrs ago | BankTech

Unshackle Your Big Data

Without context, "big data," a phrase that has entered into almost every boardroom and earnings call in the last few years, is nothing but an empty umbrella term.

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Related Topix: Law, Social Software

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Hispanic Business

'Data Protection, Key to Attaining Knowledge-Based Economy'

They described data as useful information necessary for the growth of organisations.

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Related Topix: Law, Knowledge Management

Government Executive

Procurement Chief Nominee Stresses Acquisition Training, Contractor Price Data

President Obama's choice to administer the White House Office of Federal Procurement Policy would seek to enhance the expertise of the government's in-house acquisition workforce while gathering better interagency data on past prices paid for products and contractor services.

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Related Topix: Law, US Politics, US News, Claire McCaskill, Democrat, Outsourcing

Hispanic Business

B%7EW Volund Signs $80 Million Contract to Build Biomass Power Plant in Denmark

The boilers will be fueled primarily by wood chips, as well as other biomass residue.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, Biomass, Law

Manila Bulletin

Nutrition project benefits 7,000 poor households

At least 7,000 needy households in the three poorest towns in North Cotabato and Lanao del Sur benefited from a project that aims to reduce hunger and malnutrition.

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Related Topix: Law

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Hispanic Business

New Report On State Of EU Telecommunications Markets

The report covers 2012 - 2013 years. The main findings of the report: *Industry revenues again declined in 2013 but investment is beginning to grow; *Use of traditional telephony services is decreasing as internet services become increasingly popular; *Data traffic is growing quickly; *Mobile voice call and data prices are higher in the EU than in ... (more)

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, VoIP, Law

Sys-Con Media

Azavea Becomes a Google Civic Information API Partner

Azavea , a geospatial analysis software development company, has become one of the Google Civic Information API partners.

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Related Topix: Azavea, Law

Hispanic Business

Connecting Things: thingtech Launches Atlanta-based Tech Startup

The thingtech platform leverages the fast growing trends of connected devices and connected customers by bundling real time connectivity, "Big Data" predictive analysis, and software applications in an easy to get started Software as a Service model.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Software as a Service, Law

Sys-Con Media

Altus Group Strengthens its Data and Market Research Offering Through Acquisition of RealNet

"We are very excited about the acquisition of RealNet and having George Carras, a prominent industry leader, join our management team.

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Related Topix: Law

Tue Jul 22, 2014

SBWire

System Insights Promotes Rick Moran to President

System Insights announced that Rick Moran has been promoted to President and COO of the company from his current position as COO.

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Related Topix: Law, Cloud Computing, Science / Technology, DataSynapse, Software, Marketing, Berkeley, CA

The Washington Post

U.S. Stocks Rise on Inflation, Home Data Amid Corporate Earnings

U.S. stocks rose, with the Standard & Poor's 500 Index climbing to within a point of a record, as data showed inflation has failed to gain a toehold and investors assessed earnings from Travelers Cos.

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Related Topix: Law, Financial Markets, Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Restaurant Management, Mcdonalds, Baring, WA, Science / Technology

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Today's Market: Big Names Making Big Waves

It now appears highly likely that the Russians played a part in the shooting down of flight MH17.

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Related Topix: Law, Yum Brands, Restaurant Management, Mcdonalds, Allergan, Biotech

Applied Clinical Trials

Catching Up with Data Protection

The European Union's struggle to bring its data protection rules into the 21st century continues - haltingly - as the EU itself enters its new era, with a new European Parliament, a new President-designate of the European Commission, and a new European Commission due to take office in November.

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Related Topix: Law

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Seeking Alpha

U.K. Earnings Data A Puzzle As Labour Market Tightens And Inflation Rises

UK inflation picked up in June, which has been widely blamed on the outbreak of summer boosting clothing and footwear prices.

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Related Topix: Law, Financial Markets

The Washington Post

Data collection with few limits

John Napier Tye served as section chief for Internet freedom in the State Department's Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor from January 2011 to April 2014.

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Related Topix: Law, Dianne Feinstein, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Opinion

Medical Device/Diagnostic Ind.

UnitedHealth Executive: Fee-For-Value is Here

Still, neither a government investigation nor surprising study results showing the lack of pricing awareness of orthopedic surgeons is going to meaningfully bend the overall cost curve of healthcare.

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Related Topix: Law, Medicare, Health

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Small Business Trends

Selling an Android Phone? Your Data May be Recoverable

If you're thinking of selling your business smartphones because you've upgraded or switched to new ones, you'll instinctively think to wipe the data first.

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Related Topix: Law

Rehab Management

Podcast Coming July 22: Speak Softly and Carry Big Data

It's hard not to break a sweat when an audit team comes to the door. Thanks to rock solid documentation at easy reach, however, PT Northwest kept its poise and delivered Medicare surveyors every piece of data they requested during a full-blown compliance audit, and left them quietly impressed by a level of compliance practice rarely seen.

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Related Topix: Law, Healthcare Law, Salem, OR

Wed Jul 16, 2014

JD Supra

Capital Thinking: Health Care

On Monday, July 14, the House Committee on Energy and Commerce began to mark up a selection of health-related bills: H.R. 4771, Designer Anabolic Steroid Control Act; H.R. 4250, Sunscreen Innovation Act, as amended; H.R. 594, Paul Wellstone Muscular Dystrophy Community Assistance, Research and Education Amendments of 2014, as amended; H.R. 669, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Law, US News, US Politics, Jack Kingston, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Democrat, Barbara Mikulski, John Boehner, Barack Obama

Canada NewsWire

AuRico Gold Announces Preliminary Second Quarter Production Results

All amounts are in U.S. dollars unless otherwise indicated. AuRico is reporting its eighth consecutive quarter of record company-wide gold production driven by record production from the cornerstone mine.

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Related Topix: Law

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