Cramer's biotech bonanza: A zone free from oil pain

Cramer: Celgene has phenomenal pipeline
Mad Money’s Jim Cramer highlights winning biotech names out of the American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting.
As the market licks its wounds from the hideous decline in oil prices, Jim Cramer would like to remind investors that there is one leg of the industry that has no economic sensitivity whatsoever to the price of oil: biotechs. […]

Think Tableau is successfully riding the Big Data wave? Tell us …

At the center of the data visualization market is Tableau Software, Inc., a company eager to simplify data consumption for the purpose of making it more accessible to everyday users. As Tableau gears up for its annual conference we look back at its notable developments in the past year, as well as expectations for the upcoming event. One big question […]

Stock Market News for August 22, 2014 – Zacks Investment Research

Positive economic reports propelled benchmarks to record highs on Thursday. Economic data on manufacturing, existing home sales, initial claims and leading economic indicators all came in positive. The four-day rally in S&P 500 boosted it to a record close. While Nasdaq closed at its highest level since Mar 31, 2000, Dow closed at the best level since Jul 24. Investors […]

Prediction: First billion dollar Big Data company will be a practitioner …

Prediction: First billion dollar Big Data company will be a practitioner | #HPBigData2014 Rose Meadows | August 21stREAD MOREWith increasing attention on the business side of tech innovation, the world seems to be awaiting the rise of the first billion-dollar Big Data company. A recent $50 million dollar investment from Hewlett-Packard (HP) put Hortonworks a step forward in its goal […]

The Sixers and Big Data: Run With Us – Liberty Ballers

Brett Brown’s emphasis on physical fitness is already paying dividends. – Howard Smith-USA TODAY SportsWe take a look inside the NBA statistical database to explore why an old Sixers’ slogan is more appropriate now than it was when it first debuted six years ago.Prior to the start of last season, Philadelphia 76ers’ head coach Brett Brown and his staff created customized […]

How Big Data Can Inform Healthcare Decisions | Kaiser …

In current medical practice, newborns are typically taken to the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) if the mother’s temperature rises above 100.4 degrees because that may signal an increased risk of neonatal sepsis, a bacterial blood infection. With the emergence of Big Data and evidence-based medical practices, many infants are spared that trip due to an innovative metric that allows […]

Will the worlds of Hadoop and Big Data combine or collide …

Will the worlds of Hadoop and Big Data combine or collide? | #HPBigData2014 Valentina Craft | August 12thREAD MOREIs there going to be a war on database formats, and will the worlds of Hadoop and Big Data combine or collide in the enterprise?  These questions were raised just before Janath Manohararaj took the stage at SiliconANGLE’s roving news desk theCUBE, as […]

Final word on today's WWE staff reduction and the stock market's …

On today’s WWE investor conference call, Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon confirmed a 7% reduction in staff.  As business closed in Stamford, Connecticut, we now have the details of what exactly that means for the employees of the company.The Wrestling Observer reports that 7% translated to fifty-five people who lost their jobs today.An email came at late in the day to […]

IEEE Big Data 2014 – 21 Workshops, Posters – CFP – KDnuggets

IEEE Big Data 2014 offers 21 workshops on the hottest topics in Big Data – papers due in August. Poster submissions due Sep 27. Attend the conference in Washington, D.C. and learn the latest in Big Data research.
2014 IEEE International Conference on Big Data(IEEE BigData 2014)October 27-30, 2014, Washington DC, USAIn recent years, “Big Data” has become […]

US stocks mount strong rebound on company earnings | Stock …

Originally published July 18, 2014 at 6:52 AM | Page modified July 19, 2014 at 3:27 AMInvestors jumped on a wave of strong corporate financial results Friday, propelling stocks higher for the third time in five days.The gains wiped out much of the market’s losses from the day before, when the downing of a Malaysian Airlines passenger jet in eastern […]