What would Spock do? The secret rules of the Vulcan stock market …

There are no stock-market bubbles on the planet Vulcan.There are no financial panics or day traders, either. There are no hedge funds. There are no subprime crises. Bankers do not expect a bailout if they lend money to people who cannot afford to pay it back.The reason? Simple. Such things would be … completely illogical.And when it comes to money, […]

3rd Nov: Sentiment Analysis of the Apple Inc Stock – The Stockal …

Question: do you think social and mass media sentiments are affecting some of the stock prices? No, we are not talking about a Tweet here or a popular Facebook post there from some mighty trader, we are talking about sentiments across the board, calculated over thousands of trader sound bytes!Answer: ?Well,  truly speaking – who knows! But the truth is that even […]

Google's latest invention: a data-warehousing system named Mesa …

Of course, Google has been busy. In the past few years, researchers have cooked up a complex and powerful new data-warehousing system called Mesa.Mesa was born out of Google’s core business: Internet advertising. To serve its advertising customers and internal needs, Google collects detailed information about a given ad, and it has to record and process that data in real […]

Google unveils a big-data pipeline for batch and stream processing …

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]]>SAN FRANCISCO — Google made a big contribution to the big data world 10 years ago, when it released a paper on MapReduce, a programming model for doing big computing jobs on hefty data sets. But it turns out that, all this time, Google has been working on something far more advanced.At Google’s annual I/O shindig today, the […]

How IEX is Combating Predatory Types Of High-Frequency Traders

Michael Lewis’ bestseller “Flash Boys: A Wall Street Revolt” stirred a hornet’s nest by shining the spotlight on the controversial subject of high-frequency trading (HFT). The book chronicles the journey of a small group of intrepid individuals on Wall Street who stumble across predatory behavior by high-frequency trading firms, and in a bid to provide a more balanced marketplace, create […]

Technical analysis: the science of fuel-flow sensors in F1 – F1 news …

Technical analysis: the science of fuel-flow sensors in F1By Craig Scarborough
Monday, March 17th 2014, 11:48 GMT
AUTOSPORT technical expert CRAIG SCARBOROUGH explains the science of Formula 1’s 2014 fuel-flow regulations following the exclusion of Daniel Ricciardo’s Red Bull from the Australian Grand Prix.Two fuel restrictions were introduced for the 2014 season: an instantaneous fuel-flow limit of 100kg/hour, and a race fuel […]

BigData-Startups | Ford drives in the right direction with big data

Print PDF“If I had asked people what they wanted, they would have said faster horses”, the famous quote by Henry Ford. Nowadays, Ford uses big data to find out what their customers want and to develop better cars faster. Developing a product that requires 20.000 – 25.000 different parts to develop, big data seems to be the only way forward […]