Twitter's Big Data crunching 'BotMaker' muscles in on spam …

If you’re an avid Twitter user, you might have noticed a significant drop in the amount of spam messages and tweets bugging you. That’s because Twitter’s introduced a new anti-spam system called BotMaker that’s helped it to achieve a 40 percent reduction in its key spam metrics.Twitter’s Raghav Jeyaraman describes in a lengthy blog post why fighting Twitter spam is […]

Gartner's Hype Cycle: Big Data's on the slippery slope | SiliconANGLE

Gartner’s Hype Cycle: Big Data’s on the slippery slope Mike Wheatley | August 19thREAD MOREGartner has just released its annual Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies, and it shows some interesting moves for two of the most important enterprise technologies – Big Data and the cloud. Organizations that make use of these technologies might therefore need to brace themselves as their […]

3 Big Data problems facing businesses in 2014 | SiliconANGLE

Few trends in technology were hotter than Big Data over the last 12 months. In fact, so much has been said about it during 2013 that it’s hard to see what else we can say in 2014. But of course, there’s sure to be plenty of developments we don’t know about yet, as trends like the Internet of Things, mobile […]