The One Biotech Stock That Looks Like a Bargain These Days

Over the course of this long bull market, biotech stocks have been very, very good for their owners. Perhaps too good. Investors have shown such rabid enthusiasm for biotechs—especially small, unproven companies that have yet to bring a drug to market—that some observers are using another b word to describe the high-flying sector: bubble.See Also: 8 Stocks Under $10 Worth […]

Why the Stock Market and Personalization Will Drive the Future of …

Lately we’ve spent a lot of time internally and with our clients talking about the future of search. When you look at how Google got beat up by the stock market for its “slowing results” and Facebook shows more than 70 percent of its revenue coming from mobile, you start to think about how ripe for disruption mobile search really […]

Two Biotech Stocks Set to Double on One Powerful Catalyst

William Patalon IIIWhen I earned my MBA from the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) back in the mid-1990s, my focus was finance and investing.But it was a management professor who clued me in to some of the best ways to “look past the numbers” and understand what really makes a big company tick.The professor, Janet C. Barnard, retired a few […]

Apple's iPhone 6 Stirs Up Techies' Social Sentiment

Tim Cook stated, “it is the next chapter in Apple’s story” as the technology giant revealed their latest batch of high-end consumer technology products, the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and Apple Watch at the Flint Performing Arts Center in Cupertino, California. The live-streamed event was visible around the world and millions responded almost instantly via social media, speaking along a series […]

Big Data Meets Big Compute | Peter Levine

Big Data Meets Big Compute
The promise of big data has ushered in an era of data intelligence. From machine data to human thought streams, we are now collecting more data each day, so much that 90% of the data in the world today has been created in the last two years alone. In fact, every day, we create 2.5 quintillion […]

Big Data Innovation Summit 2014 Toronto: Day 1 Highlights

Highlights from the presentations by Big Data leaders from TD Bank, Public Health Ontario and First Nations Education Steering Committee on day 1 of Big Data Innovation Summit 2014 in Toronto, Canada. By Anmol Rajpurohit, @hey_anmol, Aug 6, 2014.As many organizations are now working with unmanageably large data sets, the importance of using and maintaining an analytics platform which can cope […]

Big data really needs a 'big mechanism,' DARPA says — Defense …

Defense ITBig data really needs a ‘big mechanism,’ DARPA saysBy George Leopold
Aug 06, 2014
A Defense Department research program seeks to leapfrog advanced big data analytics by developing automated search technologies that could help explain the causes and effects that drive complex systems.The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency launched its “big mechanism” initiative earlier this year with the goal of developing […]

TEXATA Big Data Analytics World Championships, KDnuggets …

The Big Data Analytics World Championship involves two online qualification rounds and a Live World Finals event held in Texas, USA in October 2014. Free registration for KDnuggets readers.
TEXATA Big Data Analytics World ChampionshipsOnline Rounds
Participants from more than 100 countries will compete individually in two online qualification rounds. All you need is a computer, internet connection and […]

Interview: Vita Markman, LinkedIn on Practical Solutions for …

We discuss sentiment data models, significance of linguistic features, handling the noise in social conversations, industry challenges, important use cases and the appropriateness of over-simplified binary classification. By Anmol Rajpurohit, @hey_anmol, Aug 4, 2014.Vita Markman is currently employed as a Staff Software Engineer at LinkedIn, where she works on various natural language processing applications such as performing sentiment analysis of customer […]

Big Data in the Pharma R&D Landscape

Big Data and the mindset that comes with it will have a fundamental impact on how pharmaceutical research will be conducted in the future, writes Peter Tormay.Innovation is the corner stone of the pharmaceutical industry. Unfortunately, the industry as a whole is not very good at it. For the last two decades the approval of NME’s has been largely flat […]