MIT CDOIQ promises strong overview of Big Data issues …

MIT CDOIQ promises strong overview of Big Data issues Bert Latamore | July 21stREAD MORETheCUBE this week goes to MIT in Cambridge, Massachusetts, for the Chief Data Officer Information Quality (MDOIQ) conference Wednesday and Thursday, providing comprehensive coverage of the challenges of Big Data, from ensuring data quality to information governance. TheCUBE will webcast all the general sessions and Wikibon CEO […]

Fortune: Female-Led Businesses Beat the Stock Market, But Their …

Ursula Burns, chairman and CEO, Xerox.According to a recent Fortune study, the number of women CEOs in the Fortune 500 is at its highest total yet at 24 (51 in the Fortune 1,000).Despite this overall low number, Fortune illustrated some interesting trends, including data that shows that women-led businesses posted better returns than the stock market and generated more than their share […]

The Federal Reserve Uses Small-Cap, Social Media Stocks To …

SummaryThe Federal Reserve took an intriguing step in its latest Monetary Report by singling out small-cap, social media, and biotech stocks as having high valuations.
The Fed’s purpose was likely to display vigilance on valuations while avoiding the risk of taking/talking down the general stock market.
Various stocks, including YELP, SOCL, and IWM, appeared to respond to the jawboning by under-performing the […]

Bayes Impact Launches To Harness Big Data For Social Good

Andrew Jiang, Paul Duan and Eric Liu, the three founders of Y Combinator’s latest nonprofit, Bayes Impact, aren’t your typical entrepreneurs.The engineer, data scientist, and investor had previously worked on or analyzed investments in some of the toughest problems facing all technology companies in the Internet era — how to get more people to click on more stuff.But in recent years […]

Stock Market Decline Looks Set to Resume :: The Market Oracle …

Stock Market Decline Looks Set to ResumeStock-Markets / Stock Markets 2014Jul 14, 2014 – 03:21 PM GMTBy: Anthony_CherniawskiGood Morning!The SPX appears to have completed a correction near a level where Micro Wave a equals Micro Wave c at 1976.61. We should see a resumption of the decline thereafter.NDX filled a need for a final probe higher this morning. The NDX […]

CYNK Technology – Business Insider

This is a chart showing trading in a company called CYNK Technology since June 17. The stock is up nearly 25,000%. That’s not a typo.Google FinanceThe company’s stock, which the folks at ZeroHedge first alerted us to, has gone from $0.10 on June 17 to $14.71 as of Wednesday’s close. At its current stock price, the company’s market cap is […]

Stock Market Rising :: The Market Oracle :: Financial Markets …

Stock Market RisingStock-Markets / Stock Markets 2014Jul 09, 2014 – 04:48 PM GMTBy: Anthony_CherniawskiGood Morning!Considering that the FOMC minutes are being released at 2:00 pm today, it would normally follow that equities may stay elevated until then.There are three waves in the decline so far. If the SPX has a limited bounce and declines at least to mid-Cycle support at […]

Helping SMEs fish the Big Data ocean – European Commission

In its Communication on the data-driven economy, the European Commission outlines a raft of measures aimed at helping SMEs exploit Big Data to win new commercial opportunities.Think of Big Data and the image is of oceans of infinitesimal bytes of disparate information even the largest corporations struggle to manage. The stats are overwhelming. Every single minute, the world is said […]

Databricks ropes in Alteryx to push Spark adoption for big data …

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]]>Databricks thinks the open-source Spark engine is the next big thing for big data processing — so it has teamed up with analytics firm Alteryx to supercharge the software.The two data startups intend to drive Spark into the hands of more data analysts through a formal partnership, Databricks and Alteryx have revealed to VentureBeat. They will become the primary committers to Apache Spark, the […]

Code for America reduces ER calls in Long Beach using big data …

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]]>Updated at 11:56 a.m. PST to show the Long Beach project is in progress, not complete.Code for America is working on a project that uses big data to reduce emergency room calls in the California city of Long Beach.Rhys Fureigh, Molly McLeod, and Dan Getelman are the three Code for America 2014 fellows working on the Long Beach […]