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Sharestates: The E-Trade Of Real Estate – Business Insider

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In the current environment of low interest rates, investors are scrambling for yield, and many have turned to real estate.
Typically investors buy and flip homes, or they invest in real estate investment trusts (REITs), which own different types of properties.But Sharestates is offering both accredited investors and the public a real estate crowdfunding platform that lets them dip as little […]

Red Hat Ceph Enterprise Brings Software Defined Storage to Big Data

Red Hat last month released the latest version of Inktank Ceph Enterprise, their object and block storage product based on the upstream open source Ceph project. It’s notable not only as the first release since Red Hat acquired the two-year-old startup, Inktank, in April, but also for two key features that help open up a new market for Ceph.While Ceph […]

Big Data Meets Big Compute | Peter Levine – Andreessen Horowitz

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 […]

The US-Germany Match Through a Social Media Lens – NYTimes.com

Nicholas Kamm/Agence France-Presse — Getty ImagesWorld Cup fans gathered in Washington on Thursday to watch the United States play Germany.The United States-Germany soccer match on Thursday was a roller coaster of emotions. And an analysis of the social media communications before, during and after the match shows the minute-by-minute shifts in sentiment and in subjects discussed, as the American team […]

The U.S.-Germany Match Through a Social Media Lens – NYTimes …

Nicholas Kamm/Agence France-Presse — Getty ImagesWorld Cup fans gathered in Washington on Thursday to watch the United States play Germany.The United States-Germany soccer match on Thursday was a roller coaster of emotions. And an analysis of the social media communications before, during and after the match shows the minute-by-minute shifts in sentiment and in subjects discussed, as the American team […]

Even The Record Stock-Market Bullishness Is Fake – Testosterone Pit

It’s part of the daily routine by now: the S&P 500 index rose to another all-time high. We’ve been confronted with this miracle for a long time. The last correction when the index dropped over 10% was, well, if anyone can even remember, in 2011. And it shows.Every single bearish call on the S&P 500 has been punished with a […]

The Right to Forget the Stock Market's blemished Past | Practical …

One of the great pleasures of studying human behaviour is to see that what we find in our experiments, what we theorize in our papers and textbooks – as unlikely and counterintuitive it appears to be – actually predicts what happens in so-called real life. Take, for instance, the current build-up of a stock-market bubble in the UK, happening even […]

How big data is helping to prevent suicides – BetaNews

Big data isn’t just about finding more effective ways to market and advertise — it’s also about making the world a better place.One of the industries in which big data is having its greatest impact is health care. So many improvements are being made with better results in hospitals and healthcare facilities across the world. One area, however, that continues […]

Big data – media buzzword or breakthrough-in-waiting? – Cancer …

What is ‘big data’?Data is everywhere. It affects what you eat and how you drive; it powers our towns and shapes our economy. And one day it may help keep you alive.And as computers have got more powerful and sophisticated, we can now combine huge amounts of data together to generate even deeper insights about the world around us.Welcome to […]

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]]>SAN FRANCISCO — The Hadoop open-source big data software is great at predicting things, and the more data it has to work with, the better the predictions, Charles Zedlewski, Cloudera’s vice president of products, said today at VentureBeat’s DataBeat conference.It follows that the industries that rely the most on the ability to predict will be the first to […]