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Who needs those itty bitty fields, anyhow?

This project involves statistical analysis of some massive government-collected data files -- so big that kicking unneeded fields out of the working database is a priority. So what are the best fields to get rid of?

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Arista plans its own take on all-seeing network software

Arista Networks has a way to constantly stream and analyze state information from network devices. Today, enterprises have to set it up themselves, but Arista is about to build “state streaming” into its CloudVision software.

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Tableau turns to AWS for a cloud-savvy CEO

Data visualization specialist Tableau Software is bringing in seasoned talent to help it compete in an increasingly cloud-based world. The company has hired longtime Amazon Web Services executive Adam Selipsky as its CEO, replacing...

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This algorithm can hide messages in dance music

It's long been known that secret messages can be included in music through techniques such as backmasking, but now a Polish researcher has developed an entirely new approach.

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Microsoft ratchets up its R enthusiasm

Microsoft announces more R capabilities within its Power BI platform and launches an R Script Showcase.

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Salesforce buys analytics startup BeyondCore

Salesforce has acquired business intelligence and analytics startup BeyondCore, as part of its strategy to make its software more intelligent.

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12% off Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus Graphics Calculator - Deal Alert

Building on the hugely popular TI-83 Plus, the best-selling calculator of all time, the TI-84 Plus adds more speed, more memory, an enhanced high-contrast display, and more Apps.

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Oracle targets B2B marketers with a new trove of audience data

It's difficult enough for marketers to stay on top of the latest data about consumers, but reaching the right people in the B2B world presents a whole host of new challenges.

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An inside look at Cogito's newest emotional intelligence software

CIO's own Sarah White goes on location to examine the role of emotional intelligence software in the workplace and it's potential impact to customer service.

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HPE aims for big-data boost with $275M SGI buy

Hewlett Packard Enterprise is buying SGI in a $275 million deal it hopes will give it a major boost in big-data analytics and high-performance computing.

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With Amazon Kinesis Analytics, devs can analyze real-time data with SQL

Amazon launched a new tool on Thursday aimed at helping developers build applications that offer insights from a firehose of data in real time.

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New R extension gives data scientists easy access to IBM's Watson

Data scientists have a lot of tools at their disposal, but not all of them are equally accessible. Aiming to put IBM's Watson AI within closer reach, analytics firm Columbus Collaboratory on Thursday released a new open-source R...

Still afraid of data? Let’s start with the fundamentals

Creating a culture that embraces data-informed decision making isn’t always easy, but once it’s done, it is always worth it.

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Tips for scaling up a data analytics project

Four innovation leaders share their adventures in scaling an analytics infrastructure to back up business-critical decisions with hard data.

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Best Deals of the Week, August 1-5 - Deal Alert

Check out this roundup of the best deals on gadgets, gear and other cool stuff we have found this week, the week of August 1st. All items are highly rated, and dramatically discounted!

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Data wrangling tool Trifacta aims to ease analysis pain

The free version handles files up to 100 MB in text, Excel and JSON formats.

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Great R packages for data import, wrangling & visualization

Here are my go-to R packages -- in a handy searchable table

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First look: Google Cloud Machine Learning soars

Four, rich, pretrained machine learning APIs bring the smarts behind Google to your apps

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A.I. just co-wrote its first horror movie, and you can help make it real

Artificial intelligence has already been dabbling in the arts for some time, but recently it took a big step further and helped write its first feature-length horror film. Now its co-creators are seeking funding to bring the movie to...

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