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  • Cloudera: Riding an IoT-driven big data wave

    Cloudera, which provides a distribution of Apache Hadoop and associated services, says it is doubling business annually on the back of growth in the use of Hadoop to analyse the massive volumes of data being generated by connected ‘things’ of all kinds.

  • You say you want a (data) revolution

    If you're staring down an ever-growing mountain of data and still working on plans for containing it, you're not alone. But climbing to this particular summit requires a lot more than just technology: rather, taking full advantage of enterprise data requires nothing short of a transformation in the way the business operates.

  • To go from IT to IoT, build on your skills

    The Internet of Things is growing so fast, it’s an obvious place to look for career growth. Instead of aiming for a whole new job, the best strategy may be to add some skills to the ones you already have.

  • CIOs boost collaboration to fight terrorism financing

    AUSTRAC chief information officer Maria Milosavljevic has spearheaded an international initiative bringing together IT leaders from financial intelligence units (FIUs) across the region to combat terrorism financing.

  • Teradata doubles down on IoT with two new tools

    The Internet of Things is a big part of what makes Big Data so big, and now analytics provider, Teradata, has unleashed two new tools to help make sense of the vast troves of data it produces.

  • Suncorp slashes data warehouses

    Suncorp Group decommissioned seven of its 13 legacy data warehouses over the last 12 months and it aims to decommission the remaining six, along with a large volume of legacy reporting, by the end of the year.

  • The curious case of Google Street View's missing streets

    With the arrival of El Capitan on Google Street View last month, you can now haul yourself virtually up one of the most famous rock faces in the world. Navigating certain streets in urban areas, however, can still be a challenge.

  • Etsy dips toes into crowdfunding

    Etsy is trying out a Kickstarter-like crowdfunding service that, if successful, could help the company grow its business by expanding the number and type of items available for sale on its site.

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