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DALLAS, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Amid the proliferation of real time data from sources such as mobile devices, web, social media, sensors, log files and transactional applications, Big Data has found a host of vertical market applications, ranging from fraud detection to R&D. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140821/138541 "Big Data Market: 2014 – 2020 – Opportunities, Challenges, Strategies, Industry Verticals & Forecasts" Key Findings: In 2014 Big Data vendors will pocket nearly $30 Billion from hardware, software and professional services revenues Big Data investments are further expected to grow at a CAGR of nearly 17% over the next 6 years, eventually accounting for $76 Billion by the end of 2020 The market is ripe for acquisitions of pure-play Big Data startups, as competition heats up between IT incumbents Nearly every large scale IT ven... (more)

Online Reading – the understatement: Android Orphans: Visualizing a Sad History of Support

Link to original article Makes for pretty sad reading, and the situation with Android updates outside of the US is even worse. I share the exact sentiments with my Galaxy S i9003 that’s still stuck on Froyo 2.2 Filed under: android, Google, update, software, support, history Filed under: Uncategorized ... (more)

Oh the app Summly? The creator is just 16, with more up his sleeves.

Created by a 16 year old, Summly is pretty amazing. Check out this blog post over on GIGAOM (here). The topic, Nick D’Aloisio, has created Summly, an iPhone app, which does this; “Summari[z]es content into a digestible format that can be easily consumed to allow for a relevant and productive web browsing experience.” Unlike Google Currents (post here), which re-formats news feeds and sites into better organized and easily readable content, Summly uses “ontological detection and machine learning techniques.” These techniques allow them to instantly summarize any Webpage or Article – integrated into Mobile Safari (or other apps via their API). While the article is mostly a summary of Nick’s life (and how he got there), I think Summly, the app, is a great discussion topic. Unlike many apps which don’t integrate well with others, nor do they offer their API out there f... (more)


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Robert Brandzen with Maximize Revenue Inc Introduces Free Local On-Site Internet Marketing Consultation for Businesses in Massachusetts and Rhode Island

Fall River, MA, January 29, 2012 --(PR.com)-- Robert Brandzen with Maximize Revenue Inc introduces free, local on-site internet marketing consultation for businesses in Massachusetts and Rhode Island. The personalized internet marketing firm visits businesses to learn about their clients' vision and message for their company. By implementing cutting-edge internet marketing strategies, customized to each individual business, Maximize Revenue Inc is able to help their clients establish and strengthen their presence on the internet. Their mission is to help businesses to maximize exposure online and within the community, and the team at Maximize Revenue Inc strives to provide their clients with the best value and best customer service in the marketing industry. Their products and services include website development, website analytics, search engine optimization, socia... (more)

Darpa Director Heads to Google

Soon to be Former Darpa Director, Regina Dugan Controversial Darpa head, Regina Dugan, will be leaving the agency to fill a senior executive position at Google. While Dugan has made many friends at the Pentagon, but leaves behind an investigation into questionable contracts awarded to the bomb-detection firm she helped found, and still partially owns. Read the whole story at Wired ... (more)

The Future of Effective Content Marketing – Long Term Personas

Unless you have had your head buried in the sand in recent months you’ll know that content marketing and outreach is THE critical off page technique to ensure the long-term success of your business. A lot has been written about how to use various cool techniques to do it, whether you’re a fan of ego baiting, co-relevance content creation (explained in this deck by Mike King, interactive infographics like this one, persona outreach or some other ‘cutting edge’ technique to maximize your chances of link and content placement there is still something missing. Undoubtedly the above approaches work and if you’re good your conversion rate from blogger contact to content placement can be extremely high. For me, however, there is one critical aspect of all of this work that most are missing and that is that we are overlooking Google’s fu... (more)

Quality Pavers, Pine Brook New Jersey, Named Top Paving Company for Outstanding Work with the Help of New Web Design

Cedar Knolls, NJ, April 24, 2012 --(PR.com)-- Quality Pavers LLC, has been working with clients for the better part of twenty years in northern New Jersey and surrounding areas working on everything from the smallest detail in your driveway to custom outdoor living spaces. Quality Pavers specializes in interlocking pavers, which not only look great but is less upkeep and adds constant value to your home. Quality Pavers of Morris County, has been revolutionary in their combination of design and creation of outdoor spaces with their interlocking pavers technology. This technology allows for custom patterns and "graphics" to be added to your outdoor space to enhance it a step further as a piece of art. Quality Pavers has done patios in East Hannover, Florham Park and Livingston. They have worked with outdoor kitchens throughout the valley of Parsippany, Whippany and Rock... (more)

Ingredients of “The Good Service” in Wireless Communications (Disponible en Español)

The concept of a good service in telecommunications sometimes can get shortsighted if it only considers the way the end user perceives service, of course, if you cannot provide a service good enough so most of the users are satisfied, then is over. But in order to provide a service with the tag “good” in it, from my humble opinion, one cannot be one sighted, the concept should include, in a comprehensive way, several dimensions within the society, and so, the term Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) may come to the mind as the frame in which such a service should be bounded, I agree, CSR polices are enabling service providers to achieve the goal of long term sustainability with responsibility and social conscience inside a holistic approach, social challenges like bridging the digital divide, protection of the environment and enriching society are often incl... (more)

Microsoft to Google: Remove 500,000 links, or else…

Microsoft Microsoft did request for Google to remove over half a million links from its search index in April this year alone, according to the most recent figures released by the search engine giant. Google’s data showed that most of these links will send folks who click on them over to websites that sell pirated Microsoft software, so it makes plenty of sense for Microsoft to ask Google to kindly ensure such links end up in the relegation bin of history. It is rather interesting to note that a bunch of links that Microsoft requested Google to remove are still very much alive and kicking over at Microsoft’s very own Bing search engine. Read the full story at Uber Gizmo. ... (more)

info360 Conference & Expo Co-locates with [email protected]

Newton, MA, May 30, 2012 --(PR.com)-- As consumers increasingly move between different media channels for information and entertainment, it is critical for businesses to reach their audiences by leveraging social, mobile and local (SoMoLo) platforms. Professionals in branding, marketing, IT, web development, SEO management and other industries will gain insight into effective and profitable strategies for using these platforms at [email protected], co-locating with info360 (June 13-14, Jacob Javits Convention Center), the longest-running event focused on information management. Debuting this year, [email protected] will consist of a series of conference sessions that address the increasingly complex supply chain needs and hurdles that companies face as they try to ensure security, profitability and manage information across multiple channels. A focused Social Business track will offe... (more)

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