#BigDataSV CrowdChat: Follow the Money

#BigDataSV CrowdChat: Follow the Money

We had an excellent CrowdChat today hosted by @jeffreyfkelly, sponsored by EMC Corporation. It was a preview to our event next week in San Jose that coincides with Strataconf, Hadoopworld and #BigDataWeek. @furrier won the CrowdCaptain award with his setup question on...
The stars in our data: Can Facebook replace horoscopes?

The stars in our data: Can Facebook replace horoscopes?

Why do we love data? For the same reason we read numerology charts and horoscopes. We’re curious enough about our natural make-up that we’ll seek an understanding of our underlying patterns.What if we could replace that astrology chart with a sleep pattern chart,...
New rumors to know: Apple Watch fights cancer, release date moved

New rumors to know: Apple Watch fights cancer, release date moved

The Apple Watch is slated for an early 2015 release, sometime in the first or second quarter. And though Apple already unveiled the device last September, many of its features are not yet set in stone. Some of them may be canned, improved or replaced, and additional...

Facebook adds item-selling features to Groups

Facebook Inc. has come a long way from the days of being a simple social network for trendy college students, and now the social media giant is adding yet another feature to its growing list of tools for its 1.3 billion users: online selling. You can find a Facebook...

Apple Watch will redefine its category, says Tim Cook

Speaking at the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference yesterday, Apple Inc.’s CEO said that he believes the upcoming Apple Watch will redefine its category. Much like the iPod did in the MP3 category and the iPad in the tablet category.   “If you...
Follow Node Summit 2015 as Node.js transforms computing for all

Follow Node Summit 2015 as Node.js transforms computing for all

Node Summit 2015 is kicking off on February 10-11, 2015, at the Mission Bay Conference Center in San Francisco, CA. Attendees will learn more about Node.js’ transformative role in the future of computing.   Conference speakers include Node.js Platform Owner...

Naughtiest online dating scams: Use protection this Valentines Day

With the rapid progression of technology, meeting people has never been easier. Gone are the days when you had to rely on random meetings in a bar, blind dates or hook-ups from friends. With the popularity of social networks like Facebook, it is easier to reconnect...