Big Data Analytics

IBM unveils ‘analytics for everyone’ with natural language
IBM has announced Watson Analytics, a natural language-based cognitive service that it claimed can provide instant access to powerful predictive and visual analytic tools for businesses.
Malaysia’s big data policy framework ready soon
Malaysia’s ambitions to make the country a big data and analytics hub for the region will be guided by a Policy Framework document that is due to be completed and presented to the Prime Minister by the third quarter of this year, according to a senior Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC) official.
Elixir Capital lead investor in US$7mil agriculture big data play
US-based big data analytics company aWhere, which focuses on the agriculture market, closed a US$7mil equity round with an investment from Elixir Capital where Mavcap has an interest via its participation as lead investor in Elixir's ECM Straits Fund.
Big data analytics: Companies still struggling with the basics
Even though many companies know about big data and understand how analytics can help them improve their business and competitiveness, a significant portion is still not embracing the technology in a big way, according to analytics data solution company Teradata Corp.
Analytics and loyalty will drive mobile payments growth
Combined rewards and offers in conjunction with m-payments to be common feature Opportunity for big loyalty and analytics vendors, and also emerging startup players
Big data key to developed nation goal: Communications Minister
Malaysia’s aspiration towards becoming a developed nation and fully-developed digital economy will depend heavily on how well it adopts big data analytics, said Minister of Communications and Multimedia Ahmad Shabery Cheek.
Digerati50: The entrepreneur who turned down US$63mil
Digital News Asia (DNA) continues a weekly series that profiles the top 50 influencers, movers and shakers who are helping shape Malaysia’s Digital Economy. These articles are from Digerati50, a special print publication released in January 2014. For information on customised reprints of Digerati50, email [email protected]
MDeC and EMC to boost big data capabilities in Malaysia
The Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC) and EMC Malaysia have partnered up to offer a five-day Open Tech course on big data analytics and data science under MSC Malaysia’s MyProCert Strategic Reforms Initiative (SRI) Programme.
Fico to equip data scientists with tools for Kaggle challenges
Fico has announced that it will host Kaggle competitions in the FICO Analytic Cloud, later this year to give data scientists an opportunity to solve analytic challenges facing organizations in life sciences, financial services, retail, insurance and other industries.
Week in Review: Fusionex’s US$12.5mil bid for talent
A visit to Fusionex International Plc’s US$12.5mil office has left DNA founder Karamjit Singh breathless. Find out why.
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