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Facebook’s Onavo Acquisition: A Stealthy Play into Big Data?

By the Mind Commerce Staff

Facebook announced on Monday, October 14, 2013 that it had acquired Onavo,
a three year start-up, ostensibly to use its data-saving capabilities for a
project aimed at making the Internet available to billions of people round the
world who are not online.Read more

Developing talent for Big Data and Big Analytics

By Jim Zimmermann

A recent McKinsey Global Institute study titled “Big data: The next frontier for innovation, competition, and productivity” defines Big Data as “datasets whose size is beyond the ability of typical database software tools to capture, store, manage, and analyze.”  Big Analytics is the process of analyzing Big Data to derive value for the business.Read more