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Crawling the Web for Data and Profit

Feb 23, 2018 |

The Web serves as a vast, renewable resource for the most valuable thing in existence: data. However, getting useful data from the Web isn’t always an easy task. Luckily, there are a handful of open source and commercial solutions that can help you crawl the Web to feed your hungry algorithms with the freshest data. Read more…

Why Getting the Metrics Right Is So Important in Machine Learning

Feb 20, 2018 |

Armed with big data analytics, businesses now have the power to detect and act in very precise ways. But if a business is measuring the wrong piece of data — Read more…

Heap Helps Avoid ‘Adobe Blackouts’ with Hosted Analytics

Dec 12, 2017 |

Heap today unveiled a new iteration of its cloud-based analytics offering that’s designed to automatically ingest, normalize, and analyze user interaction and customer behavior data from a variety of sources. Read more…

Bots Are Learning Their ABCs, But They’ve Got a Ways To Go

Oct 11, 2017 |

You learned your ABCs long ago in elementary school, and honed your reading and writing skills in the ensuing years. Now chatbots are at a similar stage in their development. Read more…

The Data Science Inside the Bloomberg Terminal

Sep 18, 2017 |

When it comes to financial data, you can’t find a more recognizable product than the Bloomberg Terminal, which is used by hundreds of thousands of financial professionals around the world. Read more…

Analytics Vendor NCI Acquired By Investors

Jul 3, 2017 |

NCI Inc., a big data analytics and IT vendor to the Defense Department and other federal and state government agencies, said it has agreed to be acquired by a private equity investment fund. Read more…

8 Concrete Data Mining Techniques That Will Deliver the Best Results

Jun 14, 2017 |

With the massive expansion of information technology, the demand for data mining also grew hugely. But data mining — or the process of wading through huge amounts of data and finding what you consider useful — Read more…

Biomedical Text Mining Tool Gets the Lead Out

Mar 30, 2017 |

Approximately 100 lines of Python code serve as the basis of a new predictive text-mining tool designed to accelerate the scanning online biomedical research papers for clues on everything from repurposing existing drugs to advancing stem cell treatment. Read more…

SEC Mines Data to Spot Insider Trading

Nov 8, 2016 |

Using an internal analytics platform along with commercial data mining tools, federal securities investigators are using billions of rows of trading data collected over the last decade to spot insider-trading schemes. Read more…

Unstructured Data Miners Chase Silver with Deep Learning

Jun 3, 2016 |

The traditional approach to mining unstructured data typically involves training machine learning models upon high-quality “gold standard” data that’s been meticulously groomed. But thanks to innovations in deep learning, more insight may be extracted at less cost by training upon larger amounts of raw data, or what’s being called “silver standard” Read more…

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