Big data can help end poverty

A new mapping technique that harnesses big data is being developed to transform the ability of governments and aid organisations to tackle extreme poverty. The research, funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates ...

Nurturing next generation technologies

(SWITZERLAND) Thomson Reuters has launched a startup accelerator in Switzerland to support young companies pioneering the next wave of game-changing technologies. The Thomson Reuters Labs™ – The Incubator...

Big data provides deadly storm alert

(USA) Big data could save lives by providing an early warning of severe weather, new research suggests. A team from Penn State's College of Information Sciences and Technology (IST) - and AccuWeather - ha...

‘Bringing IoT to Sports Analytics’

|16 February 2017| USA Sensors in sports equipment could help coaches and athletes improve their performance, a new study suggests. As an alternative to the costly process of gathering data through cam...

The UK can be a “world leader” in big data

|1 June 2016| UK Aquila Insight is spearheading the UK's ambitions to be a "world leader" in big data, an industry forecast to be worth £241 billion by 2020. Capitalising on the explosion of data innov...

More than 40 countries using ThinkAnalytics

|23 March 2016| ThinkAnalytics™, developer of the world’s most deployed multiplatform TV search and recommendations engine, today announced that it signed 12 new customers in 2015 and is now used by over 70 ...

UK to enjoy £322 billion big data and IoT bonanza

|2 March 2016| UK New research has revealed that big data analytics and the Internet of Things (IoT) are expected to add £322 billion to the UK economy from 2015 to 2020. The research undertaken by the...

IBM to simplify big-data issues

|24 February 2016| IBM has announced new object-based cloud storage services to help clients better manage their growing volumes of unstructured data. The new IBM Cloud Object Storage will combine technol...

Winning the battle against cancer

|20 January 2016| At the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2016, US Vice-President Joe Biden convened a panel of eminent scientists, doctors and technologists to discuss the priorities for the American moo...