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#NYCTech - Poshly builds personalization technologies that connect beauty brands with consumers, but the real beauty of the platform is the way that the company is collecting data. Think hyper-personal. Poshly members discover beauty products...
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#NYCTech - Of course, that was the catch phrase of former New York City Mayor Ed Koch, and it may just be the app that keeps students engaged at school – and helps to cut down on the drop out rate. A finalist in the NYC BigApps learn and...
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#NYCTech -   With connected vehicles, the literal road map has changed. Sure, you want to get directions and know where the traffics jams are. But what about where you’ll find the best prices for gas? Or which roads aren’t presently...
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Advice - Big data is a big buzzword, and as an emerging technology, sits at the peak of the 2013 Gartner Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies. We’re happy to announce Elastic Path has been recognized in Gartner’s “Hype Cycle for...
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Big Data - The NFL is taking football player statistics to the next level. Recently, the National Football League announced that starting this season, radio-frequency identification (RFID) transmitters will be placed inside of players’...
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#NYCTech - The best medicine in the world is no good at all unless patients remember to take it. This is one of the big problems (and expenses) in healthcare today, and one that AllazoHealth, a healthcare analytics firm, is attacking...
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Analytics - Been eating a lot of fast food lately, buying alcohol and smoking cigarettes? Don’t be surprised if your doctor calls you on it – before your next visit. Bloomberg Businessweek is reporting that Carolinas HealthCare, a large...
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Big Data - Still demystified by Big Data? What is it? Where does it come from? What do you do with it? Kapow Software has a very interesting visualization of the various sources of Big Data that organizations can use to forward their business,...
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Big Data - Obamacare provides healthcare insurance coverage for all - but is it also collating data on every American citizen?
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Advertising - You may have noticed that over the last few years, the advertisements you see are getting eerily specific. Watch your favorite cable channel, and you might see an ad for a car you’ve been considering or for a restaurant you love to...
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AlleyTalk - NYC BigApps is a competition that empowers the sharpest minds in tech, design and business to solve the city’s toughest challenges. And the competition in Brooklyn was pretty tough. Industry City hosted the “People’s...
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AlleyTalk - Ask CrowdTwist founder Irving Fain what led StarVest Partners, with investment from earlier backers, including Fairhaven Capital and SoftBank Capital, to write the check, and he gives his team a lot of the credit. Background:...
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Analytics - Few of Facebook’s 1.3 billion users know much about the social network’s Data Science team, but that's changed after reports have come out about a...
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AlleyTalk - Ever notice how there are some things about social that just aren’t really that user friendly? Odd, for a vertical called ‘social.’ Search, for example. Have you ever tried doing a hashtag search across multiple platforms? Sure,...
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Advertising - It seems like it was just last month that we told you about SocialRank and how they help brands to find and reward their best followers. Oh, wait. It was. That was then, this is now. The news this month: not only did the company just...
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Big Data - How we can reduce the effects of Heartbleed next time? For too long we have talked about layers of security but not “walked the walk.” The OpenSSL weakness was a mistake, but mistakes happen, and sometimes they take a long time...

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