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  • Wimbledon looks east with social grand slam Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 6:31 AM ET

    The Wimbledon tennis tournament is working on extending its digital reach into emerging markets to bring it into the 21st century.

  • Wearable tech: the next frontier for big data Sunday, 15 Jun 2014 | 7:06 PM ET

    Just like the first wave of BYOD Bring Your Own Device, BYOW Bring Your Own Wearables is coming into the enterprise.

  • China's genomics success shows big data challenges Thursday, 12 Jun 2014 | 9:58 PM ET

    A decade ago, scientists took years of effort to amass raw data for the human genome. Today, BGI Shenzhen can do it in two hours or less.

  • What is big data? Thursday, 5 Jun 2014 | 6:54 PM ET

    Companies are rushing to derive meaning from all of the vast amounts of data collected every day to make better decision. But what exactly is big data?

  • As the use of big data, cloud computing and virtualization grows, so is the allocation of budgets to data centers.

  • Why your kids will want to be data scientists Tuesday, 3 Jun 2014 | 7:05 PM ET

    Soon parents may encourage their children to pursue an increasingly popular career path: data scientist.

  • Worried about big brother? Big sister has your back Monday, 2 Jun 2014 | 2:55 AM ET
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    The arrival of big data has bought with it an era of monitoring based on information generated by mobile devices and social media usage.

  • Why analyzing Big Data can be bad for business Wednesday, 4 Jun 2014 | 7:18 PM ET

    Big data – where every aspect of your life is being quantified in every way imaginable – may be a term you are only just beginning to recognize.

About Big Data

  • It’s a buzzword that’s been bandied about in recent years but what exactly is Big Data, and, how is it impacting businesses and consumers of information? We look at the opportunities – and controversies – in managing the explosive growth of data in this generation.