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Big science: Decoding the human genome and the mysteries of the universe with supercomputers

Cambridge University experts explain how supercomputers and big data are helping answer some of science's thorniest questions
29 Jan 2015

Big data: regulator to examine acquisition and trading of personal data

Competition and Markets Authority calls for information about the way in which personal data is collected and used by organisations
29 Jan 2015

Why the Hadoop big data bubble will continue to expand in 2015

After HortonWorks' successful IPO, MapR and Cloudera are out to prove that they too can flourish on the public stage
27 Jan 2015

Big data and the need for speed

The database can be a bottleneck in organisations' efforts to gain actionable insights from their data, says EXASOL CMO
23 Jan 2015

How Net-A-Porter CIO Hugh Fahy drives innovation with a start-up mentality

Fahy tells Computing how innovations around data, mobile, software development and more are benefiting the global luxury fashion retailer and its customers
21 Jan 2015

NHS’s Sir Bruce Keogh claims wearable tech could revolutionise healthcare

NHS medical director believes smart devices could help to slash hospital admissions
21 Jan 2015

Why NoSQL? MarkLogic's VP engineering explains what customers are looking for

Dave Gorbet says the need to integrate multiple sources is the main reason firms are turning to NoSQL
21 Jan 2015

Data needs 'standard shipping crates' says SAP CTO

The only true big data disruption will come from organisations working together, says Khan
16 Jan 2015

Hadoop distributor MapR aiming for late 2015 IPO

CEO John Schroeder believes Hadoop market is becoming more mature as he prepares to float company
16 Jan 2015

Gatwick CIO plans to harness big data and make airport 'the Uber of aviation'

Analysis of customer data is leading to new and improved products and services, says Michael Ibbitson
14 Jan 2015

What does Tesco's sale of Dunnhumby mean for its data strategy?

Dunnhumby set Tesco apart from its rivals by masterminding its Clubcard back in 1995. So why is the retailer now looking to jettison the data analytics pioneer?
14 Jan 2015

Care.data and big data will fill 'dangerous gaps' in NHS and futureproof it with genomics, argues Tim Kelsey

National director for patients and information Tim Kelsey believes 2015 will be the year big data goes big in the NHS
13 Jan 2015

ICO alone isn't enough to deal with big data issues, warns Policy Exchange

Eddie Copeland tells Big Data Breakfast audience that an Office of Data Responsibility is needed to tackle 'data schizophrenia'
13 Jan 2015

Forget big data, 'small data' is going to be 100 times harder to tackle – EMC

Head of EMC's core technologies division says Internet of Things and driverless cars will create 'small data sprawl'
09 Jan 2015

Tesco set to sell Dunnhumby for £2bn after offloading Blinkbox and Tesco Broadband to TalkTalk

Tesco CEO Dave Lewis looks to rationalise retail chain as sales fall across the board
08 Jan 2015

DWP seeks CTO to fill £135,000-a-year role

DWP looking for a CTO with a track record of enterprise transition from ageing mainframes to next-gen technology
08 Jan 2015

Will 2015 be the 'year of re-platforming' as firms move wholesale to NoSQL and Hadoop?

Couchbase CEO Bob Wiederhold says the stars are aligned for big changes in enterprise data platforms this year
07 Jan 2015

No CES please we're British – UK innovators explain the lack of UK-made wearables in Vegas

Less VC funding means less focus on short-term growth and more on long-term value
06 Jan 2015

Will the EU data protection regulations shoot down cloud social media and big data?

The European Union plans to tighten-up data protection by passing regulations – not a directive – that will be applicable not just in the EU, but globally
24 Dec 2014

Intel's Chris Shaw on getting into big data

When 'double digit growth' in data just isn't enough, new plans are needed...
19 Dec 2014

IT Leaders Summit: What is the biggest challenge facing you right now?

IT chiefs reflect on their main focuses in an ever-changing technological landscape
17 Dec 2014

Technology focus for 2015: Intel

What is Intel's IT director for EMEA and APAC planning for next year and beyond?
15 Dec 2014

Warning for big data over EU Data Protection Directive

DLA Piper's Andrew Dyson highlights potential impact of EU Data Protection Directive on companies' big data plans
10 Dec 2014

George Osborne announces Alan Turing Institute for Data Science to be based at British Library

£42m big data research institute will form part of London's new 'Knowledge Quarter', chancellor reveals
04 Dec 2014