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Oracle Is Buying the Software Company That Wants to Manage Your Energy Use

Oracle is at it again. It’s buying Opower, a company that sells data analytics software to big energy companies in a deal worth about $532 million, net of Opower’s cash. 229 more words


Ironic debunking

Who Will Debunk The Debunkers? Daniel Engber asks in a fascinating piece at fivethirtyeight. He tells the story of “meta-skeptic” Dave Sutton, who has made it his specialty to doubt other doubters’ explanations. 51 more words


Reading: Dealing with Complexity in Development Evaluation

Dealing with Complexity in Development Evaluation: A practical approach
Bamberger, Michael; Vaessen, Jos and Raimondo, Estelle. Thousand Oaks, California: SAGE Publications, 2016.

This book provides a framework for dealing with complexity in the field of development evaluations.  59 more words


Government Requests For Facebook User Data Rise Sharply

(Reuters) – Facebook said on Thursday that government requests for account data increased by 13% in the second half of 2015, with the United States and India topping the list. 158 more words


Why Microsoft Just Bought 10 Million Strands of DNA

Microsoft. just bought 10 million strands of DNA from a San Francisco company called Twist Bioscience. Why? Data storage.

When you think about DNA and data, chances are you’re thinking about all that… 221 more words


Adweek Europe Panel:Future of Programmatic (although it wasn't really)

A debate about programmatic covering a number of topics including data and tech language, consultancy, people and skills and how advertisers are getting to grips with the now much more established world of programmatic.

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Brand AI: The invisible omni-channel for retailers?

Digital can pose a range of risks for a bricks and mortar (B&M) retailer including:

  • Declining market share as customer loyalty to its established, traditional brand is eroded away by disruptive new on-line entrants and more innovative high street competitors…
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