We’ve heard this a billion pitches before – an application launches, offers free and premium service, and hopes to capture 10% of worldwide market for whatever metrics the company was gunning for. At the same time, growth pattern is mandating cash burn that your runway is becoming shorter each month. If it succeeds, like LinkedIn or Twitter (or even Google) – the service stays for free, and monetization becomes a matter of services such as LinkedIn Premium or Twitter for Business. If we look into SumAll, which can be described as ‘big data analysis for your social media channels’, it looks like the time of Unicorn has
Like other search engines (namely Google), Microsoft’s Bing is releasing its annual search trends report. This report is revealing that 2015 was a year shaped by impactful people, events and moments, thus creating a rather interesting search engine list. From inspiration and hope, to moments of shared tragedy and pain. From people who captured our hearts, to those who challenged us to rethink our views of the world. Looking back at the billions of searches conducted on Bing this year reveals the events and people that stood out above the rest to make 2015 memorable. The complete list of Bing search trends is available at
P&W placed 5,000 sensors in its new GTF engine, expects to generate 12PB of streaming data each year. Big data is about to explode in airline industry.
Google’s Cloud Platform has been predicting the winners of the World Cup since the round of 16 and so far has been 11/12 after getting 8/8 correct in the round of 8. Google’s Cloud Platform combines Cloud Dataflow, BigQuery and Compute Engine in order to arrive at their final results. According to their predictions, which have been almost perfect with the exception of the France v Germany game (I predicted Germany) with Germany beating France, defeating Google’s perfect record. In fact, Google gave France a 69% chance of winning that game, but the result was 1-0 with Germany defeating France. So, then, why did Google