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Latest Big Data news

British team win Tata's Formula 1 big data challenge

The jury included 2014 Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton

WolframAlpha co-creator to join TomTom as technology lead

Peter Overmann, co-creator of computer language and answer-machine WolframAlpha moves from Deutsche Telekom

UK schools to make space apps with interstellar Raspberry Pi computers

Space competition, backed by UK government, hopes to get children interested in big data and will open in January

BBVA acquires big data analytics startup

Spanish bank buys Madiva Soluciones as investment in digital firms continues

Network Rail to use drones to improve its network data

Network Rail will offer its data services to other firms

Teradata brings MapR Hadoop into the data warehouse

Enterprises benefit from extending their data warehouse architectures to handle big data workloads, Teradata says

HP plugs the Vertica analytics engine into Hadoop

HP Vertica for SQL on Hadoop promises to pair the reliability of SQL with the scalability of Hadoop

Google helps track overfishing through satellites

The prototype platform uses ship traffic signals to track fishing activity

HP's BYOD service protects mobile devices and PCs

HP Touchpoint Manager is for SMBs, with plans starting at $2 per month

Computer model predicts where Ebola is most likely to hit next

Europe is more likely to suffer outbreak than US due to flight connection pattern, a computer model predicts

Hints of Nest integration appear in Google Now

We've been expecting it since summer, but now it looks like you'll soon be able to control the Nest thermostat with Google Now.

Tesco Clubcard data pioneer Clive Humby applauds new generation of data scientists from Imperial College London

Imperial College London announces winners of its data scientist competition

Personal diabetes care to be delivered through £1m big data project

UK's innovation agency Innovate UK provided a grant for the innovative project

EU ministers backpedal on one-stop data protection shop plan

Company's should only deal with one privacy regulator instead of 28, industry associations said

SAP talks up Hana but small companies slow to sign on

Small companies have some internal work to do before adopting the in-memory computing platform

Steve Wozniak just wants to build things

The Apple co-founder, now at a storage startup, likes Google Glass but isn't crazy about smart watches

US sets sights on 300 petaflop supercomputer

U.S. officials announced plans to spend $325 million on two new supercomputers, one of which may be built to support 300 petaflops.

New Windows 10 build adds gestures, tweaks the toolbar, and simplifies OneDrive

New features seem aimed to build in flexibility where it's needed, and simplicity where it's not.

Wearable graphics could get a boost with Imagination's Series7 GPUs

Imagination claims its Series7 GPUs will boost object recognition and augmented reality

Google offers Web Summit startups $20m to use on its cloud platform

Silicon Valley giant wants to find next big customers early

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