Here is what has been going on this week:
Usefulness of Big Data in the Future: There will be between 26-30 billion internet capable devices by 2020 will they be helpful to collect big data?
Only Big Data Can Prevent Forrest Fires: Can big data satellites predict wildfires?
Is Big Data Overrated: OKCupid's user experiment proves it is
Linking to Snowden: Big data company says it can link Edward Snowden leaks to changed terrorist behavior
New Market Research Tool: Idea Mill is a market tool to help 20 winning messages in early product development
Palantir Buys Poptip: The social listening firm focuses on unstructured conversions
SocialRank Lets You Analyze Twitter Followers: SocialRank evaluates follower based on location and keyword searches
Demanding More From Data: Combining analytics and data to provide insights
Social Impact Bonds: New way of driving innovation to solve social problems
Moving on from "Technical Plumbers": CIOs, CTOs are transforming to business enablers
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