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This week in big data news, brings a new data processing framework, and computers that are more intimate with your feelings
The new Google Translate app is rolling out now with Word Lens features and an improved real-time conversation mode that could rival Skype Translator.
Researchers found that statistical modeling software could accurately assess someone's basic personality traits using their Facebook likes
After Microsoft's real-time Skype Translator captured the world's attention, Google's working to improve its own Translate tools.
Half the money spent on advertising is wasted -- the question is, which half? That's the age-old question in adland. Now Oracle is hoping to help its customers answer that question with the acquisition of Datalogix, which collects offline consumer spending data in a bid to help online advertisers pick the right targets.
Cognitive computing could improve the ability to spot melanoma early on
SpaceCurve's new database platform offers large scale real-time geographic data analysis
Dropbox introduced its Project Harmony solution for collaboration in the desktop Microsoft Office suite in early access.
The latest FoundationDB database is capable of writing over 14 million records per second
Secret Chat offers end-to-end encryption on messages
2015 could be the year for Apache Spark
Lync integration is the biggest improvement, along with touch enabling and a new compact view that helps you use your screen space more efficiently.
The software uses Cortana to process voice commands