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2014-02-12 08:34:08

A proven methodology for navigating enterprises through the Big Data lifecycle AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today at the Strata conference in Santa Clara, Infochimps, a CSC Big Data Business (www.Infochimps.com), announced its Big Data Platform as-a-Service offering. This offering consists of an integrated open source-based Big Data Platform, in addition to global managed services, and a new suite of comprehensive consulting services. It is the only complete offering that: 1)...

2011-03-04 08:30:00

SOMERVILLE, Mass., March 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Echo Nest, a music intelligence platform powering smarter music apps across the web and various devices, announced on Tuesday that it has provided music analysis and metadata to the Million Song Dataset, a collaboration between The Echo Nest and Columbia University's LabROSA (Laboratory for the Recognition and Organization of Speech and Audio) department, with hosting by Infochimps and funding from the National Science Foundation. (Logo:...

2011-02-03 00:00:39

New Release Combines Multi-core and Hadoop Cluster Scaling With Enhanced Multi-Language Support London, UK and Santa Clara, CA (PRWEB) February 2, 2011 Pervasive Software® Inc. (NASDAQ: PVSW), a global leader in cloud-based and on-premises data innovation, enables developers to quickly harness multi-core servers and clusters to tackle big data challenges with the release of Pervasive DataRushâ“ž¢ 5.0. The new version is being announced today by Pervasive...

2010-08-24 08:00:00

ATLANTA, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Infochimps, the central repository for the world's data, is offering Digital Element's IP Intelligence technology through its Query API, allowing websites and developers to display more relevant and targeted content, and to improve user segmentation and analysis capabilities. "Digital Element's NetAcuity database is the industry's most accurate geolocation solution, and we at Infochimps want to enable smaller businesses, developers, advertisers and...

Word of the Day
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'