Twitter’s Big Data crunching ‘BotMaker’ muscles in on spam

Mike Wheatley | August 22nd

If you're an avid Twitter user, you might have noticed a significant drop in the amount of spam messages and tweets bugging you. That's because Twitter's introduced a new anti-spam system called BotMaker that's helped...»

How society can survive the robot takeover: Professor predicts Big Data effect | #HPBigData2014

Rose Meadows | August 18th

With a background in sociology, Tom Davenport, a Distinguished Professor in Management and Information Technology at Babson College and author of 19 books on management practices and analytics, thinks about technology in terms of what it means for...»

Rethinking the economics of Big Data ROI | #HPBigData2014

Rachel Schramm | August 15th

Data should do more than help companies save money -- it should make them money, said Peter Fishman, Director of Analytics at Yammer, Inc.. Since July of 2012, Yammer has been a part of Microsoft, Corp., providing private...»

Social Media Chat – Are Brands Always On? #SocBizChat

John Furrier | August 7th

Great CrowdChat today on the question of: Is Your Brand Always On? Think like a media company. Learn how businesses are developing successful brand strategies.     ...»

Twitter notes sharp rise in government requests for user data

Mike Wheatley | August 1st

Twitter has just released its latest transparency report, revealing a 50 percent rise in the number of user data requests over the last six months. A total of 54 governments made requests...»

IBM Social CrowdChat on #BigData #TEDatIBM

John Furrier | July 24th

IBM hosted a live CrowdChat on #TEDatIBM - crowdsourced conversation about Big Data. It was a 1-hour "content jam" with passionate thought leaders and social users interested in the intersection of social and data. Top Conversations...»

The search for professional services collaboration “zen”

Guest Author | July 17th

Communication, collaboration and clarity are prerequisites for business success. However, achieving a state of collaboration “zen” – in which a company communicates effectively internally and externally – requires rethinking the way we work. Consider: We live and work...»

The cloud needs mentors, too | #EMCWorld

Rose Meadows | May 22nd

Earlier this month, theCUBE was at EMC World 2014 in Las Vegas, with two live broadcasts brought to you by SiliconANGLE. In this interview, Henrik Wagner, Americas Theatre Lead at SAP, EMC and Phil Loewen, Head of SAP...»

Social already embedded in fabric of many companies | #IBMimpact

Alan McStravick | April 29th

In an interesting segment on SiliconANGLE’s theCUBE, broadcasting live this week from IBM Impact event at Las Vegas’ The Venetian Resort and Casino, John Furrier and Paul Gillin welcomed Sandy Carter of...»

Twitter gets serious with Big Data, acquires data seller Gnip

Mellisa Tolentino | April 16th

Twitter has announced the acquisition of Gnip, one of the world’s largest and most trusted providers of social data.

In a statement, the microblogging site said it's plan was to make its data