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IDG Contributor Network: Where to find more data

When reviewing the 5 steps for transforming your business using data , we highlighted that real-time business intelligence is the first step toward the digitalization of business. How far-reaching (and useful) the insight produced by business intelligence depends to a great degree on how much input data it was given to start with. In the early days of business intelligence, data was stored in expensive enterprise data warehouses and data marts.

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IDG Contributor Network: Where to find more data

Automattic, Steward of WordPress.com, Snaps Up Longreads

Matthew Mullenweg, Automattic's CEO, says he's expanding to reading and finding great nuggets on WordPress blogs

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Automattic, Steward of WordPress.com, Snaps Up Longreads

Since It Can't Sue Us All, Getty Images Embraces Embedded Photos

Via embed code, Getty now allows anyone to display an image on blogs or Facebook pages without paying a licensing fee

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Since It Can't Sue Us All, Getty Images Embraces Embedded Photos

Another Day, Another Retailer in a Massive Credit Card Breach

A blogger says 282,000 credit and debit cards appear to have been stolen from a nationwide beauty supply chain

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Another Day, Another Retailer in a Massive Credit Card Breach

Amazon’s second wave of original pilots goes live

The latest batch includes hour-long dramas for the first time, and Amazon Studios will again crowdsource content decisions, picking the ones to make full series based on customer viewing data and reviews. [Read more]

How to make LPs sound better than ever

Turntable phono cartridges’ miniscule voltage output needs high quality amplification, NAD’s nifty little PP2i will transform your analog sound.

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How to make LPs sound better than ever

Lumo Lift, a digital reminder to stop slouching

Straighten up. Quit slouching. Do it with the Lumo Lift, a clip-on gadget that keeps tabs on your how bad (or good) your posture is

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Japan’s Schaft has all the right stuff at DARPA robot trials

A university spinoff’s disaster-aid robot claims top honors at a Pentagon-sponsored competition. Oh, and it’s now part of Google’s robot fleet. [Read more]

Samsung aims to make 2014 smart TVs even smarter

Better control through voice and finger motions are part of the lineup for next year’s TVs. [Read more]

Vox Media Buys Curbed Network: Is This the Future of Digital News?

Consolidation among independent digital publishers would give advertisers a simpler, more efficient way to buy Internet ad space on popular blogs

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