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Twitter, Oracle, AT&T join in on container standardization work

Just a month old and the Open Container Initiative has a draft charter and specification and has racked up some new, big-name members, including Twitter, Oracle, AT&T and Verizon, it announced today.

Amazon's Prime Day vs Black Friday: A big data look at the biggest retail showdown

Despite media reports of prevailing negative consumer sentiment about Amazon's much ballyhooed Prime Day, the data shows a different story, albeit not one that necessarily celebrates Amazon's take on the event.

Twitter invests in beacon start-up Swirl

Twitter and a set of other investors have taken positions in Boston-based beacon start-up Swirl, a sign that the maturing technology is starting to get mainstream acceptance.

Twitter spam warping big data insights for brands

A new study by Networked Insights finds that "almost 10 percent of twitter is dominated by spam, clouding marketers' insights and skewing brand perception." While nearly every big data pro preaches the dangers of dirty data, rarely do marketers suspect that social media data can often be dirty and muddy their view.

Get rid of risky mobile app behaviors in your workplace

Bad behavior is not just an issue regarding employees. It can also be an issue with mobile apps coming into your workplace.

Mobile startup shakes up staid legal contract world

Shake, a New York-based startup that provides a mobile legal technology platform for freelancers and small businesses, is now targeting enterprises with its Shake Pro product unveiled on Wednesday.

IBM, Juniper bringing embedded analytics to switches

IBM and Juniper Networks are working together to build networking infrastructure with built-in analytics that take advantage of big data to boost performance of applications.

Spotlight: Twitter blames Apple for loss of 4 million users

Twitter is blaming Apple, more specifically iOS 8, for the loss of 4 million users, reports Business Insider.

Twitter data used to predict heart disease mortality

Analyzing tweets is not just an activity befitting marketing efforts. Such has great value in medicine and public health too. One great example of that is a recent study titled "Psychological Language on Twitter Predicts County-Level Heart Disease Mortality" by University of Pennsylvania researchers published in the journal Psychological Science.

Spotlight: A Twitter Analytics how-to guide

You'll find a good post in B2B on how to use Twitter Analytics in case you're looking to do that.