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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.

How CIOs can have a favorable digital profile

Making it in business today is as much about establishing a public presence as anything else. With that in mind, CIOs can benefit from these tips on how to create and maintain a positive digital profile--one that confirms your credibility and authority.

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.

Obama announces data breach plan, ISIL supporters hack US Central Command sites

The timing couldn't have been more prophetic, as yesterday President Obama called for new laws regarding cybersecurity breaches, while it was separately revealed that the U.S. Central Comand's Twitter account was hacked.

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.

5 hot new business apps: (RED) Apple; Is Wire the new Skype?; more

The 5 hot new business apps for Dec. 3.

Spotlight: WhatsApp adds encryption feature for Android users

WhatsApp, the popular messaging service acquired by Facebook for $22 billion, has added end-to-end encryption for some mobile users, reports Threatpost.

Data scientists use Twitter, CrowdFlower to understand love

Some data scientists wanted to study the stages of romantic relationships from first date to break-up on Twitter. They took a serious and calculated look at 661 conversations and asked CrowdFlower to help them parse the data.

Spotlight: One big data raison d'être goes up in flames thanks to IBM

Yes, yes, Pam, I'm sorry. I know this Spotlight appears to be aimed squarely at your territory. (Folks, do be sure to read Pam Baker's  FierceBigData, it's well worth your time.)