Microsoft R Updates, IBM’s Fraud-Detection Analytics Buy: Big Data Roundup

In our big data roundup for the past week, we’ve got news from Microsoft about what it’s been doing with statistical modeling language R, IBM’s acquisition of a real-time fraud analytics company, Baidu’s donation of some machine learning efforts to open source, and a management shakeup at Apache Spark company Databricks. Twitter’s Top Data Science, Analytics, And BI Feeds (Click image for larger view and slideshow.) Microsoft updated its R statistical modeling language product lineup, Yahoo released a massive machine learning data set to the academic community, Baidu released some of its machine learning developments around speech recognition to open source, and IBM acquired a real-time fraud detection and analytics company. We’ve got those stories and more in this week’s big data roundup. Let’s start with Microsoft. It’s been a…


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