analytics

Telco Big Data and real-time analytics – the penguins start jumping into the sea

The Telco Big Data & Real Time Analytics Summit held in London last week spanned a surprisingly wide range of data management, BI and analytics-related topics and delivered useful insights from operators, vendors and other industry players. However, it was the operator presentations that stood out, as much because we’re now getting to a stage where operators are beginning to dip their toes in the water with projects or launches that include elements of Big Data or real-time analytics.

Twitter snaps up analytics engine

Startup social network analytics engine Backtype has been acquired by Twitter for an undisclosed sum, giving users of the micro blogging platform greater insight an accountability of their social initiatives.

Nokia picks up analytics firm

Finnish handset giant Nokia said Friday that it has acquired US-based mobile analytics firm Motally for an undisclosed sum. The firm has a platform for in-application tracking and reporting, designed to enable developers and publishers to optimize the development of their mobile applications through increased understanding of how users engage.

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