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NoSQL vs SQL: Key Differences
In this contributed article, Alex Williams, Writer/Researcher at Hosting Data UK, indicates that NoSQL and SQL databases greatly differ on many points. One is not better than the other, but just like any technology, eventually, developers will have their preferences. Luckily, there are numerous options for database selection for both …
Starting a Data Career
Starting a Data Career If you are just starting a career in data, you will not want to miss this live interview. Join me as I speak with Henrique Senra from Simbiose Ventures to discuss the book, Getting Started with Data. The book was written out of a desire to …
Marketing, sports data apps join fight against pandemic
TOKYO (Reuters) - Devices designed for improving customer marketing and sports performance are now being used in the fight against COVID-19 as companies deploy their technologies to meet new needs during the pandemic. Hitachi-LG Data Storage originally developed its 3D LiDAR People Counter sensor for retail stores to track shoppers' …
EU hits game distributor Valve, five others with 7.8 million euro fine
By Foo Yun Chee BRUSSELS (Reuters) - U.S. distributor Valve Corp, owner of the world's largest video game distribution platform Steam, and 5 video game publishers received a 7.8-million-euro ($9.45 million) EU antitrust fine on Wednesday for blocking cross-border sales in Europe. The penalty followed a four-year investigation, as part …
China plans tougher antitrust rules for non-bank payments industry
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's central bank has proposed stepping up antitrust measures for companies in the non-bank payments industry, such as Ant Group's Alipay and Tencent's WeChat Pay. Under draft rules proposed on Wednesday, the People's Bank of China (PBOC) can advise the state council's antitrust committee to stop companies …
Commerzbank deepens partnership with Microsoft amid revamp
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Commerzbank said on Wednesday that it would widen its partnership with Microsoft by putting a significant portion of its applications in the cloud over the next five years. The two companies have been working together since 2018, and Commerzbank has been trying to increasingly digitize its business …
Trump pardons former Google self-driving car engineer Levandowski
By David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he had given a full pardon to a former Google engineer sentenced for stealing a trade secret on self-driving cars months before he briefly headed Uber Technologies Inc's rival unit. Anthony Levandowski, 40, was sentenced in August …
EU hails Biden's 'new dawn' but wants tough tech rules
By Robin Emmott and Philip Blenkinsop BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union hailed Joe Biden's inauguration later on Wednesday as U.S. president as a "new dawn" for Europe and the United States, while insisting U.S. technology companies should be regulated to stop the "dark forces" of hate speech online. The …
Enhancing Your Virtual Assistant's Emotional Intelligence
While implementing virtual assistant solutions, there is understandably a great deal of emphasis on the intelligence of the solution. After all, it is essential for the assistant to know what the customer wants, and what it needs to do to fulfill that requirement. However, to unlock the true potential of …
S.Korea's Kia says looking at electric car projects with multiple firms after Apple report
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean automaker Kia Corp said on Wednesday it's reviewing cooperation on self-driving electric cars with multiple foreign firms, making no mention of a report linking it to a project with tech giant Apple Inc. Kia's comment, issued in a regulatory filing as its shares surged nearly …
FCC rejects request by U.S. agencies to halt Ligado network approval
By David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Communications Commission late Tuesday voted 3-2 to reject a bid by U.S. government agencies to freeze its decision to allow Ligado Networks to deploy a nationwide mobile broadband network. In May, the U.S. Commerce Department's National Telecommunications and Information Administration filed a …
FCC rejects request by U.S. agencies to halt Ligado network approval
By David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Communications Commission late Tuesday voted 3-2 to reject a bid by U.S. government agencies to freeze its decision to allow Ligado Networks to deploy a nationwide mobile broadband network. In May, the U.S. Commerce Department's National Telecommunications and Information Administration filed a …
Awesome functions in pandas and seaborn
Just a couple of handy functions to visualise and overview data
Scaled-down Biden inauguration
For Bloomberg, Jeremy C.F. Lin and Rachael Dottle show what Joe Biden’s inauguration…Tags: Bloomberg, inauguration, Joe Biden
EBay explores strategic alternatives for S. Korean business
(Reuters) - EBay Inc said on Tuesday it has started a process to explore a range of strategic alternatives for its South Korean business, which includes Gmarket, one of the largest online marketplaces in the country. The Korea Economic Daily, a Seoul-based newspaper, reported in March last year that the …
Netflix says borrowing to end as global membership tops 200 million
By Lisa Richwine and Eva Mathews (Reuters) - Netflix Inc said on Tuesday its global subscriber rolls crossed 200 million at the end of 2020 and projected it will no longer need to borrow billions to finance its broad slate of TV shows and movies. Shares of Netflix rose 12% …
All of the insults
For NYT’s The Upshot, Kevin Quealy has been cataloging all of the insults…Tags: insults, Kevin Quealy, Twitter, Upshot
Do You Need a SQL Certification to Get a Data Job in 2021?
If you want to work in data, do you need a SQL certification? That’s a question that can be difficult to answer, especially with different organizations pushing to get you to spend money on their certificate programs. Table Of Contents (click to expand) 1Do you need to learn SQL? Yes.2Do …