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Retail Investors Flee, Lloyd's Work Ethic, Big Bodacious Data, and More

A few weeks after the botched Facebook IPO, experts continue to question the offering's long-term impact on the market, while Lloyd Blankfein gets some love and big data continues to grow. Here is what people are talking about this week.
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4. Really, Really Big Data

Everything is a big-data problem right now. And the biggest change is that every device, every vehicle, everybody is manufacturing huge amounts of information.

—David Hornik, a general partner at venture-capital firm August Capital, in an article about how big data is solving problems in many different industries.

Source: The Wall Street Journal: Tapping 'Big Data' to Fill Potholes

 

Greg MacSweeney is editorial director of InformationWeek Financial Services, whose brands include Wall Street & Technology, Bank Systems & Technology, Advanced Trading, and Insurance & Technology. View Full Bio

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