an open Gigaom Research brief taxa: Next Work, Triangulation, Conversus, Work Chat, Futures I gave a talk the other day for the…
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The U.K.’s Serious Fraud Office has dropped its investigation into Hewlett-Packard’s allegations of fraud by the management of British big data firm…
The flurry of M&A by legacy hardware vendors ain’t over yet, according to a new research note from Sanford Bernstein Senior Analyst Toni Sacconaghi.
Already under scrutiny by British accountancy authorities over its pre-HP-sale book-keeping, Autonomy’s former management are now also the subjects of a more serious fraud investigation.
The UK’s Financial Reporting Council has opened an investigation into Autonomy’s reported financials in the two-and-a-half years leading up to its disastrous sale to HP.
Paul Doscher, CEO of Lucid Imagination wants you to know that when it come to enterprise-class search, open-source Lucene is a contender. And a strong contender that can face off against Google, Amazon and Microsoft in the big data search arena.
It’s beginning to look like there will be no free-standing analytics companies left. IBM is buying Vivisimo for the “discovery and navigation” expertise that companies use to access and analyze (what else?) big data. The news come a week after IBM bought Varicent, another analytics company.
The desire for more and increasingly specific analytics continues with IBM’s acquisition of Varicent Software. Banks, insurance companies, and retailers use Varicent software to look at data across finance, sales, human resources and IT departments to determine how to boost sales, according to IBM.
Mobility usually means both more hours and more flexibility for workers, but does it also equal more stress? About a third of connected workers say absolutely yes, while another third say absolutely not. What are the differences between these two groups?
Digital Reasoning, a somewhat shadowy specialist in big data analytics for the U.S. intelligence community, announced B Series funding and named industry vet John Brennan to its board. Funding came from CIA-backed In-Q-Tel, as well as some Silver Lake Sumeru partners and other unnamed investors.
With its new Idol 10 software, Hewlett-Packard brings together key Vertica and Autonomy technologies acquired over the last year for an assault on knotty big data problems. HP says the software can collect and analyze unstructured data including video, audio and social net feeds.
Sky high gas bills, road rage, unpleasant body odors on packed subways: The many downsides of commuting already constitute a solid argument in favor of remote work. But a recent study offers another reason to trade in your train pass: Your commute is killing you.
HP took a lot of flack when it decided to buy Autonomy for $10 billion, but if big data is a worthwhile investment, perhaps HP’s alleged overpayment really will pay off. Autonomy’s Nicole Egan explained to me why she thinks HP is in a good position.
Autonomy’s impending acquisition by Hewlett-Packard is nearly done. The controversial $10.3 billion deal was cleared by regulators in the U.S. and Australia on Thursday, according to reports. Autonomy shareholders still have until Monday morning 10:00 a.m. U.K time to weigh in.
Hewlett-Packard (s HWP) searching for a new role for itself in the post PC world is looking to sell its PC hardware business, according to Bloomberg. The company is also looking to buy enterprise search giant, Autonomy for $10 billion.
Cambridge-based enterprise search firm Autonomy has bought California-based CMS group Interwoven for around $775 million (£563 million) in…