As Sandy strikes, another big data opportunity emerges

Sandy is certainly living up to its promise as a destructive force, but it's also serving as a teaching tool for companies whose business is big data. They're releasing new dashboards, products and case studies demonstrating how data analysis before can save lives and money later.…

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Weddar Makes Weather Reporting a Social Affair

The crowdsourced approach to weather reporting used by new iPhone app Weddar means you'll have an impression of how weather on the ground actually feels, instead of just static numbers. Weddar co-founder Ricardo Fonseca thinks the human connection is what's missing from the mobile weather game.…

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Weather Data Is the Next Smart Grid Opportunity

A little bit more weather data can have a substantial monetary payoff when it comes to the smart grid and clean energy sectors, and which will be felt across the spectrum from the individual consumer all the way to the performance of entire industries.…

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