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IBM is building a massive 120-petabyte array and Infochimps releases a unified geo schema.
IBM takes data storage to a whole new level (120 petabytes, to be exact), Infochimps' new API tries to make life easier for geo developers, and the "Internet of people" keeps an eye on Hurricane Irene.
Rovio mines data to improve Angry Birds, HP bets on big data, Daily Dot parses the social web for stories.
Rovio, the company behind Angry Birds, is using data and analytics to keep bird-launching gamers plugged in. Also, HP's acquisition of Autonomy reveals its data intentions, and the Daily Dot finds stories with an assist from data journalism.
Hadoop and security, surprising results from a consumer data survey, and disconcerting data retention legislation.
In the latest Strata Week: Will big data offer us more security insights? Or will large data stores become targets for security threats? Plus: A very old map gets a digital upgrade.
Questions surround the Aaron Swartz case and Microsoft wants to help scholars with big data.
Aaron Swartz faces felony charges for downloading "big data" (more than 4 million academic journals) from the MIT library, Microsoft's new data tool is aimed at scholars, and David Eaves looks at open data efforts in Canada.
DataSift lands funding, popping the hood on Google Plus, data products for education
In the latest Strata Week: DataSift's access to the Twitter firehose proves compelling for investors, the inner workings of Google Plus are revealed, and contestants crank out apps for education.
Cataloging the web's attic, improving healthcare data collection, Twitter buys BackType
In the latest Strata Week: Researchers are trying to figure out how much of the web has been archived, the Department of Health and Human Services looks to improve healthcare data collection, and Twitter acquires Backtype.
The launch of Google+, Yahoo spins off Hadoop, and a book full of iPhone location maps
Google launches Google+, saying "It's your data" and giving users better control over sharing. Yahoo spins out its Hadoop division into a separate company. And a self-published author creates a book out of his iPhone tracking maps.