'Predictive policing' takes byte out of crime
Crime fighters have long used brains and brawn, but now a new kind of technology known as "predictive policing" promises to make them more efficient.
IBM to work to curb China pollution
IBM said Monday it had signed an agreement to help curb pollution in China, starting with the dangerous smog that afflicts Beijing.
AT&T, IBM in big data tie-up
AT&T and IBM announced plans Tuesday to join forces to help cities, utilities and others use big data analytics to better manage their infrastructure.
Intelligence analysts need not fear 'Watson,' study shows
A Mercyhurst College study on the future of predictive analytics, which examined the outlook for intelligence analysis in the computerized age, shows machines not yet capable of detecting deliberately deceptive data.
Large-scale analytics system for predicting major societal events described in Big Data Journal
EMBERS is a large-scale big data analytics system designed to use publically available data to predict population-level societal events such as civil unrest or disease outbreaks. The usefulness of this predictive ...