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May 9, 2013
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Twitter can give power to the people

Twitter can easily teach people about social movements such as Occupy Wall Street and even entice them to participate, according to a new study by a Michigan State University education researcher. The social networking site – which lets users read, … Continue reading

February 17, 2013
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Big Data + Great Western Bank = Triumph in a Time of Austerity

Editors at Microsoft News Center recently spoke with Ron Van Zanten, vice president of Data Quality at Great Western Bank, to learn more about how big data solutions from Microsoft help his institution more easily attract and retain customers. REDMOND, … Continue reading

February 15, 2013
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Big Data? No Biggie. Microsoft Partners Have Your Business Covered

Microsoft partners Infusion, BlueGranite and Neudesic weigh in on how they use big data to shape their business strategy. REDMOND, Wash. – Feb. 13, 2013 – IT departments are being overrun with big data – gigabytes, terabytes, petabytes of data … Continue reading

May 3, 2012
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Q&A: Economic ‘Prophet’ Now Showing Classes How Theory Translates into Practice

Stephen Roach is a respected authority on Asia — China in particular — and an often-cited and widely recognized prophet on the global economy. Until recently chair of Morgan Stanley Asia and long the firm’s chief economist, Roach came to … Continue reading

March 6, 2012
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In Conversation: Sir Peter Crane

Evolutionary biologist Sir Peter Crane has been dean of the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies (F&ES) since 2009. A former director of Chicago’s Field Museum and chief executive of England’s Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, he recently spoke with … Continue reading

December 15, 2010
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Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg Named ‘Person of the Year’ by Time

Mark Zuckerberg, founder of Facebook Inc., was named Time magazine’s “Person of the Year” today for “creating a new system of exchanging information” and “changing how we all live our lives.” Zuckerberg, 26, began the world’s largest social-networking site in … Continue reading