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Big room exists for promotion of Pak-Russia ties

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: President Mamnoon Hussain has said vast opportunities exist for promotion of bilateral relations between Pakistan and Russia in diverse fields. "Cooperation can be enhanced with Moscow especially in the areas of education, technology," the president said while talking to Ambassador-designate to Russia Qazi Khalilullah in Islamabad. He said that both Pakistan and Russian should explore new vistas for peace and prosperity in the region. The president…Read More

PTA holds awareness session on Big Data Analysis

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) organized an awareness session on Big Data Analysis’ at PTA on Tuesday. PTA Chairman Dr Syed Ismail Shah, PTA Compliance and Enforcement part Abdul Samad, PTA executive commanders (DGs) and agents from the scholarly world went to the session. Dr Ismail Shah said that Business Analytics and Big Data’ are changing the way organizations and governments work. "Contending on analytics is the new standard where upper…Read More

The battle for the next generation Big Data Analysis Framework

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article image BIG DATA Cloud Servers with all the hype and promised potential around Big Data for more than a decade, Big Analysis is transforming Big Data into reality since our ability to make sense of data has grown exponentially and is still significantly improving. Big Analysis is leveraging all sorts of data about pretty much everyone by using demographic data, social media habits, purchasing power, job experience, search history, preferences and much more. Companies that want to remain…Read More

Big things have small beginnings

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IMAGINE A future where you pay all your bills without standing in cues, a future where your presence is your bank id and checkout for your purchase is done as you pass by the counter. You don’t need to be a rock-star to receive such VIP protocol for it is available to everyone owning a mobile phone integrated with a small sticker sized chip connecting it to your bank account or telecom operator account. Advancements in the fields of radionics and communication technologies have made…Read More

The growing trend for the big screen in your pocket

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article image IN JANUARY 2014, phablets accounted for only 6 percent of used devices globally. However, by the end of that same year, phablet shipments in the Asia Pacific and Japan (APJ) region hit 12.6 million- a year on year growth of 225 per cent Phablets continue to grow at a staggering pace for 2015, holding 22 per cent of smartphone share in the region- a phenomenal rate. So why has this demand taken off and who is driving it? In a country like Pakistan where consumers are keen to have…Read More

Agri data collection is a big challange

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STAFF REPORT ISB: A training workshop on "Processing and Analysis of Data for Surveys/Assessment" was held. The focus of the workshop was to impart knowledge of various techniques used for acquisition and analysis of agriculture related data. Federal Minister for Ministry of National Food Security and Research (MNFSR), Sikandar Hayat Khan Bosan was the chief guest who said that although Information Technology (IT) and Geographic Information System (GIS) have eased many areas of…Read More

Two day "Hadoop Big Data Developer Training" to be held in Karachi

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The ambitious developers with effervescence who are conspicuous to flaunt their career in big data technologies get baffled the moment they come across free tutorials on internet about big data technologies which are unfortunately much complicated for beginners and they ultimately end up abandoning their impulse due to despair. In order to reinforce spark, Innovative Management Services has hopped to reverse the situation by announcing two day training event targeted at naive developers…Read More

A big danger by a tiny creature

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article image Surely you have listened a sentence about mosquitoes as, "they sing songs in the sleeping person’s ear", but actually mosquito is not a singer. That is actually, shouting at that time, saying that she has come to put the life of her victim by injecting the pathogen into the victim’s blood. There are different receptors present in mosquito’s antennae and head which are used in the detection of human scents up to 100 feet away. Study has shown that 72 acute receptors are…Read More

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Seminar on Big Data Analysis and Benefits of Patents

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article image Staff Report ISD: A seminar on Big Data Analysis and Benefits of Patents was organized at Institute of Space Technology. The basic aim of the seminar was to enhance awareness in Pakistani academia and Industry. Resource persons Engineer Zahoor Sarwar and Mr Adil Bilal gave the detailed insight on latest techniques of big data analysis and patents. The 148 professionals from Public and Private Sector, Public and Private sector institutes, Industrial officials from AQ Khan Research Laboratories…Read More

Big Data and IoT in Manufacturing

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article image "In Everyday Life" By-line Series By Naveed Siraj, Country Manager Intel Pakistan The New Industrial Revolution Big Data and the Internet of Things (IoT)is revolutionizing the world around us - from the medical care we receive to the way retailers market to us - but how is the manufacturing industry benefitting from it? Large manufacturers have been analyzing data to optimize production and processes…Read More