7 upcoming data analytics startups to watch out for in 2018.

Over the past few years, companies and organizations around the world have started to rely heavily on data to drive innovation and growth. Recognizing the potential of data to enhance business decisions, productivity, and overall efficiency, businesses are now leveraging data to accomplish goals that seemed impossible before. Smart appliances powered by IoT, intelligent personal […]

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Significant smartphone penetration and supportive government regulations driving global consumer telematics market growth.

The significant penetration of smartphones, lowered connectivity costs, high-speed internet technologies and supportive government regulations is driving the growth of the global consumer telematics market. This is according to a new Consumer Telematics Market – Growth, Trends, Forecast, Demand, Outlook Up to 2024 report by Transparency market research. The reports, also notes that the growing demand of big data […]

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Facebook has suspended jubilee linked data analytics firm Cambridge Analytica

Facebook has suspended political data analytics company Cambridge Analytica after finding out the company had violated data privacy policies. Facebook in a blog says Cambridge Analytica which was accused of working for Kenya’s president Uhuru Kenyatta during the last general elections failed to deleted data that it had acquired inappropriately from hundreds of thousands of […]

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Opinion: Who’s ready to Adopt Digital Financial Services?

By Ben Leo, CEO of Fraym African consumers are the global leaders in the adoption of digital financial services like mobile money. Yet traditional banks and emerging digital providers both continue to grapple with how to expand financial inclusion.  It can be expensive and difficult for financial services providers to figure out the most useful product […]

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Guest Post: There’s no business too small to benefit from data analytics

Start-ups: Don’t drown in data Let’s set a quick scenario. Kevin is an entrepreneur who owns a kiosk selling locally brewed beers. Kevin keeps a log book of all his sales so that he always knows how much profit, or loss, he is making. That’s good recording of business data – but it could (and […]

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